The Spurs are better in many of these categories that you may think, but a lot of that goes away during their meltdowns.
The numbers back up what we’ve all seen: poor rotation is dooming the Spurs on defense.
The Spurs are better off with Wemby near the basket on both ends of the floor, and they need a shakeup.
The idea is interesting and Sochan is doing his best to make things work, but so far the experiment has not been successful.
In order to keep the Spurs’ offensive system running, Collins is having to do more than he should.
Plus some more interesting trends to follow.
It’s still early, but we’re starting to see where each player is most comfortable shooting.
The Spurs are poised to start the season with a jumbo starting five that brings some trade-offs as well as clear upside.
Devin Vassell’s extension will bring him more scrutiny in the near future but it’s a fair contract and the Spurs were right to offer it.
Thoughts, takeaways and overreactions to the Spurs’ Silver and Black Scrimmage.
Plus other sights, scenes and observations from a Spurs Media Day with more buzz than usual.
After finding consistency as a major part of the offense last season, Collins might see his role reduced or changed to accommodate Wembanyama.
Victor Wembanyama will need someone to make things easier for him on offense, and no one on the roster is as well-suited as Jones to fill that role.
A defensive trend among NBA bigs caught on with the new Spur while overseas and should be one of his more subtle, yet effective, ways of impacting games.
Some things that Keldon Johnson, Devin Vassell, and Jeremy Sochan can learn from players in the playoffs.
If it’s all scripted anyway, whose agenda is most likely to win out ahead of this month’s lottery?
It was once holding opponents to 22, according to Pop. With the Spurs defense having seen better days, a serious investigation into what that new standard might be.
Jeremy Sochan, Malaki Branham and Blake Wesley have all showed skills and tools that could make them key pieces going forward.
Johnson is doing his best to adjust to a much bigger role, but so far it seems he might be better off in a smaller one in the future.
A look at the numbers and factors behind San Antonio’s porous transition D.
San Antonio’s still just scratching the surface on how to leverage the rookie forward’s IQ and unique versatility.
The team’s 50th anniversary will be a year-long celebration of past successes as much as an admission of what it takes to repeat them.
After 3 years we may just have this down to a science.
Murray became an offensive force and a leader for the Spurs, cementing his place as part of the foundation going forward. Now the front office has to find the right pieces to put around him.
The young forward made a big leap as a shooter and now has a perfect complementary skill set on offense, but his ceiling and defensive potential remain unclear.
The big man anchored the defense like he was expected to, but he also showed more versatility on offense, which helped mask his lack of range and elite athleticism.
Vassell did a good job as a role player for the 2021/22 Spurs, but can he be more than that? His third year should offer some answers.