Lyles has stepped up his production with the other bigs out with injury, but nothing he does this year should guarantee him a role next season.
The mere thought of DeMarre Carroll playing for the Spurs seems far-fetched, and that points to serious problems.
After fumbling away another lead down the stretch, this time at home to the Hawks, a frustrated Gregg Popovich and his players offered some insights and telling soundbytes about how it all went down.
The Spurs have several veteran players that could generate interest before the trade deadline, but the uncertainty of the upcoming draft could affect trade discussions.
Murray’s defense and rebounding are already great and his scoring is progressing — but creating for others...
The Spurs guard has shown he can take and make the long ball. What could keep him from abandoning it again, like he did last season?
Three of last season’s shooters are in a serious slump. Can they recover and save the season?
The Spurs’ throwback guard is shooting less threes than ever while putting up career-best true shooting and effective field goal percentages. Here are some reasons why.
Moving Dejounte Murray to the bench in favor of Derrick White may shore up the problems with the starting unit, but it only raises questions in the short term and future.
San Antonio always seemed to do a good job of juggling the future and present while keeping its eclectic casts of players in the air too. But this season...
We can expect players to continue to develop their games next season, but what upgrades are realistic and which ones could make the biggest difference?
A team that has routinely operating close to the cap and spent the last two years regaining its balance will be able to boldly define itself in 2021. What might that look like?
The Spurs are developing their prospects in Austin, not San Antonio.
Using San Antonio’s last game as a lens to analyze their summer and next season.
The series against Denver confirmed some strengths and revealed some issues to address in the offseason.
If Denver makes it their mission to stop White from going off again, DeRozan and Aldridge could feast.
...and there are a lot of them.
To be their best, the Spurs will count on the young guard’s tone-setting defense and ability to counterbalance LaMarcus Aldridge and DeMar DeRozan on offense.
Opponents have adjusted to White’s offensive game, now he needs to make adjustments of his own to help the Spurs in the playoffs.
At 33, Aldridge is averaging 21.3 and 9, shooting a career-best mark from the field, and has posted the two highest scoring games of his career. Ho-hum.