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Fraternizing with the Enemy

If the Trail Blazers are mom’s green bean casserole, the Spurs are a 3rd grader’s birthday party

Fraternizing with the Enemy returns with Dave Deckard of Blazers Edge discussing Portland vs. San Antonio.

What to expect from Game 2 of Spurs vs. Nuggets

Fraternizing with the Enemy is back with Ryan Blackburn of Denver Stiffs.

Trying to figure out LaMarcus Aldridge

What LMA’s history can tell us about his present, and maybe his future

What to expect from Spurs vs. Grizzlies

What are each teams’ strengths heading into a (sorta) rematch from last year’s playoffs? We chatted with a contributor for Grizzly Bear Blues to find out.

How big a deal was the Spurs loss to the Warriors?

In another partnership with a fellow NBA blog, J.R. Wilco discusses the aftermath of Golden State’s comeback.

Grizzlies expert sees Spurs offense as the key against Memphis

Before San Antonio and Memphis tip off tonight, we catch up with a colleague over at Grizzly Bear Blues to see where the two teams are currently looking like.

Do the Spurs have a Kawhi Leonard vs. LaMarcus Aldridge question?

Trail Blazers expert Dave Deckard chats with J.R. Wilco about the way the way the Spurs are built, and what that means for San Antonio.

Manu Ginobili was D’Angelo Russell’s favorite player growing up

In the Fraternizing with the Enemy, it’s time to talk Lakers vs. Spurs with SS&R’s Managing Editor

Jazz expert reacquaints Spurs fans with Utah basketball

Spurs welcome Diaw, Hill and the Jazz back to San Antonio

Tim Duncan vs. Hakeem Olajuwon

A lifetime Rockets fan takes on J.R. Wilco (a one-time Rockets fan) in a friendly conversation about who was better between Tim and Hakeem

Thunder expert fears a fast start from the Spurs

J.R. Wilco and J.A. Sherman of Welcome to Loud City talk Thunder vs Spurs as Game 3 approaches.

Grizzlies expert sees a Spurs forfeit as Memphis' best chance

J.R. Wilco welcomes Kevin Lipe, of the Memphis Flyer, to discuss all things Spurs/Grizzlies on the eve of their meeting in the first round of the playoffs.

The Spurs are every bit as good as the Warriors

As the third game between this year's superpowers approaches, J.R. Wilco hosts Andrew Flohr of Golden State of Mind to dig into the meaty faceoff between the Spurs and Warriors.

Warriors expert expects Spurs to win tonight

In their third conversation of the season, Andrew Flohr of Golden State of Mind and J.R. Wilco of Pounding the Rock talk all things Spurs/Warriors leading up to tonight's clash of the West's best teams.

Fraternizing with the Enemy: Deckard & Wilco

Spurs vs. Blazers means LMA playing against his old team, but it also means Dave Deckard and J.R. Wilco discussing the matchup from every unconventional angle that comes to mind.

Fraternizing w/GSW: Wilco and Flohr, round 2

J.R. Wilco of Pounding the Rock and Andrew Flohr of Golden State of Mind dive into the deep end of Spurs vs. Warriors and everything to look for in tonight's game between the NBA's two best teams.

What does a Warriors fan have to worry about?

J.R. Wilco couldn't wait until next year, to start a conversation with Warriors fan and Golden State of Mind writer Andrew Flohr, to discuss the Warriors' great start and their eventual matchup with the Spurs.

Blazers expert explains Portland's defensive woes

It's the season's second edition of Fraternizing with the Enemy, and with the Spurs hosting the Trail Blazers, that means J.R. Wilco is chatting with Dave Deckard of Blazers' Edge about all things San Antonio vs. Portland.

What to expect from LaMarcus' return to Portland

It's the return of Fraternizing with the Enemy, and with the Spurs visiting the Trail Blazers, that means J.R. Wilco is chatting with Dave Deckard of Blazers' Edge about all things San Antonio vs. Portland.

What to expect from Thunder vs. Spurs this year

J.A. Sherman of Welcome to Loud City and J.R. Wilco of Pounding the rock talk about Spurs vs. Thunder.

Blazers expert tells us what to expect from LMA

After covering LaMarcus Aldridge for 9 years, Dave Deckard of Blazers Edge chats with J.R. Wilco about what LMA is capable of, how he will fit in San Antonio, and how he'll react if Pop asks him to play center.

Marc Gasol to the Spurs is a pipe dream. Or is it?

Time will tell whether it's a case of "much ado about nothing" or "where there's smoke, there's fire." In the meanwhile let's investigate that smoky much ado.

Aggression is the key to the series

After four games of San Antonio and Los Angeles, it's becoming clear that the stars who are able to enforce their will on the game will be the ones who progress to the second round.

How will the series change as it moves to SA?

The series is tied and heading back to San Antonio. How did the Spurs escape L.A. with a win, what adjustments did they make, and what tweaks will we see in Game 3?

What is HSM and how is it hurting the Spurs?

The Clippers' defense was stellar in Game 1. They controlled the Spurs' pick-and-rolls and doubled Kawhi extensively. Was that performance a one-game wonder, or will it continue?

Fraternizing with the Enemy: Clippers edition Pt.1

In a conversation with Clips Nation editor Steve Perrin, J.R. Wilco talks about the possibility of intentional fouling, Chris Paul's State Farm commercials, and whether this is Manu Ginobili's last year.

Updated: Portland is coming!

Once San Antonio gets through the last of the December cupcakes this week (Jazz, Knicks, Lakers), the competition stiffens with a Portland-Grizzlies-Portland run that's part of 10 straight games against playoff-ish competition.

Fraternizing with the Enemy: Grizzlies edition

Are the Grizzlies this year's Spurs? Could Marc Gasol be a Spur next year? How likely are Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobili to retire. All this and more in the latest edition of Fraternizing with the Enemy.

Clippers expert questions L.A.'s sense of urgency

In the latest installment of Fraternizing with the Enemy, J.R. Wilco chats with Thomas Wood of the stupendously good Clips Nation.

Hawks expert marvels at Tim Duncan's longevity

With the Hawks looking like a mirror image of the Spurs, it's no surprise that they both enter tonight's game with the same 1-1 record. In order to see just how alike these two teams are, I had a conversation with Daniel Christian of Peachtree Hoops.

JRW and Ethan discuss Spurs vs. Rockets

In the latest installment of Fraternizing with the Enemy, J.R. Wilco and Rockets blogger Ethan Rothstein, talk over all things Spurs/Rockets and Rockets/Spurs.

Fraternizing w/the enemy: JRW & Dave - Update

Dave Deckard and J.R. Wilco have their first conversation since the Spurs downed the TrailBlazers in May. With so much time gone, there's plenty to talk about: free agent signings, draft picks, emerging stars, and ... George Takei vs William Shatner?