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The reasons for the Spurs’ third-quarter collapses

The PtR staff tries to figure out the reason for the slow starts to second halfs and discusses the development of young players.

Youth and inexperience don’t explain why the Spurs’ can’t hold a lead

The PtR staff takes a look at why the Spurs can’t keep leads and offer their thoughts on the in-season tournmament.

The good and the bad trends from the start of the Spurs’ season

After a few games, it’s becoming clear what the strengths and weaknesses of the Spurs are and who will get the minutes and the touches among the young players.

The good and the bad from the Spurs’ season so far

It’s early, but the new-look Spurs are starting to show their identity and there’s a lot to like and dislike about it.

The risers and fallers of the Spurs preseason

Some players exceeded expectations while others fell short in preseason, which could determine their role this year.

What Damian Lillard to the Bucks means for the NBA

After months of speculation and posturing from the Lillard camp, the star guard got traded but not to his preferred destination.

The must-watch games of the 2023-24 Spurs season

The schedule is out, so let’s take a look at the potentially most entertaining matchups of the first year of the Wembanyama era.

A Spurs-centric look at the 2023 Hall of Fame class

The 2023 Basketball Hall of Fame enshrinement ceremony will have everything from former Spurs’ legends to former Spurs’ nemesis.

Keldon Johnson could be an elite sixth man

Could Johnson be the league’s best sixth man if he accepted that role? The PtR staff discusses that and more on this week’s roundtable.

The Spurs that impressed (and disappointed) in Summer League

Summer League provided the Spurs’ young players with an opportunity to shine. Some did well under the spotlight while others struggled.

A lot of stars could be on the move this offseason in the NBA

The 2023 NBA offseason has already featured some big trades and there could be more to come

The top pick of the 2023 draft might be the most valuable asset in the league

The Spurs’ tanking season culminated with the ultimate reward in the form of the chance to draft Victor Wembanyama. But could there be a scenario where trading the pick would make sense?

The Heat and Lakers are showing that being ready for the playoffs is all that matters

Two underdogs have made it to the conference finals, but do they have what it takes to go all the way? The PtR staff discusses.

The first round of the NBA playoffs has been full of surprises

Upsets and injuries made the first round more unpredictable than anticipated, including an early exit from a top seed.

What the tanking experience was like for Spurs fans

An entire generation of Spurs fans only experienced success, so the past year was a new adventured to many.

What we can expect from the Spurs in the final stretch of the season

There are only a few games for the 2022/23 Spurs to play. Here’s what the PtR staff wants to see before the offseason.

Time is running out for the Spurs’ role players to prove they are keepers

No one is safe in San Antonio, so guys like Devonte’ Graham and Dominick Barlow will need to prove they are worth keeping around.

The Spurs with the most to prove going forward

The Spurs went all in on the rebuild at the deadline. Now they’ll need to rediscover their identity and they’ll need some key players to step up in order to do so.

The Spurs are slowly finding their supporting cast

The Spurs still need a star, but they have been slowly finding some interesting complementary pieces.

Dejounte Murray is experiencing what real dysfunction looks like

At the halfway mark of the season, the PtR staff discusses the situation the former Spur is facing with the Hawks and looks at the wide open playoff race in the West.

What to make of all the Spurs injuries

Have the Spurs been sitting players to tank or have they had terrible injury luck? It’s probably a little bit of both.

The wheels are falling off for the Spurs

The Spurs are not only losing, but losing big. Can they improve or is this how the rest of the season will play out?

NBA Trade rumors heat up, but the Spurs should stay patient

A lot of players appear to be on the block, but it doesn’t seem like there are any realistic targets out there for the Spurs.

The biggest surprises of the NBA season so far

As it always happens in the NBA, there have been teams and players who have defied expectations early in the season, including the young Spurs.

The Spurs’ pace-and-pass identity could be hard to maintain

Can the Spurs keep running and making enough shots to keep topping the league in pace and assists all season long?

Maybe the Spurs are too good to tank

San Antonio has started the season hot, but keeping up the pace could be tough.

Devin Vassell’s top end, and Wembanyama Fever

A look at what preseason has revealed about the new-look Spurs, and whether fans should just be focusing about the 2023 draft.

The big trades might be done in the NBA... for now

After weeks of rumors about trades involving some huge names, some deals have been completed while others are on ice. The PtR staff discusses if there will be some more big moves soon.

The must-watch games of the 2022-23 Spurs season

With the release of the team’s schedule, the PtR staff predicts how the season will start for the Spurs, what the most exciting games of the season will be, and how the crowd will receive Dejounte Murray when he returns to San Antonio.

What to expect from Keldon Johnson after the extension

The young forward has inked a lucrative deal to stay in San Antonio long-term. Here’s what he’ll have to do to live up to his new contract.

The winners and losers of the 2022 NBA offseason, so far

Most of the big names are off the market and only a few big moves are in the horizon, so it’s time to take a look at the good, the bad, and the unexpected that the 2022 offseason has had to offer.

What an ideal Spurs draft night would look like

The Spurs have four picks in the top 40 in the 2022 draft. The PtR staff tries to figure out the best way to use them.