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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.

Derrick White and Ime Udoka shine in Game 1 of the Finals

The Spurs might not have made the playoffs, but they are still well represented in the biggest stage.

The conference finals are a battle between the old guard and the new

The table is set for what could be a fascinating conference finals between established, battle testes squads and some hungry up-and-comers.

Dejounte Murray has a case for Most Improved Player

Award season is here and the PtR staff takes a look at who should get MVP, Coach of the Year, and Most Improved Player.

Making the play-in shouldn’t change the Spurs’ offseason plans

The Spurs could make the postseason sooner than anticipated, but that doesn’t mean they should speed up their rebuild.

Making the play-in doesn’t seem to be a priority for the Spurs

Heading into a crucial matchup against the Pelicans, the Spurs are still in the play-in race. But in recent weeks the team has focused on the big picture instead, which makes sense.

How the Derrick White trade has changed the Spurs’ rotation

It’s been 10 games since the trade that transformed the 2022 Spurs. Here’s how the starting lineup and second unit are doing now.

What a Spurs-only All-Star Saturday would look like

No Spurs will participate on Saturday’s events, so let’s figure out who’d come out on top if the team held its own version of dunk contest, skill challenge and three-point shooting contest.

A final look at the Spurs’ busy trade deadline

Now that a couple of days have passed, it’s time to reevaluate what happened before the trade deadline.

Dejounte Murray’s All-Star nod doesn't right a wrong, but it’s the correct call

Murray eventually got the nod, but he had to wait for it. Were fans, media and players wrong to leave him out originally?

Former Spurs are thriving elsewhere, and letting them go was the right call

The Spurs would have probably been better this season if they had kept some of their veterans, but it wouldn’t have been a smart decision for the future.

Why trading Bryn Forbes was the right move for the Spurs

The Spurs did right by their guy while also securing a decent haul for a player that had no future on the team.

The most entertaining players the Spurs could sign to 10-day contracts

If Joe Johnson can return to the league, why can’t Stephen Jackson or Boris Diaw? The PtR staff looks through former Spurs, obscure and famous, to find the most fun options to take a roster spot for a few days.

Dejounte Murray deserves all the attention he’s getting

Murray has taken a leap and he’s making sure the rest of the league notices, one triple double at a time.

The start of trade season should be quiet for the Spurs

Will the Spurs make a move soon? Is the Ben Simmons saga coming to an end? Is it healthy to be invested in trade rumors? The PtR staff tries to answer the important questions about the start of trade season.

Why Spurs fans should root for wins and not worry about draft odds

The Spurs could benefit from finishing with one of the worst records in the league, but rooting for that to happen would make the season impossible to enjoy.

Figuring out the ideal Spurs’ rotation

The Spurs are getting closer to being fully healthy, which could mean changes to the rotation. The PtR staff discusses who should get more minutes and who should have a smaller role.

The Spurs might be better than their record suggests

The Spurs have the record of a bottom-dweller but the point differential of a decent team. Which number should fans trust?

The good and the bad of the Spurs’ offense so far

After an explosive opening night, the Spurs’ offense has displayed the strengths and weaknesses everyone expected it to have. Can the they make tweaks to improve in key areas?

What preseason taught us about the new-look Spurs

With the regular season almost here, let’s take a last look at the preseason’ highs and lows.

What training camp and preseason can tell us about the new-look Spurs

Media Day is gone and preseason is right around the corner. Let’s look at what we now know about the new Spurs and what we will find out in the next few weeks.

The Spurs still have some tough decisions to make in the offseason

The most hectic stretch of the offseason is over, but San Antonio still has to trim down its roster and start thinking about a rotation that makes sense.