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Maybe the Houston Rockets were right to protest after all

Why admit your team lost when you can go cry to the league office?

Gregg Popovich is like a ... master chef on Chopped?

And the NBA/Food Network crossover you weren’t expecting.

Here’s a better way to use the ESPN Trade Machine

It’s called Trade Golf because you shoot for the lowest score.

When LaMarcus Aldridge should shoot

A Spurs fan’s guide to rooting for the enigmatic big man.

San Antonio Spurs Greats and Their U.S. President Analogues

Not nearly as useless as an exit poll, but more important than a BuzzFeed online quiz...

The Spurs should not be relegated to the G League

A serious exploration of a hypothetical scenario.

An imaginary oral history of how Manu Ginobili changed the NFL forever: Part 4

The conclusion of the alternate timeline in which The Argentine played quarterback and revolutionized American football.

An imaginary oral history of how Manu Ginobili changed the NFL forever: Part 3

In a different timeline, the Argentine would have made an insanely great quarterback.

An imaginary oral history of how Manu Ginobili changed the NFL forever: Part 2

In a different timeline, The Argentine would have made an insanely great quarterback.

An imaginary oral history of how Manu Ginobili changed the NFL forever: Part 1

In a different timeline, The Argentine would have made an insanely great quarterback.

Irony ESPN-style: The Spurs are a contender, but won’t make the playoffs

We’re getting conflicting reports out of the Whirlwhy Liter.

An open letter to whoever was responsible for that LaMarcus Aldridge billboard

San Antonio needs you again.

Kawhi Leonard is Luke Skywalker and this Spurs’ Season is “The Last Jedi”

Watch: Manu Ginobili and Tony Parker couldn’t be more in sync

Even while they’re on the bench.

The Spurventure Zone: Chapter 3

The Spurs’ D&D quest continues, but there are real casualties this time...

Gregg Popovich drank Mike D’Antoni’s milkshake

But he’s far too polite to talk about it, so we made a video.

The Spurventure Zone: Chapter 2

Our boys found a secret cave! Will they like what’s inside? Find out...on The Spurventure Zone!

The Spurventure Zone: Chapter 1

Tim Duncan persuades his former teammates to play D&D. The results are predictably poor.

The NBA's rest policy is ripe for a revolution

After a rocky end to the regular season, the Front Office is taking the practice of resting to extreme lengths in hopes for a more productive postseason.

Skeleton crew Spurs beat Mavericks in a basketball-ish kind of game

Brace yourself for a very serious recap.

Tim Duncan: “I told you I’d be back”

An unexpected announcement is shaking up San Antonio.

Bryan Cranston and M. Night Shyamalan “meet” Tony Parker during Spurs vs. 76ers

The Spurs hosted the Suns, and hilarity ensued

The Spurs haven’t been “boring” in forever, but in a late-December rout of the Suns, too many entertaining things happened to not take note of them.

Manu Ginobili is busting on Patty Mills again

Manu Ginobili had something to say to Patty Mills and Boris Diaw after Sunday’s Spurs game.

Maybe the Spurs won Too Many games

As early as the first game of the 2015-2016 season, the odds spelled something other than "C-H-A-M-P-I-O-N-S-H-I-P" for the Spurs.

A chat with Tosh.0 writer Eddie Gossling

Eddie Gossling, a longtime stand-up comic and writer on Tosh.0, talks to PtR about growing up in San Antonio, what his job has in common with a basketball player's, and what it's like to work for a diehard Heat fan.

Epic Preview: Spur Trek into darkness

Every year the playoffs give us an excuse to photoshop Spurs into a different fictional universe. For the first round matchup with the Grizzlies, we've chosen Star Trek.

The phone call a blogger never wants to have

Earlier this week, Lee Dresie wrote a story comparing this year's Danny Green to the Grizzlies' Tony Allen. In the next game the Spurs played, Green went off from deep. What follows is the transcript of a chimeric phone conversation set earlier this morning

PtR's 6th-Annual Oscar Photoshop Extravaganza

We have photoshopped San Antonio Spurs players into this year's Oscar-nominated films. An experience that must be seen to be believed.

Caught up in the "Popovich for President" movement

The candidate no one expected. The political cause that caught the pundits unawares. Ladies and gentlemen, the next president of the United States...

Reliving Tim Duncan's 53 point game - Part 3

If you think there are way too many oral histories -- exhaustive reports about people and events you don't care about -- then you might enjoy this one, which concerns Tim Duncan doing something cool, and contains no reporting at all

Reliving Tim Duncan's 53 point game - Part 1

There are way too many oral histories being written, and almost all of them are exhaustive reports about people and events you don't care about. On the other hand, this one is about Tim Duncan doing something cool, and contains no reporting at all.