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State of the Spurs

What to make of the Spurs’ Kawhi Leonard situation

New developments broke Wednesday, relating the ongoing struggles of Leonard’s rehabilitation and stoking more speculation about his allegedly strained relationship with the team.

What the first 20 games have revealed about the Spurs

LaMarcus has been great, the bench has been weird, and other Spurs things to keep an eye on going forward.

The Spurs lean on experience while investing in their future

This year’s roster still boasts its usual batch of savvy vets, but it’ll also offer a glimpse of what the future may hold.

Buckle up for some small-ball, Spurs fans

The 2016-17 Spurs were one of the few teams to buck the small-ball trend. That should change next year.

Where the Spurs stand after the draft

From two opt-outs to two draftees, it was a busy week for the Spurs

Spurs swept by Warriors in what could’ve been Ginobili’s finale

"The Big Three" are really bad at this "going out with a whimper" thing

What to expect from Spurs-Warriors

According to NBA history, the Spurs shouldn’t be doing what they’re doing this season.

What losing Tony Parker means for the Spurs

Parker had been one of the Spurs’ most consistent players this postseason and was a key factor in their chances of contending for a title. What now?

The Spurs can compete with the Warriors by going small

The most prominent difference between the Spurs blowout win early in the season, and the W’s win this past week, is how big San Antonio played.

ESPN announcer Dave Pasch chats about the Spurs

The veteran broadcaster shares his Spurs thoughts and offers perspective on the nuances of his different jobs.

The Spurs should keep starting Dewayne Dedmon

The numbers don't just suggest Dewayne over Pau, they practically demand it.

Rookie Dejounte Murray shines on the national stage

The 20-year-old had his second terrific performance in a row, this time on national TV against the defending champs.

Who should the Spurs start in Pau Gasol’s place?

The answer may surprise you.

Manu Ginobili is delivering another vintage season

In October, the 39-year-old thought he still had an important role to play on the team. He was right.

Why the Spurs are so good this season

It comes down to three-pointers, free-throws and dunks, who knew?

We are not saying goodbye to Tim Duncan

If a team crumbles to dust without their franchise player, then what did they really build?

What did we learn from the Spurs’ blowout of the Nets?

On the surface, the 29 point victory was an overcorrection to the Spurs recent home struggles. But the details reveal what could become a positive trend.

The Spurs should rest their old guys even more than they already do

The young guys are good enough that if a veteran is hurting or tired, he doesn’t need to play.

Dewayne Dedmon could make the Spurs great

The Spurs are very good, but their ability to contend may be tied to a seven-footer’s untapped upside.

The Spurs are the league’s best team with the game on the line

The Spurs don’t quite look the part of a contender yet, but they’ve reeled off all these wins by being, in a word, clutch.

Evaluating LaMarcus Aldridge 2.0

In his second year as a Spur, Aldridge has had to once again make adjustments on both ends of the floor. His ups and downs serve as a barometer for the team and how it can improve.

Newcomers make Spurs complete, less predictable

The lesson, as always: Never doubt R.C. Buford.

It’s alright to start believing in Davis Bertans

Five years after being drafted, the Latvian sharpshooter hasn’t wasted time making an impact on the Spurs.

How Danny Green's return will shake up the rotation

Danny Green will return to the lineup soon. So who do the Spurs drop from the rotation? Kyle Anderson? Jonathon Simmons? Or would another candidate make more sense?

A Spurs' eye view of the 2016-17 Minnesota Timberwolves

The T-Wolves were fun to watch last year, but what's going to happen when people stop being nice and start being real?

Spurs sacrificing their culture in pursuit of KD

The Spurs almost certainly won't be able to sign Kevin Durant. But the fact that they're getting a meeting with him speaks to a shift in identity both in terms of how they see themselves and how others see them. Is that a good thing or a bad thing?

The complete guide to the Spurs 2016 offseason

The season is over, so it's time to take a look at the salary cap numbers and assets the Spurs will have when the draft and free agency arrive.

The Spurs' season was an unqualified success

Kawhi Leonard proved he's a legitimate top-5 NBA player and he's only going to get better. LaMarcus Aldridge showed he was a worthy investment. They've got a solid core but it was very obvious they weren't the best team. What's there to be sad about?

Spurs have chance to say good-bye to two eras

Poised to push the Thunder to the brink, which could potentially break up Oklahoma City's core, the

Spurs offense is struggling as playoffs approach

The Spurs lead the league in scoring differential and net rating, they've got the best defense on the planet and everyone is relatively healthy. Yet they've never felt like such playoff underdogs in the Tim Duncan Era.

Would Tim & Manu keep playing if they could rest even more?

Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobili are likely to call it a Hall-of-Fame career this summer. But if they decide to keep going, Gregg Popovich has the freedom to experiment.

Spurs have moved beyond "The Big Three" era

For a team that's 57-10 it's just fascinating that we have no idea who besides Kawhi Leonard will close games for the Spurs. There's just no set lineup and no favorites. It literally comes down to who's playing well, and that's a sign of change.