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Superfluous Poppycock

Any real revolution must be local

In the wake of George Floyd’s death, J.R. Wilco and Leo Clark discuss equality, unity, and finding common ground.

The Spurs are sneaking up on respectability

The Spurs may be too naturally buoyant to miss the playoffs

Given the state of the Western Conference this season, there may not be a "make or break" stretch for San Antonio.

The Spurs’ five biggest problems this season

A close look at the largest issues that have contributed to the way San Antonio has played so far.

The Spurs need to develop a clutch gene

DeMar DeRozan said he talked to LaMarcus Aldridge about San Antonio’s recent late-game struggles.

What Lonnie Walker IV brings to the Spurs

And what will he, Derrick White and Dejounte Murray look like on the court together.

A closer look at the Rockets’ protest of the Spurs game

Why the NBA shouldn’t overturn San Antonio’s win.

The Spurs are still chasing December 2018

What would the Spurs look like today, if not for one particularly hot run in the middle of last season?

This year’s San Antonio Spurs are strangely unrecognizable

So many of the things we used to take for granted about the Spurs are missing from the current squad.

The Spurs should trade DeMar DeRozan if he won’t play defense

San Antonio’s system is incompatible with a star who doesn’t consistently exert himself on defense.

Reasons Spurs fans shouldn’t be panicking

In episode #43 of the Superfluous Poppycock podcast, it’s time to build a case for San Antonio fans to step back from the ledge.

The Spurs seem to be struggling with their identity

Episode #42 of the Superfluous Poppycock podcast focuses on the foundational issues San Antonio is facing.

Why Trey Lyles is playing for the Spurs while Lonnie Walker isn’t 

It’s episode 41 of the Superfluous Poppycock podcast.

Gregg Popovich seems immune to Dejounte Murray’s charm

Coach may not always be smiling on the outside, but you can bet he’s cracking up on the inside.

Kawhi Leonard’s hot shooting has cooled off

Looking at the Spurs’ loss to the Warriors, Kawhi’s shooting woes, and the untenable point guard situation.

A Spurs fan’s case for Kawhi Leonard as NBA MVP

You don’t have to be a Spurs fan to admit Kawhi is a compelling candidate.

What Kevin Durant’s injury means for the Spurs

The Golden State Warriors’ big summer addition will be out for at least four weeks, here’s a look at the impact to San Antonio’s championship chances.

Making (non)sense of the All Star break and the trade deadline

It’s time for a weekly serving of Warren and Wilco.

The Spurs roll into the All Star break

In episode 35 of the Superfluous Poppycock podcast, the boys may have discovered Kawhi’s new middle name.

Being a Spurs fan feels different this year

In epidose 34 of the Superfluous Poppycock podcast, Seth Warren and J.R. Wilco discuss what’s different about supporting this year’s San Antonio team.

Who is the Spurs’ Tim Duncan this year?

There’s obviously no way to replace Tim Duncan on the court, but off-the-court leadership has to come from some player(s).

Full strength or not, the Spurs keep rolling

Winners of 8 of their last 10, and tied for the league’s longest current winning streak, San Antonio is doing alright.

The Spurs Mid-Season report

After 41 games, San Antonio has the league’s 2nd best record and several Spurs are currently playing their best ball of the season.

The Spurs system warps NBA reality

When judging players from different teams against each other, the environment they play in can make all the difference.

LaMarcus Aldridge is getting aggressive

With all the changes on this year’s team, Aldridge took a back seat early in the season. He hasn’t done that recently, and the Spurs are on a roll.

The Spurs don’t need to change their starting lineup just yet

Yes, Dewayne Dedmon is an awesome defender and could make a fine starter, but that doesn’t mean the Spurs have to change things up right now.

The Spurs are dealing with their growing pains

Win streak, check. Within striking distance of the Warriors, check. Incorporating 7 new players, check. All of the above even with lots to still work on, double check.

There is no “home issue” for the Spurs

They’re 4-4 at the AT&T Center so far this year, but that’s really no reason to panic.

The Spurs will be dangerous once they’re on the same page

With a highly rated offense and defense, but a high number of recent turnovers, San Antonio’s issues are mostly around gelling.

The Spurs are still under construction

They’re not what they were last year, and they’re not what they will be by season’s end.

Kawhi Leonard isn’t your everyday superstar

The latest episode of Superfluous Poppycock finds Seth Warren and J.R. Wilco diving into the details of Kawhi Leonard’s phenomenal start.

The one thing Spurs fans and Warriors fans can agree on

J.R. Wilco and Seth Warren discuss the aftermath of the the season opening blowout San Antonio put on Golden State in episode 22 of the Superfluous Poppycock podcast.