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Superfluous Poppycock

Figuring out LaMarcus Aldridge and the Spurs from the outside

In episode 21 of the Superfluous Poppycock podcast, we stare down the barrel of a loaded trade rumor gun, look for a chink in the Warriors’ armor, and try to figure out the Spurs’ second team.

Griping about how hard it is to find NBA preseason games

Episode 20 of the Superfluous Poppycock podcast contains complaining about the lack of preseason broadcasts. You’ve been warned.

The return of Superfluous Poppycock

After a technical-difficulties-inspired hiatus that lasted eight weeks, J.R. Wilco and Seth Warren are back with episode 18 of Superfluous Poppycock

What to expect from the next version of the Spurs

In a year of transition for San Antonio, after Duncan's retirement and more turnover than the team has seen this century ... they're still a title contender. Rebuilding never felt so good.

The Spurs signing David Lee is a good thing

Any time you can add a veteran who can give you points and rebounds like Lee can, it's not bad. When you get him for the league minimum, it's decidedly good.

The silver lining to Tim Duncan's retirement

J.R. Wilco and Seth Warren look at the bright side before giving Big Fun an official farewell.

To retire, or not to retire: that is Tim's question

In Episode 14 of the Superfluous Poppycock Podcast, J.R. Wilco and Seth Warren discuss the offseason's biggest transactions, the Spurs' changing roster, and Tim Duncan's decision that looms over everything.

Manu opting out points to Duncan coming back

When reports dropped that Manu Ginobili decided against finishing out his contract, it was just the kind of surprise that makes long-time Spurs observers think that San Antonio is about to do something special for the second straight offseason.

Draymond's antics threaten to eclipse the Finals

The story of the Finals is usually about a clash of teams, but this year's has been derailed by a talented player who seems addicted to pushing the envelope.

Superfluous Poppycock Podcast: Episode 10

J.R. Wilco and Seth Warren discuss what a high bar Adam Silver has set in striving for "transparency" and how much room there is to do to get there.

Superfluous Poppycock Podcast: Episode 9

In episode 9 of the Superfluous Poppycock Podcast, we say goodbye to the Thunder, and try to decide how to watch the Finals without cheering for either team.

Is OKC really this good?

J.R. Wilco and Seth Warren give props to the Thunder, talk about the quandary Spurs fans are in at the moment, congratulate Kawhi Leonard, and discuss Cavaliers vs. Raptors before getting into their picks for what TV shows to watch this summer.

To those who think Pop was outcoached by Donovan

The Spurs were heavily favored going into the series, and they didn't win. So Pop must have been outcoached, right? And by a rookie coach too! -- at least that's how the argument goes.

The Spurs must rebound if they're going to bounce back

In Episode 6 of the Superfluous Poppycock Podcast, J.R. Wilco and Seth Warren discuss how OKC's bigs and rebounding have hurt San Antonio, wonder about whether Tim Duncan will call it a career, and wish Boban Marjanovic wasn't a rookie.

Did Game 2 change the series?

In Episode 5 of the Superfluous Poppycock Podcast, J.R. Wilco and Seth Warren take a stroll through the aftermath of Game 2, discuss the Spurs' issues, and decide if the series has changed.

That's four straight postseason blowouts of OKC in San Antonio

In Episode 4 of the Superfluous Poppycock Podcast, J.R. Wilco and Seth Warren detail the Spurs' Game 1 blowout of the Thunder, and discuss their expectations for Game 2.

Prediction: The Spurs will defeat the Thunder in 5 games (and more thoughts on Curry)

Spurs fans should be praying every night that Curry's knee heals in time for him to lay waste to the Trail Blazers (or the Clippers, ahem) in the second round.

The Spurs' beautiful game is absent for a good reason

J..R. Wilco and Seth Warren discuss the Spurs' first two games against the Grizzlies, the chances of Kevin Durant coming to San Antonio, and reveal what's behind the Beautiful Game's absence.

Superfluous Poppycock Podcast, Episode 1: Tim Duncan is still awesome

The Spurs had their best regular season ever, Tim Duncan is playing as well as any 39-year-old ever, the playoffs are upon us and the Spurs will face the Memphis Grizzlies. J.R. Wilco and Seth Warren talk about all of the above in Episode 1.

Kupchak puts Kobe farewell over player development

Popovich uses "superfluous poppycock" in interview

Once again proving he is the greatest.