Saturday, September 19, 2020

Spurs – Nets Recap (1/11/16)

Final Score: Spurs 106 - Nets 79 San Antonio Spurs Statistics Starters Points Rebounds Assists Steals Blocks Lamarcus Aldridge 25 11 2 0 0 Kawhi Leonard 17 8 0 1 0 Tim Duncan 8 4 2 1 2 Tony Parker 6 1 4 1 0 Danny Green 0 1 3 1 0   Bench David West 8 2 1 1 0 Kyle Anderson 5 4 3 0 0 Boban Marjanovic 13 3 1 0 2 Matt Bonner 0 0 0 0 0 Boris Diaw 11 3 4 1 0 Patty Mills 2 0 2 0 0 Manu Ginobili 9 1 5 2 0 Jonathon Simmons 2 2 0 0 0 Brooklyn Nets Statistics Starters Points Rebounds Assists Steals Blocks Thaddeus Young 9 9 1 0 0 Joe Johnson 16 3 0 0 0 Brook Lopez 18 5 2 0 2 Donald Sloan 2 0 5 0 1 Wayne Ellington 8 3 0 2 0   Bench Thomas Robinson 10 2 0 1 0 Willie Reed 2 1 0 0 0 Andrea Bargnani 7 2 0 0 0 Shane Larkin 5 2 6 1 0 Markel Brown 0 1 1 0 0 Sergey Karasev 2 1 0 0 0 Bojan Bogdanovic 0 1 0 1 0 Brook Lopez and Joe Johnson both had good games for the Brooklyn Nets (10-28), but Lamarcus Aldridge and Kawhi Leonard for the San Antonio...

Danny Green Key to Spurs Playoff Run

As the San Antonio Spurs continue on in the 2016 NBA Playoffs, their most valuable player is Danny Green. Many people will disagree, but it's absolutely true. As seen in game one of the second round against the Oklahoma City Thunder, when Green is knocking down threes the Spurs will be hard for anyone to beat. They are already so...

Spurs in Do or Die Mode: 3 Keys to a Win

After a late collapse in game five against the Oklahoma City Thunder, the San Antonio Spurs must regroup and dial in for game six. They must forget their missed opportunities and questionable calls by refs and focus on game six only, and don't even think about game seven. With the Thunder holding a three to two advantage, there is...

NBA Top Ten Players Ever

A couple weeks ago, a simple message started a spirited discussion amongst myself and some of my fellow ACAA writers. It was a message that simply asked "Where does LeBron rank all-time?" Some had him in the top three already. One courageous man had him at second just behind MJ. That discussion led to a couple of writers listing their...

NBA’s 5 Biggest Offseason Moves

This offseason has been packed with big time moves from the moment the Cleveland Cavaliers held the NBA Championship trophy over their heads. From big name players’ contracts expiring, to average players getting huge deals. The NBA raised the salary cap to over $94 million, $24 million more than the 2014-2015 year. The raise in salary cap allows already loaded teams to...

Tim Duncan Retires after 19 Seasons in the NBA

The "Big Fundamental" has donned his last game jersey for the San Antonio Spurs. Tim Duncan announced today that he is officially retiring, having played an incredible 19 seasons in the NBA. San Antonio has set the bar for excellence since Tim Duncan came into the league in 1997. Duncan has guided the Spurs to six NBA Finals appearances and...

Tim Duncan; the Perfect Professional

Growing up throughout the 2000s, I witnessed a handful of incredible basketball players in their prime, such as Kobe Bryant, Dirk Nowitzki, Steve Nash, and Tracy McGrady. As great as they were, no player was more dominant throughout the 2000s than Tim Duncan. When he was drafted #1 overall in 1997, the Spurs knew they were getting an exceptional talent....

San Antonio Spurs Without Tim Duncan

On Monday, the basketball and sports worlds saw another legend retire with Tim Duncan hanging up the high-tops after 19 years. What he brought to the game was simply incredible: his work ethic, a great teammate, and a winner. In the 19 years Duncan was with the Spurs, they won 5 NBA Championships and made the playoffs every single...

The Good, The Sad, and The Questionable from the Spurs Offseason

The Good Taking a risk on a raw talent like Dejounte Murray. Murray was said to have some lottery potential and was supposed to not be lying around for the Spurs to take late in the first round.  He has tremendous athletic ability and a true superstar quality.  The question that comes with Murray is whether or not he can fit...

Russell Westbrook Could Find Missing Pieces in San Antonio

The San Antonio Spurs may not seem like an ideal destination for the talented and sometimes reckless Russell Westbrook.  The lights aren’t as bright in San Antonio as they are in Los Angeles or New York.  People forget about the Spurs. They don't get the credit they deserve for the consistent success they have year after year.  This could all...
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