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Walker, Castilla, Sabathia to play in All-Star softball game

Jun. 07, 2021 18:44 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Former Colorado Rockies sluggers Larry Walker and Vinny Castilla will play in the All-Star celebrity softball game following the Futures Game at Denver's Coors Field on July 11 along with Cy Young Award winner CC Sabathia, former All-Star Hunter Pence and Olympic gold medal...

Bucks' Jrue Holiday wins Joe Dumars Trophy for sportsmanship

Jun. 04, 2021 17:52 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Milwaukee Bucks guard Jrue Holiday has won the Joe Dumars Trophy as the NBA player who best represents the ideals of sportsmanship on the court. Each NBA team nominated a player for the award. After a panel of league executives chose one finalist from...

Growing pains as Spurs transition to younger roster

May. 25, 2021 16:02 PM EDT

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — After relying heavily on veterans for two decades, the San Antonio Spurs are having growing pains in their transformation to a younger roster. For the first time, San Antonio missed the playoffs for a second straight season after an NBA-record 22...

Suns rout short-handed Spurs 140-103, keep hope for top seed

May. 15, 2021 17:19 PM EDT

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Devin Booker had 27 points and the Phoenix Suns maintained their hope of earning the top spot in the NBA and Western Conference with a 140-103 victory over the short-handed San Antonio Spurs on Saturday. “It was important for us,” Phoenix forward...

Jordan Clarkson scores 30 points, Jazz rout Spurs 126-94

May. 06, 2021 00:31 AM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Jordan Clarkson and Bojan Bogdanovic are rounding into form at the right time. Clarkson scored 30 points, Bogdanovic added 24 and the Utah Jazz routed the San Antonio Spurs 126-94 on Wednesday night. Bogdanovic helped stake the...

Embiid, Sixers escape short-handed Spurs in OT, 113-111

May. 02, 2021 23:53 PM EDT

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Joel Embiid had 34 points and 12 rebounds, and the Philadelphia 76ers held on to beat the undermanned San Antonio Spurs 113-111 in overtime Sunday night. Ben Simmons tipped in the game-winner off a miss from Embiid as time expired. Embiid had four...

Celtics rally from 32-point deficit, top Spurs 143-140 in OT

Apr. 30, 2021 23:57 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Even a few members of the Boston Celtics couldn't quite believe they pulled off their latest comeback. The Celtics turned around a woeful first half, storming back from a 32-point deficit and beating the San Antonio Spurs 143-140 in overtime on Friday...

Spoelstra gets win No. 600, Heat top Spurs 116-111

Apr. 28, 2021 22:59 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Erik Spoelstra got a milestone win, and it didn’t come easily. Jimmy Butler scored 29 points, Bam Adebayo scored 21 and the Miami Heat went on a 17-0 run in the second half before hanging on late to beat the San Antonio Spurs 116-111 on Wednesday night. ...

Spurs do not expect Derrick White (ankle) back this season

Apr. 28, 2021 19:26 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The San Antonio Spurs do not expect starting guard Derrick White back this season because of a sprained right ankle, coach Gregg Popovich said Wednesday. White was injured in the Spurs’ win in Washington on Monday. The fourth-year guard is averaging a...

Spurs outlast Wizards in OT, end Washington's streak at 8

Apr. 26, 2021 22:57 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — DeMar DeRozan had 37 points and 10 assists, and the San Antonio Spurs outlasted the Wizards 146-143 in overtime on Monday night, ending Washington’s season-best eight-game winning streak. DeRozan scored nine of his points in the fourth quarter and...