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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...

Warriors, Grizzlies meet again with playoff berth at stake

May. 20, 2021 15:56 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Stephen Curry has no concerns about his Golden State Warriors bouncing back quickly from the sting of losing to LeBron James and the defending champion Lakers in their first play-in game. He's seen his teammates do it for the past month just to put themselves in this...

Grizzlies end Spurs' season, advance to face Warriors

May. 20, 2021 00:53 AM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The young Memphis Grizzlies finally have a play-in victory to their credit, yet they're nowhere near satisfied. Dillon Brooks scored eight of his 24 points in the fourth quarter to put Memphis ahead to stay and the Grizzlies eliminated the San...

Grizzlies get another chance to play into NBA postseason

May. 18, 2021 17:02 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies entered the season hoping to speed up the rebuilding process for the NBA's second-youngest team by reaching the playoffs. The can take the next step in achieving that goal Wednesday night — if they can beat the San Antonio...

Injuries likely to impact quality of play in NBA postseason

May. 17, 2021 13:06 PM EDT

The NBA playoffs should be entertaining, as they always are. Just don’t count on the basketball being as good as usual. Not after a truncated season during which the injuries were too frequent, the practice time too scarce, to allow teams to peak...

Moore, short-handed Suns hold off Spurs 123-121

May. 16, 2021 23:29 PM EDT

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The Phoenix Suns gave some rest to their All-Star backcourt and got the win but not the help they needed to secure the NBA's top seed. E’Twaun Moore scored 22 points and made a 3-pointer with 2.2 seconds remaining that lifted Phoenix past the San...

Curry is scoring champ, Warriors beat Grizzlies for 8 seed

May. 16, 2021 23:26 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Stephen Curry lifted his jersey to celebrate Baron Davis-style in an ode to that old “We Believe” Warriors playoff team of more than a decade ago. He flung a game-worn bracelet into the stands that sent fans chanting “M-V-P!” scrambling for the souvenir from...

Popovich misses game to attend Duncan's Hall enshrinement

May. 15, 2021 19:35 PM EDT

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Gregg Popovich took Saturday off, for good reason. There was no way he was going to miss Tim Duncan’s enshrinement into the Basketball Hall of Fame. The Spurs played Saturday afternoon without their head coach, after Popovich made the decision...

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...

It's time: Duncan, Bryant, Garnett to enter Hall of Fame

May. 14, 2021 17:32 PM EDT

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Vanessa Bryant got a private tour to see some of the newly remodeled Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on Friday, viewing the exhibit that will honor the life and legacy of her late husband before the rest of the world gets their first look. ...