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San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich, right, talks with Dejounte Murray (5) during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game against the Utah Jazz, Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Kevin C. Cox/Pool Photo via AP)

Spurs await DeRozan decision as young guards show promise

Aug. 15, 2020 1:09 PM EDT

Gregg Popovich brushed off a question about whether he will return as coach of the San Antonio Spurs after their attempt to set an NBA record for consecutive playoff appearances fell short in the bubble. DeMar DeRozan didn't even get a question about his future because the four-time All-Star guard acquired in the...

San Antonio Spurs forward Rudy Gay (22) takes a shot over New Orleans Pelicans forward Brandon Ingram (14) during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis, Pool)

Spurs help playoff chances, top Pelicans, Zion 122-113

Aug. 9, 2020 9:16 PM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Gregg Popovich and the San Antonio Spurs came to the NBA's restart bubble looking to develop their young talent. The playoffs might be a nice bonus. For Zion Williamson, postseason hopes have to wait until next year. DeMar DeRozan scored 27 points, Rudy Gay added 19 off the...

San Antonio Spurs forward DeMar DeRozan (10) celebrates with forward Keldon Johnson (3) after defeating the Sacramento Kings in an NBA basketball game Friday, July 31, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Kim Klement/Pool Photo via AP)

DeRozan scores 27 points to lead Spurs past Kings, 129-120

Aug. 1, 2020 12:16 AM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — DeMar DeRozan scored 17 of his 27 points in the fourth quarter to help the San Antonio Spurs pull away and beat the Sacramento Kings 129-120 on Friday night. “He understands the important parts of the game,” Spurs coach Gregg Popovich said. “He feels...

FILE - In this Feb. 10, 2020, file photo, San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich argues for a call against the Denver Nuggets in the first half of an NBA basketball game in Denver. The Spurs will try to extend the longest active playoff streak in the four major pro sports without LaMarcus Aldridge and with a decent mathematical chance to sneak into the final postseason spot in the Western Conference. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)

Masked man: Spurs' Popovich wears face covering for game

Jul. 23, 2020 10:25 PM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Gregg Popovich was working in a mask on Thursday — though not in his usual role — when the San Antonio Spurs made their scrimmage debut at the NBA restart at Walt Disney World. Popovich was not serving as head coach for the game against the Milwaukee Bucks. The...

FILE - In this March 3, 2020, file photo, San Antonio Spurs forward DeMar DeRozan runs the offense against the Charlotte Hornets during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Charlotte, N.C. The Spurs will try to extend the longest active playoff streak in the four major pro sports without LaMarcus Aldridge and with a decent mathematical chance to sneak into the final postseason spot in the Western Conference.  (AP Photo/Nell Redmond, File)

Spurs' 22-year playoff streak on line as NBA restart begins

Jul. 23, 2020 1:28 PM EDT

The San Antonio Spurs will try to extend the longest active playoff streak in North American major sports without LaMarcus Aldridge and with a decent mathematical chance to sneak into the final postseason spot in the Western Conference. The 22-season run is on the mind of guard Patty Mills, along with coach Gregg...