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Cleveland Cavaliers' Andre Drummond, center, drives between San Antonio Spurs' Trey Lyles, left, and Rudy Gay, right, in the first half of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, March 8, 2020, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Drummond scores 28, Sexton 26 as Cavaliers down Spurs in OT

Mar. 8, 2020 11:27 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Andre Drummond returned from a leg injury to score 28 points and add 17 rebounds, and Kevin Love shook off a tough shooting night to make a big 3-pointer in overtime and lift the improving Cleveland Cavaliers to a 132-129 win over the San Antonio Spurs on Sunday. Drummond, who missed the...

San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich, center, watches his players with assistant coaches Becky Hammon, right, and Tim Duncan, left, during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Brooklyn Nets Friday, March 6, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Nets pound Spurs 139-120 in Popovich's return to the bench

Mar. 6, 2020 11:03 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Caris LeVert and the Nets treated Dr. J to a show in his first game in Brooklyn. Gregg Popovich sure didn't enjoy it after reclaiming his seat on the Spurs bench. “It was embarrassing defense,” Popovich said. “Soft.” LeVert had 27 points, 11 rebounds and 10...

San Antonio Spurs acting head coach Tim Duncan, left, talks to San Antonio Spurs forward DeMar DeRozan in the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Charlotte Hornets in Charlotte, N.C., Tuesday, March 3, 2020. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond)

Spurs get Tim Duncan first win as acting head coach

Mar. 3, 2020 10:04 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Tim Duncan won more than 1,000 games as an NBA player. He got his first victory as an acting head coach on Tuesday night. Dejounte Murray scored 21 points and the San Antonio Spurs beat the Charlotte Hornets 104-103 without longtime head coach Gregg Popovich, who missed the game...

Orlando Magic guard Markelle Fultz (20) is pressured by San Antonio Spurs forward Drew Eubanks (14) and Trey Lyles, left, as he tries to score during the second half of an NBA basketball game in San Antonio, Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Spurs overcome shaky finish to beat Magic, 114-113

Mar. 1, 2020 12:15 AM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Relying on 6-foot guard Patty Mills to be a rim protector and salvage a victory isn’t the best strategy, but the San Antonio Spurs will happily accept any win as they fight for an NBA-record 23rd straight postseason appearance. Trey Lyles had 20 points and the Spurs overcame a...

San Antonio Spurs' Derrick White (4) drives the ball against Oklahoma City Thunder's Dennis Schroder (17) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Oklahoma City, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020. (AP Photo/Garett Fisbeck)

Spurs stop 5-game slide with 114-106 victory over Thunder

Feb. 12, 2020 12:12 AM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — LaMarcus Aldridge and the San Antonio Spurs headed into the All-Star break with a win. It was a welcome change after a tough stretch. Aldridge had 25 points and 14 rebounds, and the Spurs stopped a five-game slide by topping the Oklahoma City Thunder 114-106 on Tuesday night....

LeBron James among 44 US Olympic basketball team finalists

Feb. 11, 2020 2:30 AM EST

LeBron James is considering a return to the Olympics. James — a two-time gold medalist and three-time Olympian — was among 44 players announced by USA Basketball on Monday as finalists for the team that will play in the Tokyo Games this summer. James played in 2004, 2008 and 2012, helping the U.S....

Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic, right, drives past San Antonio Spurs forward LaMarcus Aldridge, back left, as center Trey Lyles, front left, waits in the paint to defend in the first half of an NBA basketball game Monday, Feb. 10, 2020, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Nuggets come from 23 down to beat Spurs 127-120

Feb. 11, 2020 12:56 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — Jamal Murray was hurting, out of rhythm and wondering if he should keep playing when he left the court at halftime. A quick call to his father gave him the incentive to keep going. San Antonio probably wished the young guard had stayed in the locker room. Murray scored 14 of his 26 points in...