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San Antonio Spurs forward LaMarcus Aldridge (12) celebrates as he scores against the Dallas Mavericks during the second half of an NBA basketball game in San Antonio, Tuesday, March 10, 2020. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Aldridge's return helps Spurs rally past Mavericks, 119-109

Mar. 10, 2020 11:54 PM EDT

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — LaMarcus Aldridge had 24 points in his return from injury and the San Antonio Spurs withstood Luka Doncic’s 38 points to beat the Dallas Mavericks 119-109 on Tuesday night and keep their playoff hopes afloat. “It still doesn't feel 100 percent, but I got through it,”...

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...

Indiana Pacers' Aaron Holiday (3) drives against San Antonio Spurs' Bryn Forbes during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, March 2, 2020, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Darren Abate)

Brogdon scores 26, Pacers forced to rally late to beat Spurs

Mar. 3, 2020 12:16 AM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Indiana found its bearing in the paint after losing its composure late against San Antonio. Malcolm Brogdon scored 26 points, T.J. Warren added 23 and the Pacers rallied to beat the Spurs 116-111 on Monday night after blowing a 15-point lead. “We just had to calm down,”...

Pacers' Oladipo sits vs. Spurs with right knee swelling

Mar. 2, 2020 8:46 PM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Indiana guard Victor Oladipo missed Monday night's game against San Antonio after experiencing swelling in his right knee following the Pacers' morning shootaround. Oladipo returned to action Jan. 20 from a ruptured quad tendon that forced him to miss more than a full calendar year....

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...

Dallas Mavericks guard Luka Doncic (77) drives to the basket against San Antonio Spurs center Trey Lyles (41) during the second half of an NBA basketball game in San Antonio, Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Doncic, Porzingis power Mavericks by slumping Spurs, 109-103

Feb. 27, 2020 12:08 AM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The Dallas Mavericks were not rattled when a disastrous start to the fourth quarter threatened to dismantle a game they thoroughly dominated to that point. Having Luka Doncic and Kristaps Porzingis on offense tends to ease such tension. Doncic had 26 points, 14 assists and 10 rebounds,...

San Antonio Spurs forward Rudy Gay (22) and Oklahoma City Thunder center Steven Adams (12) reach for a rebound in the first half of an NBA basketball game Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020, in Oklahoma City. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

Gilgeous-Alexander, Adams lead Thunder past Spurs

Feb. 23, 2020 10:56 PM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich was surly, even by his standards, during his postgame media session. It was easy to see why. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander had 22 points and 13 rebounds, Steven Adams added 21 points and 14 rebounds and the Oklahoma City Thunder rolled past the Spurs...

Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert (27) reacts after fouling San Antonio Spurs forward LaMarcus Aldridge, right, during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Feb. 21, 2020, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Murray leads balanced attack as Spurs top Jazz 113-104

Feb. 22, 2020 1:20 AM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Encouraging Dejounte Murray to play with more offensive freedom is turning out to be a winning formula for the San Antonio Spurs. Murray had his second straight 20-point game, tallying 23 points and seven rebounds, to lead a balanced attack that helped the Spurs beat the Utah Jazz...