Latest Gregg Popovich News

Carmelo aims to knock off rust, knock down shots for Blazers

Nov. 19, 2019 11:16 AM EST

Plenty has changed since Carmelo Anthony last played an NBA game. Zion Williamson had just made his Duke debut. Kyrie Irving had said only a month earlier he planned to re-sign in Boston. There’s been turnover all over the league — including a blockbuster trade between Anthony’s last two...

Doncic scores 42 in triple-double, Mavs top Spurs 117-110

Nov. 19, 2019 12:55 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Luka Doncic grew up idolizing LeBron James, and now the young NBA prodigy has joined James in the record book. The Dallas Mavericks needed everything Doncic delivered in a sensational performance Monday night. Doncic scored a career-high 42 points to go with 12 assists and 11 rebounds as the...

Trail Blazers beat Spurs 121-116 after Popovich’s ejection

Nov. 17, 2019 12:30 AM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Tim Duncan was back in charge in San Antonio and the Spurs were flourishing under his leadership again. Duncan was directing players on defensive assignments, encouraging them and providing needed leadership. But in the end, he couldn’t provide the same late-game heroics from the...

Wiggins leads Wolves with 30 points in 129-114 win vs. Spurs

Nov. 14, 2019 12:02 AM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Andrew Wiggins is making an impact all over the floor, from the arc to the rim, and the Minnesota Timberwolves are playing with a carefree connectedness that has helped elevate their overall performance. These developments are not mutually exclusive. Wiggins kept up his early season...

Spurs retire Parkers' jersey in emotional ceremony

Nov. 12, 2019 12:57 AM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Boris Diaw was rightly concerned about the well-being of a scrawny 19-year-old kid moving to a new country and attempting to compete against the game's best in the NBA. One odd Christmas dinner that turned into an impromptu film session helped Diaw realize his friend and French teammate,...

Hayward breaks left hand in Celtics' 135-115 rout of Spurs

Nov. 9, 2019 9:19 PM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — In the midst of Boston's most dominant performance of the season, Celtics point guard Kemba Walker could only muster anger and confusion after learning Gordon Hayward broke his left hand. Jaylen Brown scored 30 points and Boston routed the San Antonio Spurs 135-115 on Saturday in a...

Aldridge's season-high 39 lead Spur past Thunder 121-112

Nov. 8, 2019 12:19 AM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Dejounte Murray had been making himself miserable in the film room. Watching turnover after turnover, he promised Spurs teammate LaMarcus Aldridge things were going to change against Oklahoma City on Thursday night. Aldridge was the benefactor of Murray's improved play at point guard,...

Young dazzles in 2nd half, Hawks beat Spurs without Collins

Nov. 5, 2019 11:36 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Trae Young came through just as the Atlanta Hawks were trying to put John Collins' suspension in perspective. Young scored 28 of his 29 points in the second half, Jabari Parker added 19 points and the Hawks moved past Collins' issues to snap a three-game losing streak with a 108-100 victory...

LeBron James, Anthony Davis lead Lakers past Spurs

Nov. 3, 2019 10:55 PM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — For a player who wasn't even part of the Los Angeles Lakers' plans this offseason, Dwight Howard is providing a powerful impact alongside LeBron James and Anthony Davis. Davis had 25 points and 11 rebounds, ames added 21 points, 13 assists and 11 rebounds and Los Angeles held off the San...

Curry undergoes hand surgery, to miss at least 3 months

Nov. 1, 2019 10:25 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Stephen Curry will miss at least three months for the ailing Warriors because of a broken left hand that required surgery, the toughest blow yet early in an already difficult season for struggling Golden State following five straight trips to the NBA Finals. Now, both Splash Brothers...