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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 head coach Gregg Popovich calls a timeout during the third 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)

It's over: For first time in 23 seasons, Spurs miss playoffs

Aug. 14, 2020 4:57 PM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Gregg Popovich didn't put much thought into San Antonio's playoff streak when it was rolling along. He's not thinking about it now, either. The Spurs' record-tying run of 22 consecutive playoff appearances is over, and the longest season in team history — almost 300...

San Antonio Spurs forward DeMar DeRozan (10) drives past Houston Rockets forward Robert Covington (33) off a screen by center Jakob Poeltl (25) during the second half of a NBA basketball game Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Kim Klement/Pool Photo via AP)

Spurs keep playoff hopes alive with 123-105 win over Rockets

Aug. 11, 2020 6:18 PM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — The Spurs aren’t out of it yet. Keldon Johnson had 24 points and 11 rebounds, and San Antonio kept alive its chances of becoming the first team in NBA history to make 23 consecutive playoff appearances with a 123-105 victory over the Houston Rockets on Tuesday. San...

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...

Phoenix Suns' Devin Booker shoots the game-winning basket over Los Angeles Clippers' Paul George (13) in an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Kevin C. Cox/Pool Photo via AP)

In the NBA bubble, the race for No. 8 out West is quite wild

Aug. 5, 2020 6:55 PM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Devin Booker does not like the notion that the Phoenix Suns, whose playoff chances were beyond slim when the season was suspended, should simply be happy to be in the NBA’s bubble. He sees it quite differently. “People can say we have a nothing-to-lose...

San Antonio Spurs Keldon Johnson (3) attempts a shot against Philadelphia 76ers Joel Embiid (21) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Monday, Aug. 3, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Mike Ehrmann/Pool Photo via AP)

Milton's go-ahead 3-pointer helps 76ers edge Spurs 132-130

Aug. 4, 2020 12:26 AM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Shake Milton made a go-ahead 3-pointer with 7.2 seconds remaining and the Philadelphia 76ers beat the San Antonio Spurs 132-130 on Monday night. Joel Embiid, who had 27 points and nine rebounds for the 76ers, drew San Antonio's defense and helped Milton get a good look....

San Antonio Spurs' DeMar DeRozan, center, reacts after a play against the Memphis Grizzlies during the first half of an NBA basketball game Sunday, Aug. 2, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis, Pool)

Spurs edge Grizzlies 108-106, move into 9th place in West

Aug. 2, 2020 7:49 PM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — DeMar DeRozan made two free throws with a second to play, giving the San Antonio Spurs a 108-106 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Sunday that moved them into ninth place in the Western Conference. The Spurs built an 11-point lead in the fourth quarter but needed a bunch...

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...

Los Angeles Lakers LeBron James (23) dribbles the ball against Los Angeles Clippers Kawhi Leonard (2) during the third quarter of an NBA basketball game Thursday, July 30, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Mike Ehrmann/Pool Photo via AP)

James' layup late lifts Lakers past Clippers, 103-101

Jul. 31, 2020 12:41 AM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers showed some rust. They knocked it off with time to spare. Anthony Davis scored 34 points, James had the go-ahead basket with 12.8 seconds left and the Lakers moved closer to clinching the No. 1 seed in the Western Conference playoffs by...