Latest Keldon Johnson News

Baylor's Sochan, Ohio State's Branham to Spurs in NBA draft

Jun. 24, 2022 01:21 AM EDT

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The San Antonio Spurs chose Baylor forward Jeremy Sochan with the ninth overall pick, Ohio State guard Malaki Branham with the 20th selection and Notre Dame’s Blake Wesley at No. 25 in the NBA draft on Thursday night. The trio of 19-year-olds all spent one...

Pelicans-Spurs play-in matchup a study in resilience

Apr. 12, 2022 18:42 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans first-year coach Willie Green could have been forgiven for wondering what he had gotten himself into early this season. Star forward Zion Williamson was injured with no clear timeline for recovery, and the Pelicans started 1-12. Rather...

Doncic injury puts playoff status in doubt as Mavs top Spurs

Apr. 11, 2022 01:10 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Luka Doncic wouldn't have even played in what turned out to be a meaningless regular-season finale for the playoff-bound Dallas Mavericks without a reprieve from the NBA. The superstar was minutes away from being finished for the night against San Antonio when he...

Warriors hold off Spurs and maintain hold on third seed

Apr. 10, 2022 00:11 AM EDT

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Jonathan Kuminga and Jordan Poole each had 18 points and the Golden State Warriors won their fourth straight, beating the San Antonio Spurs 100-94 on Saturday night to strengthen their hopes for a top-three seed despite being without Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson. ...

Edwards scores 49 as Timberwolves hold off Spurs, 127-121

Apr. 07, 2022 23:52 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Anthony Edwards set a career high with 49 points and Karl-Anthony Towns had 21 points and 13 rebounds as the Minnesota Timberwolves hung on for a 127-121 win over the San Antonio Spurs on Thursday night. Edwards’ big output came on 16-of-28 shooting and 6 of 14...

Spurs beat Nuggets 116-97, earn spot in play-in tournament

Apr. 06, 2022 01:22 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Devin Vassell and Keldon Johnson each scored 20 points to help the San Antonio Spurs secure a spot in the play-in tournament Tuesday night following a 116-97 victory over the Denver Nuggets. A little while after San Antonio won, the Spurs locked up at least the 10th...

Spurs top short-handed Blazers to strengthen play-in hopes

Apr. 03, 2022 22:33 PM EDT

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Keldon Johnson scored 28 points and the San Antonio Spurs defeated the short-handed Portland Trail Blazers 113-92 on Sunday night to strengthen their bid for a play-in berth. Coupled with the Los Angeles Lakers’ loss to Denver, San Antonio’s magic number for...

Spurs maintain 10th place in West with big win over Blazers

Apr. 01, 2022 23:58 PM EDT

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Devin Vassell had 22 points, Keldon Johnson added 21 points and the San Antonio Spurs maintained their hold on 10th place in the Western Conference by defeating the Portland Trail Blazers 130-111 on Friday night. “We’re locking in,” said Spurs center Zach...