6:02 AM EST, Fri March 01, 2024
Pounding The Rock 5 hours ago
Spurs Leap to victory over Thunder in return from Rodeo Road Trip

Spurs Leap to victory over Thunder in return from Rodeo Road Trip

Daniel Dunn-USA TODAY Sports The Spurs exploded on offense to put away the Thunder in a thrilling battle for Rookie of the Year. Thanks to an event that only happens every four years, the Spurs got the rare opportunity to play their return game from the Rodeo Road Trip in February. The quirkiness of the Leap Year didn’t end there, as after five straight losses, including two especially disappointing performances with a combined 42 turnovers, the Spurs came out and controlled the West-leading Thunder for a majority of the game while leading in nearly every offensive...
Pounding The Rock 7 hours ago
San Antonio vs. Oklahoma City, Final Score: Spurs dominate 4th quarter against Thunder, win 132-118

San Antonio vs. Oklahoma City, Final Score: Spurs dominate 4th quarter against Thunder, win 132-118

Victor Wembanyama anchored his team during the critical fourth quarter minutes to help the Spurs close out the Thunder in convincing fashion | Daniel Dunn-USA TODAY Sports The Spurs fought valiantly to wrestle the lead away early on from the Thunder and then went on an exhilarating closing run to beat them. Wembanyama led the exuberant crowd in a “GO SPURS GO” chant San Antonio (12-48) held its own against Western Conference powerhouse Oklahoma City (41-18) over the first three quarters before closing out the Thunder in dominant fashion to secure the home victory. ...
Pounding The Rock 10 hours ago
Game Thread: San Antonio Spurs vs Oklahoma City Thunder

Game Thread: San Antonio Spurs vs Oklahoma City Thunder

Photos by Zach Beeker/NBAE via After a 1-8 Rodeo Road Trip, the Silver and Black face another western conference contender Welcome to the Game Thread. Veterans of the Game Thread know how we do things around here, but for all you newbies we have a few rules. Our community guidelines apply and basically say be cool, no personal attacks, don’t troll and don’t swear too much. After a less than impressive Rodeo Road Trip, the Spurs are back in the Frost Bank Center for a rare Leap Year Day game. Tonight’s contest features the two leaders for the rookie of the year...
Pounding The Rock 16 hours ago
Spurs Reacts Survey: What to watch for in the last twenty games of the Spurs season

Spurs Reacts Survey: What to watch for in the last twenty games of the Spurs season

Photo by Jordan Johnson/NBAE via Results from Pounding the Rock’s recent survey. With just 20+ games to go in the San Antonio Spurs season, time is running out for players to finish the year on a high-note. The Spurs have seen plenty of development over the course of the season, and could see even more improvements in the last stretch of the year. Last season we saw players like Dominick Barlow and Julian Champagnie earn themselves bigger roles with solid play in the last quarter of the season. We asked what you would like to see in this upcoming period, and how has...
Pounding The Rock 17 hours ago
The Spurs’ 2024 NBA Draft strategy revolves around Wembanyama

The Spurs’ 2024 NBA Draft strategy revolves around Wembanyama

Photo by David Sherman/NBAE via Why the old “talent vs. fit” question may be irrelevant. On NBA Draft night, you’ll typically hear scouts and analysts boil down a team’s strategy into one simple question – should they be drafting for talent or fit? To break that down a bit further, it means should the team in question take the best player available regardless of their skillset, or take the player who fits well with the current roster and scheme? The San Antonio Spurs find themselves in a particularly interesting spot when it comes to the 2024 NBA Draft. The...