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  1. The work speaks for itself

    Kevin Arnovitz

    Gregg Popovich says you don't deserve anything -- you just go play. That's honorable, but it seems fundamentally just that the San Antonio Spurs won a fifth NBA championship Sunday night. Another title for the Spurs confirms a bunch of optimistic...

    Blog | June 15, 2014
  2. 2013 NBA playoffs: Why Miami Heat got better when they went small...

    Kevin Arnovitz

    The Spurs thrive in structure, the Heat do better when the game flows freely. Kevin Arnovitz examines two approaches in the Finals.

    Story | Conversation | June 15, 2013
  3. 2013 NBA playoffs: Do you care about San Antonio Spurs?

    Kevin Arnovitz

    Some call them boring; others applaud their genius. Kevin Arnovitz examines the Spurs way of life.

    Story | Conversation | June 14, 2013
  4. Pop of the day

    Kevin Arnovitz

    Rocky Widner/NBAE/Getty Images"The foie gras and truffles treatment worked really well." -- Gregg Popovich, March 2011, when asked about Tony Parker's surprisingly quick return to the Spurs' lineup following a calf injury....

    Blog | June 13, 2013
  5. Pop of the day

    Kevin Arnovitz

    Noah Graham/NBAE/Getty Images"I don't love [basketball] the way everybody else does. I don't sleep it and eat it. I already did that, and I know what I like to do, what I like to coach, and that's what we do. But I'm not gonna beat myself up over a l...

    Blog | June 11, 2013
  6. Pop of the day

    Kevin Arnovitz

    Rocky Widner/NBAE/Getty Images "When I came down to St. Croix to see Timmy eight or nine years ago, nobody said a word to me [about driving on the left side]. I got my rental car and I went out on the road, and I was gesticulating at like ten people...

    Blog | June 10, 2013
  7. Pop of the day

    Kevin Arnovitz

    Mike Ehrmann/NBAE/Getty Images "You don't deserve anything. You just go play. You start thinking about what you deserve and what you don't deserve and it just makes you soft. You just go play the game." -- Gregg Popovich, May 2006...

    Blog | June 07, 2013
  8. Pop of the day

    Kevin Arnovitz

    Ronald Martinez/NBAE/Getty Images "[Tim Duncan] doesn't really even talk to me that much anymore. We've been married so long that ... half the things I say he doesn't hear, the other half he tunes out if he did hear, because he figures it's bull----...

    Blog | June 06, 2013
  9. Notes from the Spurs-Clippers whoopin'

    Kevin Arnovitz

    Andrew D. Bernstein/Getty Images Tony Parker had 31 points in 28 minutes of a blowout of Chris Paul and the Clippers. LOS ANGELES -- Prior to Thursday night's game, both Gregg Popovich and Vinny Del Negro conceded that a matchup against an elite in...

    Blog | February 22, 2013
  10. Killer Lineup: The old-is-new-again Spurs

    Kevin Arnovitz

    Tony Parker | Danny Green | Kawhi Leonard | Tim Duncan | Tiago Splitter Minutes Played: 179 Offensive Rating: 105.3 points per 100 possessions Defensive Rating: 89.1 points per 100 possessions How it works offensively The Spurs get to their sp...

    Blog | January 25, 2013
  11. Thursday Bullets

    Kevin Arnovitz

    There is an Israeli track called "Popovich" by an Israeli rap duo named Arik Henig and X, and the Spurs head coach has made good use of the video. From Dan McCarney of the San Antonio Express-News relays the story from Stephen Jackson and other Spurs...

    Blog | December 27, 2012
  12. No hero-ball for the San Antonio Spurs

    Kevin Arnovitz

    LOS ANGELES -- Rarely does a night go by in the NBA when we don't see a one-possession game play out like this in the closing seconds: A head coach puts the ball in the hands of his most dynamic shot creator at the top of the floor. Maybe that pla...

    Blog | November 14, 2012
  13. The San Antonio Spurs are at it again

    Kevin Arnovitz

    Issac Baldizon/NBAE/Getty ImagesThe 4-0 Spurs are floating under our radars ... again. It's near impossible to excite casual basketball fans about the San Antonio Spurs. You can try to wax poetic on the systematic beauty of the Spurs' offense or ...

    Blog | November 07, 2012
  14. The book on ... Gregg Popovich

    Kevin Arnovitz

    Rocky Widner/NBAE/Getty ImagesGregg Popovich: The collaborative general. Name: Gregg Popovich Birthdate: January 28, 1949 Is he an emotional leader or a tactician? First and foremost, Popovich is a tactician, an exquisite strategist who has d...

    Blog | May 29, 2012
  15. Spurs Bullets

    Kevin Arnovitz

    A 12-year-old kid was suspended from school for having Matt Bonner's likeness shaved into his head. Bonner responded by giving him and his folks free tickets to Game 2 of the Spurs-Clippers series at the AT&T Center on Thursday night. There's a...

    Blog | May 18, 2012
  16. The San Antonio Spurs aren't boring

    Kevin Arnovitz

    How the San Antonio Spurs got tagged as boring never made much sense to me. Yes, the Spurs were the proctors who broke up the spring flings thrown by the Seven Seconds of Less Phoenix Suns. For those who like their superstars to dazzle, Tim Duncan...

    Blog | May 15, 2012