Heat, Spurs tangle in Finals rematch

One of the league's marquee matchups every season takes center stage Thursday, a rematch of the NBA Finals, when the Miami Heat visit the San Antonio Spurs.

Spurs' Tony Parker out indefinitely with variety of ailments

SAN ANTONIO, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- Injured San Antonio Spurs guard Tony Parker will be out of the lineup "for the foreseeable future," Coach Gregg Popovich said Tuesday.
Spurs guard Tony Parker out 'for the foreseeable future' with 'a variety of maladies'

Spurs guard Tony Parker out 'for the foreseeable future' with 'a variety of maladies'

SAN ANTONIO, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich said that point guard Tony Parker will be out "for the foreseeable future" with "a variety of maladies."
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NBA: Portland 109, San Antonio 100

SAN ANTONIO, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Wesley Matthews hit three 3-pointers over the game's final 3:46 Friday, breaking open a close battle and giving Portland a 109-100 win over San Antonio.

Philadelphia 76ers name Brett Brown new head coach

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 14 (UPI) -- Former San Antonio Spurs assistant Brett Brown was introduced Wednesday as the new head coach of the Philadelphia 76ers.

Budenholzer to be Atlanta Hawks coach

ATLANTA, May 28 (UPI) -- San Antonio assistant coach Mike Budenholzer has been hired to be the head coach of the Atlanta Hawks, it was announced Tuesday.

NBA: Miami 88, San Antonio 86

SAN ANTONIO, March 31 (UPI) -- Miami's Chris Bosh hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 1.1 seconds left Sunday, boosting the Heat to an 88-86 win over San Antonio in a Western Conference battle.

NBA: San Antonio 104, Utah 97 (OT)

SAN ANTONIO, March 23 (UPI) -- Tony Parker scored six of his 22 points in the overtime period Friday in helping San Antonio finally pull away for a 104-97 decision over Utah.
Ruff out as Sabres' coach

Ruff out as Sabres' coach

BUFFALO, N.Y., Feb. 20 (UPI) -- The Buffalo Sabres announced Wednesday they had fired Lindy Ruff, the longest-tenured head coach in the National Hockey League.

NBA: San Antonio 113, Dallas 107

DALLAS, Jan. 25 (UPI) -- Tony Parker returned from having three stitches taken above his left eye Friday to score 23 points and boost San Antonio past Dallas 113-107.

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Spurs sued over Nov. 29 game at Miami

Spurs sued over Nov. 29 game at Miami

SAN ANTONIO, Jan. 16 (UPI) -- The San Antonio Spurs are being sued by a former Miami Heat season-ticket holder for sending four players home before their Nov. 29 game at Miami.
LeBron James wins NBA title, Olympic gold, MVP

LeBron James wins NBA title, Olympic gold, MVP

The 2011-12 NBA season started late but finished with the long-anticipated crowing of LeBron James and the Miami Heat as NBA champions.
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Spurs coach 'disappointed' by NBA fine

SAN ANTONIO, Dec. 2 (UPI) -- San Antonio Spurs head Coach Gregg Popovich says he is "disappointed" by the NBA's decision to fine the team after he sent four healthy stars home to rest.

Spurs fined $250,000 for resting players

NEW YORK, Nov. 30 (UPI) -- NBA Commissioner David Stern fined the San Antonio Spurs $250,000 Friday for resting four of their players at the end of a six-game road trip.

NBA: Miami 105, San Antonio 100

MIAMI, Nov. 29 (UPI) -- Ray Allen delivered the decisive blow in Miami's 105-100 win over San Antonio Thursday, a game that touched off a war between the Spurs and the NBA.
Duncan signs extension with Spurs

Duncan signs extension with Spurs

SAN ANTONIO, July 11 (UPI) -- San Antonio Spurs forward Tim Duncan signed a contract extension with the NBA team Wednesday.

NBA: Oklahoma City 102, San Antonio 82

OKLAHOMA CITY, May 31 (UPI) -- A 22-point effort by Kevin Durant and a strong defensive show Thursday sent Oklahoma City to a 102-82 victory that ended San Antonio's 20-game winning streak.
Spurs' Popovich is NBA Coach of the Year

Spurs' Popovich is NBA Coach of the Year

NEW YORK, May 1 (UPI) -- Gregg Popovich, whose San Antonio Spurs tied the Chicago Bulls for the best record in the NBA this season, has been voted the NBA Coach of the Year.

NBA: San Antonio 107, Golden State 101

OAKLAND, Calif., April 27 (UPI) -- Patty Mills produced a career-best point total for the second straight game Thursday in pushing the San Antonio Spurs to a 107-101 win over Golden State.

NBA: San Antonio 110, Phoenix 106

PHOENIX, April 26 (UPI) -- Two free throws by Patty Mills with 6 seconds remaining Wednesday clinched the San Antonio Spurs' 110-106 victory over Phoenix.

NBA: San Antonio 127, Sacramento 102

SACRAMENTO, April 19 (UPI) -- Bench players Tiago Splitter and Gary Neal both had 17 points Wednesday and helped San Antonio pull away in the fourth quarter to defeat Sacramento 127-102.

NBA: Utah 91, San Antonio 84

SALT LAKE CITY, April 10 (UPI) -- Devin Harris pumped in 25 points for Utah Monday and the Jazz broke San Antonio's 11-game winning streak with a 91-84 decision over the Spurs.
Popovich named NBA West all-stars' coach

Popovich named NBA West all-stars' coach

NEW YORK, Jan. 25 (UPI) -- San Antonio Spurs Coach Gregg Popovich was named coach of the Western Conference all-star team, the NBA announced Tuesday.
Rivers, Popovich receive NBA weekly honors

Rivers, Popovich receive NBA weekly honors

NEW YORK, Dec. 1 (UPI) -- The NBA gave a tip of the hat to Boston's Doc Rivers and San Antonio's Gregg Popovich Wednesday for their coaching prowess.
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