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It’s the most wonderful time of the year: the NBA Playoffs! For the casual fan, the first round offers the most excitement and (obviously) the most amount of actual basketball. The first round also tends to stretch longer than the following rounds, so the next few weeks promise to be full of quality basketball. And the Eastern Conference, as well. Easy jokes aside, let’s take a quick look at each…

To close out the 2014-2015 regular season, Jeff and Jake join me to discuss the disappointing season-ending loss to the Pelicans and the playoffs forecast now that the Spurs have a lower seed (#6) than we had hoped for (#2). Let us know what you think in the comment section below or on the Spurs Dynasty Facebook page. Until next week, Go Spurs Go! Click here for the SpursDynasty Podcast…

Season 48, Game 82 San Antonio 103, New Orleans 108 55-27, 6th in the West That was about as bad of an end to the regular season as was possible. First off, though, congratulations to the New Orleans Pelicans for winning the game and making it into the playoffs. The 8-seed wasn’t given to them; they took it. At the top of the game I was most interested to see…

Season 48, Game 81 San Antonio 107, Phoenix 91 55-26, 2nd in the West The Spurs didn’t play well, but they played well enough for long enough to beat a Phoenix Suns team down to 8 players and looking forward to vacation. Hats off to the Suns who played with more intensity and effort than was to be expected or was even necessary. The Spurs were a little too lackadaisical…

In this week’s podcast, Stephen, Noriel and Andrew discuss: The Spurs have won 10 in a row and 20 of the their last 23 games. What’s gotten into them? Can anyone beat the Spurs in a 7-game series? How important is Kawhi Leonard? Is this team eerily similar to the 2012 team, which finished the season by winning 21 out of 23 games? How much does playoff seeding matter? Is…

Season 48, Game 80 San Antonio 104, Houston 103 54-26, 3rd in the West Tim Duncan capped off a tremendous game in which he put up 29 points and 10 rebounds with one last important number: 1. As in, 1 clean block. (And lest you think it a foul [though I doubt many reading this would], the NBA officially ruled it a clean block.) Of all the tremendous things Duncan…

Season 48, Game 79 San Antonio 110, Houston 98 53-26, 6th in the West This game wasn’t so much a “wake up call” as it was just a gentle reminder that you have to continue to play well and execute to win games in the NBA. Like many Spurs fan, I still vividly remember that 2012 season when the Spurs rode a 10-game win streak into the playoffs, rattled off…

Season 48, Game 78 San Antonio 113, Oklahoma City 88 52-26, 6th in the West Kawhi Leonard is awesome and getting awesomer by the game. Do you really need more “analysis” than that? A game after being the best player on the floor that he shared with the likely and deserved MVP, Kawhi was once again the best player on the floor (and once again shared it with an MVP…

Season 48, Game 77 San Antonio 107, Golden State 92 51-26, 6th in the West He’d steal all of your eggs and chocolate bunnies if he had to (and if it helped the Spurs win, too). Has the evolution of a player’s perception altered as quickly and obviously as Kawhi’s defensive reputation has over the last three weeks? It’s gone from “he is a really good defender” to “haha, don’t…

Happy Easter Spurs Family! Our gift to you is episode 12 of the Spurs Dynasty Podcast. We discuss: how the Spurs look heading into the playoffs. Friday night’s Spurs-Nuggets beat down today’s Spurs-Warriors contest – preview of the Western Conference Finals? more on Cory Joseph vs Patty Mills . the Spurs potential 1st round playoffs match-up. concerns about Tiago’s calf injury. the 16th consecutive 50-win season. Tim Duncan’s nomination for…