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Becky Hammon #25 of the San Antonio Stars handles the ball against the Indiana Fever at the AT&T Center on July 26, 2014 in San Antonio, Texas. (Photos by D. Clarke Evans/NBAE via Getty Images)

Spurs Hire Becky Hammon, Make Her Second Woman To Join NBA Coaching Staff

She joins South Carolina assistant Lisa Boyer, who served on John Lucas’ staff in Cleveland in 2001-02, as women to coach in the NBA.

08/05/2014

San Antonio Spurs players in the huddle during a time out with head coach Gregg Popovich during Game 5 of the 2014 NBA Finals in San Antonio on June 15, 2014. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schmeelk: Spurs All About Team, Rule NBA With European Style Of Play

As good as Tim Duncan has been over the course of his career, there is no megastar on the San Antonio Spurs. This particular championship was a true team effort.

06/16/2014

LeBron James speaks with reporters after Game 7 of the NBA Finals on June 20, 2013. The Miami Heat beat the San Antonio Spurs 95-88 to win the NBA title. (Photo by BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Schmeelk: Classic NBA Finals Should Help Redefine ‘Greatness’ And ‘Legacy’

I doubt it will be the case, but this series should put all those outdated and nauseating LeBron James narratives out to pasture once and for all.

06/21/2013

Manu Ginobili (L) and LeBron James (Photo credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Schmeelk: Epic Game 6 Of NBA Finals Filled With Greatness And Blunders

There are moments every once in a while that remind you why you sit in front of a television and watch all those games, and Tuesday night was one of them.

06/19/2013

Tony Parker #9 of the San Antonio Spurs shoots in the lane against the Miami Heat.  (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/ via Getty Images)

Schmeelk: Can Miami’s Defense Find A Way To Stop The Spurs’ Offense?

What should really scare the Miami Heat is that Sunday night should have been a win for them. LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh combined for 66 points and shot a combined 25-of-53.

06/17/2013

(Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Big 3 Help Heat Even NBA Finals With Spurs

Miami Heat owner Micky Arison had a message as he walked to the winning locker room.

06/14/2013

(Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Heat Handle Spurs 109-93; Finals Coming Back To Miami

The Miami Heat entered Game 4 of the 2013 NBA Finals against the San Antonio Spurs knowing they couldn’t lose and go down 3-1 in the series and have a chance of winning the Larry O’Brien trophy. But the Heat’s Big Three responded like the three All-Stars that they are, combining for 82 points and lead Miami to a 109-93.

06/14/2013

Tony Parker and Gregg Popovich (Photo by Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schmeelk: It’s Time For Gregg Popovich And The Spurs To Adjust

The Heat changed things up, and now it is time for Gregg Popovich to adjust. Is there anyone else you would want in that film room and on the practice floor figuring out how to counter those moves more than Popovich?

06/11/2013

LeBron James (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images) and Tim Duncan (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Schmeelk: 2013 NBA Finals — Keys To The Series, Questions And A Prediction

All in all, this should be a very exciting and competitive series. San Antonio will likely have to win two games in Miami to win the series. It’s a tall order, but if any team can win a Game 7 in Miami, it’s a veteran team like the Spurs.

06/06/2013

(Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Schmeelk: Spurs’ Head Coach Gregg Popovich Is In The Right

Gregg Popovich only has one job: winning a championship.

11/30/2012

(Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Schmeelk: Heat Defense Is The Reason They Are Up 2-1

It has been the Heat’s ability to slow down the Thunder offense that has been the difference so far in the series.

06/18/2012

(AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

League-Leading Spurs Head To NJ

The Spurs face the Nets on Monday night looking for their sixth victory in seven games as they near the end of a nine-game road trip.

WFAN–02/14/2011

Utah Jazz Jerry Sloan announces his resignation during an NBA basketball news conference in Salt Lake City, Utah, Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011. Sloan stepped down Thursday after 23 seasons and 1,127 wins as head coach of the Jazz.  Longtime assistant Phil Johnson, who also was in his 23rd season with the Jazz, also resigned.  (AP Photo/Jim Urquhart)

Schmeelk’s Stance: A Sad Day For The NBA

It has been a year of change in the sports world with the three longest tenured coaches in the three major sports retiring. The Braves’ Bobby Cox, the Titans’ Jeff Fisher and now Jerry Sloan has resigned from the Utah Jazz.

WFAN–02/11/2011

(AP Photo)

Keidel: Garbage Time For City And Spurs, Not Knicks

At the risk of redundancy…the New York Knicks are a good basketball team. Just ask the San Antonio Spurs.

WFAN–01/05/2011

(Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Spurs Shoot For 30 Wins Against High-Scoring Knicks

The Spurs hope to contain the NBA’s highest-scoring team and become the first club to reach 30 wins Tuesday night against the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden.

WFAN–01/04/2011