Take with grain of salt, but Spurs currently have 1.1 pct chance of winning title by Hollinger model that sims season 5,000 times per night.
The Spurs fall to 34-23 with a 111-95 loss in Portland. SA outscored in 2nd half 60-45. SA has lost 4 straight games. Duncan 20 PTS
Spurs finish under .500 on the Rodeo Road Trip for the first time.
111-95 Blazers. Wesley Matthews with 31. Portland snaps 2-game skid. Spurs have now lost 4 in a row.
Thunder two games back of the Spurs for #7 and have two games left with them.
Obviously the Spurs didn't play very well but this might be Portland's most complete game of the season. At least of 2015.
Spurs hadn't lost four straight in RS since spring 2011. About to do it for the second time since December.
3:17 left in the 4th and the Spurs have fallen back down 14.
Batum is 6 for 7 from field; the Spurs' two French guys, Parker and Diaw, a combined 3 for 19. Oui.
5:17 left in the 4th, the Spurs have 13 points in the 4th, Portland 16 points. SA trails by 13 overall.
Jeez...the Spurs' night, maybe season, in a nutshell. Blake blocked, Lillard desperation 3, Kaman rebounds, three-point play.
Spurs' bench with 25 points, 10 assists so far. Afflalo showing why he was a good acquisition, 10 points off the bench on 4/6 shooting.
Spurs battling hard to stay in this but Portland keeps stepping on their face. Blazers are back up 12 with 8-0 run.
About the Spurs' third quarters during the Rodeo Road Trip: http://t.co/bEaxVD60vg
3Q: Spurs 71, Blazers 81. SA gets outscored 30-21 in 3Q. Duncan 18 points, Green 12 points, Kawhi 11 points. SA shot 35% in 3Q, POR 52%.
Blazers 81, Spurs 71 End 3rd: Matthews and Batum each with 15pts; Aldridge 11 and 9. Duncan leads SAS with 18pts.
Blazers up 10 vs. Spurs headed to fourth… do they finish this?
All that hard work squandered. Spurs back down 13 midway through the Third Quarter of Doom, brought to you by Big Red.
Spurs in 6th of 9 straight road games. Last home game: Feb. 6. Next home date: March 4
Kawhi Leonard and Tony Parker are combined 2 for 13. Spurs can't win when that happens
That 2Q in detail. Shooting: Spurs 65%, Blazers 50% Turnovers: Spurs 1, Blazers 8 (SA scored 11 PTS off them).
Half: Spurs 50, Blazers 51. After SA was down 37-18 w/ 10:59 left in 2Q, SA outscored POR 32-14 to end the 2Q. SA takes 2Q 34-19.
Halftime: Blazers 51, Spurs 50. Batum w/ 12 points, 4 assists, 2 rebounds, 2 steals, a block. Aldridge just 3/11. Duncan 7/7, 14 points.
Portland up 51-50 at the half. Spurs outscored the Blazers 34-19 in Q2.
After trailing by as many as 19 in the first half, Spurs down only 51-50 at half here in Portland.
Oh the joys of an NBA regular season. After the Jazz beat the Spurs, they go and lose to the Lakers a few nights later. Haha
30-11 run for Spurs over nine-minute span, reduced 37-18 deficit to 48-48 tie.
Kawhi drives, feeds the Baynes. Spurs have tied the Blazers at 48. Didn't see that coming.
Trail Blazers have blown a 19-point lead in the first half vs. Spurs. Tied 48-48.
After scoring just 16 points in the 1Q, the Spurs have 30 already in the 2Q and they're holding POR to 16 now.
Patty Mills, hasn't played a minute, and game notes don't list him as injured, but he's still first guy up to cheer for Spurs.
Holy goodness Tim Duncan is playing his 38-year-old butt off. Spurs within two.
The Spurs are here.
Now Green makes the mid-range jumper. The Spurs just cut the Blazers' lead from 19 to 5. SA in control of 2Q 25-14. Defense locking down.
Since falling down by 19 early 2Q, Spurs have outscored Blazers 23-9. Have carved deficit to 46-41.
Blazers playing a little too fast the last few trips. Spurs have cut the lead to 5 with 3:34 to go in the 1st half.