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With Cotton fouling out, Spurs are down to Manu, Marco, & Joseph at guard. Wouldn't be surprised to see Anderson run a guard spot.
Ginobili's pass deflected, TO No. 19
Each of Texas' last 17 third-quarter drives has ended in a punt. That covers five games.
Holy crap Bryce Cotton just fouled out with 5:13 to go in the third quarter.
Green as in, JaMychal Green.
Ginobili must be in the doghouse. Pop has him out here with Baynes, Cotton, Green and Anderson.
Spurs trail Heat 72-65, despite holding LeBron, Wade and Bosh scoreless.
JaMychal Green is about to check in, as well as Bryce Cotton.
Ginobili stripped for the Spurs' 18th turnover, Heat convert at the other end for 70-65 lead.
Cory Joseph, starting for Tony Parker, is 4 for 4. He's put in a lot of work on his jump shot and it shows.
Anderson up to 14 points now, just drew his 5th and 6th shooting fouls.
Anderson with one of his 10-second drives to the hoop, draws the foul. Needs a lot of work on D and the glass, but clearly has some game.
I'm pretty sure Bill Kennedy buys all his clothes at Baby Gap.
Pop, I guess looking for something to do, rides official Kevin Scott about his failure to call a travel on Miami.
Second assist for Anderson, as he dribbles in and pitches out to Green for three. Green's got 8 points now.
Correction, Anderson with 12 points. He's got 1 assist and four boards too.
Matt Bonner had five fouls in the first half. Danny Green picks up his fourth early in 3Q. Ahem, a tightly officiated game to say the least.
Anderson having his best preseason game offensively. Defensively, that's still another story...
Another corner 3 for Anderson, and that's three for the game. If he can hit that shot consistently, might pencil him in for some PT by 15-16
Well, this is Kyle Anderson's best game as a pro.
Anderson open in the corner, Bob finds him for his third made three of the night. He's got 13 poins now and then finds Duncan for a dunk.
Due to picking up 5 fouls in the first half, Matt Bonner is not starting the third quarter, Bobo is.
Pop's still got some moves. Just picked up a basketball off the ground soccer style with two kicks from his feet to hands.
Thanks for all of the answers, guys. I learned the problem is UT's zone, its blitzes, its lack of pressure, and Mangino being a supergenius.
Cory Joseph drills pull-up J at the buzzer, Spurs still trail 61-54 at the half. Anderson, Belinelli lead team with 10, Duncan has 9.
Half: Preseason Heat 61, Spurs 54. SA with 14 turnovers. SA shootign 48%, MIA 50%. Anderson & Belinelli with 10 points each. Napier 14 pts
Cory Joseph hits a jumper at the halftime horn to pull the Spurs to within 61-54.
Heat on a 9-2 run to end the half right now, Spurs trailing by 11.
Kyle Anderson finally misses. Emphatically blocked at the rim. Miami gets dunk at the other end for 61-50 lead.
Hands clasped in his lap, sitting quietly, Pop looks like he's waiting to be called in for his appointment at the doctor's office.
I'm sincerely asking. Like, is Mangino just a genius?
Any of you X-and-O types have any theories as to why Texas suddenly is terrible at defense again?
David Robinson's seats are empty for tonight's pretend game at the AT&T. Wonder what he could be up to...
Solid give-and-go pplay between Duncan and Cojo. Joseph gave ball to Duncan, who re-fed him for the backdoor hand-off layup and foul
10 points for Anderson now, mae two threes and all 4 of his free throws.
Anderson checks in with 5:07 left until the half. He scored 8 points in the first quarter.
Napier with a nice open court underhand pass to Williams for the layup. Rook with a lot of moves in his pocket.
Former walk-on Dylan Haines with a 74-yard pick-six, and Texas' first forced turnover in three games.
Bonner hits the 3, and the Spurs are all the way back from 10 down. Now lead 39-38 midway through the second quarter.
Back-to-back threes from the Spurs, with Bonner nailing a corner three too. This time, fed by Cotton.
Cotton starting to settle in a bit. Really D'd up on Napier to force miss, then hits spot-up 3 on the ensuing possession.
Cotton finally gets on the scoreboard with a 3-pointer, which was fed by a Beli drive.
Spurs have battled back to tie in the second quarter. Just might get to cancel that flight to South Florida after all.
Really good pick-and-roll fundamentals and command by Shabazz Napier. Reminds me of a less attacking Dame Lillard in his rookie year.
If I wasn't professionally obligated, I would recognize maybe three players who are on the court right now.
Bryce Cotton tried to throw an alley-oop to Baynes in the open court & it failed. Pop with arms open like "what are you doing?" expression.
With Ridgeway out, UT turns to Paul Boyette. Will he leave the light on for ISU running game?
Belinelli making me eat my words. Couple quick baskets. Spurs within 32-27. Yippe skippey
Timeout for Miami as the Spurs cut the deficit to 32-28. Starting to warm up a bit on offense.
Beli's starting to get going - just hit a mid-range jumper off a curl screen. He's got 7 points. SA trailing by just 4 now.
Swoopes' willingness to keep makes the zone read so much more effective. Now they need to work in the pop pass. I like to say "pop pass."
Beli finally gets a 3-pointer to go in. Good pass by Cotton to see Beli open on oppostie side.
Make it 10 points for the rook Napier. Just picked a pass in the open court for the layup.
Bryce Cotton had all kinds of trouble with Shabazz Napier in 1Q. Not a great first extended stint for Cotton.
Not a bad 3:48 minutes for Napier. Scored 8 points and had no trouble shaking Bryce Cotton. Very good command with the ball - Napier.
Spurs shooting 33 percent with 7 turnovers, trail the Heat 29-19 in tonight's pretend game at the AT&T Center.
Spurs are down 28-19 after 1Q. Heat playing like they want to send this series back to Miami.
1Q: Preseason Heat 29, Spurs 19. SA with 7 turnovers. MIA shot 53%, SA 33%. Kyle Anderson with 8 points to lead SA.
Baynes just took a shot from Khen Birch's shoulder. Most of us would be hurt after that collision, but Baynes is like a brick wall.
Tough stint for Cotton. Bricks a couple of open 3s, can't stay with Napier as he drills two long jumpers.
Make that last bad pass from Manu to Baynes turnover number 7 from the Spurs. Like last 3 games, just out of normal spots on passes.
Texas was eight yards away from leading 21-0. Now it trails Iowa State 21-14. Crazy.
Marco and Manu tried to create some magic in the open court, but it's the preseason, so it didn't quite work like last year
My bad. I'm told he was on the last defensive series, too.
Steve Edmond, who sat out with his helmet off in the first quarter, has his chinstrap buckled up. And now he's on the field.
Kyle Anderson with 8 points on 2 shots in 5 minutes. Duncan has 6/4 in 8. Spurs trail Miami 20-19.
Rio took a hit to his head, is headed to the locker room with Heat trainer.
Duncan played close to 8 minutes in the 1Q. The Baynes checks in for him. Cotton defending fellow rookie Shabazz Napier.
Spurs run Motion Weak to perfection and get Beli an open three at the top of the arc, but the shot just didn't go in.
Point guard Tim Duncan tried to thread the pass to Beli in the open court, didn't turn out so well.
Spurs rook Bryce Cotton getting some run on the same floor he lit North Carolina up for 36 points in 40 minutes in final college game.
Bryce Cotton getting an early run in the 1Q, Manu also on the floor with Baris.
Making kids dance to uncensored version of Jump Around on the big screen just seems wrong.
Norris Cole gets an unconstested backdoor cut layup. Pop calls time. Even in the preseason, giving up backdoor cuts doesn't fly with Pop.
Anderson goes to the bench, gets the approval sign from Pop and a few words from Coach Messina. Rookie had some solid minutes there.
Is Kawhi Leonard's starting job safe?
BUT, Granger takes Anderson into the paint and makes the contested layup. Granger to shoot the freebie.
Promptly drills another from the opposite side of the court, and that's two 3s on two trips for the rookie. Spurs lead 13-9.
Back-to-back corner three's from Anderson, he's got 8 points. Quick fire considering the slow release.
Miami doubles Duncan in the post, good ball movement from Green to Anderson, drills the wing 3. Spurs up 10-9.
Anderson nails a contested 3-pointer, he leads the Spurs with 5 points.
Fans booing offensive foul on Matt Bonner. 82 plus playoffs to go, folks...
Slo-Mo gets beat off the dribble by Rio, and Rio scores layup, but Anderson too drives in and draws a shooting foul.
The point guard Tim Duncan feeds Danny Green a PUJIT from three, but it clanked off the rim. Beli to check in.
Matt Bonner slips on a drive, fumbles the ball out of bounds. Pop laughs his butt off.
1st turnover over the night for the Spurs. Bonner tried to go in the paint, but fell straight to the floor.
Bill Little announcing "Brackens on the tackle" at DKR, like it's 1995 or something.
Bonner starting, so everything after the opening tip is gravy.
Patty out here giving dap in his sport coat and fly shoes, enthusiasm oozing out of his pores.
Kyle Anderson has a play in the introduction video - a pull up jumper in transition.
Another season of Pizza Hut ballkids: Duncan/pepperoni.
On that TD drive, ISU did a lot of damage in the middle of the field. You know, where Edmond and Hall usually are.
Great moments in Jumbotron history: Boy scout caught yawning during the national anthem at the AT&T Center.