2011–12 San Antonio Spurs season

The 2011–12 San Antonio Spurs season was the 45th season of the franchise, 39th in San Antonio and 36th in the National Basketball Association (NBA).

2011–12 San Antonio Spurs season
Division champions
Head coachGregg Popovich
General managerR.C. Buford
Owner(s)Peter Holt
ArenaAT&T Center
Results
Record50–16 (.758)
PlaceDivision: 1st (Southwest)
Conference: 1st (Western)
Playoff finishWestern Conference Finals
(Lost to Thunder 2–4)

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
Local media
TelevisionFS Southwest
KENS
KMYS
RadioWOAI
KCOR (in Spanish)
< 2010–11 2012–13 >

The Spurs attained the first seed in the Western Conference, earning a berth in the NBA Playoffs, where they swept both the Utah Jazz and the Los Angeles Clippers in four games in the First Round and Semifinals respectively, only to be eliminated in six games by the Oklahoma City Thunder in the Western Conference Finals.

Key datesEdit

Draft picksEdit

Round Pick Player Position Nationality School/club team
1 15 Kawhi Leonard Small forward   United States San Diego State
1 29 Cory Joseph Point guard   Canada University of Texas
2 42 Dāvis Bertāns Small forward   Latvia Union Olimpija (Slovenia)
2 59 Ádám Hanga Shooting guard   Hungary Assignia Manresa (Spain)

RosterEdit

2011–12 San Antonio Spurs roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Height Weight DOB (YYYY-MM-DD) From
G 25 Anderson, James 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 215 lb (98 kg) 1989–03–25 Oklahoma State
C 45 Blair, DeJuan 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 270 lb (122 kg) 1989–04–22 Pittsburgh
F/C 15 Bonner, Matt 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 235 lb (107 kg) 1980–04–05 Florida
G/F 34 Byars, Derrick 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 220 lb (100 kg) 1984–04–25 Vanderbilt
F/C 33 Diaw, Boris 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 235 lb (107 kg) 1982–04–16 France
F 21 Duncan, Tim (C) 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 255 lb (116 kg) 1976–04–25 Wake Forest
G 20 Ginóbili, Manu (C) 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 205 lb (93 kg) 1977–07–28 Argentina
G/F 4 Green, Danny 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 210 lb (95 kg) 1987–06–22 North Carolina
G/F 3 Jackson, Stephen 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 220 lb (100 kg) 1978–04–05 Oak Hill Academy (HS)
G 5 Joseph, Cory 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 185 lb (84 kg) 1991–08–20 Texas
G/F 2 Leonard, Kawhi 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 225 lb (102 kg) 1991–06–29 San Diego State
G 8 Mills, Patrick 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 185 lb (84 kg) 1988–08–11 Saint Mary's
G 14 Neal, Gary 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 210 lb (95 kg) 1984–10–03 Towson
G 9 Parker, Tony (C) 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 185 lb (84 kg) 1982–05–17 France
F/C 22 Splitter, Tiago 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 240 lb (109 kg) 1985–01–01 Brazil
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (DP) Unsigned draft pick
  • (FA) Free agent
  • (S) Suspended
  • (DL) On assignment to D-League affiliate
  •   Injured

Roster
Last transaction: 2012–04–25

Pre-seasonEdit

Due to the 2011 NBA lockout negotiations, the programmed pre-season schedule, along with the first two weeks of the regular season were scrapped, and a two-game pre-season was set for each team once the lockout concluded.


2011 pre-season game log
2011–12 season schedule

Regular seasonEdit

StandingsEdit

Southwest Division W L PCT GB Home Road Div GP
c-San Antonio Spurs 50 16 .758 0.0 28–5 22–11 12–4 66
x-Memphis Grizzlies 41 25 .621 9.0 26–7 15–18 7–8 66
x-Dallas Mavericks 36 30 .545 14.0 23–10 13–20 8–5 66
Houston Rockets 34 32 .515 16.0 22–11 12–21 6–8 66
New Orleans Hornets 21 45 .318 29.0 11–22 10–23 3–11 66


Western Conference
# Team W L PCT GB GP
1 c-San Antonio Spurs * 50 16 .758 66
2 y-Oklahoma City Thunder * 47 19 .712 3.0 66
3 y-Los Angeles Lakers * 41 25 .621 9.0 66
4 x-Memphis Grizzlies 41 25 .621 9.0 66
5 x-Los Angeles Clippers 40 26 .606 10.0 66
6 x-Denver Nuggets 38 28 .576 12.0 66
7 x-Dallas Mavericks 36 30 .545 14.0 66
8 x-Utah Jazz 36 30 .545 14.0 66
9 Houston Rockets 34 32 .515 16.0 66
10 Phoenix Suns 33 33 .500 17.0 66
11 Portland Trail Blazers 28 38 .424 22.0 66
12 Minnesota Timberwolves 26 40 .394 24.0 66
13 Golden State Warriors 23 43 .348 27.0 66
14 Sacramento Kings 22 44 .333 28.0 66
15 New Orleans Hornets 21 45 .318 29.0 66

Record vs. opponentsEdit

2011-12 NBA Records
Team ATL BOS CHA CHI CLE DAL DEN DET GSW HOU IND LAC LAL MEM MIA MIL MIN NJN NOH NYK OKC ORL PHI PHO POR SAC SAS TOR UTA WAS
Atlanta 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0
Boston 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0
Charlotte 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0
Chicago 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0
Cleveland 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0
Dallas 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0
Denver 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0
Detroit 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0—0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0
Golden State 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0
Houston 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0
Indiana 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0
L.A. Clippers 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0
L.A. Lakers 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0
Memphis 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0
Miami 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0
Milwaukee 1–2 0–3 2–1 0–4 4–0 0–1 0–2 3–1 1–0 1–0 0–4 0–1 1–0 0–1 2–1 1–0 3–0 0–1 2-2 0–1 0–4 1–2 0–2 2–0 0–1 1–0 3–0 0–1 3–1
Minnesota 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0—0 0—0 0—0 0—0 0—0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0
New Jersey 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0—0 0—0 0—0
New Orleans 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0
New York 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0
Oklahoma City 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0—0 0–0 0–0 0–0
Orlando 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0—0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0
Philadelphia 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0—0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0—0
Phoenix 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0—0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0—0
Portland 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0—0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0
Sacramento 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0—0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0
San Antonio 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0—0 0–0 0–0 0–0
Toronto 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0
Utah 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0
Washington 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0

Game logEdit

2011–12 game log
Total: 50–16 (Home: 28–5; Road: 22–11)
2011–12 season schedule

PlayoffsEdit

Game logEdit

2012 playoff game log
2012 playoff schedule

Player statisticsEdit

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field goal percentage  3P%  3-point field goal percentage  FT%  Free throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high

Regular seasonEdit

Player GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
James Anderson 51 2 11.8 .379 .279 .750 1.5 .8 .2 .0 3.7
DeJuan Blair 64 62 21.3 .534 .000 .613 5.5 1.2 .9 .2 9.5
Matt Bonner 65 2 20.4 .440 .420 .762 3.3 .9 .2 .3 6.6
Derrick Byars 2 0 18.5 .273 .000 1.000 5.5 .5 1.0 .0 5.0
Eric Dawson 4 0 9.8 .583 . .500 2.5 .0 .3 .5 3.8
Justin Dentmon 2 0 9.5 .333 .000 . .5 .5 .5 .0 2.0
Boris Diaw 20 7 20.3 .588 .615 .625 4.3 2.4 .7 .3 4.7
Ike Diogu 2 0 7.0 .000 . 1.000 .5 .0 .0 .0 1.0
Tim Duncan 58 58 28.2 .492 .000 .695 9.0 2.3 .7 1.5 15.4
T.J. Ford 14 0 13.6 .442 .250 .786 1.3 3.2 .6 .1 3.6
Manu Ginóbili 34 7 23.3 .526 .413 .871 3.4 4.4 .7 .4 12.9
Danny Green 66 38 23.1 .442 .436 .790 3.5 1.3 .9 .7 9.1
Stephen Jackson 21 1 23.8 .405 .306 .815 3.9 2.0 1.3 .3 8.9
Richard Jefferson 41 41 28.5 .414 .421 .700 3.5 1.3 .6 .3 9.2
Cory Joseph 29 1 9.2 .314 .200 .647 .9 1.2 .2 .1 2.0
Kawhi Leonard 64 39 24.0 .493 .376 .773 5.1 1.1 1.3 .4 7.9
Patty Mills 16 3 16.3 .485 .429 1.000 1.8 2.4 .6 .1 10.3
Gary Neal 56 7 21.5 .436 .419 .781 2.1 2.1 .5 .0 9.9
Tony Parker 60 60 32.1 .480 .230 .799 2.9 7.7 1.0 .1 18.3
Tiago Splitter 59 2 19.0 .618 . .691 5.2 1.1 .4 .8 9.3
Malcolm Thomas 3 0 5.0 .000 . .000 1.0 .3 .3 .3 .3

PlayoffsEdit

Player GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
James Anderson 8 0 3.9 .444 .500 .500 .6 .4 .1 .0 1.4
DeJuan Blair 10 0 7.6 .630 . .500 2.3 .2 .3 .1 3.7
Matt Bonner 13 0 12.7 .313 .348 .600 1.9 .7 .2 .3 2.4
Boris Diaw 14 14 24.7 .514 .500 .750 5.2 2.5 .8 .3 6.2
Tim Duncan 14 14 33.1 .495 .000 .707 9.4 2.8 .7 2.1 17.4
Manu Ginóbili 14 2 27.9 .448 .338 .857 3.5 4.0 .7 .3 14.4
Danny Green 14 12 20.6 .418 .345 .700 3.2 1.1 .5 .7 7.4
Stephen Jackson 14 0 21.4 .535 .605 .933 2.0 1.7 .6 .2 8.3
Kawhi Leonard 14 14 27.1 .500 .450 .813 5.9 .6 1.2 .4 8.6
Patty Mills 8 0 3.9 .545 .600 . .4 .6 .1 .0 1.9
Gary Neal 14 0 15.5 .476 .444 .846 1.3 1.4 .1 .0 7.5
Tony Parker 14 14 36.1 .453 .333 .807 3.6 6.8 .9 .0 20.1
Tiago Splitter 13 0 12.9 .638 . .372 2.8 .8 .4 .3 5.8

TransactionsEdit

TradesEdit

March 15, 2012
To San Antonio Spurs
To Golden State Warriors
June 23, 2011
To San Antonio Spurs
To Indiana Pacers

Free agentsEdit

AdditionsEdit

Player Signed Former Team
Eric Dawson Signed 10-day contract[7] Austin Toros
T.J. Ford Undisclosed[8] Indiana Pacers
Gani Lawal Undisclosed[9] Phoenix Suns
Ike Diogu Undisclosed[10] Los Angeles Clippers
Malcolm Thomas Undisclosed[11] Los Angeles D-Fenders
Boris Diaw Undisclosed[12] Charlotte Bobcats
Patrick Mills Undisclosed[13] Portland Trail Blazers
Justin Dentmon Signed 10-Day contract[14] Austin Toros

SubtractionsEdit

Player Reason Left New Team
Da'Sean Butler Waived Austin Toros
T.J. Ford Retired N/A
Steve Novak Waived New York Knicks
Antonio McDyess Waived N/A
Gani Lawal Waived Chorale Roanne
Ike Diogu Waived Capitanes de Arecibo
Malcolm Thomas Waived Los Angeles D-Fenders

ReferencesEdit

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  4. ^ "Spurs complete sweep of Clippers". National Basketball Association. May 21, 2012.
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  6. ^ "San Antonio Spurs vs. Oklahoma City Thunder recap". espn.go.com. Retrieved 8 June 2012.
  7. ^ "Spurs Sign Eric Dawson to Second Ten-Day Contract". Retrieved 8 June 2012.
  8. ^ "Spurs sign T.J. Ford". Retrieved 8 June 2012.
  9. ^ "Spurs sign Antonie Hood and Ganie Lawal". Retrieved 8 June 2012.
  10. ^ "Spurs Sign Ike Diogu". Retrieved 8 June 2012.
  11. ^ "Spurs Sign Malcolm Thomas". Retrieved 8 June 2012.
  12. ^ "Spurs Sign Boras Diaw". Retrieved 8 June 2012.
  13. ^ "Spurs Sign Patrick Mills". Retrieved 8 June 2012.
  14. ^ "Spurs Sign Justin Dentmon". Retrieved 8 June 2012.