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Manu Ginobili’s First Olympic Exhibition Game

Friday the US Men’s National team played an exhibition game against Manu Ginobili and Argentina. The first match-ups of the tournament featured the USA vs. Argentina. This was everyone’s chance to see Kevin Durant play along with his new teammates, Draymond Green and Klay Thompson, and it’s first glance at a pro game since the […] Manu Ginobili’s First Olympic Exhibition...
Via Air Alamo
1 hour ago

SPURSCAST Episode 408- Strange Days

Jose and Ryan are back after a brief hiatus. Jose was busy winning his youth basketball championship, and Ryan was watching Netflix. That said, the predicted, yet highly impactful, retirement of Tim Duncan brings on strange days for the Spurs. Jose and Ryan talk it out. It’s the one and only Spurscast – The original […]
Via Project Spurs
14 hours ago

Russell Westbrook would make the Spurs a superteam

Too bad they won't get him The league is still feeling the ripples of Kevin Durant's departure from Oklahoma City. They have even reached San Antonio, as it appears there have been some preliminary trade talks about a Kawhi Leonard-for-Russell Westbrook swap. Those talks predictable went nowhere, as Leonard arguably has the best contract in the league and Westbrook is an impending...
Via Pounding the Rock
1 day ago

What the San Antonio Spurs will look like without Tim Duncan

San Antonio Spurs fans are wondering what this next season will look like for their Spurs; without Tim Duncan the future is unclear. What Tim Duncan did for the San Antonio Spurs Any San Antonio Spurs fan will tell you that the Spurs are not the same team without him. They may be able to win a lot of regular season games, but without Duncan the Spurs wouldn’t have won the championships...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Spurs strike a new deal with NBA stalwart Manu Ginobli

Any doubts about whether Manu Ginobili retiring have been put to rest; Ginobili will play at least another year with the San Antonio Spurs. Ever since Manu Ginobili entered the NBA he has been schooling the American basketball stars. His European step caught every one off guard. Because of Manu Ginobili, the Euro step is now something just about everyone in the NBA adds to their...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

San Antonio Spurs Officially Sign Livio Jean-Charles

The San Antonio Spurs have signed forward Livio Jean-Charles. Per team policy, terms of the contract were not announced. The 6-foot-9 225 pound forward was originally drafted by the Spurs with the 28th overall pick in the 2013 NBA Draft. Jean-Charles played on the Spurs’ Las Vegas Summer League team. Though he played in just three […] San Antonio Spurs Officially Sign Livio...
Via Air Alamo
2 days ago

Manu Ginobili talks interest in 76ers before sticking with Spurs

For Manu Ginobili, the Philadelphia 76ers were much more than a leverage piece for more money. It seems odd to think Ginobili might have signed with the rebuilding 76ers as opposed to sticking with the San Antonio Spurs, but it almost happened—which maybe isn’t that surprising considering this is the summer where Kevin Durant joined the Golden State Warriors and Dwyane Wade...
Via The Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

San Antonio Spurs: Filling the Duncan size gap

In what was probably the quietest retirement announcement from a future Hall-of-Famer ever, Tim Duncan has officially called it quits from his NBA career. The very nature of his retirement embodied that very same nature of his demeanor on and off the court: quiet yet impactful. A player that defined an entire organization, Duncan’s impact on the San Antonio Spurs culture cannot...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Gregg Popovich: ‘I can never retire’

There are some unfortunate souls out there who do not understand Gregg Popovich’s sense of humor. It comes from the Jerry Seinfeld brand of dry humor, and requires a bit more thinking. It’s definitely not the slapstick humor that most have become accustomed to. The San Antonio Spurs head coach was back at it again recently, sarcastically blaming his players for his inability...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

The Spurs Are Reportedly Interested In Trading For Greg Monroe

The Milwaukee Bucks have made it very clear that Greg Monroe is on the trading block.  They might have a trade partner in the San Antonio Spurs.  With future Hall of Fame big man Tim Duncan deciding to retire, San Antonio has a hole to fill on its front line. Monroe, 26, certainly has some deficiencies, but with career averages of 14.5 points and 9.2 rebounds, he’d be a nice...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Tim Duncan suing real estate company over doctored image

Former San Antonio Spurs big man Tim Duncan didn’t necessarily make many enemies during his 19-year career in the NBA. Seen as a gentle giant, Duncan endeared himself to teammates and foes alike with an unassuming personality and a respectful manner. Less than a month into retirement, Duncan is apparently in the midst of creating a foe in the courthouse. The five-time NBA champion...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Gregg Popovich not worried about super team label

The Golden State Warriors may have added former MVP Kevin Durant in free agency, but it’s the San Antonio Spurs that have reigned supreme in the Western Conference for the better part of the past two decades. Of course, recency bias tells us a story of a Warriors squad that might have jumped San Antonio on the totem pole. Coming off a 73-win season and a second consecutive Western...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Shaq says Tim Duncan shouldn't be considered a 'big man'

Tim Duncan left the NBA the way he carried himself on the court -- not looking for any attention. But NBA teams and players paid their respect to the San Antonio Spurs legend anyway, reliving some of the greatest moments of his soon-to-be Hall of Fame career.But not all the adulation sat well with Shaquille O'Neal, who aired his grievances on "The Big Podcast with Shaq." His issue...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Spurs Guard Tony Parker is Training With Michael Phelps and the USA Swim Team This Off-Season

It's the NBA off-season. Some players are still on vacation, while others are grinding in the gym. But San Antonio Spurs point guard Tony Parker has been training in the pool. Not by himself though—with Michael Phelps and the USA Swim Team. [instagram src="https://www.instagram.com/p/BIAz07dBqGb/?taken-by=_tonyparker09"] The USA Swim Team recently held a practice in San Antonio...
Via Stack
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Spurs GM reveals why Tim Duncan couldn't come back for one more year

The NBA watched one of its greatest eras come to a close earlier this week, as San Antonio Spurs legend Tim Duncan announced that his career is over. Duncan's retirement made for a litany of celebrations, remembrances, and lists of ridiculous statistics surrounding the future Hall of Famer. Truly, we're not ready to say goodbye to the big guy. The league won't be the same without...
Via Fox Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Tim Duncan's lasting impact beyond 'The Big Fundamental'

July is the time of year resigned for the future.  The NBA’s draft was less than 30 days ago; free agency has shuffled the league’s deck and the Summer League is in full swing. The future is fun because it’s an abstraction. It’s perpetually a step ahead with infinite endurance. You can chase the next moment, the next trade, the next idea, the next season – but tomorrow...
Via Yardbarker
10 days ago  |  Discuss

21 things you didn’t know about Tim Duncan

The writing was on the wall for the San Antonio Spurs. At the end of the third quarter of Game 6 of the Western Conference Semifinals, they trailed the Oklahoma City Thunder by 26 points. They had lost three of their last four games vs OKC and found themselves overwhelmed by the size and physicality of Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook, and, most surprisingly, Enes Kanter. On the...
Via Yardbarker
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Spurs C Tim Duncan retires after 19 seasons

The San Antonio Spurs have been one of the best teams in the NBA over the last two decades as they have played in six NBA Finals, winning five championships. One of the biggest reasons for their success was center Tim Duncan, but his time with the team has now come to an end. Monday morning, ESPN’s Marc Spears reported that Duncan had announced his retirement after 19 seasons in...
Via Campus Sports Net
14 days ago  |  Discuss
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