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San Antonio Spurs: 5 reasons Derrick White was a good pick

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3 hours ago

San Antonio Spurs: Kawhi Leonard, Danny Green Make NBA All-Defensive Teams

The San Antonio Spurs were represented twice on the 2017 NBA All-Defensive teams. On Monday night, the 2017 NBA Awards will take place. It’s the first time the league has used a one-night event to crown the award-winning players, as there’s usually a press conference for the biggest awards given. This includes the NBA Defensive […] San Antonio Spurs: Kawhi Leonard, Danny Green...
Via Air Alamo
3 hours ago

San Antonio Spurs: Top 10 Targets in NBA Free Agency

With free agency approaching, who should the San Antonio Spurs target? The San Antonio Spurs closed the 2017 NBA Draft with Derrick White and Jaron Blossomgame. However, NBA Free Agency is arguably the more important of the two for the franchise, especially after what happened in the 2017 Western Conference Finals (the Golden State Warriors […] San Antonio Spurs: Top 10 Targets...
Via Air Alamo
5 hours ago

2016-17 NBA Awards: The Disappearing Act Award for player who came up small

Monday night, the first televised NBA Awards show takes place. Finally, some two months after the end of the 2016-17 NBA regular season, we'll find out who takes home MVP, Rookie of the Year, Executive of the Year, Sixth Man, Coach of the Year, Defensive Player of the Year and more. However, the annual honors bestowed on players, coaches and executives alike leave something to be...
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5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kawhi Leonard 2016-17 season review: A prophecy fulfilled

As foretold a half-decade ago, Leonard continued to carve his own path to becoming a full-fledged NBA superstar. In 2012, shortly before Kawhi Leonard’s second NBA season, Gregg Popovich was asked where he saw the young forward five years down the road. His response, which seemed bold at the time, is now hilariously prophetic: I think he’s going to be a star. And as time goes...
Via Pounding the Rock
7 hours ago

San Antonio Spurs: Watch Kawhi Leonard’s Jordan Brand Commercial

The San Antonio Spurs had its star player, Kawhi Leonard, involved in a commercial for the Jordan Brand. Kawhi Leonard had a terrific 2016-17 season for the San Antonio Spurs. Leonard put up a career-high in points, with 25.5 per game on an average of 17.7 attempts, something else he hadn’t done before. It led the […] San Antonio Spurs: Watch Kawhi Leonard’s Jordan Brand Commercial...
Via Air Alamo
8 hours ago

Kawhi Leonard finally gets a commercial worthy of him

Kawhi signed with Brand Jordan in 2013, and they’ve finally created a spot that showcases his greatness. The San Antonio Spurs’ Kawhi Leonard doesn’t say much. Ever. So he’s a difficult athlete to market. It’s not as if you can drop him in front of a camera and let him say something while looking directly into the camera, although HEB has effectively used his understated...
Via Pounding the Rock
21 hours ago

Report: Chris Paul informs Clippers he'll opt out of contract

Mere moments after reports came out indicating that Blake Griffin will opt out of the final year of his contract, fellow Los Angeles Clippers All-Star Chris Paul has apparently informed his team that he will do the exact same thing. To be clear here, both Griffin and Paul were expected to opt out of their deals. This just gives more of a confirmation to those previous reports.Unlike...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: LaMarcus Aldridge may want trade away from Spurs

It’s not every day we hear about a player wanting to escape the San Antonio Spurs.Don’t tell LaMarcus Aldridge.Aldridge, after a miserable playoff performance and perhaps frustrated with his fit, looks like one of the bigger names on the trade block.Jabari Young of the San Antonio Express-News had the report:Multiple league sources have informed the Express-News the Spurs are...
Via The Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Spurs, Cavs trade talks now include LaMarcus Aldridge

The San Antonio Spurs, already reportedly in trade talks with the Cleveland Cavaliers, are reportedly including LaMarcus Aldridge in addition to Danny Green. Interestingly enough, Aldridge may have tipped the trade via his Twitter account based his activity (more on that here).Early on Thursday, ESPN reported Aldridge wanted out of San Antonio and that the Spurs were seeking a top...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Paul George, Spurs have strong mutual interest in trade

The San Antonio Spurs may be making a run at Paul George, and they would reportedly be willing to trade for him even without a commitment beyond next season.Steve Kyler of Basketball Insiders reported on Thursday that the Spurs have a “real shot” at landing George, and the Indiana Pacers star is said to have mutual interest. The belief remains that Paul intends to sign with the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Blazers reportedly open to reunion with LaMarcus Aldridge

Perhaps it’s time for LaMarcus Aldridge to start drafting his “I’m Coming Home” essay.Jabari Young of the San Antonio Express-News reports on Thursday that the Portland Trail Blazers “haven’t closed the door completely” on an Aldridge return and are open to reuniting with him via trade. However, Young adds that the Blazers would only be willing to do such a trade for...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo depicting Kawhi Leonard sans braids apparently a fake

Trade rumors involving several NBA superstars? Meh. The fallout of the Cleveland Cavaliers parting ways with general manager David Griffin? Shrug. Despite all the rampant rumors and widespread innuendo currently rocking the NBA world, one of the biggest (?) stories of the early offseason set social media buzzing Tuesday night when a photograph hit the Internet seemingly depicting...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Kawhi Leonard cut his braids, is nearly unrecognizable

Spurs superstar Kawhi Leonard is currently working out and getting back in peak shape as he recovers from his ankle injury, and a new offseason means it’s time for a new look. And he went real big with it — with a drastic shift away from the look we’ve always seen from him. Leonard cut his braids, which is kind of a big deal. He’s still arguably the best two-way player in...
Via The Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 10 NBA players that should have been on the San Antonio Spurs

Player envy is a very common symptom for an NBA fan. When we watch our team play, as fans there are always players on other teams that you just can’t help but wish were on your team. Of course this happens with the top tier players most often…I think everyone has experienced this with LeBron James for example. But even beyond that, there are always those role players on other...
Via isportsweb.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Warriors expected to be historic favorite to repeat next season

Just hours after the Warriors held off the Cavs to win the 2017 NBA title, we already got the odds for next season. Big shocker: the Warriors are the favorites. But what’s interesting here is the epic proportions by Vegas sports books are favoring them.Golden State is listed with 1:2 odds while the Cavs are the only other team in single digits at 3:1. The Spurs (12:1) and the Celtics...
Via The Comeback
13 days ago  |  Discuss

San Antonio Spurs’ secondary logo leaks, and it looks very different (PHOTOS)

The San Antonio Spurs may not have initially meant for the public to see their new logo this soon, but after filing for a trademark, it’s now been leaked for everyone to see. Graphic designer Conrad Burry recently did some good detective work and discovered that the team filed to trademark the following mark, which we believe will be their new secondary logo going forward: Since...
Via The Sports Daily
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Luke Walton wears shirt touting Popovich-Kerr ticket in 2020

Can a surprising — and unrealistic and not at all real — push to get Gregg Popovich-Steve Kerr on the ballot for the 2020 presidential race be in the cards?Well, no. But that doesn’t mean Luke Walton isn’t touting its hypothetical merits.The Los Angeles Lakers head coach — a big fan and admirer of Pop and Kerr (the latter for obvious reasons and the former for his esteemed...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Tony Parker not retiring, wants to play 20 seasons with Spurs

Tony Parker may be 35 years old and in the twilight of his NBA career, but that doesn’t mean he intends to ride off into the sunset just yet.The San Antonio Spurs veteran point guard even envisions playing beyond the 2017-18 NBA season. In fact, Parker hopes to sign an extension with the Spurs so he can play a full 20 seasons with the only NBA team with which he has ever played...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Could Spurs assistant Becky Hammon be the first female GM?

Becky Hammon has already made history multiple times, whether it was becoming the first full-time female assistant coach in NBA history, the first female NBA Summer League Head Coach, or the first female assistant coach in NBA All-Star game history.Now the 40-year-old San Antonio Spurs assistant is trying to make history once again by becoming the first female NBA general manager...
Via The Comeback
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Manu Ginobili gave life to the San Antonio Spurs

There was a time when no one wanted to watch the San Antonio Spurs play basketball. Ironically, this was also the same period of time when the other 29 teams in the Association were playing the ugliest basketball in the league’s history. Before we allowed the science behind efficiency to smugly insert itself into the conversation about what makes good basketball, we relied on antiquated...
Via Yardbarker
May 26, 2017  |  Discuss
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