Found October 05, 2012 on
The biggest need heading into the new season is size on the San Antonio Spurs. Currently, the team only has Tim Duncan and Tiago Splitter but after that, it's a considerable drop off. The team is undersized and can use some help in the paint.
And as training camp is well underway, Manu Ginobili says having Josh Powell and Eddy Curry on the roster is a huge help.
Whether Powell or Curry make the final roster remains to be seen but considering the squad needs help in the paint, it's not out of the realm of possibility one makes the team.
What about you Spurs fans? Do you agree with Manu? What do you feel about Powell and Curry?
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San Antonio : NBA Draft Grade C+
(59) Marcus Denmon, SG
Doesn’t it seem like the Spurs always turn their low picks into quality NBA players. Denmon has potential to be the next great Spurs success story. Had Denmon been a little taller he would have been a 1st round pick. Denmon is best known for his shooting ability. To be shocked for the next to the last pick...
Tonight the San Antonio Spurs kick off their preseason schedule with a date against European team Montepaschi Siena as part of the Euroleague Basketball American Tour 2012.
But for guard Gary Neal, it is also a reunion against a team he once faced while playing in Italy and is currently 0-6 against (via Menssana Basket) .
It 's nice to play against Siena - admits...
UPDATE: According to French site LeJournal.com, Denmon has broken his fifth metatarsal in his right foot. He will be out for six weeks and no surgery will be needed.
San Antonio Spurs 2012 NBA draftee guard Marcus Denmon, has injured his foot in the season opener for French team Chalon-Elan against Tony Parker's team ASVEL (via Basket News.net). Denmon injured his foot...
The San Antonio Spurs roster now stands at 19 after they waived guard Sherron Collins today.
Collins was a late addition to the training camp roster, signing with the Spurs on Monday.
While he likely didn't have much time to make much of a dent or show off his skills too much outside of an open scrimmage, Collins was likely on the outside looking in from the beginning...
Happy Friday, San Antonio Spurs fans! Fridays are normally don't bring a ton of news as most people are looking to bolt the office for the weekend. But not your San Antonio Spurs. Oh no. Let's dive in.
-Stephen Jackson already looking for a contract extension? Oh come on, you knew it was coming. The San Antonio Express News' Mike Monroe reports Jackson says...
Well this is going to be interesting. The NBA announced some harsh rules in an attempt to curtail flopping during games And for players like San Antonio Spurs' Manu Ginobili, Anderson Varejao, and other players with flopping reputations, this new rule might hit them the hardest.
However, for Spurs' Danny Green, he feels it is a good rule and says the squad doesn'...
Contributed by guest blogger Frank PalmasaniThey’re old. They’re out of shape. Their best player is old, the second best is now visually impaired, and the third is balding. You’ve heard it all before.It’s no secret. The San Antonio Spurs are an older team. Tim Duncan can still bask in the old days when they traded buzzer beaters and game winners with the “Kobe-Shaq era”...
Tomorrow night the San Antonio Spurs will open up their preseason schedule against Euro team Siena Montepaschi at the AT&T Center. However, Siena arrived at the AT&T Center to get ready for tomorrow night's clash.
Check out video of Siena's arrival including video of the Spurs' practice facility, video room, coach Popovich talking with Siena's coaching...
Two 7-point pillars, in every sense of the word, reside at the opposite ends of Texas. One anchors the south, while the other takes up shop north.
Their differences are as stark as San Antonio and Dallas. Neither city is confused with the other. Just ask the residents.
But for all that's different in the two towns either real or imagined remember both are in the Lone Star...
Marcus Denmon is currently playing with French team Chalon-Elan, but is being monitored by the Spurs.
Stephen Jackson said so far there has been no offer from the Spurs.
Long before there was Manu Ginobili, Dirk Nowitzki, Tony Parker, Pau Gasol there was Drazen Petrovic. Petrovic was the first big-time foreign star in the NBA and proved that the game did not just belong in America.
Drazen was a deadly outside shooter with a killer instinct. He dropped points like no other and there was no shot he would not pass up. However, the thing was....
After the San Antonio Spurs defeated Montepaschi Siena on Saturday 106-77, there was one common theme amongst the players in the locker room. Defense.
Manu Ginobili summed up the theme, “We played pretty well, especially defensively.” “We tried different types of defenses and the guys followed.” Continued Ginobili.
Defense was the key for the Spurs on Saturday...