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The San Antonio Spurs will begin their off-season process soon and will have to come to a decision on the Ginobili situation. Manu Ginobili is a free agent and is coming off an abysmal performance in the NBA Finals. This puts the Spurs in an awkward position this off season; it’s clear they what him back but not for anything near the 14 million dollars he made last season.
Ginobili knows that he is reaching the end of his career, so he should be expecting a pay cut. So if you’re the Spurs the question is “How low do you go?” How do you find a respectable balance?
Despite the dilemma you can count on the Spurs somehow re-signing the legendary guard. In return the Spurs will expect Ginobili to still contribute in a legitimate way, not on an all-star level but still contribute. So what things can Ginobili do to his game to stay relevant for the Spurs? ....
....to see what Manu has to do follow the link to David Rountree's article at MVPTexas!
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I’m not really sure why this was necessary but everyone is entitled to their opinion. San Antonio Spurs guard Danny Green through Game 5 of the NBA Finals had set a record for most 3s hit in a Finals series and had many thinking he was the favorite for MVP (the Spurs were up 3-2). [...]
San Antonio Spurs second round draft pick Deshaun Thomas is letting it sink in he is now part of the NBA.
The 6'7" forward spoke about being drafted by the Spurs and feels great about joining the team. From saying the system fits him to praising Gregg Popovich, Thomas feels he is a solid fit in San Antonio.
Check out what Thomas had to say about becoming a member...
With the NBA Las Vegas Summer League approaching on July 12th, reports have begun to surface on who will play for the San Antonio Spurs' team.
In an interview with Cascade Sports, San Antonio Spurs 2012 draftee Marcus Denmon said he will be playing on the Spurs' Summer League squad and also talked about where his status is with the Spurs.
"Right now I'm...
In 1999, fresh off their first NBA Championship, with a roster set to return almost in its entirety, the San Antonio Spurs traded their first round pick, Leon Smith, and tabbed a few foreign prospects in the second round; most notably, one Emanuel Ginobili (as he was called on draft night) with the 57th pick.
On that night the Spurs practically invented the draft-and-stash—a...
With the 58th pick in the NBA Draft, the San Antonio Spurs select Deshaun Thomas, a 6'7" forward from Ohio State. This guy can put the ball in the hole. But enough of that analysis. This is the guy that refused to give the Spurs his phone number at the NBA Draft Combine.
“I can’t go around giving it out to everyone,” Thomas said Thursday with a laugh. “Now...
Free agency gets going Sunday night at 11 p.m. San Antonio time and the Spurs are at a bit of a crossroads. Two important pieces to the Western Conference Champs' roster are free agents and there's still questions as to whether both are coming back. We're pretty sure Manu Ginobili is coming back, but Tiago Splitter's future is a little more unsettled. It'...
Former San Antonio Spurs center Fabricio Obero has announced his retirement from basketball (via Argentinean site La Gaceta) and will be mulling over offers to work in the NBA.
"I do not play with people's anxiety, I am a former basketball player," said Oberto.
This is Oberto's second time retiring. He announced his retirement while still in the NBA (with...
Note: Quixem Ramirez and I completed this email thread during the NBA Draft, specifically following the selection of Livio Jean-Charles
Trevor Zickgraf: Alright, the San Antonio Spurs draft Livio Jean-Charles from France. What was your first reaction to this pick, Q?
Quixem Ramirez: Full disclosure: I knew next to nothing about Livio Jean-Charles prior to his selection. Does...
On Thursday evening during the NBA Draft, news broke claiming San Antonio Spurs assistant coach Brett Brown was set to become the head coach of the Philadelphia 76ers.
However, just after the draft, Spurs General Manager R.C. Buford said the reports of the Brown-76ers hiring still weren’t official and said people were jumping the gun on that situation too early.
Boris Diaw has decided to exercise his player option with the San Antonio Spurs for the 13-14 NBA season.
Diaw will earn $4.7 million.
Move over Eva Longoria! There is a new Mrs. Parker in town--or there will be whenever she and Tony Parker get married.
Yes, ladies, it appears that the point guard for the San Antonio Spurs is off the market.
It appears that the good folks at TerezOwens were in a Twitter conversation with the Spurs guard and he let a little something slip:
@rennx3 @Tissot Spend time...
Brett Brown grew up in Maine, rooted for the Celtics and played college basketball at Boston University. It appears he’s interested in returning to his roots.
The longtime San Antonio Spurs assistant coach has expressed interest in filling the vacant head coaching position for the Boston Celtics, league sources told the Boston Globe on Friday.
However, Brown may not be on the market...
Former Ohio State forward Deshaun Thomas slipped further than most expected in Thursday's NBA draft, but he was eventually selected by the San Antonio Spurs late in the second round with the No. 58 overall pick. Thomas' selected extended Ohio State's nation-long streak of seven consecutive years having a player drafted. Full story inside.
With their second round pick in the 2013 NBA Draft, the San Antonio Spurs selected Ohio State's Deshaun Thomas. You know, the same guy who refused to give the Spurs his phone number in the days leading up to the draft.
But all that is water under the bridge as the 6'7" forward will now hope to impress the team and get a roster spot heading into next season.
The San Antonio Spurs front office will be busy this offseason. Manu Ginobili and Tiago Splitter are free agents and Tim Duncan will be entering his final guaranteed contract season (player option in 2014-15 season).
Bringing back Manu will be high atop the Spurs off season to-do list not only for the Spurs but also for Danny Green who says his goal is to bring back Ginobili...