Found October 26, 2012 on
"The Spurs are old." "The window is shut." These are common one-line excuses I’ve been hearing since I started blogging on the Spurs in 2004 of why the Spurs aren’t real title contenders amongst younger, ESPN headline-grabbing title favorites. Sure, the Spurs haven’t won a title since 2005, but before last year’s lockout-shortened 66 game-season, pundits wrote off the Spurs, saying the glory days were over and they couldn’t seriously contend in the playoffs and were headed for an early exit similar to the way they lost to the Memphis Grizzlies in the first round the year before. Then something none of them expected happened. With practically no training camp and a short season with back-to-backs and three games in three nights unfavorable to the “old” Spurs, a veteran squad infused with youth in key starting and role positions led the Spurs to a finish that tied them for the best record and two sweeps into the playoffs, the Spurs found themselves back in ...
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Clearly, the San Antonio Spurs are the one NBA team where dressing up on Halloween appears to be mandatory.Check out these pictures that forward Stephen Jackson sent out on Twitter/Instagram accounts of many team members dressed up for a Halloween party:(Picture 1: DeJuan Blair and Stephen Jackson, Picture 2: Tiago Splitter and Stephen Jackson, and Picture 3: Team Shot) (Courtesy of NBA Mistress)
Stop the NBA costume contest...Spurs guard Danny Green got this....(Courtesy of Danny Green Twitter)
Patty Mills showed on an international stage this summer that he’s ready to make a big contribution in the NBA. Mill’s performance for Australia at the London Olympics was incredible and showed a lot of people that he’s better than they may have thought.
For now, he’s stuck on the San Antonio Spurs’ depth chart behind Tony Parker and barring some sort of injury, that’s...
Halloween is next week and it seems many are looking forward to dressing up in their favorite costumes including San Antonio Spurs' Manu Ginobili and Stephen Jackson.
The two teammates dressed up as Zorro and The Joker and I got to say, their costumes look pretty cool. I just hope Jackson didn't show anyone the Joker's magic-pencil trick.
So what do you think...
San Antonio Spurs assistant coach, Brett Brown, has stepped down as head coach for Australia's men's basketball head coach according to the Brisbane Times.
Brown, citing he can no longer commit to another four years as head coach, guided the Boomers to the 2012 London games where the team would eventually lose to Team USA in the tournament. It was a successful run in...
After finishing the last two seasons with the number one seed in the Western Conference, the San Antonio Spurs are back for yet another season in which they are still considered a title contender.
The Spurs are bringing back a team that won 50 games in a lockout season, had three double-digit winning streaks, won 20 games in a row, and were two games away from playing in the...
Now that the NBA season is finally upon us, former San Antonio Spurs player Bruce Bowen and his bow ties are back. Bowen, an NBA analyst with ESPN, recently gave his top-five teams in the Western Conference and has San Antonio in his list.
Bowen points to the "Big 3" as the force behind the Spurs' upcoming season.
Ever wonder why NBA players choose the number they wear on their jersey? It can range from a large array of reason for for San Antonio Spurs' Tony Parker, it was in honor of family.
TP chose to wear No. 9 to honor his godfather. Check out more of the meaning behind Parker choosing No. 9 in the video below at the 48 second point.
It's almost time for the 2012-13 San Antonio Spurs season to kick off and the team is raring to go with the preseason over.
Spurs GM R.C. Buford was a guest on KENS' Great Day S.A. show and spoke on a variety of topics. From training camp, Nando De Colo's play and being compared to Manu Ginobili to Buford admitting the team still is sour on how last season ended...
Brett Brown is also the assistant coach of the San Antonio Spurs.
Manu Ginobili will miss the Spurs' regular season opener on Wednesday against the Hornets with back spasms.
No you do not have to adjust your computer settings. What you are seeing is correct. It seems San Antonio Spurs' Manu Ginobili figured out a way to clone himself. Which should bode well for the team seeing they can rotate between the two to have one fresh and ready to go come time for the playoff push. Perhaps this explains why Manu seems rejuvenated each and every season....
While San Antonio Spurs fans may be ready to start the new season off on Wednesday, unfortunately Spurs guard Manu Ginobili is not.
Ginobili sat out of the final preseason game on Friday against the Washington Wizards and will not travel with the team to New Orleans for their season tipoff against the Hornets, according to News4WOAI's Don Harris.
Coach Gregg Popovich...