Found January 24, 2013 on
In The Neutral Zone:
Check out San Antonio Spurs guard-forward Manu Ginobili’s nasty assist between the legs of a New Orleans Hornets defender Wednesday night. Ginobili’s pass hit DeJaun Blair in motion for an easy layup.
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THE NAME GAME
Now that the NBA team in New Orleans also is called the Pelicans, the Myrtle Beach Pelicans, a minor league baseball team, is contemplating a re-branding.
Now that Aron Baynes is officially a member of the San Antonio Spurs, their fans can now get excited to what he can bring to the team. While it seems that the Spurs swooped in and lured him to the NBA, there was also some competition for his services. As Darren Wolfson tweeted, another team was making a push to sign the Australian center:
#Twolves were in on Australian center...
Spurs coach Gregg Popovich and forward Tim Duncan will miss a second straight game after the ailing duo didn't make the trip for Friday night's game at Dallas.
Popovich stayed home sick and Duncan sat on the bench with a sore left knee Wednesday night during San Antonio's 106-102 victory against New Orleans. Longtime assistant coach Mike Budenholzer will again take the...
From interviews with people who know him and the man himself, you know that Aron Baynes could be an answer to the San Antonio Spurs' prayers.
His worth ethic and determination both ends of the floor make him a rare player we don't see much in the NBA. Unlike specialists or one dimensional players in recent years, Baynes is a player who prides himself in scoring, rebounding...
Not seeing a lot of minutes this season, you'd think Matt Bonner wouldn't be talked about too much this year. The San Antonio Spurs' newfound depth with an emerging Tiago Splitter starting next to Tim Duncan and an occasional dose of small ball with Stephen Jackson has forced Bonner to see limited minutes this year at 11.1mpg.
He's been known as a three point...
For the first time in over a decade at least, the San Antonio Spurs have a free agent big that is going to be highly sought after and there's more than a .5 percent chance he leaves. Good news for Spurs fans is Tiago Splitter appears to be finally living up to his potential that many believed he possessed when came stateside three years ago.
The problem with that comes...
The New Orleans Hornets made it official Thursday, announcing the franchise will change its name to the New Orleans Pelicans beginning for the 2014 season.
The name, when it was leaked a few weeks ago, were mostly negative as no one thinks a pelican is especially tough. The franchise pushed through the catcalls about the name and stuck to it.
Historically, this name does actually...
Point guard Tony Parker and power forward Tim Duncan will be representing the San Antonio Spurs in the 2013 All-Star game.
Both are having great seasons, with Duncan being the most impressive at 36 years old.
Parker is leading the Spurs in scoring with 19.8ppg and 7.4apg while Duncan is notching up 17.5ppg and 9.8rpg. The most impressive stat that's been noticed by Duncan...
In Alphabetical Order
- Somehow, Tim Duncan has been the top big man in the NBA this year. He is playing elite defense and scoring at a highly efficient level. The future Hall of Famer is playing incredible basketball this year.
- James Harden is having a breakout year. In his first season as a starter, Harden has become a superstar and a franchise player...
According to Marc J. Spears of Yahoo! Sports it is a done deal and the team will announce the changed on Thursday along with what the new logo will look like.
The New Orleans Hornets are no longer. New Orleans owner Tom Benson and management announced today the official logo that will be taking over the team starting next season.
Here’s the logo and press release from Hornets official site:
A name that will represent the culture and resolve of the Gulf Coast region while also symbolizing Louisiana’s most pressing initiative of coastal...
Without Tim Duncan, Tiago Splitter dominated the paint in the Spurs' 106-102 win Wednesday over the New Orleans Hornets. Splitter went 10-for-11 from the field and 5-for-6 from the line for 25 points. He also pulled down seven rebounds, and added a dime and two steals in 32 minutes.
Splitter is having a good season with season averages of 10 points (59.1 FG%, 74 FT%), 5.6...
Tony Parker had 24 points and 13 assists, and the San Antonio Spurs rallied for a 106-102 victory over the New Orleans Hornets on Wednesday night, overcoming the absence of Tim Duncan and coach Gregg Popovich for their 15th straight win at home.
Tiago Splitter added 25 points and seven rebounds, Stephen Jackson had 15 points and Danny Green 12 for San Antonio (34-11).
Ryan Kantor After yesterday’s announcement that the New Orleans Hornets will change their name to the Pelicans (their new logo is pretty awesome), the Charlotte Bobcats have gone to work, toying with the idea of reclaiming their old identity, the Charlotte Hornets.
The Charlotte Observer is reporting that the Bobcats are using a polling company, Harris Interactive, to conduct...