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If it weren't for the NBA lockout, the San Antonio Spurs would be hitting the hardwood and challenging for their fifth NBA title. However, that is not reality fans are living in and are left to exercise tremendous amounts of patience during this NBA lockout.
But the on-going labor impasse has gotten to Tiago Splitter.
Splitter recently took to Twitter to vent his frustrations and as you can see, he made sure he got his point across in multiple-languages that he's growing tired of the lockout.All NBA fans and players feels your frustration Splitter so you are not alone.
Now we wait to hear from the players union and whether or not they will accept the owners latest deal. If not, then Splitter will have no other choice to learn what it is to have patience.
That or take to Twitter yet again and really speak his mind.
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As we reported here, Spanish team Unicaja Malaga has been interested in signing San Antonio Spurs' Tiago Splitter for the duration of the NBA lockout and reportedly offered him a huge amount of money.According to solobasket.com, Splitter will sign with Unicaja for the duration of the NBA lockout.
Gradually, the movement has taken shape that has been brewing in recent weeks:...
The entire staff here at Project Spurs is a very tight-knit group and when one of our "family members" is hurting, it affects us all. Last week, Jason Rogers lost a very special person in his mother so we are dedicating this episode of the Spurscast and this entire week of posts at Project Spurs to the memory of Georganna Metz Rogers.On this episode of the Spurscast. Jeff...
• Former San Antonio Spurs guard Avery Johnson was in Corpus Christi, Texas as a guest speaker for the Heroes for Hearing, an annual fundraiser for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Center.
• Spurs team doctor Paul Saenz was quite the popular guy at San Antonio's Rock ‘n’ Roll marathon fitness expo.
• Former Spurs player Robert Horry talks about his "Robert Horry...
As the players union gets set to discuss whether they'll accept the NBA's new offer of a 72-game season, two San Antonio Spurs players are already training together in hopes the extended lockout will soon be over.Last month, Spurs forward Tim Duncan brought in some of his current and former Spurs teammates to work out with him in San Antonio. Duncan also let some non-Spurs...
• San Antonio Spurs' Kawhi Leonard is among the lead plaintiffs listed in the N.B.P.A's suit against the NBA.
• The mayor of San Antonio expresses his concern over the NBA lockout.
• Former Spurs' sports psychologist David Cook during some of the Spurs' championship years released a new book.
• Spurs legend David Robinson invests in some property in Houston...
Tiago Splitter will sign with Unicaja Malaga.
On this special episode of the Spurscast, Jeff and I talk about what exactly could come from the players rejecting the last deal and disbanding from the union.Aside from a very high possibility of the 2011-12 season being cancelled, we talk about the ripple effect, which probably means more San Antonio Spurs players will be heading overseas.We also talk about losing one of Tim Duncan...
Native Texan and current wide receiver for the University of Utah Dexter Ransom grew up playing basketball and a variety of other sports before making football his sport of choice.But growing up in Sanguin, Texas like most people in Texas, he was a huge San Antonio Spurs fan and like many young Texas boys, aspired to one day put on the silver and black uniform.
Like many boys in...
The on-going NBA lockout is going to be devestating on many people outside the arenas and lockerrooms.
It's a fact, NBA cities rely on revenue from NBA games. From restaurants, outside vendors, arena employees to bars, the longer the lockout rages on, more money will be lost which could mean an estimated loss of $90 million for the city of San Antonio without the San Antonio...
OK so the NBA lockout is going to last a "tad" longer and may axe the entire 2011-2012 NBA season but that doesn't mean we can't take a stroll down San Antonio Spurs memory lane.
Case in point, former Spurs guard Derek Anderson crushing former Seattle Supersonic Vin Baker on his way to the rim during his first season in San Antonio.
Check out this March 2001 video...
• Boston.com hopes the Boston Celtics can pull a page out of the San Antonio Spurs' play book and win an title with an aging core and in particular how a shortened season can help Boston like the lockout did for the 1999 Spurs.
• Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich chats with a participant at this past Rock 'n' Roll half-marathon in San Antonio.
• Is this Spurs'...
San Antonio Spurs' Tony Parker was on hand at the Paris Masters to present tennis legend Roger Federer the Paris Masters trophy after defeating Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the final match.
From playing for ASVEL-Villeurbanne, starring in an European French fast-food commercial, and much more, it seems Parker isn't letting the NBA lockout keep him down.
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