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The Philadelphia 76ers are the lone NBA team that has still yet to hire a head coach. While new reports have surfaced about the candidates still in contention, San Antonio Spurs assistant coach Brett Brown has been rumored to be one of the favorites since last month.
In the latest report from Yahoo! Sports, Portland Trail Blazers assistant coach David Vanterpool has emerged as a serious candidate for the position. Brown and Boston Celtics assistant coach Jay Larranaga are still said to have made strong impressions in the interviewing process.
There is also still the option for them to stay in house and hire Michael Curry who is the strongest internal option.
There were lots of premature reports four weeks ago that Brown was indeed in line to become the next head coach for the 76ers. Those reports were shot down by Spurs general manager R.C. Buford who said, “To the best of my knowledge, I think people are jumping the gun on the process.”
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According to reports, free agent center Greg Oden should be announcing which team he will join next season and in the mix are the San Antonio Spurs.
But is having Oden, who has a well-known history of knee injuries since his rookie season, worth the risk?
The panel at the News 4 San Antonio Spurs Roundtable powered by Project Spurs weighed in on the Oden-Spurs reports and...
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Metta World Peace has bounced around the league, but he's never played for the Spurs. It sounds like Gregg Popovich wishes Metta had.
San Antonio Spurs guard Manu Ginobili was in South America with Basketball Without Borders in his home country of Argentina and recently even put his coaching hat on to help young players.
While part of the tour, Ginobili took time out to talk about the upcoming FIBA Americas Championship and qualifying for the 2014 World Cup with Argentinian site telam.com.
Dallas Mavericks’ fans jumped for joy and screamed to the havens – probably – today after former San Antonio Spurs backup center gave the impression via Twitter that he would be making the 275 mile trip north to join the team.
Dallas!!!!! Now lets have some fun!!!!
— DeJuan Blair (@DeJuan45) July 30, 2013
That “excitement” lasted only for approximately five...
The Greg Oden Sweepstakes: Why the San Antonio Spurs are the Best Fit.
By Aamir Mohammed: Senior Writer at HoopStuff….
In his attempt to comeback to the NBA hardwood, it looks like before we witness “the return” of Greg Oden, we must wait for “the decision” of the former number one pick.
Each team possesses a different situation to present to Oden, and some are better than...
Crazy, how the most insane NBA players are always wanted on the top NBA teams. I don't know what it is, maybe it is their swagger, their demeanor, or even the toughness they bring to the court. I just see them as train wrecks that bring their teams to the ground (look at what happened to JR Smith after he elbowed Jason Terry). As for Metta World Peace, to me, has played a little...
The San Antonio Spurs, four months removed from a jarring loss in the seventh game of the NBA Finals, will return to the AT&T Center for a preseason tune up against Russian powerhouse CSKA Moscow on Oct. 9.
The official seven-game preseason spate includes three other home games against the Phoenix Suns (Oct. 13, 1:30 p.m.), Orlando Magic (Oct. 22, 7:30 p.m.) and...
The Dallas Mavericks are close to a deal with DeJuan Blair.
Blair has been expected to leave the San Antonio Spurs for several seasons after he fell out of Gregg Popovich's rotation.
The Mavericks will feature the additions of Blair and Samuel Dalembert to the frontcourt this offseason.