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Sam Young has met with the San Antonio Spurs.
The Spurs lack frontcourt depth following the departure of DeJuan Blair.
Young played with the Indiana Pacers last season.
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Training camp is right around the corner and the San Antonio Spurs continue to evaluate talent in the hopes of adding key pieces to what hopefully will be another run to the NBA Finals.
And with the team loaded with guards, it is being reported the Spurs and ex-Pacers forward Sam Young have met.
Former Pacer Sam Young is in San Antonio meeting with the Spurs today,...
San Antonio Spurs: 3 Pivotal Questions Entering The Season
By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher
1. Will Tim Duncan Keep Up Superstar Play?
- Last season, Tim Duncan had his best year since 2010 and was a star on each end of the court for the Spurs. Even in his 16th year, he still played like and put up the numbers of an NBA superstar. Can he do it again? There is no reason to think...
San Antonio Spurs: What All Second Stringers MUST Work On
By Anthony Groves: Hoopstuff Writer…
PG: Corey Joseph: Point Production, Shooting Efficiency
Since being drafted by the Spurs late in the first round in 2011, Joseph has slowly climbed his way up to being the team’s backup point guard. During his first two years in the league, Joseph has only averaged 3.2 points per game...
San Antonio Spurs' Matt Bonner was in Manila recently to lead the NBA Fit and NBA Cares activities. Being the global ambassador that he is, Bonner didn’t always have his professional career set in stone.
Bonner gave some details on how exactly he made it in the NBA after a year of playing in Italy to start his professional career.
The San Antonio Spurs have long been known for employing their draft and stash strategy with their international talent. Tiago Splitter, Nando De Colo and Manu Ginobili are a few of the players that the Spurs have let mature overseas and then bring over to the NBA.
Deshaun Thomas, the Spurs' 2013 second round pick, was a player they were hoping to help at the small forward...
There hasn’t been a single team in NBA history impacted in any significant way by their 15th man and the 2013-14 Spurs won’t be the first.
That much is clear from the collection of has-beens are-nots and never-weres with whom they’ve been connected in recent weeks about possibly filling their final roster spot — Josh Childress Mickael Pietrus Sebastian Telfair Sam Young...
There was a lot of talk last year about the San Antonio Spurs carrying seven guards into the season. This offseason already looks to be the same in that regard. The only real difference being Gary Neal was replaced by Marco Belinelli.
As the gloom that resulted from the Spurs' finals loss faded this summer, news started to emerge the Spurs were either working out or...
Team France, and Italy picked up wins today at EuroBasket 2013.
France: San Antonio Spurs' Tony Parker scored 28 points, and handed out 2 assists in 28 minutes leading Team France to a narrow 77-71 win over Ukraine. Boris Diaw scored 15 points and Nando De Colo chipped in with 3 points off the bench. With the win, France now advances to the second round of EuroBasket.
Italy defeated Greece 81-72 in EuroBasket 2013 Pool Play on Sunday.
Marco Belinelli had 23 points and seven rebounds, while Gigi Datome scored 19.
Nikos Zisis led Greece with 16 points.
Coming into Friday, the Canadian National team had only lost one of their five FIBA Americas games. After a hard fought contest against Venezuela on Friday, Canada came out on the losing end of a close 64-59 game when the 40-minute game had ended.
San Antonio Spurs guard Cory Joseph led Canada in scoring with 14 points (6-of-11 shooting) and 4 rebounds in 36 minutes Friday...
On Saturday, San Antonio Spurs guards Cory Joseph and Marco Belinelli returned to FIBA international play as Italy continued to soar in the FIBA Eurobasket tournament with a 62-44 victory over Finland, while Canada lost its second straight game in the second round of the FIBA Americas tournament with a close 81-74 loss to the Dominican Republic.
The Italians stayed perfect ...
Canada was eliminated from FIBA Americas with a 73-67 loss to Argentina.
Luis Scola had 28 points and seven rebounds, while Selem Safar had 18 points.
Cory Joseph had 19 points, while Andrew Nicholson had 17.
With the sun having officially set on the career of Tracy McGrady with his recent retirement, the question now arises: how exactly are basketball fans supposed to remember him? Do we remember the All-NBA scoring machine that averaged well over 20 ppg for eight straight seasons (including leading the league in scoring back-to-back years)? Or do we remember him as a superstar that...
The San Antonio Spurs acquired Marco Belinelli in the offseason which should bolster the team's bench heading into next season.
After coming close to a fifth title in franchise history last season, the Spurs needed to ensure the team is loaded with talent considering the rest of the Western Conference will be packed with playoff bound teams such as the Thunder.
After France and Italy won both of their respective Eurobasket games on Monday, the two teams returned to the floor Tuesday in their final games of the first round.
France looked like a totally different team after one half Tuesday, as they were the ones chasing Belgium for 20 minutes of the game (down 46-34 by halftime). However, France used a strong defensive and offensive...