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The day, August 7, 2011. San Antonio Spurs draftee Ryan Richards led Great Britain to a 96-70 victory over the Netherlands in exhibition play as both teams were preparing for the 2011 Eurobasket.I have fond memories recapping that game because it was the one game where I saw a lot of potential in Richards. He led the team by scoring 16 points in a short amount of playing time.It wasn't the points that were impressive, it was the way that he scored them. Richards displayed his versatility on offense by making 3-pointers, squaring up his defender and sinking a jumper in his face, finishing in the post with a left-handed hook shot and attacking the rim with force.Defensively, he was so quick that when he was switched onto small forwards or guards, he could match up with them relatively well.Fast forward to Richards’ Summer League game on Sunday, in which the Spurs defeated the Atlanta Hawks 82-76, Richards once again displayed those same skills, but he also showed why he’s still a ...
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The San Antonio Spurs kicked off their Summer League with a game against the Atlanta Hawks.
Many Spurs fans tuned in to the game to see possible future Spurs such as Ryan Richards but it was current Spur Kawhi Leonard who put on a show finishing with 23 points as the Spurs went on to win 82-76.
Make sure to check out Project Spurs' Trevor Zickgraf's (who is at the Summer...
LAS VEGAS - Most Spurs fans know James Anderson's story by now. He's a former Big 12 Player of the Year drafted by the San Antonio Spurs, was injured during draft workouts so he missed Summer League. Anderson started the 2010-2011 season showing promise until he went down with a stress fracture in his foot after six games. He wasn't the same when he came back two months...
LAS VEGAS - Game one of the San Antonio Spurs 2012 Summer League is in the books and it was a very succesful debut for a couple of players entering their sophomore seasons. Going in to Summer League, we knew Kawhi Leonard would be the focal point of the offense, and while it took him a little while to get going, he did not disappoint. The Spurs other Soph, Cory Joseph came in...
• Cory Joseph, the reporter?Spurs guard Cory Joseph took over the mic from our friends at Spurs.com and interviewed Spurs draftee and Summer League teammate Marcus Denmon."You just gotta get out there and get some rythm going," Denmon answered about Joseph's question regarding adjustments for tonight's game. "You gotta come in and be ready when your name...
Fans love him for the way he acknowledges the community and has brought a winning professional culture to San Antonio. Players enjoy playing for him because he treats everyone the exactly same way, even his superstars. Some media members hold themselves on a pantheon of some sort if they get chewed out by him.Who is he? Gregg Popovich of course.The San Antonio Spurs head coach...
Team USA has gotten themselves a lot of attention over the weekend with numerous players predicting that their current team could have defeated the 1992 Dream Team. But for the first quarter of U.S.A.’s 80-69 victory over Brazil, it seemed like they had no right to make such guesses. San Antonio Spurs site with blogs, weekly podcasts, on location video, photo and desktop wallpaper...
Eric Dawson is no stranger to the Vegas Summer League. He’s been here before with the Spurs. Vegas may not have led him to a multi-year contract like it did with former Summer league teammate Gary Neal, but Dawson is giving it everything he’s got to land back where it all started for him, San Antonio.
A Sam Houston High School graduate, Dawson is a D-League veteran who has played...
“We’re learning him as much as he’s learning himself,” San Antonio Spurs General Manager R.C. Buford said during the third quarter of the Spurs’ 92-81 Summer League victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday evening in Las Vegas.Leonard once again led the Spurs to victory with 27 points, though he had the opposite type of game compared to Sunday when the Spurs defeated...
LAS VEGAS - Here’s something about Summer League that makes it a unique experience. You’re crammed in to this relatively tiny gym where the “locker room” is actually a section next to the bleachers divided by some drape and piping.You also enter in the same place as some team scouts and executives. This leads to overhearing conversations in an elevator about whether or not...
There’s a lot of turmoil going on in Orlando. Their franchise player clearly wants out but the Magic can’t seem to get a deal done. On top of all that, they’re still looking for a new head coach. They seemingly had it narrowed down to two candidates, Golden State Warriors assistant coach Michael Malone and Indiana Pacers assistant coach Brian Shaw, but now it appears both of...
As a lot of focus in the NBA has been put on Argentine forward Luis Scola, who was released by the Houston Rockets via the amnesty clause on Friday, San Antonio Spurs guard Manu Ginobili recently discussed his other Argentinian teammate who will be making his way into the NBA at 35-years-old, Pablo Prigioni.Despite his age, Prigioni is going to play out his career by at least giving...
LAS VEGAS - Before the Spurs tipped off with the Atlanta Hawks, i had the privilege to be sitting next to ESPN analyst David Thorpe (we just call him Coach Thorpe). Coach had a chance to talk about the Spurs' Summer League roster. He didn't realize that Kawhi Leonard was on the Spurs Summer League squad and said he thinks it's great oppurtunity for both the Spurs...