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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's final seasons, the Spurs' chances at winning a championship looking even slimmer as another year goes by and what the loss would mean to team staff, gameday staff and local business.
Song: "Sad but true" Metallica
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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' Tony Parker keeps racking up the awards while playing with French club Asvel-Villeurbanne. After being voted as the October MVP by the fans, Parker has now been voted this weeks Eurocup MVP.
In game one of the Euroucup, Parker led Asvel to a win over Spurs draftee Nando De Colo and Valencia 87-78. Parker finished with 34 points off 8/15 shooting, 3/4 three...
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:...
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...
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...
I was contacted by the BBC News for an interview on the NBA lockout for their "The World Today" program.
Co-host Mark Whittaker asked me several questions regarding where my sympathies lie in this dispute, how the lockout and potentially the season being cancelled will affect the city of San Antonio.You can listen to the full interview, which aired on the BBC this morning...
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...
The NBA lockout is still marching on and more December games have been canceled. To make maters worse, the entire NBA season on the brink of being axed.
So with the extra time for locked-out NBA players, what has San Antonio Spurs' Richard Jefferson been up to? Taking part in a free-throw contest of course.RJ recently paid a visit to the PlayUp offices where he was asked to...
• 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'...
Most of the time Manu Ginobili gets overlooked in the superstar class, but if you get a look at his basketball resume. You soon realize the errors of your ways. GINOBILI!
Unicaja Malaga will not sign Tiago Splitter afer all.
Brandon Ashley could play both small forward and power forward for Arizona.
Spurs Flashback for April 22, 1979, Game 4 Conference Semifinals San Antonio Spurs vs. Philadelphia 76ers.