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The San Antonio Spurs have a problem, but it's a good problem. They've got one roster spot left and a handful, but really two quality candidates to fill it. Eddy Curry and Derrick Brown have both had their high points of the preseason, so has Josh Powell, but the San Antonio Express News' Jeff McDonald wrote over the weekend the silver and black are looking at Curry and Brown for the final roster spot that will give them some added depth up front. The only question remaining is which big guy gets the final spot.
Curry is a low post scorer and a pretty gifted one at that. His problem has always been his weight and whether he can become slightly better than average at anything else. He said all the right things about wanting to work on his defense and rebounding and Coach Gregg Popovich praised his conditioning and said he's done a number of things well. Take a look at what he did against Omer Asik, one of the league's best post defenders the last two seas...
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After 15 years in the league, Tim Duncan is still one of the better big men in the game. He’s an NBA legend, but his role on the Spurs has decreased as he gets older.Nonetheless, he can still play. He averaged 15 points, 9 rebounds, and 1.5 blocks per game last season, only while playing 28 minutes per game during the regular season.It’s only the preseason, but the play below...
The Spurs have waived Derrick Brown and Eddy Curry.
The San Antonio Spurs just announced they have waived forward Derrick Brown and center Eddy Curry.
The San Antonio Spurs today announced that they have waived forward Derrick Brown and center Eddy Curry.
Brown was signed by the Spurs on Sept. 27. He appeared in five preseason games, averaging 6.6 points and 1.0 assist in 15.4 minutes.
Since arriving on the scene, San Antonio Spurs rookie guard Nando De Colo has made an immediate impression on the court. He can pass on a dime, run the floor, knock down the outside shot and has shown poise in San Antonio's preseason matchups. Because of this, and especially his passing ability, many see a bit of another foreign import on the Spurs roster in De Colo's style...
His sneaker collection may not rival San Antonio Spurs' Stephen Jackson's but this Tony Parker fan shows his love for TP by owning 45 pairs of No. 9's kicks.
Julian, a native of France and currently living in New York City, opened up his collection of Parker kicks to French site Basketusa.com, and revealed quite an impressive collection. In the interview, he revels...
It's been a pretty good start to San Antonio Spurs rookie guard Nando De Colo's NBA career. He has shown great court awareness with his passing, ability to shoot the ball going 3-3 in the preseason game against the Rockets and has fit in within the Spurs' system.
And aside from having the luxury of having fellow French countryman Boris Diaw and Tony Parker to help...
San Antonio Spurs' Gregg Popovich has won two NBA Coach of the Year awards and according to NBA GMs, he could be in line for another this season. However, most GMs do not give the Spurs a shot at winning title number five or even the Western Conference.
The annual NBA GM survey has been released and coach Pop was picked as the hands down best head coach in the league with...
In this new episode of the News 4 WOAI-Spurs Roundtable, Michael De Leon and I talk about the final roster spot for the San Antonio Spurs, who has been making an impression in the preseason and more.
From Nando De Colo's play, Eddy Curry possibly making the team to everyone at the WOAI studio glad to have Mike back, we break it all down.
He may be seeing the end of his brilliant NBA career nearing but if the following video is any indication, San Antonio Spurs' Tim Duncan sure has plenty of miles left in the tank.
Though the Spurs lost to the Heat yesterday TD provided us with a nice coast to coast play for the "and 1." Maybe TD will toss his name as a possible guard heading into next season....
His NBA resume is one of countless accolades, which all but makes him a lock for the Basketball Hall of Fame. However, San Antonio Spurs' Tim Duncan is now trying his hand at something new to add to his resume and that's becoming a business man.
For those who live in San Antonio, you may have seen a huge sign along Huebner Road with "Black Jack Speed Shop"...
What's better than having NBA superstar an NBA superstar surprisingly show up at your pick-up basketball game at the park?
Having two NBA superstars arrive without notice.
That's exactly what San Antonio Spurs point guard Tony Parker and Oklahoma City Thunder guard James Harden did to a group of kids in an ad campaign for AT&T.
In a campaign title "dontmissmoments...
#5 - San Antonio Spurs2011/12 Record: 50-16, lost Western Conference Finals2012/13 Projected Record: 55-27, playoffs
Key Additions:NoneKey Departures:NoneDepth Chart:Point Guard: Tony Parker, Patrick MillsShooting Guard: Manu Ginobili, Gary NealSmall Forward: Kawhi Leonard, Stephen JacksonPower Forward: Tim Duncan, DeJuan BlairCenter: Boris Diaw, Tiago SplitterThe...
What might have been the last thing the San Antonio Spurs and David Robinson should have done when presenting "The Admiral" with the 1995 NBA MVP award? Having the ceremony right before Game 1 of the 1995 Western Conference playoffs in front of Houston Rockets' Hakeem Olajuwon.
Olajuwon used that award presentation as motivation to completely and utterly destroy...
Cleveland Plain Dealer Cavs’ Insider Mary Schmitt Boyer reported NBA General Managers voted Cavs’ point guard, Kyrie Irving the second most likely player to have a breakout season in 2012-13.
Irving finished tied for second in the vote with San Antonio Spurs’ swingman, Kawhi Leonard. Golden State shooting guard, Klay Thompson finished first.
Thompson (15.3 PPG, 2.0 APG, 2...
While the San Antonio Spurs and coach Gregg Popovich didn't get a chance to see NBA Finals MVP LeBron James in their preseason visit to Miami on Saturday, Popovich knows enough of James to see that the all-star forward is improving after winning his first championship.
While his fans might argue there's not much to improve on, Popovich told ESPN'S Miami Heat Index...