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Let's take a stroll down memory lane with San Antonio Spurs' DeJuan Blair to his high school playing days in Pittsburg.
Before he suited up for the Pitt Panthers and the Spurs, he honed his basketball skills for the Schenley Spartans. While with the Spartans, he showed that same hustle, under-the-basket play and rebounding skill which made him the second-round pick for the Spurs in 2009.
Check out this footage of Blair's high school playing days including some nifty passing in the paint and how he was compared to Charles Barkley an Elton Brand before stepping foot on an NBA court. Interesting to note even back then, Blair admitted he needed to work on his outside shot. Something he still works on until today.
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SXSW- South by Southwest- is happening right now in Austin, Texas. The “Conferences & Festivals” is a unique mix of music, independent films, and emerging technologies. Matt Bonner of the San Antonio Spurs and his brother Luke decided to put on a benefit concert for their charity during the week long event.
The Bonner brothers’ event is called “Sneakers and Speakers...
Tim Duncan's been pretty inconsistent since he had his ankle injury last month. When he first came back, there was some rest and that was expected. There may have been some doubt in what his ankle could do, which is normal after any injury.
It seems Duncan is back on track after having a few off games and it seems he's ready for the stretch run heading into...
The San Antonio Spurs have announced they've assigned Nando De Colo and Aron Baynes to the Austin Toros again.
[Press release] Spurs assign Baynes and De Colo to @austintoros: http://j.mp/WtfWda #GoSpursGo (@spurs)
Both players haven't seen much court time this season even with injuries on the roster. Cory Joseph got recalled from Austin to take Parker'...
Sometimes in the NBA, it's better to be lucky than good and during Thursday night's Spurs/Mavericks affair, Tim Duncan caught a lucky break that ended up getting him two points.In the third quarter, Spurs center Tiago Splitter attempted to find Duncan on a lob pass that Tim attempted to catch.As Duncan went to catch it, the ball bounced off his fingers and into the basket for the deuce:
The San Antonio Spurs (51-16) squeaked by the Cleveland Cavaliers (22-44) in San Antonio 119-113. Tim Duncan led the team with a double-double 30 points and 12 rebounds. The Spurs dominated the Cavs in the paint 62-46.
For a first half recap, click here but here is how the second half went down at the AT&T Center including some notes and quotes.
Third Quarter Recap:
Tweet With the South by Southwest (SXSW) festivities taking place in Austin, Texas this week, Matt Bonner of the San Antonio Spurs and his brother Luke decided to put on a benefit concert for their charity. The Bonner brothers’ event is called “Sneakers and Speakers.” One of the acts that they invited to perform was [...]
SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- Tim Duncan had 30 points and 12 rebounds, Kawhi Leonard added 24 points and 13 boards, and the San Antonio Spurs beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 119-113 on Saturday night.
Manu Ginobili added 14 points and 10 assists, Nando De Colo had 11 points and Tiago Splitter had 10 for San Antonio (51-16), which is 1 games ahead of Oklahoma City in the Western Conference....
The media world is hung up on the Miami Heat's 22-game winning streak. The San Antonio Spurs were in that territory last season, but had the majority of that streak in the playoffs. The mainstream media wasn't in love with the Spurs' streak as the Heat's longer streak, but that might be a good thing that it may be a forgotten stretch. For Gregg Popovich, it would...
Before the San Antonio Spurs narrowly escaped a 92-91 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Thursday, I caught up with current Mavs forward and former North Carolina Tar Heel Brandan Wright.
Wright played one season at North Carolina in 2006-2007. One of his teammates during that tenure was Spurs shooting guard Danny Green, who attended North Carolina from 2005-2009.
The San Antonio Spurs hosted the Cleveland Cavaliers tonight in the AT&T Center and after the first half, the Spurs are leading the Cavs 66-61.
Here is how the first half went down in San Antonio.
First Quarter Recap:
The Spurs raced to an early double-digit lead and shot 5 for 7 early on but soon the Cavs started to hit some shots to close the gap to 13-8 before...
This happened a lot.
Offensively, the Cavs were great. They scored 61 points in the first half, had 90 at the end of three periods and shot over 50% for the game. Unfortunately, those same stats could’ve also be used to describe the Spurs’ Saturday night.
The Spurs’ offense is incredible. They shot 61% in the first half, 57% for the game and they confused the young Cavaliers...
Tonight's matchup will be between Tim Duncan and Tristan Thompson when the Cleveland Cavaliers visit the San Antonio Spurs on Saturday night.
The Cleveland Cavaliers are coming off a disappointing loss to the Dallas Mavericks and will be looking to play spoiler to the Spurs' number one seed hopes tonight. Tristan Thompson played a starter low 30 minutes last night while...