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Former San Antonio Spurs forward Stephen Jackson never has a filter when he speaks to the media. He lets it fly and speaks whatever is on his mind.
Case in point - his interview with ESPN's "Highly Questionable."
Jackson, who was cut by the Spurs right before the postseason, was a guest on the ESPN program weeks ago but that initial interview was edited. ESPN released the full, uncut Jackson interview for the masses to soak in what "Captain" Jack had to say.
From growing up in Texas, playing in the Dominican Republic, from being cut by San Antonio including how he has nothing but respect for Gregg Popovich and how some Spurs' players took it personal that he played with intensity during practices and addresses talk that Popovich wanted Jackson to admit Danny Green was a better player and a whole lot more on how things ended in San Antonio (at the 12:40 point of video below).
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When the San Antonio Spurs grabbed Marco Belinelli with a cheap deal (two-years, $6 million), the writing was just about on the wall: Gary Neal, a restricted free agent this offseason, would not return. Belinelli replicated much of Neal's duties, likely at a reduced cost, so it seemed a tad redundant to roster two similar players.
Or, you know, maybe not.
With the 28th pick in the 2013 NBA Draft, the San Antonio Spurs selected forward Livio Jean-Charles from France.
The pick may have left some Spurs fans scratching their heads but recall the team did pick another Frenchman at the same spot many years ago and Tony Parker turned out to be a draft day steal. Something the team is hoping Livio will turn out to be once he makes his...
With the 59th pick in the 2012 NBA Draft, the San Antonio Spurs selected guard Marcus Denmon from the University of Missouri. However, Spurs fans have yet to see him stateside as he was sent to France to develop his game while playing for Élan Chalon.
That was then, this is now.
Denmon will be showcasing his talents in Vegas this week with the Spurs Summer...
San Antonio Spurs forward, Matt Bonner, joined his fellow New Hampshiremen, Deer Trick, during their rendition of “La Bamba” by playing the tambourine.
His 6’10” frame wasn’t the nicest to be behind during the concert.
A 6'10" redhead is blocking my view of the stage: pic.twitter.com/WqFVX8TGiY
— AP (@Ananth_Pandian) July 6, 2013
Deer Tick’s tweet to Bonner...
Marco Belinelli is 27, an age where most athletes sustain peak performance for a few years before their athleticism drops off as they enter their early 30's, and the San Antonio Spurs will be his fifth professional team (Golden State, New Orleans, Toronto, Chicago) in seven seasons. A precarious position, to be sure.
He's played on just two playoff teams -- the...
Aside from the wheeling and dealing of NBA free agency during the offseason, personally I enjoy the summer basketball tournaments overseas. It truly is competitive and tough going when a chance to qualify for Olympic play is on the line.
Foreign born NBA players usually jump at the chance to represent their home country, much to the dismay of their respective NBA fan base and...
Four days ago word came out that San Antonio Spurs restricted free agent guard Gary Neal was gaining attention on the open market and the Spurs might not be able to match the price teams are asking for Neal.
Though none of those team names were released, it seems the Milwaukee Bucks are one of four teams who have interest in Neal according to Gery Woelfel of the JournalTimes...
According to Yahoo! Sports, talks between the San Antonio Spurs and free agent Andrei Kirilenko have ended.
The San Antonio Spurs' exploration of acquiring free-agent forward Andrei Kirilenko in a sign-and-trade agreement with the Minnesota Timberwolves has passed without completion, league sources told Yahoo! Sports.
The Spurs seriously considered a multiyear...
Forward Davis Bertans (traded to the San Antonio Spurs during the 2011 NBA Draft) is currently on the road to recovery after suffering an ACL tear which required surgery. He is in good spirits and is looking to come back a "beast" as he put it once he is back on the court.
However, before he even stepped foot on a court, did you know he nearly lost his entire hand in...
Gary Neal got hot during the NBA Playoffs, and it might allow him to cash out with a nice payday.
The Racine Journal Times is reporting that the Milwaukee Bucks are one of four teams in pursuit of the Spurs restricted free agent guard.
Bucks are 1 of 4 teams in mix for Gary Neal.
— Gery Woelfel (@GeryWoelfel) July 9, 2013
The Spurs signed guard Marco Belinelli last week, and sources...
The San Antonio Spurs pursued a sign-and-trade deal for Andrei Kirilenko, but talks with the Minnesota Timberwolves have broken off.
Flip Saunders has shown little to no interest in facilitating a sign-and-trade for Kirilenko.
The Wolves were interested in a combination of assets from the Spurs in exchange for Kirilenko, but were unable to take back the $8 million to $9 million in...
With Dwight Howard deciding to “take his talents” to Houston, the list of available quality centers is dwindling down.
The San Antonio Spurs are not likely to pursue Andrew Bynum, due to his questionable health record, lack of willingness to work out for prospective teams and the limited access he gave teams to his medical records.
Greg Oden, whom the Spurs have reportedly...
The San Antonio Spurs announced the roster for their 2013 Las Vegas Summer League squad that will take part from July 12-22. Among the names Project Spurs had already reported were guard Nando De Colo, 2010 draftee Ryan Richards, 2012 draftee Marcus Denmon, Dexter Pittman, and Durand Scott.
Joining those players are current Spurs players Cory Joseph and Aron Baynes, along with...
The band is Deer Tick. The song is La Bamba. The color is white. Very, very white.
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