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Slam dunks and startups: How all-star technology took over the NBA in The Big Easy

Whether it was that first quarter alley-oop between Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook, Anthony Davis lighting up the scoreboard as this year’s MVP, or players and entertainers teaming up to score a big time donation for the Sager Strong Foundation, this year’s NBA All-Star weekend was full of tweetable moments. While this weekend celebrated the league’s best talent, it also...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tim Duncan turned down chance to attend Rio Olympics with President Obama

You would think that most people would jump at the chance to attend the Olympics with the President of the United States. As if we needed another reminder, Tim Duncan is not most people. Duncan’s former teammate Bruce Bowen told SI that President Obama had extended a personal invitation to Duncan to travel to Rio with him, but the recently retired star declined. “It’s funny...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Spurs' Tim Duncan says no to Olympic invite from President Obama

Most people would jump at the opportunity to hop on Air Force One for an international flight to attend the Olympics with the President of the United States. Tim Duncan, however, is a rare breed. In an interview with Sports Illustrated, Bruce Bowen said his former San Antonio Spurs teammate turned down an invitation from President Barack Obama to join him on a trip to the Olympics...
Via The Comeback
August 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Reggie Lewis' mom wouldn't mind Kevin Durant wearing No. 35 for Celtics

The Boston Celtics’ rich basketball tradition has one downside: It’s difficult for new players to find a number that’s not already hanging in the rafters. But it appears a special exception could be made if Kevin Durant comes to town. The Oklahoma City Thunder forward and soon-to-be free agent has worn No. 35 his entire career. That number, of course, belonged to Reggie Lewis...
Via NESN.com
June 28, 2016  |  Discuss

How to guard the ‘Splash Bros’ as presented by Bruce Bowen

Former San Antonio Spur Bruce Bowen knows a thing or two about playing good defense, as he made eight NBA All-Defensive teams during his career. Five times Bowen was a first-teamer and the other three on the second-team. So, when Bowen details how you can stop the ‘Splash Bros’, a.k.a Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson, […]
Via Project Spurs
December 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Spurs un-retire Bruce Bowen's number for LaMarcus Aldridge

By Larry Brown Bruce Bowen retired from the NBA after the 2009 season, but he’s still making sacrifices for his old team six years later. Bowen granted the San Antonio Spurs permission to un-retire his No. 12 jersey so that new free agent acquisition LaMarcus Aldridge could wear it. “You want LaMarcus to feel part of the family,” Bowen told the San Antonio Express-News...
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Spurs great Bruce Bowen pegs the Bulls as potential champs

Former San Antonio Spurs great and five time All-Defensive First Teamer Bruce Bowen was asked to pick the teams he thought could win the championship. Of course he threw out the Spurs as a potential champ considering they did win it last year, but his second choice seemed a bit odd. He went with the […]
Via Project Spurs
February 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Listen to R.C. Buford, Bruce Bowen talk building a culture of greatness

San Antonio Spurs GM R.C. Buford and former Spur Bruce Bowen are featured in an upcoming book titled “Building an NBA Culture of Greatness” where the two speak on what it takes to excel in the NBA. Buford and Bowen weighed in on the topic of building a culture of greatness with the author of […]
Via Project Spurs
November 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruce Bowen still miffed over Team USA snub

Team U.S.A. walked off the court with the gold medal at the 2014 FIBA World Cup, thus securing a spot for the U.S. in the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. It was a moment the players would never forget as they represented their country with pride and once again proved the best basketball is played in […]
Via Project Spurs
September 19, 2014  |  Discuss

The 3 P's of Shutdown Basketball Defense

NBA players like Tony Allen, Shane Battier, Bruce Bowen and Avery Bradley have made careers by shutting down their opponents' perimeter threats. And although these players have a size advantage,
Via Stack
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss
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