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Spurs strike a new deal with NBA stalwart Manu Ginobli

Any doubts about whether Manu Ginobili retiring have been put to rest; Ginobili will play at least another year with the San Antonio Spurs. Ever since Manu Ginobili entered the NBA he has been schooling the American basketball stars. His European step caught every one off guard. Because of Manu Ginobili, the Euro step is now something just about everyone in the NBA adds to their...
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Gregg Popovich: ‘I can never retire’

There are some unfortunate souls out there who do not understand Gregg Popovich’s sense of humor. It comes from the Jerry Seinfeld brand of dry humor, and requires a bit more thinking. It’s definitely not the slapstick humor that most have become accustomed to. The San Antonio Spurs head coach was back at it again recently, sarcastically blaming his players for his inability...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Gregg Popovich On Julius Randle, D'Angelo Russell, Brandon Ingram

Gregg Popovich gives his impressions of D'Angelo Russell, Brandon Ingram and Julius Randle.
Via Lakers Nation
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Gregg Popovich not worried about super team label

The Golden State Warriors may have added former MVP Kevin Durant in free agency, but it’s the San Antonio Spurs that have reigned supreme in the Western Conference for the better part of the past two decades. Of course, recency bias tells us a story of a Warriors squad that might have jumped San Antonio on the totem pole. Coming off a 73-win season and a second consecutive Western...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

San Antonio names a day in Tim Duncan's honor

Tim Duncan has been the face of the San Antonio Spurs for the better part of the past two decades. He’s brought the city of San Antonio five NBA titles during that span. He’s also retired. Now that Duncan has given up his basketball shoes for other endeavors, it’s time for all the accolades to come pouring in. As the face of the only professional sports team in San Antonio...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Pop & Timmy have a guys' night out

When you're the best power forward of all-time and you just retired after 19 seasons, there is only one way to celebrate: Adele.
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Gregg Popovich Tearfully Recalls Promise He Made To Tim Duncan’s Late Father

Earlier this week, San Antonio Spurs power forward Tim Duncan retired after a brilliant 19-year career. A surefire Hall of Famer, Duncan retired the same way he played the game: with dignity, but with little fanfare.  Yesterday, Spurs coach Gregg Popovich held a press conference yesterday, during which he showed a rare display of emotion. Popovich got choked up when recalling the...
Via College Spun
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Gregg Popovich got emotional when talking about Tim Duncan

Gregg Popovich became the San Antonio Spurs Head Coach in 1996. A year later in 1997, the Spurs drafted Tim Duncan first overall in the NBA draft out of Wake Forest. That next season they went to the playoffs for the first time under Popovich. In fact, San Antonio went on to the playoffs every year for the next 19 seasons while Popovich coached and Duncan played. As a result, it’s...
Via The Comeback
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Gregg Popovich’s Emotional Tim Duncan Tribute Was Perfect Send-Off For Spurs Star

Gregg Popovich usually is terse, ornery and anything but emotional when speaking to the media. But the San Antonio Spurs coach made a wonderful exception Tuesday. In an event befitting the player, the Spurs held a “news conference” for Tim Duncan’s retirement that featured only Popovich addressing a small group of reporters at the team’s practice facility. Popovich made the...
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Gregg Popovich bids farewell to ‘irreplaceable’ Tim Duncan

San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich isn’t one to display much emotion or get overly attached to anyone or anything, but the relationship he and Tim Duncan have is a special one. The two won more games together than any player-coach duo in NBA history (1,001), and were a big reason the Spurs have long been one of the best teams in the Western Conference, winning five titles...
Via The Sports Daily
16 days ago  |  Discuss

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