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Hawks hope getting bigger will address most glaring weakness

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) Even while emerging as one of the NBA's best teams, the Atlanta Hawks had a very glaring weakness. Rebounding. So, after setting a franchise record with 60 wins and reaching the Eastern Conference final, the Hawks got bigger. A lot bigger. Atlanta acquired 6-foot-11 Tiago Splitter from San Antonio and signed massive prospect Walter ''Edy'' Tavares, who checks in...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks: The acquisition of Tiago Splitter is a big deal

Recently, the Atlanta Hawks traded away a mere draft pick for Tiago Splitter from the San Antonio Spurs. This trade went mostly under the radar around the league – though, this trade deserves much more recognition than what it has received so far. Splitter will become embraced by the Atlanta Hawks after they see the dominance he brings to their team. He also significantly increases...
August 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Never mind: Spurs trade Tiago Splitter to Atlanta Hawks (not the Cavs)

A day ago, the San Antonio Spurs were looking to clear salary cap space in an effort to make room to sign former Trail Blazers star LaMarcus Aldridge. The Cavs looked like a potential trading partner, armed with Brendan Haywood’s contract, which the Spurs could immediately write off. Some combination of Patty Mills, Boris Diaw, and Tiago Splitter was floated as a possible return...
Via Waiting For Next Year
July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Spurs sign Danny Green to deal, trade Tiago Splitter

The San Antonio Spurs’ pursuit of free agent LaMarcus Aldridge put Danny Green’s future into question with the franchise, but ESPN’s Chris Broussard reports the shooting guard is sticking around. Sources: Danny Green has agreed to a 4 year, $45 million deal with the Spurs — Chris Broussard (@Chris_Broussard) July 1, 2015   Green rose to league-wide popularity in...
Via Sportsnaut
July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

The San Antonio Spurs are showing cracks in their armor

The first thing that comes to my when I think of San Antonio Spurs basketball is consistency. This season however, there has been different word to associate with the San Antonio Spurs: injuries. The 2014-2015 incarnation of the Spurs has been a team that has been ravaged by injuries. Center Tiago Splitter has been limited to just three games thus far this season with a calf injury...
December 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Tiago Splitter's Game 4 flop was too much (Vine)

San Antonio Spurs center Tiago Splitter failed to draw a foul, but drew some embarrassing attention to himself, with a massive flop in the second quarter of Tuesday night's Game 4 of the NBA Western Conference Finals against Oklahoma City.Splitter was guarding Thunder forward Serge Ibaka and threw himself onto the ground after a light elbow from Ibaka. The play on the court continued...
Via Holdout Sports
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Mavs can't stop Tiago Splitter, Spurs in Game 5

Another furious comeback attempt by the Dallas Mavericks was turned away by an unlikely man. Spurs center Tiago Splitter has had a nice series, but he didn't seem capable of single-handedly taking over a playoff game. That was the case right up until the fourth quarter. Dirk Nowitzki turned back the clock and put on a brilliant shooting display to bring the Mavs within striking distance...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

If healthy at season's end, Splitter plans to play in 2014 FIBA World Cup

So long as he finishes the 2013-2014 NBA season in a healthy state, San Antonio Spurs center Tiago Splitter told he plans on playing in the upcoming 2014 FIBA World Cup for Brazil. If I am not injured, I will play with the national team next summer. I am looking forward to participate in the World Cup with my teammates and try to help Brazil do a great performance...
Via Project Spurs
February 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Tiago Splitter shoots airball on jump hook from two feet away (GIF)

San Antonio Spurs center Tiago Splitter had an embarrassingly bad shot during Thursday night's game at Golden State when he shot an airball with a jump hook just two feet from the basket.Splitter played for 28 minutes in the game as the Spurs gave their stars Tim Duncan, Manu Ginobili and Tony Parker the night off. Splitter made up for the terrible miss by knocking down the game...
Via Holdout Sports
December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Spurs lose in embarrassing fashion to Pacers

It all started well for Spurs in front of the Saturday night crowd that was eager to witness the matchup between two of the best teams in the NBA.  Duncan, Parker, and Ginobili set a blistering pace, each scoring 8 points by the middle of the second quarter, leading the Spurs to an early double-digit lead. Then the Pacers decided to do Pacer things. The Pacers, behind All-Star forward...
December 08, 2013  |  Discuss

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