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Categorizing the Spurs’ Frontcourt

When looking back at the frontcourt of the 2013-14 San Antonio Spurs offensively, the Spurs’ big men had different roles in how they scored the basketball for the team. Whether it was Tim Duncan posting an opponent, Matt Bonner nailing a 3-pointer, or Tiago Splitter finishing a layup on a pick-and-roll, the Spurs’ big men […]
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Tiago Splitter dunks on kids at basketball camp

The NBA and San Antonio Spurs are in offseason mode which means a few Spurs are having basketball camps for the kids. Tiago Splitter is hosting a basketball camp in his home country of Brazil and is teaching the campers a thing or two about the game. Such as how someone who is 7-feet tall […]
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Tiago Splitter was excited to make cameo on Sports Illustrated cover

For many young athletes growing up, they have dreams about making the cover of Sports Illustrated and recently, San Antonio Spurs center Tiago Splitter got the chance to grace the cover. The cover featured Kawhi Leonard skying for a dunk over Miami’s Chris “Birdman” Andersen during game four of the 2014 NBA Finals. Tiago is standing the middle of the play with his back turned...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Tiago Splittler Wipes His Armpit Sweat On Ball Before Shooting, Has Mastered The Flop

  If Tiago Splitter isn’t potentially earning another fine for flopping (see below the Vine), the Spurs’ center is using his body moisture to wet the ball ball before shooting free throws. Whatever floats you boat, Splitter. [@cjzero, GIFdsports] The post Tiago Splittler Wipes His Armpit Sweat On Ball Before Shooting, Has Mastered The Flop appeared first on Diehardsport.
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June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

NBA fines Splitter for violating anti-flopping rules

The NBA has announced that San Antonio Spurs center Tiago Splitter is being fined $5,000 for violating the league’s anti-flopping rules during Game 4 of the Western Conference Finals. According to the release, the violation occurred during the second quarter of last night’s game at the Chesapeake Energy Arena, and the league has also provided video […]
Via Project Spurs
May 28, 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...
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...
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...
Via Holdout Sports
December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Tiago Splitter waves politely for the ball (GIF)

San Antonio Spurs center Tiago Splitter was seen waving politely to get the attention of teammate Gary Neal during Game 3 of the NBA Finals Monday night. Neal didn't give him the ball, probably because he had the hot hand as he scored 24 points in 25 minutes in the Spurs' 113-77 blowout victory over the Miami Heat. Or, maybe Neal didn't want to see Splitter...
Via Holdout Sports
June 12, 2013  |  Discuss
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