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Tony Parker Wants To Play Five More Seasons With Spurs

Tony Parker would like to continue his career with the San Antonio Spurs for another five seasons. Parker would like to play 20 seasons with the Spurs. "The Spurs know I want to play until I'm 38," Parker told Yahoo Sports in a recent phone interview. "That will be 20 seasons for me. That's my goal. This year is No. 15. And if I'm lucky enough and I'm healthy, hopefully I can play...
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21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tony Parker hopes to play 20 seasons with San Antonio Spurs

Tony Parker is passing the torch, but the San Antonio Spurs point guard is nowhere close to thinking about retirement. According to Marc Spears of Yahoo, Parker has alerted head coach Gregg Popovich and general manager R.C. Buford of a plan to spend a total of 20 seasons with the franchise. “The Spurs know I want to play until I’m 38. That will be 20 seasons for me. That’s...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Spurs drop preseason opener in Aldridge’s debut

The San Antonio Spurs dropped their preseason opener 95-92 to the Sacramento Kings inside Sleep Train Arena on Friday night, spoiling the debut of new forward LaMarcus Aldridge. Aldridge shot 3 for 10 and finished with eight points and three rebounds in 23 minutes. Kawhi Leonard led the silver and black with 16 points and […]
Via Project Spurs
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Gregg Popovich now resting himself by sitting out games

Gregg Popovich is renowned for sitting his veteran players during the regular season — much to the NBA’s chagrin. But now it appears he taken his own advice. The head coach did not travel to California for the San Antonio Spurs’ exhibition opener with the Sacramento Kings, reports Yahoo’s Marc J. Spears. Assistant coach Ettore Messina evidently will run the show for the...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Despite disappoinment of being traded, ex-Spur Splitter feels San Antonio is the team to beat

Former San Antonio Spurs center Tiago Splitter saw his tenure in silver and black end this offseason as he was traded to Atlanta in order for the Spurs to make room for another big man – LaMarcus Aldridge. Without this deal, it would have been very tough for San Antonio to pull off the deal that […]
Via Project Spurs
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Popovich to miss Sacramento trip along with Duncan, Parker, Ginobili & Diaw

Wednesday afternoon the San Antonio Spurs announced veteran players Tim Duncan, Manu Ginobili, Tony Parker, and Boris Diaw would miss Thursday’s opening preseason game against the Sacramento Kings for rest and rehabilitation. Wednesday evening, Marc Spears of Yahoo! Sports reported another member of the Spurs was going to miss the trip to Sacramento – Head […]
Via Project Spurs
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Gregg Popovich makes LaMarcus Aldridge sit out practice

He has yet to even play in a single preseason game for his new team and already offseason San Antonio signee LaMarcus Aldridge is getting his first heavy dose of Spurs-related culture shock. The four-time All-Star missed Spurs’ practice on Tuesday with a strained IT band (which sounds like something you would find in a...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Spurs' Leonard wasn't fazed by new maximum contract

San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard has had plenty of reasons to celebrate since he first entered the NBA. He's won one title, a Finals MVP and a Defensive Player of the Year award. Then, in July, Leonard signed a five-year, $94.3 million max contract, adding another highlight to his already impressive resume. But according to the San Antonio Express-News, Leonard didn't react...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Bonner is about to join an elite group of Spurs

Tim Duncan, David Robinson, Tony Parker, Manu Ginobili, and George Gervin will need to make some space soon to welcome a new player among their elite group of San Antonio Spurs.When the San Antonio Spurs begin their season October, 28th against the Oklahoma City Thunder, it will mark the 10th consecutive season center Matt Bonner has been with the team. A feat only accomplished previously...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

With little fanfare or applause, Olympic legend visits the Spurs

The San Antonio Spurs aren't a normal NBA team. Their culture fosters an intelligence that extends beyond the walls of sport, well into society and personal development. The Spurs are a business, but they're also a family. Olympic bronze-medalist sprinter John Carlos is one of the most socially pivotal athletes of the past 60 years. He was one of the two men, along with Topmmie...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Three questions to consider for the San Antonio Spurs

As we hover near the NBA preseason, there are some questions that need to be addressed for the San Antonio Spurs. Winning is proclivity within their organization and will be for a very long time as they pulled all the right triggers to propel them as an elite team for the future. But some concerns still exist. So here are three major questions for this upcoming season. Will Tony...
8 days ago  |  Discuss

San Antonio Spurs Media Day roundup

Monday the 28th was NBA Media Day and for the first time, reporters got full access to ask players questions. As everyone knows, the Spurs have two very attractive additions this year. You have heard from the players themselves about how and why they joined the Alamo City team, but this was the first time you have really been able to pick the brain of returning Spurs on the new acquisitions...
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Gregg Popovich plans to coach beyond Tim Duncan era

There have been widespread rumors that San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich was planning on calling it quits at some point soon.At 66 years old and with five NBA titles under his belt, the most successful coach of this era really doesn't have much more to prove to the masses. Though, the expectation that Pop would call it quits after Tim Duncan retired in order to avoid a...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

David West: I find myself staring at Tim Duncan

After spending the last couple seasons as the veteran presence on the Indiana Pacers, David West is a relatively young player on a San Antonio Spurs roster that has Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobili. And, per Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports, West said he’s taking advantage of having the chance to watch a Hall of Famer at work. “I find myself staring at Tim. I have just...
Via Sportsnaut
10 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Gregg Popovich pranks reporter by being total jerk

    We still have a full month to go before the start of the 2015-2016 NBA season, but Gregg Popovich has decided to waste no time in getting back to tormenting basketball reporters. On Monday, NBA TV’s Jared Greenberg was given the daunting task of having to interview Popovich. Greenberg tried to begin on a light note by acknowledging that Popovich has decided to keep his...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Manu Ginobili loves his impersonator

Former D-Leaguer Brandon Armstrong has had a busy summer of taking his “impersonations” of NBA stars to social media. The feedback has been positive from basketball fans who love his mimicry of players like LeBron James, Kobe Bryant, James Harden, and Russell Westbrook. Yesterday, Armstrong added to his repertoire with an impersonation of San Antonio Spurs guard Manu Ginobili...
Via The Sports Daily
September 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Will Jimmer Fredette find success with Spurs?

Jimmer Fredette If Jimmer Fredette doesn’t make it with the San Antonio Spurs, then he probably won’t make it in the NBA. But I, for one, think he’s on the verge of turning his career around. I understand if you want to take that with a grain of salt coming from an alumnus of BYU, but the reality is that Jimmer has more than enough talent to succeed in the NBA, especially...
August 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Jeff Van Gundy: Tim Duncan would make great NBA coach

San Antonio Spurs legend Tim Duncan is nearing the end of his career, and analyst Jeff Van Gundy thinks the future Hall of Famer is capable of occupying a new role: NBA coach. In an interview on ESPN Radio, JVG—who compiled a 430-318 record during 11 seasons as a coach—offered a few reasons for why Duncan has a future leading a team. Van Gundy said: “I watch him and...
Via Sportsnaut
August 24, 2015  |  Discuss

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