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SPURS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Spurs’ Danny Green: ‘We’re good on paper right now’

Heading into the new NBA season, the San Antonio Spurs are stacked with players which many believe will launch them back to the top of the mountain in the league. Adding LaMarcus Aldridge, David West, Ray McCallum, and re-signing Tim Duncan, Manu Ginobili, and others, all but makes the Spurs a heavy favorite to win […]
Via Project Spurs
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kawhi Leonard wants to be MVP

Kawhi Leonard of the San Antonio Spurs has achieved more than many can imagine. He has won an NBA title, the Defensive Player of the Year Award, and the NBA Finals MVP. All this success rests under his belt at the age of 24. His modest demeanor, unselfishness, and respect towards opponents are what set him apart as a player that defies basketball fans to abhor him. However, these...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The key to getting Aldridge was not Duncan or Pop, but this secret weapon

We’ve heard a bunch of reasons why LaMarcus Aldridge ended up choosing to sign with the San Antonio Spurs this summer. However, there seems to be one that people really should know about. The former Trail Blazer big man had a very strong connection to the Spurs — although most casual fans wouldn’t know that […]
Via Project Spurs
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Investigating San Antonio's lineup flexibility

The San Antonio Spurs have one of the most well-rounded rosters in the entire league, with several key players who allow them to adapt and adjust to any playing style imaginable. Here's a look at just about every single possibility Gregg Popovich will have at his disposal, courtesy of Pounding the Rock's Michael Erler, who investigates small-ball lineups, bench-heavy units and more...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Leonard has goals in sight as 2015-16 season approaches

Kawhi Leonard is quiet, laid back and lets his game do the talking for him. He is the perfect fit for the ‘boring’ San Antonio Spurs. However, Leonard let his future goals be known at a recent basketball camp and you could say, he thinks big. Speaking at a kids basketball camp at the Moreno […]
Via Project Spurs
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Blazers Prepare For Post-Aldridge Era, Hope To Survive In Rugged Western Conference

LaMarcus Aldridge spent the first nine years of his career with the Portland Trail Blazers. This offseason, a decision had to be made regarding Aldridge’s future, and the former Texas Longhorn chose to return home to his roots, joining the San Antonio Spurs as a free agent. Aldridge’s departure, obviously, leaves a gaping hole within Portland’s depth chart, making the upcoming...
Via Oregon Sports News
3 days ago  |  Discuss

San Antonio Spurs: What Should Be Their Rotation?

(Jan. 20, 2015 – Source: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images North America) By Ciaran Mills: Staff Writer at Hoopstuff… Getting your squad rotation right is a vital part of success in the NBA, and nobody knows this more than Gregg Popovich of the San Antonio Spurs. In his 19 years as head coach of San Antonio he has used his bench to brilliant effect, allowing role players to make heroes...
Via HoopStuff
4 days ago  |  Discuss

How a Spurs assistant went all-out for LaMarcus Aldridge

    Most of the reasons LaMarcus Aldridge signed with the San Antonio Spurs are obvious — the best coach in the NBA, a tradition of winning, a chance to contend for a championship immediately while play alongside at least one future Hall of Famer. But had it not been for an assistant coach on Gregg Popovich’s staff, Aldridge may have made a different decision. Ime Udoka...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  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
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Kawhi Leonard says he wants to be the MVP

Kawhi Leonard is a rising NBA superstar. He's already one of the league's best defensive players, and can get his shot off whenever he wants. But while Leonard already has a Finals MVP on his trophy case, his desire to win more awards has not diminished. Here's what he recently told The Press Enterprise's David Zink (hat tip to CBS Sports):“I think being in San Antonio has helped...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Spurs are still interested in Rasual Butler

The San Antonio Spurs have 13 guaranteed contracts on their books for the 2015-16 season, meaning they can add another stable veteran (or two) to their depth chart if they feel it's necessary.Rasual Butler is one option who's still available, and San Antonio has reportedly had its eye on him since the beginning of free agency. That interest might be heating up.Last season, the former...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Tim Duncan wins teammate of the year award

San Antonio Spurs legend Tim Duncan has amassed five rings, three Finals MVPs and two regular-season MVPs during his 18-year NBA career, but the power forward just added another distinction. Duncan was named the winner of the 2014-15 Twyman-Stokes Teammate of the Year Award, becoming the third player to receive the award since its inception. According to Buck Harvey of the San...
Via Sportsnaut
9 days ago  |  Discuss

LaMarcus Aldridge is ‘mentally drained’ after free agency

    There are plenty of people who believe that LaMarcus Aldridge had made up his mind about joining the San Antonio Spurs long before he took meetings with other teams. That may have been the case, but it hasn’t made adjusting to a new city any easier for the top prize of the 2015 free agency class. Aldridge, who spent the first nine seasons of his career with the Portland...
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Spurs Announce 2015-16 Schedule

The San Antonio Spurs announced their 2015-16 official season schedule last week and will open their season on the road at Oklahoma City to face the Thunder on Wednesday October 28th. They will then travel back to San Antonio for their home opener against the Brooklyn Nets on October Friday October 30th. Tipoff will be at 7:30 pm. Some notable dates for the Spurs season other than...

Matt Bonner performs as DJ Red Mamba at Rock On Fest

DJ RED MAMBA at #RockOnNH #RedMamba #GoSpursGo pic.twitter.com/p4gUA1gvyU — Rock On (@RockOnFdn) August 15, 2015 Most people know Matt Bonner as a three-point shooting specialist for the Spurs. Over the weekend, Bonner took the stage at a music festival in New Hampshire as DJ Red Mamba. Bonner, a native of Concord, returned as the city celebrated its 250th birthday. There were...
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Patty Mills: The X-Factor for the San Antonio Spurs

Mar 27, 2015; San Antonio, TX, USA; San Antonio Spurs point guard Patty Mills (8) reacts after a shot during the second half against the Dallas Mavericks at the AT&T Center. (Mandatory Credit: Soobum Im-USA TODAY Sports) Now fully back from his shoulder injury, Patty Mills has been having a very productive off-season and is top form heading into the upcoming campaign with the...
Via The Sports Journal
14 days ago  |  Discuss

The Spurs’ New Foundation

The San Antonio Spurs have been the most consistently dominant team in the NBA for a very long time now. They have made the playoffs 24 out of the last 25 seasons and have not missed the postseason in the past 18 years after drafting hall of fame power forward Tim Duncan. That is the longest playoff streak in NBA history. In that 18 year period, the team has won five championships...
Via Total Sports Live
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyle Anderson is set to (slowly) become a star for Spurs

“Modern day Magic Johnson.” Those were the words that legendary St. Anthony’s High School basketball coach Bob Hurley used to describe his All-American senior Kyle Anderson in 2012.   I played high school basketball in New Jersey too; I watched Anderson play half a dozen times, and we competed in the same summer league for two years. I was not buying the Magic Johnson...
Via The Sports Quotient
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Spurs Race for Seis is on!

The San Antonio Spurs race for seis (as its called in southern Texas) or race for the sixth championship has officially started. This organization has made all the moves, preparations, and signings necessary to make this team champion once again. Many questions came to mind once the season ended for the San Antonio Spurs in that game 7 against the Los Angeles Clippers. Would Duncan...

David Robinson: Jahlil Okafor, Karl-Anthony Towns 'need time'

Jahlil Okafor and Karl-Anthony Towns are expected to battle each other for the 2015-16 NBA Rookie of the Year award, but Hall of Famer David Robinson believes the first-year players “will need time” to reach superstardom. In an interview on SiriusXM NBA Radio, the longtime San Antonio Spurs center said both Okafor and Towns will probably need four of five years before establishing...
Via Sportsnaut
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Danny Green “likes” the old guys

Danny Green met with kids at the George Gervin Youth Center in San Antonio today. #DannyGreen talking to kids at the George Gervin Youth Center in San Antonio. #Spurs #BleacherReport https://t.co/Xu6mry9Z8W — Jared Zwerling (@JaredZwerling) August 5, 2015 While there, Green also talked to Jared Zwerling about the Spurs’ offseason moves. “It’s hard to compare it to any...
Via Hoops-Nation
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Tony Parker will be back in business

French phenom Tony Parker always will go down as one of the greatest to ever suit up in a San Antonio Spurs jersey. As an orchestrator on the court for the past 14 years, he has hit a lull in his career. Points, assists, and field goal percentages per game were all down last season. The injuries have been no cake walk either, acquiring ankle and thigh afflictions. Competition has...
Via isportsweb.com
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Popovich on Becky Hammon: She’s a coach, she’s good at it

Gregg Popovich isn’t the kind of person to pass out praise unless it is truly deserved — even to his own players, coaches and underlings — so the fact that he had nothing but glowing things to say about Becky Hammon speaks volumes. Hammon of course has been the toast of the NBA after coaching...Read More The post Gregg Popovich on Becky Hammon: ‘She’s a coach, and she’s...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
July 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Spurs fan in China creates Boris Diaw portrait with 11,750 pushpins (pic)

In an amazing display of devotion to her beloved San Antonio Spurs, a fan in China created an incredibly detailed and impressive portrait of Boris Diaw with a whole bunch of pushpins … make that an apparent 11,750 pushpins. The original photographs appeared on Chinese social networking site Hupu which Reddit’s r/NBA board picked up...Read More The post Spurs fan in China creates...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
July 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Kyle Anderson: A Testament To Spurs' Player Development

Where do the Spurs keep finding these guys?Kyle Anderson, the 21-year-old forward out of UCLA, was recently awarded the MVP of the NBA summer league. Anderson was selected by the San Antonio Spurs with the 30th overall pick in the 2014 draft.Congrats to @KyleAnderson5, the 2015 @NBASummerLeague MVP! #SummerSpurs
Via The Sports Quotient
July 21, 2015  |  Discuss
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