Power Rankings, Week 1: Spurs are starting over

The Spurs are comfortably Number 3 in most Power Rankings, with the Clippers and Raptors nipping at their heels. It's Game Day!  The 2016-2017 NBA season opens tonight, so it's time to look at some inaugural power rankings.  With no games to go by, it's mostly a consensus that the Spurs are the third best team (for now), despite losing Tim Duncan during the off-season, and are...
Via Pounding the Rock
17 minutes ago

Forecasting Spurs Week 1 of 2016-17 NBA Season

The NBA season gets underway this week, with the Spurs sent off to Golden State right off the bat. With the Spurs largely a new squad built around a returning core of Kawhi Leonard, LaMarcus Aldridge, Tony Parker, Manu Ginobili, and Patty Mills, it will take time to gel. That is why I think the Spurs […] Forecasting Spurs Week 1 of 2016-17 NBA Season - Air Alamo - Air Alamo -...
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45 minutes ago

A Spurs' eye view of the 2016-17 San Antonio Spurs

The 30th of a 30-part series previewing the season. (We made it!) San Antonio Spurs Last Season: 67-15, 2nd Seed in the West Off-season Gains: C Pau Gasol (free agent), PG Dejounte Murray (draft), C Dewayne Dedmon (free agent), PF David Lee (free agent), PF Davis Bertans (draft trade stash), SG Bryn Forbes (free agent), PG Nicolas Laprovittola (free agent) Off-season Losses:...
Via Pounding the Rock
1 hour ago

Spurs vs. Warriors Gameday Q&A with Poor Man’s Commish

To get ready for tonight’s regular season Spurs opener, I talked to Poor Man’s Commish, the founder and editor-in-chief of the Let’s Go Warriors blog. I asked him a few questions as a preview of tonight’s matchup. How is this team coming together after all of the roster changes over the offseason? There are still some chemistry issues such as Steph throwing a pass to KD...
Via Project Spurs
3 hours ago

Opening Night DraftKings NBA Lineup

Point Guard – Steph Curry $9,600 Steph Curry is the top point guard option in DraftKings and should be in all lineups. He played the San Antonio Spurs four times last season and averaged 28.8 points, 5.8 assists, 4.5 rebounds, 2.8 steals and 3.5 3-pointers per game. It remains to be seen how much of […]
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12 hours ago

Why the San Antonio Spurs will win the NBA title

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14 hours ago

The 2016-17 Spurs watchability rankings

Determining who are the most watchable players on this year's San Antonio Spurs. The 2016-17 NBA season is finally (finally!) upon us. As you know, Tim Duncan decided to end his 19-year dominance of Father Time this offseason. Boris Diaw, Boban Marjanovic, Matt Bonner and David West are also gone from the team. In their place€” are Pau Gasol, Dewayne Dedmon, Davis Bertans...
Via Pounding the Rock
15 hours ago

Introducing Project Spurs Memberships

Project Spurs has been bringing you news, features, analysis and podcasts on the San Antonio Spurs since 2004. It’s something we love doing, and we love interacting with our community of die-hard NBA and Spurs fans. Any ask is always very hard, and something we don’t take lightly. We have some goals, and the best way to achieve them wasn’t adding more ads. In fact we’ve...
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16 hours ago

Report: Andre Miller still wants to continue NBA career

40-year-old Andre Miller still has an itch to play for one more year. But the challenge now becomes finding a team willing to give him that opportunity. According to a report by Marc J. Spears of ESPN on Monday, Miller, who remains unsigned, still wants to continue his NBA career and is hoping to latch on with a playoff-caliber team. NBA free agent point guard Andre Miller, 40...
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Project Spurs Roundtable: Discussing Green’s injury & more

With the San Antonio Spurs preparing to kick off their 2016-17 season Tuesday in Oakland against the Golden State Warriors, Project Spurs’ own Stephen Anderson and Paul Garcia discussed Danny Green’s 3-week injury, what a new season without Tim Duncan might be like, and which new Spurs player might have the biggest impact. These topics, and much more were discussed on the latest...
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1 day ago

NBA Southwest Division Preview: San Antonio Spurs

As another NBA season nears, it’s time for our season previews. Rounding out the West, and our previews, are the Spurs. Projected Conference Rank: 3rd Best Offseason Move: How did they get Dewayne Dedmon for $6 million? The Hawks offered me $14 million at one point this summer. Dedmon is a competent defensive center with the athleticism to be far better if he’s coached well...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Spurs' Danny Green out 3 weeks with injury

SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- San Antonio Spurs guard Danny Green will miss three weeks after straining his left quadriceps.Green initially suffered the injury during training camp and aggravated it Tuesday during the team's annual intra-squad scrimmage.Green averaged 3.5 points in four preseason games while shooting 20 percent from 3-point range. The eight-year veteran averaged 7.2 points...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Duncan-less Spurs eager for another run at championship

SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- The San Antonio Spurs responded to their most successful regular season in franchise history with the greatest turnover in Gregg Popovich's two decades with the team.Tim Duncan's retirement played a large role in the reconstruction, but so did losing in six games to Oklahoma City in the Western Conference semifinals.Duncan is gone along with veterans Boris Diaw...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

LaMarcus Aldridge not buying into trade rumors: ‘I’m happy’

Despite talk that the San Antonio Spurs are looking to trade LaMarcus Aldridge, the big man says he’s happy right where he is at and isn’t buying into the rumors. Speaking on The Jim Rome Show, Aldridge shot down the rumor that things are turning sour between him and the organization. “For sure, I am [happy],” Aldridge told The Jim Rome Show (h/t My San Antonio). ...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Recap from the San Antonio Spurs Silver and Black Scrimmage

The San Antonio Spurs held their annual silver and black scrimmage on Tuesday evening, and it was lighthearted fun for all in attendance. The price of admission was free, as well as the parking. Mini- beers and sodas were to be had for only a single dollar. The arena was not in mid-season form in […] Recap from the San Antonio Spurs Silver and Black Scrimmage - Air Alamo - Air...
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4 days ago

Report: Aldridge unhappy Leonard is star of the show

LaMarcus Aldridge knew he was joining a team-first organization when he agreed to sign with the San Antonio Spurs, but that doesn’t mean he didn’t have visions of being the face of the franchise. ESPN’s Jackie MacMullan reported earlier in the week that the Spurs may end up trading LaMarcus Aldridge before the end of the season. The report was surprising given that Aldridge...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Spurs could look to trade LaMarcus Aldridge

Just over a year after landing the top prize of the 2015 free agent class, could the San Antonio Spurs already be considering throwing in the towel on him? In an appearance on CSNNE.com’s Early Edition on Tuesday, ESPN’s Jackie MacMullan said that there’s a chance LaMarcus Aldridge may not finish out the 2016-17 season with the Spurs: "For instance, sources were telling me...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Pau Gasol shows easy transition to San Antonio Spurs

The San Antonio Spurs played the Orlando Magic October 12, 2016 to a 95- 89 win. Pau Gasol shows an easy transition from the Chicago Bulls. Pau Gasol showed his skill by hitting from the inside and out playing against the Orlando Magic. Gasol posted fourteen points, five rebounds, and four assists. In any of the teams Pau Gasol has played for, he has always been a good defender...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

The experience of a San Antonio Spurs game

If any person has the privilege to attend a San Antonio Spurs game, be prepared for a fun night and an arena that will literally shake. The feel of a San Antonio Spurs game This humble sports writer recently had the opportunity to attend a San Antonio Spurs pre-season game. The Spurs played the Atlanta Hawks to a 102- 91 win at the AT&tT center. It was a fun night in San Antonio...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Kawhi Leonard’s new role in the San Antonio Spurs

With the retirement of Tim Duncan, Kawhi Leonard has been called up to be the leader for the San Antonio Spurs. Kawhi Leonard ready for the 2016- 2017 season Kawhi Leonard was interviewed at the San Antonio Spurs media day. It was day one of training camp. Leonard averaged 21.2 points and 2.6 assists last season. He has slowly become a better player which he attributes to Tim...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Popovich jokingly says Duncan ‘tough to manage’ in retirement

Gregg Popovich continues to give the newly retired Tim Duncan grief over his still-to-be determined role with the San Antonio Spurs. And this time around, the usually curmudgeonly coach jokingly suggested Duncan is even more difficult now that his playing career is done. Days after suggesting Duncan’s job title with the Spurs might as well be “Coach of Whatever He Wants to...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Gregg Popovich offers typically thoughtful response when asked about Colin Kaepernick anthem protests

San Antonio Spurs Head Coach Gregg Popovich is known for being a renaissance man, with a wide-ranging perspective and the ability to see all angles on a variety of topics. It was only a matter of time until he gave his thoughts on the Colin Kaepernick anthem protest. During the team’s media day on Monday, Popovich spoke out and said he respects athletes who are choosing to speak...
Via The Comeback
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Gregg Popovich is the Greatest Coach in NBA History

Throughout the offseason, we will rank the top 15 coaches in NBA history. Want the whole list? Click here. Total Seasons: 20 Total Championships: 5 Regular Season Record: 1089-495 Regular Season Winning Percentage: .692 Playoff Record: 158-98 Playoff Winning Percentage: .617 Why he’s the greatest coach of all time: We tend to overthink things when evaluating coaches. We get caught...
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September 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Tony Parker hosts basketball game on top of glacier

Basketball and cold weather? They don’t really go together all that well normally. After all, cold fingers tend to not help one grip a basketball nor catch a pass coming your way. None of that mattered to San Antonio Spurs point guard Tony Parker and Swiss watchmaker Tissot, though. That’s because the two teamed up to host a basketball game atop the Aletsch glacier in Switzerland...
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September 15, 2016  |  Discuss

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