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Tony Parker Skipping FIBA Worlds as Thank You to Spurs

Coming off of two long seasons of NBA basketball that included consecutive trips to the NBA Finals, it’s no surprise that some of the San Antonio Spurs would like to rest up this summer. The defending champs have a roster filled with international talent, and with the FIBA Basketball World Cup coming up this summer in Spain, the team has its fair share of players who would like...
Via BlackSportsOnline
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Parker says rare summer off was ‘right decision’

It is Tony Parker’s first full summer off in four years, and he is taking full advantage. The six-time All-Star recently returned to San Antonio from a jaunt to Las Vegas. He’s got another trip planned to an undisclosed destination with his fiancee and infant son Josh, followed by a visit to France before the Spurs begin training camp in October. “It’s great,” he said...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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Patty Mills’ goal remains to be a starting NBA point guard

After a break out season for San Antonio Spurs, it was thought then free agent Patty Mills might be leaving the Alamo City for a huge payday and a chance at a starting role with another team. However, he suffered a huge setback in the offseason when it was discovered he tore his shoulder rotator […]
Via Project Spurs
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Grading the Spurs’ offseason moves

Written by Benjamin Bornstein The San Antonio Spurs are like the kid in class who you know is going to screw your grade, because he’s going to set the curve, and he’s going to set it higher than you’d like. They went out and didn’t make any splashy moves, they got back all the guys […]
Via Project Spurs
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Gregg Popovich had offseason hip replacement surgery

A soccer television crew for NBC that was dining at the Heathman Restaurant a couple of Thursdays ago provided the first confirmed visual sighting of Gregg Popovich's summer visit to Oregon. The San Antonio Spurs coach walked with a cane. He had dinner with a couple in their 30s. A friend in that broadcast crew texted, asking me, "Would he be in PDX for any reason?"...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Photo: As if Kawhi Leonard’s hands couldn’t get any bigger

San Antonio Spurs’ Kawhi Leonard is not only known for his play on the court, he is also known to have massive hands. His hands reportedly measure 11.5 inches and help on both ends of the court. However, this is a bit ridiculous. Check out Leonard “Mega-Ballin” while wearing big-hand gloves. Seriously, as if Kawhi’s hands […]
Via Project Spurs
2 days ago  |  Discuss

San Antonio Spurs: What Should Be Their Starting 5?

San Antonio Spurs: What Should Be Their Starting 5? By Ciaran Mills: Staff Writer @ Hoopstuff… If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” will probably be the catchphrase for Gregg Popovich as he takes his San Antonio Spurs into another campaign. There wasn’t much to fault about the 2014 winners of the Larry O’Brien Championship, and this has been reflected in the lack of off-season...
Via HoopStuff
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Bonner shows sweet dunks… from high school

OK so he may not get an invite to the NBA Dunk Contest but when San Antonio Spurs’ Matt Bonner was a youngster in high school he had some great hops. Yes you read that correctly, Bonner dunks! Check out the “Red Mamba” (h/t Project Spurs) showing off some dunk moves which include the reverse jam and a between-the-legs-toss-while-back-to-the-basket-off-the-backboard slam!
Via Crossover Chronicles
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Spurs deny permission for Ginobili to play in World Cup

Fresh off his NBA Championship run, Spurs guard Manu Ginobili was hoping to play for his country Argentina at the World Cup tournament in Spain this summer. Unfortunately, it appears he is not going to be able to make the trip. Early in July, it was reported the veteran had a minor stress fracture in his right leg, discovered during his exit physical with San Antonio. Ginobili kept...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Boris Diaw Signs Contract Extension With Spurs On A Sailboat (Photo)

Boris Diaw might be the most interesting man in the NBA. The 32-year-old Frenchman helped the San Antonio Spurs win their fifth NBA championship with some solid all-around play against the Miami Heat in the NBA Finals. Diaw celebrated in style, enjoying his time in the sun by crashing a bachelorette party on a boat on Lake Travis in Austin earlier this summer. The NBA renaissance...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Who Signs a Contract on a Sailboat? Boris Diaw Does

Boris Diaw is a gem of a human being and the jack of all trades. Whether he is throwing dimes, making a LEGO Harlem Shake video, or crashing a bachelorette party, the 6’8″ 250-pound forward is winning many aspects of life. Now, he can cross “sign NBA contract while chillin’ on a sailboat” off the bucket list after posting the following photo to his Instagram account. Was...
Via Next Impulse Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Spurs vs. LeBron, Cavs rumored to be NBA season opener

LeBron James could be getting another shot at the San Antonio Spurs in his debut back with the Cleveland Cavaliers. According to a report by the Boston Globe, the Cavs are rumored to host the defending NBA champions for their season opener. The official schedule won't be released for another month. James has developed a personal rivalry with San Antonio after three meetings in...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
4 days ago  |  Discuss

San Antoino Spurs: Matt Bonner Signing Grade

San Antoino Spurs: Matt Bonner Signing Grade By Troy Tauscher: Staff Writer/Hoopstuff… Deal: 1 year/$1.4 million (veterans’ minimum) The Spurs have resigned backup big man Matt Bonner. Last season, Bonner played behind Tiago Splitter and Tim Duncan all the way up to the championship. Outside of the Spurs Big 3, Bonner is the only player left from the Spurs ’07 championship...
Via HoopStuff
7 days ago  |  Discuss
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