FABRICIO OBERTO NEWS

Nikola Vujcic wishes he played for the Spurs

The San Antonio Spurs have a knack for finsing foreign talent. From Tony Parker to Manu Ginobili, the Spurs are the cream oft he crop when it comes to finding foreign gems. Unfortunately for retired Croatian center Nikola Vujcic, he could've been on the list of foreign players to wear the silver and black. "I had an offer from the San Antonio Spurs but they ended...
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February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Tim Duncan Shares Some of His Off-Court Passions

When the average San Antonio Spurs’ fan thinks bout Tim Duncan the words "stoic" and "even keeled" come to mind, but as the old saying goes, don’t judge a book by its cover. During the following interview with former teammate Fabricio Oberto on Oberto's new talk show, Duncan shared a few things that most people didn’t know about him. ...
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October 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Ex-Spur Fabricio Oberto to launch new reality TV show

Former San Antonio Spurs center Fabricio Oberto may be done with basketball now that he has retired from the game but his new endeavor will take him to the small screen in Argentina. Oberto is set to launch a new TV show and from the looks of the video, it seems to be a mix of reality TV with some star-studded interview already lined up which includes Tony Parker, Manu Ginobili...
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September 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Hanga excited about opportunity with Baskonia

Fresh off inking a new four-year contract with Euroleague team Saski Baskonia, San Antonio Spurs’ 2011 draftee Adam Hanga spoke to baskonia.com about playing for the famed Spanish club and his recovery from knee surgery. Hanga said he plans to work hard and recover as soon as possible following his operation on July 9. According to the club’s sports director, Hanga is recovering...
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August 08, 2013  |  Discuss
STAFFING UP

Spurs adding Boylen as coach

The Spurs reportedly are working to add Jim Boylen as an assistant coach. He has served as an NBA assistant and college head coach.

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June 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Oberto not offered coaching spot with Spurs

Recently, there were reports that former San Antonio Spurs center Fabricio Oberto was to be offered an assistant coaching spot with his former team. However, according to Real GM, it appears "Fab" has not been offered a coaching spot. Fabricio Oberto hasn't accepted an assistant coaching job, nor have the San Antonio Spurs offered him one, league source tells...
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June 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Adam Hanga close to deal with Baskonia

San Antonio Spurs 2011 draftee Adam Hanga's future in Europe has been up in the air since his season ended.  His contract with Assigna Manressa is up and Hanga won't be re-signing with the team.  It looks like Hanga has found a new team and the name of that team is one Spurs fans are familiar with, whether that's a good thing or not remains to be seen. According...
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June 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Spurs' Tiago Splitter is getting paid

Throughout recent years, the San Antonio Spurs have had a revolving door of big men whom they paired with Duncan. Among them, Rasho Nesterovic, Nazr Mohammed and Fabricio Oberto. All effective, all expendable. Right now this spot belongs to Tiago Splitter. Based on the way Splitter played against throughout the playoffs, perhaps they want to keep around him longer than they kept...
Via NBA Injury News
May 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Ex-Spur Oberto rocks out at Cosquin Rock 2013

Former San Antonio Spurs center Fabricio Oberto is a huge rock fan. With his long hair, and ability to play the guitar, he has the look of a rocker and proved it recently. Spanish rap-rock group IKV took part in music festival Cosquin Rock 2013 in Argentina and during the group's performance, they brought on stage Oberto to jam on his axe.  And Oberto delivered! Check...
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February 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Ginobili Impressed With Former Spur Oberto's play with Athens

Former member of the 2007 San Antonio Spurs championship team Fabricio Oberto has been doing well so far with Athens of Cordoba that former teammate Manu Ginobili may want him back with the team. Ginobili jokingly  tweeted to Oberto asking if he could get out of his current contract. Una pregunta @obricio7... Tenés cláusula de rescisión?? Te traigo de nuevo, eh! (@manuginobili...
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February 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Former Spur Oberto returns to play basketball

Fabricio Oberto, a member of the 2007 NBA champion San Antonio Spurs, is making a return to the basketball court. The last time NBA fans saw him as a member of the Portland Trailblazers when he was forced to retire due to a heart arrhythmia. He made a return to play in the FIBA Americas Championship where Argentina defeated Brazil, but couldn't participate in the 2012...
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January 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Ex-Spur Oberto opens personal museum

Former San Antonio Spurs center Fabricio Oberto may be done with basketball but his time in the NBA, and international play will live on in Argentina. Oberto has opened up a museum in Cordoba, Argentina (via Argentinean site Uno Entrerios) showcasing his pro basketball career including his Spurs jerseys, replicas of the 2007 NBA championship trophy he won as a Spur, his Olympic...
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December 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Ginobili: Former Spur Oberto was most difficult player to replace for Argentina

They tabbed the 2012 Olympic games in London as the last time Argentina's "golden generation" would be together in what would likely be the last time we would see San Antonio Spurs guard Manu Ginobili and his 2004 Gold medal-winning teammates competing for a medal. While Ginobili joined Luis Scola, Andres Nocioni and Carlos Delfino, one player was missing, and it...
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September 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Oberto Withdraws From Argentinian National Team

Fabricio Oberto has been ruled out for this summer's Olympics in London.
Via RealGM
May 30, 2012  |  Discuss

2012 Olympic groups A & B very Spurs heavy

Ever wondered what it'd be like to watch San Antonio Spurs' guards Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili square off against one another?  Come late July you won't have to.  The group's for the 2012 Summer Olympics were revealed and the United States, France and Argentina were all put in Group A.  Tony Parker, Boris Diaw and crew versus Manu Ginobili, Fabricio Oberto and...
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May 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Olympic Groups A & B Very Spurs Heavy

Ever wondered what it'd be like to watch San Antonio Spurs' guards Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili square off against one another?  Come late July you won't have to.  Today, the group's for the 2012 Summer Olympics were revealed and The United States, France and Argentina were all put in Group A.  Tony Parker, Boris Diaw and crew versus Manu Ginobili, Fabricio Oberto...
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May 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Oberto Named To Argentinian Preliminary Team

Fabricio Oberto is in line to turn out for Argentina at London 2012.
Via RealGM
April 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Former Spur Oberto could return to NBA

Former San Antonio Spurs center, Fabricio Oberto, could be on his way back to the NBA, according to several sources.Oberto is reportedly currently mulling a one-year contract offer by the Chicago Bulls to become Joakim Noah's primary backup. Oberto, who is currently playing with Atenas de Cordoba as he prepares for the London Olympics, played for the Spurs from 2005 to 2009...
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January 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Bulls Make Offer To Oberto

The Bulls offered a one-year deal to Fabricio Oberto, according to a report.
Via RealGM
January 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Oberto Set To Join Argentinian Team To Prepare For 2012 Olympics

Fabricio Oberto has decided to join Atenas de Cordoba to prepare for the London Olympics.
Via RealGM
January 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Report: Oberto set to join Atenas de Cordoba

If the San Antonio Spurs were looking at former center Fabricio Oberto to shore up their frontcourt they will have to look elsewhere.According to Ole.com, Oberto is set to join Argentinian team Atenas de Cordoba in order to get some time on the court to be ready for the 2012 London Olympics with the Argentinian National team. "I want to get as much time as possible for London...
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January 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Oberto has London on his mind

While he'd rather be playing this NBA season instead of watching from a couch, former San Antonio Spurs center Fabricio Oberto is already looking forward to the London Olympic Games.He and his other Argentine teammates are looking to win gold for the second time, which will likely be the last time they will be together.Oberto, who was forced to retire from the NBA in 2010 due...
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December 28, 2011  |  Discuss

Report: Spurs looked to add Oberto before the lockout

It's plain to see the San Antonio Spurs need more big-man depth. Tim Duncan is about the only legit big man the Spurs have on the roster. Not to take away anything from DeJuan Blair, and Antonio McDyess but they can only do so much to contend with the big men of the NBA. Matt Bonner is not known for his defense and Tiago Splitter still has yet to prove he can man the paint along...
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December 01, 2011  |  Discuss

The tallest boy band ever, 'Pop's Posse'

The NBA lockout has been less than fun, but this is a fun moment. Or embarrassing. In the long line of great boy bands, New Kids on the Block, N'Sync, O-TOWN, I bring you Pop's Posse! That's right, from the looks of it, San Antonio Spurs' Manu Ginobili and his former teammates Fabricio Oberto and Brent Barry have formed the closest thing the NBA will ever to a...
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November 22, 2011  |  Discuss

Ex-Spur Oberto to decide basketball future in January

With Da'Sean Butler being named the latest San Antonio Spurs player to head overseas during the ongoing NBA lockout, a former Spur hasn't made his decision on whether or not he'll return to the NBA or basketball in general.According to Pagina12.com.ar Fabricio Oberto won't make his decision on returning to the NBA until January. The pivot Fabricio Oberto said he...
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November 21, 2011  |  Discuss
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