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Kawhi, LaMarcus, the mid-range and the Spurs' next epoch

Results always come before aesthetics in sports. The San Antonio Spurs were always thought of having bad aesthetics until their sheer longevity and the evolution of their offense into a brilliant choreography of movement, space, precision and high-level efficiency changed the way we regard them in this current iteration of their dynasty. Over time, they became the very definition...
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Report: Gregg Popovich plans to fulfill five-year contract

San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich has repeatedly said he’ll follow franchise legend Tim Duncan off the floor. However, now that San Antonio has received a commitment from free agent LaMarcus Aldridge, Popovich might trail a different star off the court. According to ESPN’s Marc Stein, Pop is intent on coaching the Spurs through the remainder of his contract—for...
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San Antonio Spurs Make History, Name Becky Hammon Summer League Coach

SAN ANTONIO, TX – MARCH 6: Tony Parker #9, Manu Ginobili #20 and Tim Duncan #21 of the San Antonio Spurs before the game against the Denver Nuggets on March 6, 2015 at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2015 NBAE (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images) The San Antonio Spurs do things differently than most. Rather than seeking...
Via The Sports Journal
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Video: Pop, Aldridge take a walk in L.A.

As if San Antonio Spurs fans need to be teased more about free agent LaMarcus Aldridge and his possibility of joining the Spurs, comes video of him with coach Gregg Popovich, Ime Udoka, and Sean Marks in L.A. as the courting of the big man continues. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PuRsfIp67x4&feature=youtu.be There’s still no word on any decision from […]
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Spurs’ Utah, Las Vegas 2015 Summer League Rosters

While the San Antonio Spurs’ chase for LaMarcus Aldridge is still in pursuit, with the latest news being a photograph of Head Coach Gregg Popovich and Aldridge having lunch together in Los Angeles, the rest of the organization still has to prepare for the Utah and Las Vegas Summer League, which kick off Monday, in […]
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PHOTO: Popovich having lunch with Aldridge Friday?

Friday afternoon, there was a report that indicated San Antonio Spurs Head Coach Gregg Popovich was seeking a second meeting with free agent forward LaMarcus Aldridge. With the Aldridge sweepstakes going in all sorts of different directions, it seems the ‘TMZ’ type of aspect of the chase has entered the dynamic, as this photo taken […]
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Report: Gregg Popovich Wants Second Meeting with LaMarcus Aldridge

Power forward LaMarcus Aldridge is nearing a decision to end his free-agent status, but one suitor would like another chance to speak with him. According to John Canzano of The Oregonian, San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich is seeking a second meeting with Aldridge. Spurs coach Gregg Popovich looking for another meeting w LaMarcus Aldridge today or tomorrow, per source...
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Report: Popovich seeks second meeting with Aldridge; Hammon, Hardy to coach Spurs’ Summer League team

According to John Canzano, a columnist for the Oregonian, per his source, San Antonio Spurs Head Coach Gregg Popovich is seeking a second meeting with LaMarcus Aldridge, whom, nine NBA teams are interested in signing. Spurs coach Gregg Popovich looking for another meeting w LaMarcus Aldridge today or tomorrow, per source. — John Canzano (@johncanzanobft)
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Tim Duncan Is Coming Back

Veteran forward Tim Duncan confirmed Thursday that he will return to the San Antonio Spurs for his 19th season. “Finally had a chance to talk with [Spurs coach Gregg Popovich],” Duncan told the San Antonio Express-News on Thursday. “I’ll be on the court next year.” Last season the former two-time Most Valuable Player and three-time NBA Finals MVP 13.9 points, 3.0 assists...
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Tim Duncan officially returning to Spurs for another season

Tim Duncan on Thursday officially announced that he will be returning to the San Antonio Spurs for another season. The 39-year-old told Kolten Parker of the San Antonio Express-News that his decision to return for a 19th NBA season was solidified when he sat down with Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich on Wednesday. “I’ll be...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Report: Mills was part of Spurs’ meeting with Aldridge

According to Buck Harvey of the San Antonio Express News, Spurs point guard Patty Mills was also part of the Spurs’ free agent meeting with LaMarcus Aldridge Wednesday morning in Los Angeles, along with Gregg Popovich, R.C. Buford, Tim Duncan, Tony Parker and Kawhi Leonard. As Harvey notes, Mills being a former teammate of Aldridge […]
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Latest on Green, Belinelli and Spurs’ interest in Prince

The key news that kicked off the 2015 Free Agency Period for the San Antonio Spurs was the report that the Spurs and Kawhi Leonard had agreed to the framework of a new maximum contract extension. Also, in that report, it was noted that Leonard would join the Spurs’ contingent of Gregg Popovich, R.C. Buford, […]
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Gregg Popovich won't lose sleep over free agency -- literally

The NBA free-agency frenzy begins Wednesday, July 1 at midnight. One person who won't be involved in all the wheeling and dealing when the clock strikes 12 is Gregg Popovich. The Spurs coach made this clear to the San Antonio Express- News, saying, "I'm not calling anyone at midnight. I'll be in bed. And if that's the difference in someone coming or not coming, then I don't want...
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Gregg Popovich: I’m not recruiting free agents at midnight, I’ll be in bed

Gregg Popovich is one of the most successful coaches in NBA history. And if the only way the five-time champion is going to add a sixth Larry O’Brien trophy to his collection is by staying up until midnight to talk to free agents, Pop wants no part of it. The NBA free agency period will...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Gregg Popovich on midnight pursuit of free agents: ‘I’ll be in bed’

The NBA free agency period begins as Tuesday rolls into Wednesday at midnight ET, which will initiate a frantic pursuit of highly coveted players by teams the instant it is allowed according to the league’s rules and regulations. While many coaches, general managers and the like will need only to hit “call” on their phones...Read More The post Gregg Popovich on midnight pursuit...
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Popovich won't call free agents at midnight, he'll be in bed

When the clock strikes midnight on the East Coast, as the date shifts from Tuesday, June 30, to Wednesday, July 1, madness will commence. The phones of players, agents, coaches and front-office types alike will start ringing with contract offers and sales pitches intended to entice the crop of 2015 free agents. But according to Buck Harvey of the San Antonio Express-News, LaMarcus...
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Gregg Popovich Will be in Bed At Start of Free Agency

While NBA team executives and coaches anxiously await the start of the free agency period beginning just after midnight on Wednesday, Spurs coach...
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Tim Duncan, Tony Parker and Gregg Popovich will recruit LaMarcus Aldridge to Spurs

Jerome Miron-USA TODAY SportsTim Duncan, Tony Parker and Gregg Popovich will meet with Portland Trail Blazers free agent LaMarcus Aldridge on Wednesday morning in Los Angeles to recruit the big man to the San Antonio Spurs, reports Yahoo Sports. Duncan’s willingness to join in the meeting shows he will likely play one more season.  He and Manu Ginobili are among several...
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Popovich, Duncan, Parker To Attend Spurs' Meeting With Aldridge

LaMarcus Aldridge will meet with the San Antonio Spurs on July 1 in Los Angeles. Gregg Popovich, Tim Duncan and Tony Parker will be amongst the Spurs' contingent to meet with Aldridge. Duncan has yet to formally announce his plans for the 15-16 season and is also a free agent. Aldridge is widely expected to leave the Portland Trail Blazers this offseason.
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Gregg Popovich's doppelganger is riding the New York City subway

How awkward would it be if Gregg Popovich saw you try to snap a picture of him on the street? Now, imagine how uncomfortable that would be if the guy wasn't even Gregg Popovich. Welcome to the life of Seth Rosenthal: The good news is we now know what Pop would look like if he decided to pursue a career in muckraking journalism. (H/t to SB Nation's Seth Rosenthal.)
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With Tim Duncan and Gregg Popovich, the San Antonio Spurs are Always a Title Threat

San Antonio Spurs’ head coach Gregg Popovich (left) argues with a ref about a call during a game. (Soobum Im/USA TODAY Sports) The San Antonio Spurs lost to the Los Angeles Clippers in seven games during the first round of the playoffs this year. It was a disappointing title defense for the San Antonio Spurs. After defeating LeBron James and the Miami Heat in 2014, many believed...
Via The Sports Journal
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Duncan to take 'wink-wink' deal with Spurs for salary cap?

The only way Tim Duncan will return for a 19th NBA season is if he believes the San Antonio Spurs have a shot at winning another title. Will the team have the salary cap flexibility needed to build the right roster? If Duncan returns (and most people believe he will), Manu Ginobili will likely come...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
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James Borrego Reaches Coaching Deal With Spurs, Leaving Magic

Orlando Magic assistant James Borrego has finalized a coaching deal to rejoin Gregg Popovich and the San Antonio Spurs, league sources told RealGM. Borrego was an assistant coach under Popovich from 2003 to 2010 before joining Monty Williams with the New Orleans Pelicans and then Jacque Vaughn with the Magic. Borrego finished this season as the Orlando interim head coach after the...
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Former Spur Horry has a sizzling hot take on who’s the best coach all-time

Seven-time NBA champion and former San Antonio Spurs Robert Horry has been around many good coaches in his lifetime. There were three specifically that come to mind in Phil Jackson, Gregg Popovich, and Rudy Tomjanovich. Horry was with Jackson in L.A. for three titles, Popovich for two (but I’m sure you knew that), and Tomjanovich […]
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Who is Guillermo Hernangomez, and should the Spurs draft him?

Selecting international players who most NBA fans aren't familiar with is a trademark move by the San Antonio Spurs. And over the years it's worked out well, with Manu Ginobili and Tony Parker both establishing themselves as Hall of Fame players in a system that brought out the best in their ability. Should Gregg Popovich and the Spurs drink from that well again later this month...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss
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