Spurs add applied sports scientist, which is a totally Spurs thing to do

The Spurs announced a raft of promotions and additions to their basketball operations staff on Tuesday, including the re-assignment of Sean Marks from the bench, where he served for one season as an assistant coach, back to the front office to aid general manager to R.C. Buford. Standing out among an otherwise dry release was the title “applied sports scientist,” a post that...
Via Pro Sports Daily
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Spurs turn assistant coach Sean Marks into assistant general manager Sean Marks

Sean Marks, since his playing career ended in 2011, has risen quickly through the Spurs organization. He spent one year as basketball operations assistant before being promoted to director of basketball operations. Last season, he served as assistant coach. Now, he’s headed back upstairs.
Via Pro Sports Daily
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Sean Marks Named Spurs' Assistant GM

Sean Marks will return to the San Antonio Spurs' front office as an assistant general manager, the team announced Tuesday. In addition, Brandon James has been promoted to director of basketball administration and legal affairs, Phil Coles has been hired as director of medical services and Marilyn Adams as director of rehabilitation. Xavi Schelling joins the Spurs as applied sports...
Via RealGM
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Sean Marks unsure if he’ll return to Spurs bench

In an interview with the Sunday Star Times, San Antonio Spurs assistant coach Sean Marks says he isn’t sure whether he’ll be back on the bench for the 2014-15 season. The NBA season ended nearly three weeks ago with the silver and black defeating the two-time defending champion Miami Heat in the NBA Finals to […]
Via Project Spurs
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Alvin Williams & Sean Marks Almost Played for the Celtics?

 It's true! Alvin Williams and Sean Marks were traded to Boston on February 10, 2000 for Danny Fortson.  Here's the Buffoon's explanation at the time:"We just weren't able to get Danny the minutes he was looking for," Celtics general manager Chris Wallace said. "We were not confident in our ability to re-sign Danny this summer. No one wants to lose...
Via Celtics Life
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Did a pesky bird steal Manu Ginobli's new contract with Spurs?

The San Antonio Spurs have a reputation of being one of the most well-run organizations in the world of professional sports. But even they are prone to mess up every now and then. For example, the Spurs recently sent an intern to Argentina to hand deliver a new contract offer to free agent Manu Ginobli. At first, everything went well, as Ginobli put his seal of approval on it...
Via Bush League Chronicle
October 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Ginobili's new contract lost in bird attack?

The San Antonio Spurs have been known for going global, but a team intern probably wishes they would stay more local after a summer assignment to Argentina. The Spurs sent the intern to bring back Manu Ginolibi's signed contract in July. However, before the return flight back to San Antonio, team officials said the intern was attacked by a bird in a Buenos Aires park, according...
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October 15, 2013  |  Discuss

As training camp closes, Spurs look to adjust to new faces on the sidelines

SAN ANTONIO - While the San Antonio Spurs have had several new faces in camp this week, some of them were on the sidelines as the Spurs closed out training camp at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs today. With the loss of Mike Budenholzer and Brett Brown this summer, the Spurs brought in Jim Boylen. Also, while no stranger to the Spurs, Sean Marks will now be patrolling...
Via Project Spurs
October 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Sean Marks to join Spurs' coaching staff

Sean Marks the former San Antonio center who spent the past two seasons working in the team’s front office will move to the Spurs bench for 2013-14 to complete coach Gregg Popovich‘s assistant coaching staff has learned. Marks 38 worked under Spurs president R.C. Buford and assistant general manager Scott Layden as director of basketball operations last season and also...
Via Pro Sports Daily
September 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Sean Marks To Join Spurs' Coaching Staff

Sean Marks will move to the San Antonio Spurs' bench to complete Gregg Popovich's coaching staff. Marks has worked in the Spurs' front office over the past two seasons. The Spurs also hired Jim Boylen, losing Mike Budenholzer and Brett Bowen to the Atlanta Hawks and Philadelphia 76ers, respectively. Marks was part of the Spurs' championship team in 2005.
Via RealGM
September 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Tom Abercrombie heads to US for NBA trials

New Zealand Breakers star swingman Tom Abercrombie is taking the first step in what he hopes will be his NBA journey. The athletic 25 year-old is making his way to Chicago where he will prepare himself for trials with several NBA clubs. Abercrombie's Chicago-based agent has lined up mini-camp workouts with the Houston Rockets, Milwaukee Bucks, San Antonio Spurs and Dallas...
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June 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Pitt’s Steven Adams to increase New Zealand Presence in NBA

New Zealand and the NBA isn’t something you hear very often. You’ve had Kirk Penney, the former Wisconsin Badgers guard from Auckland, New Zealand; where he attended Westlake Boys High School. Penney didn’t even last two years in the league. Sean Marks is also from Auckland, New Zealand’s biggest metropolis. He’s from Rangitoto School in Auckland and played his college...
Via The Sports Bank
May 17, 2013  |  Discuss

How long can you listen to this?

In my never-ending quest to find out exactly What the Hell Happened to Danny Fortson , I've stumbled upon this. How long can you listen to this for? I made it to 4:54.  I love hearing at 2:41 him being "undersized" to play center.  I had forgotten about the trade for Alvin Williams and Sean Marks that was rescinded since Williams failed his physical.  Would'...
Via Celtics Life
December 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Sean Marks Hopes Experience As GM In D-League Creates Future Opportunities

The Spurs have been the launching pad for current NBA general managers such as Danny Ferry, Dell Demps, Sam Presti, Rob Hennigan and Kevin Pritchard.
Via RealGM
November 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Spurs Name Sean Marks GM Of Austin Toros

Sean Marks is the new general manager of the Austin Toros.
Via RealGM
October 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Sean Marks' new role with the Spurs

Sean Marks may have retired from playing, but he hasn't retired from basketball.  The former Spur and member of the 2005 championship team has taken a position with the San Antonio Spurs front office and is loving every minute of it.  A website from his native New Zealand recently spoke with him about it: "They've given me projects to work on, and I've been able...
Via Project Spurs
June 05, 2012  |  Discuss

One-on-One with Sean Marks

By Steven J. Koek, Posted: July 27, 2006 The Suns added some frontcourt depth with the signing of seven-year NBA veteran center Sean Marks. The first New Zealand native to play in the NBA becomes the sixth international player on the Suns roster. Just after signing a one-year deal to play in Phoenix this season Marks talked to about moving to the Valley and...
February 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Suns Sign Sean Marks

Posted: July 25, 2006 Marks The Phoenix Suns added frontcourt depth today by signing unrestricted free-agent forward/center Sean Marks to a one-year contract. A seven-year NBA veteran, Marks joins his fifth NBA team (Toronto, Miami, Seattle, San Antonio) and has averaged 3.1 points and 2.0 rebounds in 9.6 minutes in 105 career games (signed a 10-day contract with the Sonics...
February 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Suns Must Shaq-Proof Baskets on Practice Court

By Jerry, Feb. 11, 2008 Shaquille O’Neal still hasn’t played a game for the Phoenix Suns, but his impact continues to be felt through US Airways Center. And the latest epicenter is the team’s practice court. After watching a few of Shaq’s thunderous dunks during a personal workout Sunday and in practice Monday, some of his new teammates have...
February 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Sean Marks Takes a Break

OH SNAP SON. Marcus you dropped that ball, man. Go get it. I'll just hang out here. Can't believe you're just throwing the ball out of bounds for no reason. Kinda wack, bro. I'm freaking out? How? Because I'm yelling OH SNAP? Big deal. Maybe if you didn't throw the ball out of bounds for no reason I could just relax and set some back screens. Looooooove...
Via Blowtorch
January 28, 2010  |  Discuss
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