Is San Antonio Spurs center Boban Marjanovic a bad defender?

San Antonio Spurs center Boban Marjanovic is a humongous human being who stands 7'3". Typically, someone that size should be pretty good at defense.But that's the area of the floor where Marjanovic may struggle the most next season, and it could impact whether he plays at all. Here's more, courtesy of SB Nation's Spurs blog Pounding the Rock:"Marjanovic almost never leaves the paint...
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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is waiting for Tim Duncan to match him

EDITOR’S NOTE: At Crossover Chronicles, we’re spending August and September tackling something other than football. We’re revisiting various “all-time” NBA conversations in a roundtable format. CC writers Joe Manganiello and Collin O’Connor are joining me for this extended roundtable series. In our opener, we looked at the top five centers in league history. Each...
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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Is Waiting For Tim Duncan To Match Him

EDITOR’S NOTE: At Crossover Chronicles, we’re spending August and September tackling something other than football. We’re revisiting various “all-time” NBA conversations in a roundtable format. CC writers Joe Manganiello and Collin O’Connor are joining me for this extended roundtable series. In our opener, we looked at the top five centers in league history. Each day...
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Video: Boris Diaw jokes Tim Duncan can play 6, 7 more years

San Antonio Spurs’ Tim Duncan seems to never slow down despite playing 19 years in the league and at the ripe old age of 39 years old. Last season he still put up double-double points and rebounds and was a driving force for the Spurs throughout the year. But how much more time does TD really […]
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Gregg Popovich on Tim Duncan: 'He's going to tell me what to do during the game'

San Antonio Spurs legend Tim Duncan is a 39-year-old Defensive Player of the Year candidate who could very well average 20 points and 10 rebounds after his 40th birthday without causing a stir. He's amazing. His coach, Gregg Popovich, knows this more than anyone, but still insists Duncan's game will never excite the masses. Here's what he recently told SiriusXM NBA Radio:“He...
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Pop says expect Tim Duncan to have the ‘same boring game’

Entering into his 19th NBA season, San Antonio Spurs’ Tim Duncan is still chugging along putting up solid numbers despite his age and mileage on his legs. But with his fundamentally-sound game that has brought him much success on the court, should fans expect anything new from No. 21 next season? Not at all says […]
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Despite tremendous offseason, Spurs’ Diaw says it won’t be an easy path to NBA title

After the huge offseason player signing and re-signings, namely LaMarcus Aldridge, David West and Tim Duncan, many feel the San Antonio Spurs are the favorites to capture their sixth NBA title despite last season’s early playoff exit. And although he approves of the moves, Spurs forward Boris Diaw still is cautious about the road to […]
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How Good Are the San Antonio Spurs?

San Antonio Spurs Power Ranking: 1 View Full Rankings One of the best franchises in NBA history, currently proving to be a true dynasty based on loyal players, a good locker room culture, and of course future hall of famers. Tim Duncan, Manu Ginobli, and Tony Parker stay relevant in a youth driven league, adding Lamarcus Aldridge and David West, resigning Khawi Leonard and Danny...
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More Stephen Jackson Reflection On Time With The Spurs

Former Spur Stephen Jackson already acknowledged that his San Antonio teammates Tim Duncan and Steve Smith were two of his favorites over the course of a 14-year NBA career. Now he’s named the 2003 championship run as one of two “head-shaking moments” during his time in the league (I’ll bet you can guess the first one). […]
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Stephen Jackson says Tim Duncan and Steve Smith were best teammates

Stephen Jackson had one of the craziest 14-year careers in NBA history. But for none of the eight teams he played for did Jackson experience success like he did with the San Antonio Spurs. On the eve of his retirement, which he announced last Friday, Jackson went on Sirius XM NBA radio to reflect on many different parts of his career, in particular which players he views as being...
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Spurs Race for Seis is on!

    The San Antonio Spurs race for seis (as its called in southern Texas) or race for the sixth championship has officially started. This organization has made all the moves, preparations, and signings necessary to make this team champion once again. Many questions came to mind once the season ended for the San Antonio Spurs in that game 7 against the Los Angeles Clippers. Would...
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Stephen Jackson praises Tim Duncan, Steve Smith as the best teammates

Former San Antonio Spurs player Stephen Jackson recently announced his retirement from the NBA but took time to reflect on his playing days in San Antonio. Specifically, Capt. Jack says looking back, his former teammates, Tim Duncan and Steve Smith, as the best teammates he ever had. Jackson says in the series versus Dallas, it was […]
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San Antonio Spurs Offseason: Love It/Like It/Hate It

(Dec. 7, 2014 – Source: Alex Goodlett/Getty Images North America) By Ciaran Mills: Staff Writer at Hoopstuff… Many predicted a massive overhaul for the San Antonio Spurs this off-season, with a number of their stars reaching the end of their years in the NBA. However, the front office managed to avoid rocking the boat too much by bringing back the majority of their roster...
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Spurs’ Buford says Duncan’s children’s support is key to his NBA longevity

San Antonio Spurs’ Tim Duncan will be entering his 19th NBA season at the tender age of 39 years old. But after 18 NBA seasons, countless deep playoff runs, five NBA titles, and the usual grind of an NBA season, one would think Duncan would’ve called it a career a while back, yet here he […]
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6 Key Spurs Players for Your Fantasy Team Next Season

With the focus on the San Antonio Spurs, which players would you choose to make up a fantasy basketball team? There are seventeen choices available, and if you could only choose five, which five would make the cut? Let’s explore some of the options available. Tim Duncan — 2015 Was Season 19 for Him Tim […]
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Pelicans’ Gentry proclaims Spurs as title favorites

The San Antonio Spurs won the 2015 NBA free agency, by netting LaMarcus Aldridge, David West, Ray McCallum (via trade), and re-signing Manu Ginobili, Tim Duncan, Danny Green, Kawhi Leonard, and Matt Bonner. Yet despite coming up short in last season’s postseason in the first round vs. the Los Angeles Clippers; heading into the new season, […]
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Russell Westbrook impersonator back with his best Tim Duncan

After his impression of Russell Westbrook went viral earlier this month, international basketball player Brandon Armstrong is back with his best Tim Duncan.  And like Duncan most of the time, notice that Armstrong doesn't smile, celebrate or say a word after making a free throw or the Spurs' future Hall of Famer's signature bank shot.  MORE FROM FOX SPORTS SOUTHWEST:  - PHOTOS...
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Chris Bosh idolizes Tim Duncan, but doesn’t want to play as long as him

https://soundcloud.com/bleacherreportradio/chris-bosh-on-if-hell-play-till-hes-40-like-idol-tim-duncan-absolutely-not Miami Heat forward Chris Bosh went on Bleacher Report Radio and talked about another big man he grew up idolizing — San Antonio Spurs’ Tim Duncan. It’s a fairly short interview so you probably heard for yourself, but Bosh says there is no way he would play into...
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Do the San Antonio Spurs Have a Weakness?

LaMarcus Aldridge (right) will wear number 12 for the San Antonio Spurs. (Eric Gay/AP via ESPN.com) The San Antonio Spurs have brought in David West and LaMarcus Aldridge to go along with an already talented team that features Tony Parker, Tim Duncan, and Kawhi Leonard. There is no question that San Antonio will be a tough opponent to beat. After all, the Spurs are only one year...
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Five unpopular NBA free agency opinions

The overriding narrative of free agency has been the prevalence of competence. Star players are ignoring big markets and superstar teammates in favor of organizational forethought. Free agents are ignoring the Knicks and Lakers because they’re the last two teams (well … until the Nets get left alone on the dance floor next summer) that seem to think those things matter. Players...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

San Antonio Spurs: Tim Duncan Contract Grade

(May 9, 2014 – Source: Steve Dykes/Getty Images North America) Source: Al Bello/Getty Images North America   By Ciaran Mills: Staff Writer at Hoopstuff… Contract: 2 years, $10 million The 2014-15 season ended disappointingly for the Spurs and Tim Duncan, losing in an epic game seven to the Los Angeles Clippers in the first round of the playoffs. It was a stark difference...
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More options for Spurs with addition of McCallum

The Spurs have held the first week of July in a Diaw-sized head lock. First, Danny Green and Kawhi Leonard recommit to the silver-and-black. Next, LaMarcus Aldridge announced via Twitter that he is to join Tim Duncan and team on the quest for a sixth NBA Championship. Then, the news broke of the acquisition of […]
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Duncan reportedly signs 2-year deal with Spurs, takes paycut

Tim Duncan said he would return for a 19th season last week. But now it appears the San Antonio Spurs great might be back for a 20th season, too. Duncan signed a two-year, $10 million deal to remain with the only club he's played for in his NBA career, Yahoo Sports/FOX Sports 1 NBA Insider Adrian Wojnarowski reported Thursday. Duncan accepted a paycut of nearly $5 million each season...
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Tim Duncan returns for his 19th season

Tim Duncan will return for his 19th NBA season after signing a two-year contract to return to the San Antonio Spurs, reports Adrian Wojnarowski. Tim Duncan signed a one-year, $5M-plus contract with the San Antonio Spurs, league sources told Yahoo Sports. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 9, 2015 Duncan, 39, will have a player option after the first year of his contract...
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Tim Duncan Agrees To One-Year, $5M Deal With Spurs

Tim Duncan has agreed to re-sign with the San Antonio Spurs on a one-year, $5 million deal. Duncan accepted a reduction in pay of almost $5 million to help the Spurs re-sign Danny Green and sign LaMarcus Aldridge. Duncan would make significantly more money had he tested the open market. Duncan will be returning for the 20th season with the Spurs.
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25 days ago  |  Discuss
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