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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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1 day ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Sports-Glory
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Report: Pop, Duncan, Parker will pitch Aldridge on joining the Spurs

The San Antonio Spurs are pulling out all the stops for their free agency meeting with LaMarcus Aldridge. On July 1st, Gregg Popovich, Tim Duncan and Tony Parker will reportedly meet the All-Star forward in Los Angeles to pitch him on joining one of the most successful organizations in professional sports. This obviously signals that Duncan won't be retiring after all, which is...
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Tim Duncan to help Spurs pitch LaMarcus Aldridge

The San Antonio Spurs are prepared to put a full-court recruiting press on soon-to-be free agent LaMarcus Aldridge when the market opens up on Wednesday. According to Yahoo Sports NBA insider Marc Spears, Tim Duncan and Tony Parker are expected to join Gregg Popovich in a meeting with the Portland Blazers star in Los Angeles on Wednesday. Spurs coach Gregg Popovic, forward...
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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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Report: Spurs think Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobili will return in 2016

When the San Antonio Spurs decided to draft and stash their 26th overall pick in Thursday night's draft, it sent a clear message that they have every intention of opening up as much cap space as they can this summer. Why do they want to open up cap space? Well, maybe they need to re-sign Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobili. This according to ESPN's Marc Stein:"The San Antonio Spurs are...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Spurs Expect Tim Duncan To Play In 15-16

The San Antonio Spurs expect Tim Duncan to return for the 15-16 season. Duncan and Manu Ginobili have yet to make formal declarations. The Spurs are expected to pursue LaMarcus Aldridge on a max contract while also working with Kawhi Leonard on a new contract. The Spurs are expected to trade away Tiago Splitter to create salary cap flexibility. The futures are less clear for Danny...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Latest on Duncan, Ginobili, Splitter situations via Stein

In his latest report on the San Antonio Spurs Friday, ESPN.com’s Marc Stein had a number of topics pertaining to the San Antonio Spurs and what their future moves may look like, as the free agency date on July 1 approaches. On Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobili, who are both debating whether or not to […]
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Spurs take Serbian C Milutinov at No. 26 in draft

SAN ANTONIO (AP) The San Antonio Spurs are not straying from what has made them so successful in the past two decades. The Spurs again turned overseas, selecting 7-footer Nikola Milutinov of Serbia with the 26th selection in the NBA draft Thursday night. The 20-year-old center averaged 10.1 points and 7.7 rebounds for Partizan in the EuroCup and Adriatic and Serbian leagues. Despite...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Duncan and Spurs could get creative in bringing back the big man

The San Antonio Spurs and Tim Duncan might have a “wink-wink” deal in place to bring the almost 20-year vet back and almost guarantee that Manu Ginobili comes back with him. It’s widely believed that Duncan would only come back if the team is seriously able to compete for another title. If he’s able to […]
Via Project Spurs
8 days ago  |  Discuss

San Antonio Spurs can learn from Jurassic World

After viewing Jurassic World for the third time, there is juxtaposition between the film and the San Antonio Spurs. There is buried theme that both parties share. The Spurs are in the same boat as corporate is behind the scenes in Jurassic World. Both need to come to terms with innovation. The Jurassic theme park could not continue yielding success with revenue and crowd satisfaction...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

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
8 days ago  |  Discuss

San Antonio Spurs: Draft and Stash No. 26 Pick

The 2015 NBA draft is quickly approaching. Three days remain until it kicks off and so do the questions about the return of San Antonio’s ‘Big 3.’ As they sit at the No. 26 pick, the Spurs have options, a luxury few teams can actually claim. But fans know the Spurs are fond of taking the draft-and-stash approach with their selections, especially those later in the draft...
Via isportsweb.com
9 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
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Tim Duncan to Steve Kerr: 'It's that easy, huh?'

Tim Duncan and Steven Kerr won two championships as teammates with the San Antonio Spurs, and over 10 years later they still keep in touch. After Kerr led the Golden State Warriors to their first title in 40 years in his first season as a head coach, Duncan shot him a text that perfectly represents his sense of humor.It's safe to say these two have been joking around with each other...
Via Fox Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

San Antonio Spurs: Which Free Agents Should San Antonio Re-sign?

(Source: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images North America) By Ciaran Mills: Staff Writer at Hoopstuff… Free Agents: Jeff Ayres (UFA) Aron Baynes (RFA) Marco Belinelli (UFA) Matt Bonner (UFA) Tim Duncan (UFA) Manu Ginobili (UFA) Danny Green (UFA) Cory Joseph (RFA) Kawhi Leonard (RFA) Reggie Williams (UFA) The free agency is always a busy time, with moves being completed nearly every day...
Via HoopStuff
11 days ago  |  Discuss

San Antonio Spurs: Will ‘big 3′ continue the dynasty?

Anyone who knows about the San Antonio Spurs understands just how special this group of players is, but no one is totally prepared for the ‘Big 3,’ to say their goodbyes and part ways. Spurs fans were also not ready for the rocky season the Spurs would go through to defend last year’s title as champs. Just as San Antonio was getting back into the rhythm of things, the Los...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Spurscast 366: Hey, Rook

The 2015 NBA Draft is less than a week away and the San Antonio Spurs have questions that might need to be addressed immediately with the 26th and 55th picks. It appears that Tim Duncan will stick around for one more go at glory but the outlook is still fuzzy on Manu Ginobili and eight […]
Via Project Spurs
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Parker expects Duncan and Ginobili to return next season

Tony Parker thinks he knows whether his fellow members of the Big 3 will return next season or retire this summer. Here's what the 33-year-old had to say about the futures of Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobili, per the San Antonio Express-News' Jeff McDonald:"I think they’re both going to play one more year. I’m trying to be positive. I’ve talked to them and told them what I think...
Via Fox Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Tim Duncan talks about losing $20 million to financial adviser

Soobum Im-USA TODAY SportsTim Duncan won’t base his decision on whether to return for his 19th NBA season on the fact that he lost more than $20 million to what he says is a dishonest financial adviser. “Luckily I had a long career and made good money,” the 39-year-old Duncan, who has been paid about $220 million over his career, including about $10 million this past season...
Via Sports-Glory
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Duncan: Losing roughly $20M to advisor won't affect potential return

Tim Duncan is still weighing whether he will return to the San Antonio Spurs for a 19th season but says losing more than $20 million to his former financial advisor will not be a factor. "Luckily I had a long career and made good money," Duncan said to Bloomberg News. "This is a big chunk, but it's not going to change my life in any way. It's not going to make any decisions for me...
Via Fox Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Financial scam won't affect Tim Duncan's decision on returning

Veteran power forward Tim Duncan has accrued nearly $225 million during his 18-year NBA career, but an ex-financial adviser allegedly misused a portion of Duncan’s income. According to Scott Soshnick of Bloomberg.com, the complaint notes “[Charles] Banks hid his own interest in investment opportunities recommended to the 15-time All-Star” and caused a loss of more than ...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

LeBron's familiar situation: Even Superman needs help

@CrossoverNBA * You just saw the title of this particular article. You would not be blamed for immediately jumping to the conclusion that the undercurrent of said title is something to the effect of, “Cleveland is this poor, little underdog team that has scrapped and fought for five games, but is about to be put out of its misery, because it just can’t compete with those...
Via Crossover Chronicles
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Spurs Click & Scroll: Hint at Duncan return? Ginobili still undecided

With the San Antonio Spurs’ offseason still in full swing, there were some snippets of information  regarding Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobili over the last two days. Hint at Duncan return? As Tim Duncan is currently in the process of a legal battle with his former financial advisor, Guillermo Contreras of the San Antonio Express News […]
Via Project Spurs
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Did Tim Duncan's lawyers tip off a return to the Spurs?

Tim Duncan appeared in federal court Wednesday because he’s suing an ex-financial adviser that the longtime San Antonio Stars power forward claims defrauded him. According to KENS5, Duncan “said he wanted to be part of the process and to show the public that this could happen to anybody.” But that’s not the most interesting part of the story. Guillermo Contreras of the San...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss
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