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Can Danny Green wind up on the Heat?

With the San Antonio Spurs busy worrying about Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobili's retirement, the draft, absorbing a free agent megastar like LaMarcus Aldridge or Marc Gasol and negotiating a new contract with franchise pillar Kawhi Leonard, there's a strong chance Danny Green "slips through the cracks."That's just a slight exaggeration, as nobody understands and appreciates Green's...
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6 hours ago  |  Discuss

San Antonio Spurs: The Perfect Spur Offseason

  (Source: Al Bello/Getty Images North America) By Ciaran Mills: Staff Writer/Hoopstuff… A first round loss in the playoffs to the Los Angeles Clippers was more than just a defeat. Their game seven loss could signal the changing of the guard, with the old dynasty finally breaking up. Both Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobili are in the final year of their contracts, as are bench guys...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Video: The Curious Case of Tim Duncan

While his contemporaries such as Kobe Bryant, Kevin Garnett, Vince Carter and the retired Steve Nash all have succumbed to Father Time, San Antonio Spurs’ Tim Duncan continues to play at a high level, despite 18 seasons in the NBA. Duncan may well be in his 30’s but age hasn’t stopped him on the court […]
Via Project Spurs
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Duncan named to All-NBA Third Team

While Spurs fans wait for Tim Duncan’s decision on whether or not he will return for another season, the 39-year-old has added yet another honor to his already impressive resume. Duncan was named to the All-NBA Third Team for the 2014-15 season, the league announced on Thursday. This is the 15th time the forward has […]
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Spurscast 364: Guessing Game

The San Antonio Spurs face a selection of numerous paths this offseason. Only five players have guaranteed contracts and two of the pending free agents are future Hall of Famers in Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobili. It is still unknown whether or not Tim and Manu will suit up for one more season and only […]
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Tim Duncan cracks record-tying 15th All-NBA team

As if we need another reminder that Tim Duncan is the most impressive star of his era, and one of the five or six best players in basketball history, on Thursday, at the age of 39, he was named to the 2014-15 All-NBA third team. It's the 15th time he's qualified for one of the teams, which, historically speaking, is nearly unprecedented. The San Antonio Express-News' Jeff McDonald...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

San Antonio Spurs Big Four Illustration

The San Antonio Spurs big four of Tony Parker, Tim Duncan, Manu Ginobili and Kawhi Leonard captured by artist Bam Bam Bam! from Taipei City, Taiwan. The post San Antonio Spurs Big Four Illustration appeared first on Hooped Up.
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How can Spurs afford another max-contract player?

The San Antonio Spurs are juggling several balls in the air as they head into the summer. Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobili's retirement plans, Kawhi Leonard's looming restricted free agency, Danny Green's unrestricted free agency and constant rumors involving big names like LaMarcus Aldridge and Marc Gasol have San Antonio's front office particularly occupied on the eve of the league...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Reviewing Tiago Splitter's 2014-15 season

Spurs center Tiago Splitter is one of the most underrated players in the entire league. He's a big man who's effective on both ends and in the post. He can pass, score and rebound, is efficient and works well beside Tim Duncan. At 30 years old, he averaged 8.2 points and 4.8 rebounds per game. But how else was his year before breaking down in the playoffs? San Antonio Express-News...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Five reasons Tim Duncan should stick around

Tim Duncan is 39 years old, which might as well be 79 for a professional basketball player. But he's coming off a season in which he was still one of the best players at his position in the entire league. From Bleacher Report's Stephen Babb, here are five reasons why Duncan should stick around, one being the growth of budding teammate Kawhi Leonard: "Leonard's steady emergence...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

5 Spurs Offseason Options if Tim Duncan Retires

(April 19, 2014 – Source: Chris Covatta/Getty Images North America) By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff.. There is a chance that San Antonio Spurs legends Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobili retire. Although Ginobili seems be likelier to call it a career, Duncan is 39 and could decided that 5 championships and 2 MVP’s is a career well spent. They already have the replacement...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Which of San Antonio's free agents are returning next year?

The San Antonio Spurs had championship expectations that fell way short this year, but the headlines surrounding their offseason are deservedly more about the future than the past. Tim Duncan, Manu Ginobili, Danny Green, Kawhi Leonard, Marco Belinelli and a few other players are entering both unrestricted and restricted free agency, and the team could look a whole lot different...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Reviewing Tim Duncan's 2014-15 season

What's one thing everyone who watches basketball can agree on? Tim Duncan is the best. The San Antonio Spurs big man proved it again as a 38-year-old, cobbling together a season for the ages. Here's San Antonio Express-News writer Dan McCarney with more:"While Duncan’s scoring rate of 24.6 points per 100 possessions tied for a career low, his assists, steals and blocks were all...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Future of the Spurs Is Attending the 2015 NBA Combine

San Antonio is set to have one of the most fluid off-seasons in franchise history as an unprecedented number of 2014-2015 players will become free agents on July 1. The San Antonio Spurs, a franchise built around the stability of Tim Duncan, Manu Ginobili, and Tony Parker could find themselves without two of those pillars […]
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

The San Antonio Spurs need to look to the future

The San Antonio Spurs are one of the most respected teams in all of sports. They have been a dynasty for over a decade now, but don’t all good things come to an end? Who says they have to? If the Spurs play their cards right, they can land a pretty prolific basketball player come this free agency. Winning is second nature to this city, so the franchise must greatly consider making...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Messina to coach Summer League?

After completing his first season as an assistant coach with the San Antonio Spurs, what is next for Ettore Messina? Could summer league basketball be in his future? In an interview with Corriere Di Bologna, the Italian coach mentioned that and life beyond Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobili’s career. Via Corriere Di Bologna: “I have […]
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Tim Duncan Goes Indoor Skydiving

Tim Duncan is usually still playing basketball this time of the year. To see him off the court is a odd sight. The Spurs early playoff exit is...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Tim Duncan’s Offseason Fun Continues With Indoor Skydiving

Spurs star Tim Duncan isn’t usually the type to make headlines when he isn’t playing basketball. But this offseason has provided a twist: fun Timmy. On the heels of saving teammate Aron Baynes’ drunk ass from saying something stupid to TMZ, the Las Vegas Review-Journal posted an image of Timmy finding his zen at Vegas Indoor Skydiving. Hi. This is a photo of Tim Duncan...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Antonio Daniels Believes Tim Duncan Will Return For 19th Season

Tim Duncan is believed to be leaning toward a return for his 19th season with the San Antonio Spurs, according to one person familiar with him. “I would be very surprised if he retired,” said Antonio Daniels, Duncan’s friend and former teammate with the Spurs. “As long as he’s staying at a level where he feels like he’s relevant and competing, I can’t see it.” Duncan...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Antonio Daniels would be ‘very surprised’ if Tim Duncan retired

After the San Antonio Spurs won their fifth NBA championship since 1999 last season, many wondered if Tim Duncan would retire on top. Instead, Duncan returned for an 18th NBA season and looked like he discovered the Fountain of Youth along the way. While the Spurs failed to advance past the opening round of the...Read More
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Spurscast 363: Enter the Void

After a gut-wrenching loss in game seven of the first round, the San Antonio Spurs now face a litany of questions concerning the team’s immediate and long-term future. Are Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobili ready to hang up their hall-of-fame kicks? What happens with key players who will soon hit the unrestricted free agency market? […]
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Manu Ginobili will take a month to consider retirement

Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports Manu Ginobili has been one of the core members of the San Antonio Spurs for a long time, but that might come to an end in the near future. According to Ginobili, he will consider retirement for the next month and knows it is going to be very difficult for him to play another season. Says he’s going to wait a month and see how he feels then....
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Is this the way Tim Duncan's career was meant to end?

This is arguably the most pivotal decision across the entire league this offseason. Will Tim Duncan retire? Or will he re-sign with the San Antonio Spurs on a team-friendly contract that allows them to go after more free agents? The answer will reverberate throughout the entire NBA. In crafting a running diary of Saturday's epic Game 7 clash between the Spurs and Clippers, Grantland...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Tiago Splitter could be on his way out of town

Tiago Splitter has been an important part of the San Antonio Spurs frontcourt for years now, but that doesn’t make him indispensable, not like Tim Duncan anyway. With two years and a little less than $17 million left on his contract, Splitter might be traded away from the Spurs to make room for a big […]
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Tim Duncan ‘Timeless’ Illustration

Nobody knows for sure if San Antonio Spurs legend Tim Duncan will return for his 19th season in the league but if he does. Go ahead and expect him to be better than most of the forwards in the league still, the dude is timeless. Illustrated by artist Min-suk Kim from South Korea. The post Tim Duncan ‘Timeless’ Illustration appeared first on Hooped Up.
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21 days ago  |  Discuss
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