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Will anybody on the Spurs have a 'break out' season?

The San Antonio Spurs are the NBA's steadiest ship. There's not a whole lot of variation from year to year. Only greatness. But this season their roster has a few players on it who could surprise some people in an expanded role. One candidate is sophomore Kyle Anderson, who didn't have that great of a rookie year but won MVP honors at Las Vegas Summer League on that tournament's...
Via Fox Sports
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Coyote gets its own mural and it's incredible

The San Antonio Spurs have one of the best mascots in professional sports history: The Coyote. It's a hilarious cartoon character sprung to life, and deserves more attention than it gets. Christopher Montoya, a 23-year-old artist from San Antonio, agrees, and responded by painting an amazing mural of The Coyote in his hometown. Here's why he did it, according to the San Antonio...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Spurs believe Ray McCallum can be key player this year

The San Antonio Spurs splashed themselves across headlines this summer after signing LaMarcus Aldridge and Kawhi Leonard to max contracts, then bringing Danny Green and Tim Duncan back below their market value and adding David West for the price of a tuna salad sandwich. But one of the more important deals they made might be a trade. San Antonio sent a second-round pick to the Sacramento...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

San Antonio Spurs guard Danny Green: 'We're good on paper right now'

After acquiring LaMarcus Aldridge and David West, then retaining Tim Duncan, Manu Ginobili, Kawhi Leonard and Danny Green, in the eyes of many the San Antonio Spurs are the paper favorites to win the Western Conference.But Green isn't a true believer just yet (at least not in public). Here's what he said while in Manila promoting 2015 NBA 3X Philippines events:"I think it still...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 Fantasy Basketball: Tim Duncan, Pau Gasol lead NBA’s All AAR-PER Team

Like all humans (no, vampires are not human. They used to be humans), NBA players also age. For most athletes, their play deteriorates as they grow older, but for a small, unique group, their game may only suffer from the slightest regression. They may be few and far in between, but when a player can produce quality numbers at an advanced age, we are forced to take notice. Father...
Via The Fantasy Fix
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Spurs’ Danny Green: ‘We’re good on paper right now’

Heading into the new NBA season, the San Antonio Spurs are stacked with players which many believe will launch them back to the top of the mountain in the league. Adding LaMarcus Aldridge, David West, Ray McCallum, and re-signing Tim Duncan, Manu Ginobili, and others, all but makes the Spurs a heavy favorite to win […]
Via Project Spurs
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Van Gundy: Tim Duncan would make great NBA coach

San Antonio Spurs legend Tim Duncan is nearing the end of his career, and analyst Jeff Van Gundy thinks the future Hall of Famer is capable of occupying a new role: NBA coach. In an interview on ESPN Radio, JVG—who compiled a 430-318 record during 11 seasons as a coach—offered a few reasons for why Duncan has a future leading a team. Van Gundy said: “I watch him and...
Via Sportsnaut
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Tim Duncan voted NBA's best teammate by peers

SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- Tim Duncan has given up millions in salary to give the San Antonio Spurs the cap space needed to re-sign teammates and add players such as LaMarcus Aldridge. And Duncan has deferred offensively to teammates like Tony Parker and Kawhi Leonard despite averaging 19.5 points over his 18-year career. He has made those sacrifices, both financial and statistical, in...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Tim Duncan voted NBA's best teammate by peers

SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- Tim Duncan has given up millions in salary to give the San Antonio Spurs the cap space needed to re-sign teammates and add players such as LaMarcus Aldridge. And Duncan has deferred offensively to teammates like Tony Parker and Kawhi Leonard despite averaging 19.5 points over his 18-year career. He has made those sacrifices, both financial and statistical, in...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Cory Joseph brings lessons learned from Tony Parker to Toronto

Leadership is perhaps the single irrefutable characteristic of the San Antonio Spurs franchise. Well, that and consistency. The Spurs have enjoyed consistent leadership under Gregg Popovich and his stalwarts of David Robinson, Sean Elliot, Avery Johnson, Tim Duncan, Tony Parker, and Manu Ginobili (Honestly, that list could easily be longer.) The secret is really no […]
Via Project Spurs
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Tim Duncan wins teammate of the year award

San Antonio Spurs legend Tim Duncan has amassed five rings, three Finals MVPs and two regular-season MVPs during his 18-year NBA career, but the power forward just added another distinction. Duncan was named the winner of the 2014-15 Twyman-Stokes Teammate of the Year Award, becoming the third player to receive the award since its inception. According to Buck Harvey of the San...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Tim Duncan wins NBA's teammate of the year award

SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- San Antonio Spurs forward Tim Duncan has been named the Twyman-Stokes Award winner given annually to the NBA's teammate of the year. A panel of NBA stars from the past nominated a panel of six candidates. Then nearly 300 active players voted for the winner. Duncan received 72 first-place votes. Vince Carter of the Memphis Grizzlies finished second and Atlanta...
Via AP on Fox
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Tim Duncan named NBA's top teammate

SAN ANTONIO (AP) San Antonio Spurs forward Tim Duncan has been named the Twyman-Stokes Award winner given annually to the NBA's teammate of the year. A panel of NBA stars from the past nominated a panel of six candidates. Then nearly 300 active players voted for the winner. Duncan received 72 first-place votes. Vince Carter of the Memphis Grizzlies finished second and Atlanta's...
Via AP on Fox
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Tim Duncan wins NBA's teammate of the year award

SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- San Antonio Spurs forward Tim Duncan has been named the Twyman-Stokes Award winner given annually to the NBA's teammate of the year. A panel of NBA stars from the past nominated a panel of six candidates. Then nearly 300 active players voted for the winner. Duncan received 72 first-place votes. Vince Carter of the Memphis Grizzlies finished second and Atlanta...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Duncan Wins Teammate of the Year Award

The 2015-2016 season is a few weeks away, but that hasn’t stopped one San Antonio Spurs player from receiving an award for his unselfishness. The San Antonio Spurs announced on Wednesday morning that team cornerstone Tim Duncan has won the 2014-2015 Twyman-Stokes Teammate of the Year award  The award is voted upon by 300 of […]
Via Project Spurs
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Tim Duncan officially named 'teammate of the year'

Tim Duncan is widely regarded as one of the best players in NBA history. He's also known as an exceptional teammate, beloved by all who've ever had the pleasure of suiting up beside him in battle. On Tuesday, Duncan received the 2014-15 Twyman-Stokes Teammate of the Year Award, a surprise to absolutely no one. Here's more information on the award's voting process and how Duncan...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

San Antonio Spurs Face NBA Champs Golden State Warriors In Most Expensive Games On Secondary Market Next Season

Prior to this past weekend, the NBA released their schedule for the 2015-16 season, where the San Antonio Spurs enter the season as one of the odds-on favorites to reach the NBA Finals. With the original cast of characters returning, including Tim Duncan, Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili, the Spurs lured the main prize of […]
Via Project Spurs
16 days ago  |  Discuss

San Antonio can crush small-ball lineups next season

With small-ball lineups rapidly becoming the most stylish way to win in the NBA, the San Antonio Spurs should be able to buck the trend this season. How? LaMarcus Aldridge and Tim Duncan on the court at the same time. That's how. Here's a deeper look, by SB Nation's Pounding the Rock, at why those two create such a problem for opponents who want to go small:"Let's use the Warriors...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

The Spurs’ New Foundation

The San Antonio Spurs have been the most consistently dominant team in the NBA for a very long time now. They have made the playoffs 24 out of the last 25 seasons and have not missed the postseason in the past 18 years after drafting hall of fame power forward Tim Duncan. That is the longest playoff streak in NBA history. In that 18 year period, the team has won five championships...
Via Total Sports Live
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Leadership and Talent Converge to Make the San Antonio Spurs Favorites in the West

Head coach Greg Popovich of the San Antonio Spurs gestures against the Los Angeles Clippers during Game Five of the Western Conference quarterfinals. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) Over the past few years, the same doubts about the San Antonio Spurs have cropped up in the offseason. Is Tim Duncan too old? Who will step up in his place if he proves ineffective? How long can...
Via The Sports Journal
27 days ago  |  Discuss

San Antonio Spurs Top Ten best plays from 2014-15 season

As the San Antonio Spurs look to get back to their championship ways in the upcoming season, San Antonio put together another playoff appearance last season. Although they lost in the first round to the Los Angeles Clippers, the Spurs had solid seasons from Tim Duncan, Tony Parker, Manu Ginobili, and Kawhi Leonard. Check out some of their best plays from last season in the below...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
28 days ago  |  Discuss

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 Duncan...
Via Real Sports Entertainment Network
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Best of the “Big Men”

In this article I will be laying out my personal opinion on the best big men in the league. I took offensive stats, defensive dominance and team winning into account and how each player contributed to their teams. Here’s my opinion on the three best big men in the NBA heading into the 2015-16 season. 3. LaMarcus Aldridge, San Antonio Spurs, 23.4 ppg, 10.2 rpg, 1.7 apg, 1.0 bpg...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Way-Too-Early Locks for the 2016 NBA Postseason

Much ink has been spilt over free agency, new deals have been struck and players have left teams, but now, with training camp underway, the only thing that remains is to sit back and watch. This is a way-too-early prediction of teams that are all but guaranteed to make the postseason (remember, this is the NBA and anything can happen). Also, these rankings are by most likely to make...
Via The Sports Quotient
August 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Expect More of the Same From Tim Duncan This Season

Tim Duncan celebrates a victory over the Los Angeles Clippers during the playoffs. The Spurs ended up losing the series to the Clippers in seven games. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images) Tim Duncan is nearing the end of a long and storied career. So far, Duncan has led the San Antonio Spurs to five championships. The Spurs’ centerpiece player has never missed the playoffs, a...
Via The Sports Journal
August 04, 2015  |  Discuss
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