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Report: Spurs trying to bring in Argentinean guard Nicolas Laprovittola

According to Marc Stein of ESPN.com, the San Antonio Spurs are working on trying to bring Argentinean point guard Nicolas Laprovittola to the NBA. Laprovittola came off the bench for Argentina mostly in the 2016 Rio games, where he averaged 8.2 points, shot 33.3% from 3-point range, grabbed 2.2 rebounds and threw 2.7 assists in […]
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20 hours ago

Gasol, Spain take Bronze medal in close win over Mills, Australia

Five San Antonio Spurs players made their way to Rio for the 2016 Olympic games in early August, and after numerous games in group play and games in the elimination round, it was Spurs center Pau Gasol and the Spanish National team who came away with the Bronze medal, after holding on to defeat Spurs […]
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5 days ago

Gasol, Spain Fall to USA in Close Semifinal

Leading up to the semifinal matchup with Team USA, there was some doubt that Spain’s Pau Gasol would play after reports came out that he had injured his calf. It seems the injury wasn’t so serious because Gasol played, and he played very well to lead all scorers with 23 points. Unfortunately for Pau, he […]
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6 days ago

Olympics: Serbia Dismantles Australia in Semifinal

Team USA took care of business against Spain Friday, and the other semifinal was a matchup between the two teams that had given the Americans the most trouble in the group stage. Australia had been cutting teams apart with beautiful movement all tournament, but Serbia’s masterful defense completely shut the Boomers down on Friday evening. […]
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7 days ago

Olympics: Gasol could miss semifinal game vs. Team USA with calf injury

According to Head Coach Segio Scariolo of the Spanish Men’s National Basketball team, he’s uncertain if San Antonio Spurs center Pau Gasol will be able to play in Friday’s Olympic semi-final game against Team USA, as Gasol is currently nursing a calf injury. Scariolo’s remarks were written by Gigantes.com in Spanish, and then translated by […]
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8 days ago

Ginobili’s Argentine National team career ends in loss to Team USA

Early in the initial minutes of the first quarter of the Quarter-Finals game between Team USA and Argentina Wednesday, it looked like Argentina might position themselves to try to pull off an upset, as they held an early 10-point lead over the United States. However, Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant would catch fire, as […]
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9 days ago

Parker’s International Career Ends With Loss Against Gasol’s Spain

Spain started Olympic group play with losses on the final possessions of their first two games, but they bounced back. The Spaniards finished group play with a 50 point win over a quality Lithuanian team and a 19 point victory over Manu Ginobili’s Argentinian squad. They kept rolling in the quarterfinals against France, beating their […]
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9 days ago

Australia advances behind Mills’ 24 points

Throughout the Rio Olympics, the most consistent team on the hardwood has not been France or Spain, both loaded with NBA talent. Argentina has played well, but the Golden Generation is in the twilight of their run. Team USA has looked extremely vulnerable, even though they have the 12 most talented individual players in every […]
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9 days ago

Olympic Quarter-Finals Schedule for participating Spurs players

Five San Antonio Spurs players made their way to Rio for the 2016 Olympic games on August 5, and after each of their National basketball teams participated in five games of group play, Manu Ginobili, Tony Parker, Patty Mills, Pau Gasol and Patricio Garino all helped their teams advance to the quarter-finals that will take place […]
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11 days ago

Gasol, Spain to face Parker, France in Olympic Quarter-Finals

Monday, in a game where a win meant they’d advance to the Olympic quarter-finals and a loss meant their Olympic journey would be over, San Antonio Spurs center Pau Gasol and Spain took care of business in defeating Argentina 92-73, to not only advance to the quarter-finals, but they’re now scheduled to face their European rivals Spurs […]
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11 days ago

Parker sits out vs. USA with toe injury, expected to play in Quarterfinals

According to the French National Men’s National Basketball team, San Antonio Spurs guard Tony Parker suffered a toe injury in France’s win over Venezuela Friday. Due to the injury, Parker sat out of Sunday’s contest between France and Team USA.
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12 days ago

Olympics: Gasol picks and pops Lithuania apart

Early in group play, the usually great Spanish Men’s National Basketball team stumbled while Lithuania won their first 3 games. Spain was able to flip the script on the Lithuanians Saturday evening, winning by an astonishing 50 points behind an incredible performance by San Antonio Spurs center Pau Gasol. Gasol came out firing on all […]
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13 days ago

Olympics: Ginobili, Garino & Argentina defeat Brazil in double overtime thriller

The stage was set Saturday for a fierce rivalry between two countries that get very competitive for a competition in any sport, as the 2016 Olympic host nation Brazil was facing Argentina in group play, and after it took two overtimes for the game to finally decide a winner, it was Argentina who came out on […]
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13 days ago

Olympics: Parker’s Paint Penetration on display vs. Venezuela

San Antonio Spurs guard Tony Parker and his French teammates bullied Venezuela in a 40-point thrashing on Friday night. Parker was one of six Frenchmen in double figures, as he attacked the rim and pulled up for open jumpers while running the offense. He also dropped a few ridiculous dimes, starting with this casual 30-foot […]
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14 days ago

Olympics: Mills gritty in Australia’s win over China

San Antonio Spurs guard Patty Mills averaged over 25 points per game in his first three contests in Rio, but he didn’t need to score anywhere near that in a 93-68 win aginst China on Friday. Mills’ stat line wasn’t very impressive, but the tape shows how his scrappy play helped the Boomers defeat China. […]
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14 days ago

New era for Spurs kicks off in Oakland and that’s probably a good thing

Spurs fans who want to see how the Silver and Black match up against the new-look Golden State Warriors won’t have to wait long. The San Antonio Spurs will open the 2016-17 season at Oracle Arena against Kevin Durant and the Warriors on October 25. It will be the first time in 19 seasons that […]
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14 days ago

Spurscast Episode 409- Talking cuddling services, Spurs, and ZaZa

Two weeks with no Spurscast is too long. So we got out of our rocking chairs and picked up our respective microphones for another Spurscast. Jose and Ryan preview the 2016-2017 schedule in this new episode of the new vintage Spurscast. It’s the one and only Spurscast – The original San Antonio Spurs Podcast. Download […]
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14 days ago

Olympics: Vintage Manu not enough for Argentina in loss to Lithuania

Argentina fell to 2-1 in group play on Thursday night with an 81-73 loss to Lithuania. San Antonio Spurs guard Manu Ginobili put on a vintage performance, by relentlessly cutting through the defense and getting to the line on his way to scoring 22 points. San Antonio signee Patricio (Pato) Garino didn’t score, and he […]
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15 days ago

Olympics: Gasol gets Spain back on track with win over Nigeria

The Spanish Men’s National Basketball team has had a frustrating week, losing their first two games by a combined 3 points. San Antonio Spurs center Pau Gasol faltered late in both of those contests, and he came out against Nigeria determined to put Spain into the win column. He contributed in several different ways Thursday, […]
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15 days ago

Spurs Release 2016-2017 Season Schedule

The San Antonio Spurs released their 2016-2017 82-game schedule Thursday, where the Spurs will open the season on the road against Kevin Durant and the Golden State Warriors on October 25, and they’ll host the Chicago Bulls on Christmas Day. You can see the Spurs’ full schedule by visiting their website here. The NBA announced that […]
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15 days ago

Film Session: How Patty Mills Dropped 30 on Team USA

On Wednesday night Team USA faced their toughest Olympic opponent yet in a scrappy Australian team. Some may be surprised by how well the Aussies competed, but the Boomers weren’t. Andrew Bogut said in an interview with ESPN that the objective was to play hard and win. “If we go out there and we’re intimidated […]
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15 days ago

Olympics: Mills & Australia suffer first loss against Team USA

San Antonio Spurs guard Patty Mills and the Australian Men’s National Basketball team suffered their first loss at the 2016 Rio games Wednesday, after putting pressure on the United States Men’s National Basketball team for a majority of the game, but eventually, the U.S. made more tough shots down the stretch to win the match […]
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16 days ago

Olympics: Parker’s late basket lifts France past Serbia

For a team with considerable NBA talent, France hasn’t been all that impressive in Rio thus far. Les Bleus were upset by Australia to open their Olympics, and it took strong performances from some current and former Spurs to escape another upset with a 76-75 win over Serbia Wednesday. Boris Diaw was arguably the game’s […]
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16 days ago

Tentative Rosters of Spurs’ 6 Preseason Opponents

Tuesday, the San Antonio Spurs announced they will be playing six teams during their upcoming preseason schedule in October to prepare for the 2016-2017 NBA season. The schedule released by the team can be viewed below: So, what types of moves have these upcoming six opponents made either through the draft, free agency, or via trade? […]
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16 days ago

Olympics: Ginobili, Garino & Argentina improve to 2-0 with win over Croatia

The Argentinean Men’s National Basketball team continued to find success during the 2016 Olympic games, after defeating Croatia Tuesday 90-82. While the game remained close for the first two quarters, it was the third quarter where Argentina was able to gain serious separation from Croatia, as Argentina outscored Croatia 27-14, and they at one time […]
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17 days ago
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