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Leonard, Ginobili, Popovich honored with NBPA Players Voice awards

The National Basketball Players Association announced today via Twitter the winners of their 3rd annual Players Voice awards. Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard was named Best Defender, while coach Gregg Popovich earned The Players’ Coach or coach you’d most like to play for. “What makes him special is his passion and knowledge of the game,” Spurs center Pau Gasol said about Popovich...
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1 day ago

Spurs’ 2017-2018 Regular Season Schedule Released

The San Antonio Spurs’ 2017-2018 regular season 82-game regular season schedule was released Monday. To view the entire schedule, you can visit the Spurs’ link here. Here are a few details and marquee matchups in the Spurs’ new season schedule. Marquee Matchups October 18 – The Spurs will open the regular season against the new-look Minnesota Timberwolves who added Jimmy...
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4 days ago

Spurs Unveil 2 of 4 new Nike Jerseys

Friday the San Antonio Spurs unveiled two of their four new Nike edition jerseys. First, the Nike Icon edition jersey shows the Spurs’ classic black jersey the team usually wore for road games in the past, but with the new Nike look. Displayed in the photos are Spurs rookies Brandon Paul (#3) and Derrick White (#4). The Icon edition jersey can be seen October 2, when the Spurs...
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7 days ago

Spurs to open 2018 season hosting Minnesota

The San Antonio Spurs’ 2017-2018 regular season officially tips off October 18, when the Spurs will host the new-look Minnesota Timberwolves, who added All-Star Jimmy Butler via trade this past summer. The game will begin at 8:30 PM CST and can be seen on ESPN. The NBA also released the Christmas Day schedule and the Spurs will get the day off, after San Antonio had been playing...
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8 days ago

Spurs Officially Re-Sign Patty Mills

Friday the San Antonio Spurs announced the team has officially re-signed Patty Mills to a new contract. Per club policy, terms of the deal were not revealed. Mills reportedly re-signed with the Spurs on a 4-year deal worth $50 million. With Mills re-signing, the Spurs will now carry 13 guaranteed contracts. The team is also expected to re-sign Manu Ginobili in the near future, which...
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15 days ago

Contract Details for Gasol, Gay, Paul & Lauvergne signings

The San Antonio Spurs recently signed four players to contracts in Pau Gasol, Rudy Gay, Brandon Paul and Joffrey Lauvergne. Though the Spurs do not announce terms of contracts per team policy, Eric Pincus of BasketballInsiders.com was able to provide some of the information on the Spurs’ recently signed deals. Pau Gasol – $48.8 million for 3 years Year 1 (2017-18 season): $16...
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19 days ago

Report: Spurs among teams on Kyrie Irving’s preferred trade destination list

Several reports broke out Friday afternoon that Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving has asked that the club to explore trading him so that he could be a featured option on another team. Among the four teams that are on Irving’s preferred destination list, are the San Antonio Spurs, New York Knicks, Miami Heat and Minnesota Timberwolves. While many fans are already rushing to...
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28 days ago

Spurs, Pau Gasol agree to new 3-year deal

According to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.com, the San Antonio Spurs and free agent center Pau Gasol have reached an agreement on a new 3-year deal for Gasol to re-sign with San Antonio. Financial details of Gasol and Manu Ginobili’s new deals haven’t been provided yet, but since both players are being re-signed over the cap, San Antonio has some room to provide each player with...
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29 days ago

Report: Spurs to sign Matt Costello to 2-way contract

According to Zach Lowe of ESPN.com, the San Antonio Spurs will sign 6’9″ forward Matt Costello to the brand new NBA/G-League 2-way contract. How does this new 2-way contract work? It allows each NBA team to offer two 2-way contracts each season and that player will play most of the season in the G-League (Austin Spurs for Costello), but, the NBA team (Spurs), is allowed to call...
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July 20, 2017

Why Ginobili’s signing could be Spurs’ key offseason move

According to several reports, San Antonio Spurs guard Manu Ginobili is closing in on a contract to return to the Spurs for his 16th season. With Jonathon Simmons signing with Orlando, bringing Ginobili back gives the Spurs the added depth they lost with Simmons’ departure, and it also gives the Spurs another passer they’ll especially need early in the season with Tony Parker...
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July 18, 2017

Forbes named to All-NBA Summer League Second Team

To say Bryn Forbes’ Summer League performance in Las Vegas was memorable would be an understatement. Forbes caught fire leading the Summer Spurs squad in Salt Lake City, and his impressive streak continued in Vegas. The 6-3 guard, who played sparingly last season and spent time between both San Antonio and Austin, was named to the MGM Resorts All-NBA Summer League Second team...
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July 17, 2017

Spurs Officially Sign Brandon Paul

The San Antonio Spurs announced Friday afternoon the team has officially signed 6’4 shooting guard Brandon Paul, though the terms of the deal were not made public. If the Spurs are operating over the salary cap, the expectation is Paul will receive the veteran minimum or bi-annual exception in the first year of his contract with the Spurs. Paul is a 26-year old shooting guard who...
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July 14, 2017

Spurs renounce rights to Simmons, sign Brandon Paul

For at least a week now, the only thing that has been dominating the San Antonio Spurs’ news cycle has been Bryn Forbes and his Summer League performances. Things got a little more interesting today as news broke that the Spurs have renounced the rights to restricted free agent Jonathon Simmons, making him an unrestricted free agent. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported that today...
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July 13, 2017

Spurs finish 8th in Vegas Summer League Preliminary Round, to face Pelicans Thursday

The Summer Spurs finished in 8th place in the Vegas NBA Summer League and move to straight to the Round of 16 where they will meet the Pelicans, who defeated the Hawks 92-84 earlier today in the first game of the Play-In Round. What is the Play-in Round you ask? Good question. After the three game preliminary round, the teams are seeded 1-24. Seeds 9-24 play in eight games on Wednesday...
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July 12, 2017

Summer League: Postgame interviews with Forbes, Hanlan and Hardy

In another high scoring affair, the Summer Spurs prevailed 99-85 over the Summer Trail Blazers. The #SummerofBryn continued as Forbes led the way with 35 points on 26 shots (11-26 from the field, 6-11 from three and 7-7 from the line). Olivier Hanlan started in the place of Dejounte Murray and made the most of his 26 minutes playing a solid two-way game. Hanlan’s 16 points (on...
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July 12, 2017

GAME RECAP: SUMMER SPURS VS SUMMER TRAIL BLAZERS

LAS VEGAS – The San Antonio Spurs Summer League squad earned their second victory in Las Vegas on Tuesday over the Portland Trail Blazers’ Summer League team 99-85. Once again, Bryn Forbes was huge for the Spurs, putting up 35 points on 11-26 shooting. On Sunday night, despite scoring 35 points, Forbes did not shoot particularly well from behind the arc, going 2-9 from that...
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July 11, 2017

Film Analysis: Gay and Lauvergne’s Passing Ability

The San Antonio Spurs signed forward Rudy Gay and are expected to sign big man Joffrey Lauvergne. Both players will provide Spurs Head Coach Gregg Popovich more lineup flexibility, as Gay can play either the 3 or the 4, while Lauvergne is diverse in that he can play the 4 and 5 comfortably. Just focusing in on their passing ability, I was eager to see what type of passing skill set...
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July 10, 2017

Report: Spurs agree to deal with Joffrey Lauvergne

According to Shams Charania of the Vertical, free agent forward/center Joffrey Lauvergne has agreed to a deal with the San Antonio Spurs. The deal will be for two-years, but the financial numbers have yet to be revealed. Lauvergne is a 25-year old 6’11 French player who can play at the power forward or center position. He’s had some familiarity in a Spurs-style system as he...
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July 10, 2017

Postgame interview with Spurs Summer League Coach Will Hardy

Once again, the Summer Spurs led for most of the game and this time they pushed back a late rally from the Summer 76ers to post a 101-95 victory in a high scoring affair on Sunday night. If you missed the game, Collin Reid will have a recap to help you catch up. After the game, Summer Spurs head coach Will Hardy provided some interesting observations on the team, both on and off...
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July 10, 2017

Game Recap: Summer Spurs vs Summer Sixers

LAS VEGAS – The San Antonio Spurs’ Summer League squad secured their first victory in Las Vegas on Sunday night, defeating the Sixers 101 – 95. Bryn Forbes once again gave the Spurs a huge offensive performance, as has been the case throughout Summer League. Forbes scored 35 points on 17 shots, the most any player has scored throughout the 2017 Summer League. Forbes shot only...
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July 10, 2017

Game Recap: Summer Spurs v. Summer Heat

They say what happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas. Based on the Summer Spurs’ first game, this would not necessarily be a bad thing given the missed three points, rolled ankles and sore knees. After leading for most of the game, the Spurs could not hold on down the stretch and fell to the Miami Heat 75-74 in their first Vegas Summer League game. First Quarter The usual suspects (Davis...
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July 09, 2017

Reports: Hanga to continue playing in Spain on long-term deal

As the San Antonio Spurs wait for Manu Ginobili (to retire or continue playing) and Jonathon Simmons (to sign an offer sheet in restricted free agency) to decide their futures, overseas, Spurs international prospect Adam Hanga was waiting to see if he’d make the jump to the NBA at age 28. Well, according to three different reports, Hanga will be staying in Spain until 2020. Hanga...
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July 08, 2017

Spurs 2017 Free Agency: Latest on Hanga and Milutinov

Once Patty Mills officially signs his contract, the San Antonio Spurs will have 11 players on their roster for next season. While Jonathon Simmons is still searching for offers in restricted free agency, the expectation is San Antonio will match most offers for Simmons unless a lucrative offer is thrown his way. With the expectation Simmons will be back, that would move the Spurs’...
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July 08, 2017

Simmons and Restricted Free Agency

Prior to the start of free agency on June 30, a Project Spurs article was written looking at 13 teams who could possibly target San Antonio Spurs restricted free agent Jonathon Simmons. Now that six days have passed through free agency and the majority of the marquee free agents are off the board, let’s go back and look at which teams still have cap space that could make San Antonio...
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July 07, 2017

Spurs, Rudy Gay agree to 2-year deal

The San Antonio Spurs have landed veteran forward Rudy Gay in free agency, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.com. Gay will sign a two-year deal with the Spurs for $17 million, as the deal will include a player option in the second year. At 6’8″, Gay has the versatility to play either the 3 or play the 4 next to Kawhi Leonard (3) and LaMarcus Aldridge (5). Financially, this...
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July 06, 2017
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