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Duncan's contract numbers in, about what we expected

We've know for a couple of weeks that Tim Duncan had signed a three year deal with the San Antonio Spurs and various numbers were tossed out, but finally thanks to Express News' Mike Monroe, we have the final figures. "Duncan, whose contract last season called for him to be paid $21.2 million, will get $9.65 million next season and $10.4 million in 2013-14. The final...
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July 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Spurs' Parker likes the addition of De Colo

Starting next season, the San Antonio Spurs will have a French flare to the roster as Nando De Colo will join fellow countrymen Tony Parker and Boris Diaw in black and silver. De Colo will be among the plethora of guards currently on the roster and will be fighting to get some playing time with San Antonio but TP is happy to see Nando make the jump to the NBA and feels he is ready...
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July 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Video: De Colo shows he can do more than pass the ball

San Antonio Spurs' Nando De Colo has been putting on a show in recent tune-up games heading into the 2012 Olympics. Recently, he showed off his well known passing ability but during an exhibition game versus Australia, Nando showed off his dribbling skills and slashing ability to the rim. Check it out. As the Olympics get set to kick off this week, one thing is...
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July 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Video: 'Stak5's' latest rap single released

For those wondering what San Antonio Spurs' Stephen Jackson has been up to in the offseason, it appears he has been working on his latest rap single titled "Save The Day." Jackson, who has released previous rap albums, kicks off the video with the Spurs-Thunder playoff series, highlighting his play which may open old wounds for Spurs fans but after that, he pretty...
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July 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Video: Cory Joseph on lessons learned from Spurs' veteran backcourt

At the 2012 NBA Summer League, San Antonio Spurs' Cory Joseph was named a Summer League All-Star after averaging 17 points, 4.4 rebounds, 5.2 assists, shot 47% from the field in five games in 33 minutes per game. His best performance came in a 86-80 loss to the Clippers where he scored 22 points, handed out six assists, and grabbed four rebounds in 34 minutes. While at the...
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July 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Representing France is emotional experience for Parker

As the 2012 London Olympic Games get set to begin this Friday, one of numerous San Antonio Spurs player will cherish the moment proudly as he prepares to take part in playing for and representing his country.That player is French All-Star guard Tony Parker, who said he was very emotional last year after France earned its Olympic qualification in the 2011 Eurobasket via AllMediaNY...
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July 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Video: Ginobili takes out LeBron James

Team USA narrowly escaped an exhibition game against Team Argentina and San Antonio Spurs' Manu Ginobili winning 86-80 but the game wasn't without its testy moments. During the game Chris Paul handed out a bit extra on a foul, Luis Scola and Kevin Durant got in each other's face and LeBron James got mixed up in the confrontation. And though I am sure he didn't mean...
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July 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Spurs invite Greek coach Zouros for training camp

One of the best basketball coaches will be joining the San Antonio Spurs' coaching staff to learn from one of the best basketball coach in the NBA - Gregg Popovich. According to Eurohoops, Greek coach Ilias Zouros has been invited to spend time with the Spurs (and Bulls) during the upcoming training camp to hone his coaching skills. Bulls and Spurs have invited him and the...
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July 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Denmon could have backup plan in place

After San Antonio Spurs draftee Marcus Denmon underwhelmed Spurs fans during the Vegas Summer League, many expected that he'd make it to training camp and then be re-routed.Go directly to Austin. Do not pass go, do not collect $200.But it appears Denmon could already have a backup plan in place if he doesn't earn a roster spot with the Spurs, likely earning more than the...
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July 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Shaq criticizes Vaughn as Magic's choice for head coach

Nothing is official yet but it appears that San Antonio Spurs assistant coach Jacque Vaughn will be the next head coach of the Orlando Magic. The Magic are still narrowing down their options but Vaughn appears to be the frontrunner. There’s nothing that should indicate that Vaughn would be a bad head coach, but there’s one guy who’s not happy with the Magic’s decision. Former...
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July 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Video: De Colo shows off some fancy passing

Many point out flaws in the newest San Antonio Spurs guard Nando De Colo's game. Some gripe he is too slow, doesn't have much pro experience or can't shoot but no one can doubt his passing ability. From no-look passes, ability to hit the open player for an alley-oop to threading the defense with a on-the-spot pass to a teammate, De Colo can dazzle the crowds whenever...
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July 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Parker talks trasition to being team leader

Tony Parker has always been one of the San Antonio Spurs' best players.  When he was drafted by the Spurs in 2001 he was one of their three or four best players since Avery Johnson and Sean Elliott were on their way towards retirement.  When he won his first NBA championship in 2003, despite his age and because Manu Ginobili was so inexperienced as an NBA player, Parker might...
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July 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Spurs' Joseph named Summer League All-Star

San Antonio Spurs' Cory Joseph was named to the 2012 Summer League All-Star squad today. Joseph showed much improvement from his rookie season at the Summer League and averaged 17 points, 4.4 rebounds, 5.2 assists, shot 47% from the field in five games in 33 minutes per game. Though he did average 3.4 turnovers per game. His best performance came in a 86-80 loss to the Clippers...
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July 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Report: Spurs interested in guard Bo McCalebb

The San Antonio Spurs certainly have an abundance of guards currently on the roster with Tony Parker, Cory Joseph, Patty Mills, Nando De Colo, and Marcus Denmon to name a few. So perhaps the last thing the Spurs need to do is look for another guard, right? According to Sportando, San Antonio is interested in guard Bo McCalebb and have recently offered to buyout his contract with...
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July 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Video: Cory Joseph is a lover not a fighter

The San Antonio Spurs played their final game at the 2012 NBA Summer League where guard Cory Joseph played some solid basketball averaging 17 points, 47% from the field, 5.2 rebounds and 1.8 steals in five games. And though he put up some good stats, have you ever wondered what his favorite app on his cell phone is? How about what kind of music he likes to listen to before games...
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July 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Video: Spurs vs. Mavs Summer League highlights

The San Antonio Spurs played their final game of the 2012 NBA Summer League against the Dallas Mavericks. It was a tight game throughout as the two teams went into overtime to settle the game. In the extra period, it was the Mavs pulling out the win 82-76 sending the Spurs to a 2-3 record for the Summer league. Cory Joseph paced San Antonio with 18 points, 7 rebounds, and 5 assists...
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July 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Video: Spurs vs. Heat Summer League highlights

The San Antonio Spurs lost their second game in a row to the Miami Heat at the 2012 Summer League 83-78 despite outscoring Miami 24-9 in the second quarter. Tyler Wilkerson led the Spurs in scoring with 12 points, and Cory Joseph finished with nine points, six assists, and three rebounds. For a complete recap, make sure to read Project Spurs' Paul Garcia's review but check...
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July 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Heat defeat Spurs – 5 Notes of Interest

After outscoring the Miami Heat 24-9 in the second quarter on Friday evening in Las Vegas, the San Antonio Spurs were handed their second straight loss in S.L. play as the Heat used a 28-14 fourth quarter to defeat the Spurs 83-78. The marquee matchup was with two sophomores on each squad as the Spurs’ Cory Joseph was set to defend and try to score on Heat sophomore Norris Cole...
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July 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Spurs Briefs: Denmon's story, CoryCam

• Heartbreak and HopeIf you're like me, on draft night you rush to find out as much as you can about an unknown player the San Antonio Spurs drafted with a late second round selection. In the case of the selection of Missouri's Marcus Denmon recently, I got as much information as I could online in my research before speaking to someone else who knew more on the topic.I...
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July 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Scouting Ryan Richards vs. Clippers

After playing just three minutes against the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday in the 2012 Summer League, San Antonio Spurs 2010 draftee Ryan Richards logged the most minutes of the past three games, as the Spurs fell to the Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday. Here’s Richards’ stat line, beginning with minutes: 16:08 minutes, 2 points, 1-3 shooting, 3 rebounds, 1 block attempt, 5...
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July 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Pop happy to bring back free agents, not looking to make major moves

While the Spurs have been busy this offseason, they've mostly been busy bringing back their own players, including reaching agreements to re-sign Tim Duncan, Danny Green, Boris Diaw and Patty Mills.While the Spurs were linked to several players, including key free agent big men, they added Nando De Colo to the roster and drafted Marcus Denmon with their 59th pick.While their...
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July 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Video: Spurs' Green on his top sports moment, Duke, 'Tom and Jerry' & more

San Antonio Spurs' Danny Green recently went to Las Vegas to show his support of the Spurs' Summer League squad. While there, spoke on his time playing in the Summer League and how much it has changed. Also, he gave his favorite T.V. shows, his favorite cartoon series growing up, playing against Duke players in the NBA and much more. Check it out.
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July 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Spurs stacked with guards

The San Antonio Spurs are definitely set at the guard spot. After an MVP-caliber season from Tony Parker and with Cory Joseph and Patty Mills maturing, their depth at the position is hard to match. On top of that, they drafted Marcus Denmon, a guard out of Missouri and they’re finally getting Nando De Colo to join the squad after drafting him in 2009. The problem that the Spurs...
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July 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Video: Spurs vs. Clippers Summer League highlights

The San Antonio Spurs took on the Los Angeles Clippers in game three of their Summer League play and were led by guard Cory Joseph filling in as the focal point of the Spurs' attack with Kawhi Leonard's time playing in Las Vegas came to an end. Joseph led the way for the Spurs with 22 points and six assists but it was not enough as the Clippers handed the Spurs their first...
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July 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Leonard’s Vegas run over, Spurs fall to Clippers

Two games into the NBA Summer League and Kawhi Leonard had scored a combined 50 points and led the San Antonio Spurs to two straight wins. After the Spurs’ victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday, Leonard had ice on a sore left wrist. Well it seems Leonard’s stint in Las Vegas has come to an end as Jeff McDonald of the San Antonio Express News reported before Wednesday’s...
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July 19, 2012  |  Discuss
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