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Video: Usain Bolt tells Tony Parker his jump shot 'sucks'

San Antonio Spurs' Tony Parker has everything you need from an NBA point guard. He can get to the rim, find the open man and knock down the outside shot.  But despite averaging 49 percent from the field, Olympic sprinter Usain Bolt has a message for Parker - he still needs to work on his outside shot and says it "sucks." Obviously Bolt is teasing with Parker but check out...
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September 24, 2013  |  Discuss

With help of teammates, Parker finally realizes goal of EuroBasket championship

San Antonio Spurs guard Tony Parker had a moment of clairvoyance before France’s EuroBasket title game against Lithuania. After finally getting past Spain in an overtime win in the semifinal, a fatigued Parker issued a challenge to teammate Nicolas Batum, according to a story on ESPN. "I did everything I could today to win the game," Parker told him. "But I'm going to be...
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September 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Spurs name McDonald head coach in Austin

The San Antonio Spurs have finally named the new head coach of the Austin Toros after Taylor Jenkins left to take a spot on Mike Budenholzer's bench in Atlanta back in July. In a post about the loss of Jenkins back in July, I felt assistant Ken McDonald would be the obvious choice to succeed Jenkins because of his long track record with big programs like Texas and Western Kentucky...
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September 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Ricky Rubio: It's almost impossible to stop Tony Parker

Team France finally captured EuroBasket gold but had to go through their nemesis Team Spain to get the job done. Leading the charge was San Antonio Spurs' Tony Parker as he averaged 19 points and 3.3 assists en route to being named EuroBasket 2013 MVP. Ricky Rubio had the unenviable task of defending Parker when Spain and France clashed in the semifinals and when asked what is...
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September 24, 2013  |  Discuss

As Spurs training camp nears, Tony Parker admits he's 'very tired'

As Sir Isaac Newton told us a while back, for every action there is an equal and opposite reaction. Although Mr. Newton findings were not intended for the NBA, the San Antonio Spurs' Tony Parker is finding himself agreeing with the world renowned physicist and mathematician. After Parker reportedly is to sit out the 2014 Basketball World Cup due to a long summer which had him...
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September 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Spurs fan gets Danny Green in his hair

First, it was San Antonio Spurs' Tony Parker's likeness getting etched into a guys hair. Then some kid had Matt Bonner's face cut into his hair and now it's Danny Green's turn to have the "honor" of having his face cut into a fan's hair. Check out Green's face being cut into a fan's hair and although this may be a bit much for me to ever do, the barber did a tremendous job. ...
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September 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Popovich 'proud' of Tony Parker

San Antonio Spurs' Gregg Popovich has been there since day one of Tony Parker's NBA career at the ripe age of 19-years old. From throwing Tony right into the fire as a rookie, being very demanding of his play to seeing him become the face of the team, Popovich may not take claim at molding Parker into the MVP-caliber player he is today but he does deserve a pat on the back. ...
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September 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Parker to skip Basketball World Cup

It's been a very long summer for San Antonio Spurs' Tony Parker. Not only did he and the Spurs make it to the 2013 NBA Finals in June, he just finished summer play with Team France, capturing EuroBasket gold. With the win, France qualifies for the 2014 World Cuop in Spain this summer, but if Team France wants to qualify for the Rio Olympic games, they might have to do it without...
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September 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Former NBA player Sam Perkins says Rubio will be better than Tony Parker

Former NBA player and Olympic gold medalist in the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic games, Sam Perkins, now 52, has made it known that he approves of the influx of foreign players into the NBA. So much so that he is weighing in on current foreign players and specifically San Antonio Spurs' Tony Parker and Minnesota's Ricky Rubio. Parker is one of the premier point guards in the...
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September 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Spurs Roundtable: Concerns and more heading into new Spurs season (Video)

On this new episode of the Project Spurs-News 4 San Antonio Spurs Roundtable, the panel of Jeff Garcia, Aaron Preine and Paul Garcia begin previewing the upcoming Spurs 2013-14 season and to kick things off, the panel talks about concerns for the upcoming season. From the long summer for Tony Parker to the mindset of the team after losing in the 2013 NBA Finals, the trio breaks...
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September 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Diaw 'thirsty' for titles, getting aggressive

Team France captured EuroBasket gold thanks in part to San Antonio Spurs' Boris Diaw. Aside from being a veteran presence for France, Diaw upped his game averaging 10.4 points, 3.4 assists, 4.6 rebounds, and shot 47 percent from the field in large part of Boris getting a lot more aggressive and motivated to win titles considering his time on the court is dwindling. In an...
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September 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Parker earns Eurobasket MVP honors as France wins Gold over Lithuania

For San Antonio Spurs players Tony Parker, Boris Diaw, and Nando De Colo, their ending to the 2012-2013 NBA season wasn't the one they quite hoped for as they ended up losing to the Miami Heat in seven games of the 2013 NBA Finals, after being seconds away from closing the series in six games. Sunday those three Spurs players found themselves with another championship opportunity...
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September 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Marco Belinelli couldn't pass on Spurs offer

Last season with the Chicago Bulls, Marco Belinelli was called upon to play increased minutes thanks to several injuries, most notably a previous MVP, guard Derrick Rose. Marco stepped in and performed admirably all the way into the playoffs.   It seems that it didn't go unnoticed by the San Antonio Spurs front office.   The Spurs wasted no time when free agency began...
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September 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Parker, France finally defeat Spain & advance to Eurobasket Finals

It's been over a year since France and Spain squared off in an epic Olympic battle at the 2012 London games that resulted in Spain eliminating France 66-59 in the Quarter-Finals.  A year later on Friday, France stood with the opportunity to finally defeat their longtime foe in basketball. Overtime was needed, but by the time the final buzzer rang in Slovenia the French National...
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September 20, 2013  |  Discuss

L.A. Times has Spurs winning it all

With the Miami Heat set on their quest to three-peat this season, people around the league are beginning to look at who might be able to dethrone the back-to-back champions of the NBA.   According to L.A. Times' scribe Ben Bloch, the San Antonio Spurs are one of six teams picked to give Miami a run. And if that wasn't enough, he actually picked San Antonio to win the championship...
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September 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Metta World Peace sees Lakers heading to Finals

Words of wisdom: It is better to remain quiet and appear a fool than to open one’s mouth and remove all doubt.   Enter Ron err... Metta World Peace.   During a recent book signing (yes you heard me right) for his recently written children’s book, “Metta’s Bedtime Stories,” in downtown Manhattan, World Peace, had this to say about his former team the Lakers. ...
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September 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Nando De Colo ready to prove himself

After a roller coaster rookie year, San Antonio Spurs' Nando De Colo is making the most of his EuroBasket 2013 playing time, in preparation for the 2013-14 NBA season.   The 26-year-old De Colo’s off-season has been a busy one. From the shooting guard experiment in Las Vegas Summer League, to his time with the French national team, it’s obvious that the sophomore guard is...
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September 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Spurscast #303: ESPN's Top Ten Franchise List and Previewing the Northwest Division

Welcome back, Spurs fans! Today's Spurscast Menu -- More rumors on who might be dressing up for the 2013-14 San Antonio Spurs training camp. ESPN the Magazine released their Top Ten Sport Franchises in North America and the Spurs are no longer top dog. Who is number one? And we take a look at the Northwest division and what lies ahead for each team...
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September 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Eurobasket: Italy won't advance to Semi-Finals after loss to Lithuania

On Wednesday, San Antonio Spurs players Tony Parker, Boris Diaw, and Nando De Colo advanced to the Semi-Finals at the 2013 Eurobasket with the French National team. Their Italian Spurs teammate Marco Belinelli would try to do the same on Thursday, however Lithuania would deny Italy any chance of advancement. In a game that was close to the end, Lithuania ended up defeating Italy...
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September 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Eurobasket: Italy won't advance to Semi-Finals after loss to Lithuania

On Wednesday, San Antonio Spurs players Tony Parker, Boris Diaw, and Nando De Colo advanced to the Semi-Finals at the 2013 Eurobasket with the French National team. Their Italian Spurs teammate Marco Belinelli would try to do the same on Thursday, however Lithuania would deny Italy any chance of advancement. In a game that was close to the end, Lithuania ended up defeating Italy...
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September 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Eurobasket: Italy won't advance to Semi-Finals after loss to Lithuania

On Wednesday, San Antonio Spurs players Tony Parker, Boris Diaw, and Nando De Colo advanced to the Semi-Finals at the 2013 Eurobasket with the French National team. Their Italian Spurs teammate Marco Belinelli would try to do the same on Thursday, however Lithuania would deny Italy any chance of advancement. In a game that was close to the end, Lithuania ended up defeating Italy...
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September 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Eurobasket: Italy won't advance to Semi-Finals after loss to Lithuania

On Wednesday, San Antonio Spurs players Tony Parker, Boris Diaw, and Nando De Colo advanced to the Semi-Finals at the 2013 Eurobasket with the French National team. Their Italian Spurs teammate Marco Belinelli would try to do the same on Thursday, however Lithuania would deny Italy any chance of advancement. In a game that was close to the end, Lithuania ended up defeating Italy...
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September 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Eurobasket: Italy won't advance to Semi-Finals after loss to Lithuania

On Wednesday, San Antonio Spurs players Tony Parker, Boris Diaw, and Nando De Colo advanced to the Semi-Finals at the 2013 Eurobasket with the French National team. Their Italian Spurs teammate Marco Belinelli would try to do the same on Thursday, however Lithuania would deny Italy any chance of advancement. In a game that was close to the end, Lithuania ended up defeating Italy...
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September 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Eurobasket: Italy won't advance to Semi-Finals after loss to Lithuania

On Wednesday, San Antonio Spurs players Tony Parker, Boris Diaw, and Nando De Colo advanced to the Semi-Finals at the 2013 Eurobasket with the French National team. Their Italian Spurs teammate Marco Belinelli would try to do the same on Thursday, however Lithuania would deny Italy any chance of advancement. In a game that was close to the end, Lithuania ended up defeating Italy...
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September 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Eurobasket: Italy won't advance to Semi-Finals after loss to Lithuania

On Wednesday, San Antonio Spurs players Tony Parker, Boris Diaw, and Nando De Colo advanced to the Semi-Finals at the 2013 Eurobasket with the French National team. Their Italian Spurs teammate Marco Belinelli would try to do the same on Thursday, however Lithuania would deny Italy any chance of advancement. In a game that was close to the end, Lithuania ended up defeating Italy...
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September 20, 2013  |  Discuss
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