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Pacers’ Hibbert texts Duncan on the Spurs’ ball movement

Pacers’ Roy Hibbert leans on San Antonio Spurs’ Tim Duncan quite heavily. He has trained with Duncan on numerous occasions and now it seems Hibbert wants to dig deeper and learn the ins and outs of the Spurs’ ball movement. Apparently Hibbert and the Pacers want to copy the Spurs’ ways and will do anything […]
Via Project Spurs
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Parker grateful for excused absence

Tony Parker returned to San Antonio late Sunday night, wearied by the long voyage from France that included a delayed flight in Chicago but eager to rejoin his team. “I’m just happy to see my teammates and happy to be back and ready to go,” Parker said after a light practice on Monday morning. “(The summer) was great. I feel fresh, feel like I’m rested. I did a lot of...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tim Duncan on why he decided to come back this season

At the San Antonio Spurs Media Day, Tim Duncan said he was hesitant on re-signing with the Spurs but ultimately decided to giving it another go in silver and black. But what led to his decision to return? No. 21 sat with Sirius XM’s “The Starting Lineup” and weighed in on what led him to […]
Via Project Spurs
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Which sneakers are the Spurs wearing?

The fine folks over at Nice Kicks were at the 2014 San Antonio Spurs media day where they were able to find out which Spur is wearing what brand of kicks. From PEAK, Air Jordan, Under Armor to adidas, here is a sample of who was wearing what at media day: Kawhi Leonard’s new Air […]
Via Project Spurs
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Pacers Roy Hibbert Texted Tim Duncan to Learn How Spurs “Go About Their Business”

The Spurs are the cream of the crop when it comes to offensive efficiency in the NBA, and there are 29 other coaches around the league that would kill to have a team as selfless as Gregg Popovich’s. The coaches aren’t alone though. There are a good number of players who would love to play in a system like San Antonio’s, and one of them is Indiana Pacers center Roy Hibbert....
Via Standing O Sports
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Matt Bonner cosplays at comic con

The City of San Antonio recently hosted the annual Alamo City Comic Con which only means Spurs’ Matt Bonner couldn’t pass up a chance at dressing up as the super cool super hero — “The Red Mamba.” Complete with black mask, red-mamba tee, and black cape and hood, Bonner showed he is truly one with his nerd-side (h/t Project Spurs). Bonner recently was featured on the cover...
Via Bloguin Best
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Matt Bonner cosplays at comic con

The City of San Antonio recently hosted the annual Alamo City Comic Con which only means Spurs’ Matt Bonner couldn’t pass up a chance at dressing up as the super cool super hero — “The Red Mamba.” Complete with black mask, red-mamba tee, and black cape and hood, Bonner showed he is truly one with his nerd-side (h/t Project Spurs). Bonner recently was featured on the cover...
Via Crossover Chronicles
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tiago Splitter out with strained right soleus

Two days into training camp and we have the first - and hopefully- last injury of the off-season: SPURS INJURY REPORT Spurs forward Tiago Splitter has suffered a strained right soleus. A timeline for his return to the court has not been determined. He will be re-evaluated in 7-to-10 days. The soleus is one of the calf muscles. As you probably remember, a calf injury bothered Splitter...
Via Pro Sports Daily
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Santana really loves the Spurs

Because he’s soo smooth! Legendary musician Santana recently poured his heart out about his favorite team – the San Antonio Spurs. And by pour his heart out, I mean he reallllllyyyy poured his heart out about the Spurs and considers the team his heroes. From the team beating the Heat to his love for head […]
Via Project Spurs
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nowitzki admits Mavs will use Spurs’ ring ceremony as motivation

It will be a special opening night of the 2014-15 NBA season for the San Antonio Spurs as they will receive their 2014 championship rings and see their 2014 NBA title banner be raised to the rafters at the AT&T Center. However, ring night will also serve as motivation for Mavericks’ Dirk Nowitzki as he and the Mavs will […]
Via Project Spurs
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Checking in with the Spurs after media day

The fellas over at Project Spurs, Jeff Garcia and Aaron Preine, attended media day for the San Antonio Spurs and though Aaron thought it was uneventful, there were comments from Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobili that may have caught NBA fans off guard. Duncan revealed how close he was to retiring after last season and Ginobili made it known he is still miffed at the Spurs for not letting...
Via Crossover Chronicles
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Former Spur Kevin Willis says Danny Ferry’s comments were a ‘mistake’

First, San Antonio Spurs’ Tim Duncan came to the defense of Hawks’ (and former Spur) Danny Ferry’s alleged racist comments towards Luol Deng and now another former teammate of Ferry in San Antonio – Kevin Willis – is also coming to Danny’s aid. Willis, who won a title with Ferry in 2003 with San Antonio, […]
Via Project Spurs
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Video: Scouting Davis Bertans

The San Antonio Spurs may have kicked off the start of training camp but their foreign prospect, Davis Bertans, is also hard at work for Spanish team Laboral. In the video below, a scout is giving his evaluation of Davis in Spanish and things said are “He’s really tall,” “He’s a different player,” “Passes well,” […]
Via Project Spurs
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Spurs Injury Update: Tiago Splitter out with leg injury

The San Antonio Spurs announced that Tiago Splitter suffered an injury in Day 3 of training camp. According to Rotoworld, Splitter suffered a strained right soleus, a muscle located in the back of the lower leg, and will be reevaluated in 7-10 days.INJURY NEWS: #Spurs announce Tiago Splitter has a strained right soleus. No timetable for return. Will be re-evaluated in 7 to 10...
Via Sports Injury Alert
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Splitter sidelined with right leg injury

Monday afternoon the San Antonio Spurs announced forward Tiago Splitter has suffered a strained right Soleus injury. The team announced a timeline for the injury has not been determined, but Splitter will be re-evaluated in 7-10 days. According to Healthline.com, the Soleus muscle is located in the back of the lower leg. The Soleus muscle […]
Via Project Spurs
1 day ago  |  Discuss

76ers’ Embiid wants to be like Tim Duncan

Like Tim! If I can be like Tim! That’s exactly what 76ers’ Joel Embiid is proclaiming now that he is in the NBA. Speaking with the media recently, Joel revealed he is looking to pattern his game after San Antonio Spurs’ Tim Duncan including copying Tim’s go-to move, the bank-shot. Via NJ.com “Tim Duncan,” Embiid […]
Via Project Spurs
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch Kyle Anderson shows his defensive chops against Warriors’ David Lee

The 2014-15 San Antonio Spurs training camp has officially kicked off which means rookie Kyle Anderson will get his first extended time on the court facing proven NBA veterans. However, before Kyle laced it up on the Spurs training camp court, he tested his mettle in the offseason against some of the best NBA talent […]
Via Project Spurs
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Baynes glad to be back with Spurs, feels it was the right decision

After a long summer of uncertainty, the San Antonio Spurs re-signed center Aron Baynes to a one-year deal. With the move, it means the entire roster from last season’s title team is back and the Spurs are hoping it’ll mean another trip to the NBA Finals and a shot at finally repeating as champs. Being […]
Via Project Spurs
2 days ago  |  Discuss

In a game of H.O.R.S.E. vs. Manu Ginobili, you will lose

Spurs’ Manu Ginobili is know for hitting impossible shots. From clutch-deep three’s to circus shots when driving in the lane, Manu has made the impossible look possible. And then there’s this shot from Manu from a commercial in his home country of Argentina. First he has a CGI basketball to start the commercial but no CGI is needed when a real basketball is in Manu’s hands...
Via Bloguin Best
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mavs’ Cuban applauds Spurs’ ability to stay ahead of the intelligence curve

Over the summer the San Antonio Spurs added a scientist. An applied sports scientist to their team to be exact. Xavi Schelling was added to the team’s medical staff to ensure the players are fresh and to try to avoid injuries. And considering the team’s core (Tim Duncan, Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili) aren’t young […]
Via Project Spurs
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Training Camp Day 2: Belinelli discusses summer break; Joseph on opportunity as backup point guard

SAN ANTONIO – Sunday morning the San Antonio Spurs kicked off their second day of training camp for the 2014-15 season, and after, guards Marco Belinelli and Cory Joseph spoke with the media. Belinelli discussed a variety of topics, such as the Spurs hiring Italian coach Ettore Messina as an assistant coach, Belinelli’s summer break, […]
Via Project Spurs
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Cory Joseph had a lot of fun with the Larry O’Brien trophy in Canada

San Antonio Spurs’ Cory Joseph had the 2014 Larry O’Brien with him in Canada as part of the “Trophy Tour.” Cory spoke with 1250 ESPN San Antonio’s “The Blitz” at Media Day and pretty much revealed what he did when the trophy made its way to Toronto. For example, with the trophy in hand, Cory […]
Via Project Spurs
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Leonard aims to build on potential

Kawhi Leonard's 2014 NBA Finals MVP trophy isn't exactly stored forgotten in a basement somewhere, but neither is it the central piece of his home decorating scheme. He keeps the prized piece of hardware on a shelf in the spare room at his house. When the Spurs' small forward returned to his native Southern California for the summer, he left the trophy behind altogether...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Tim Duncan Seriously Considered Retirement After Winning Title

During the NBA Finals, there was a lot of speculation about Tim Duncan possibly retiring. The rumors warmed up even more after San Antonio defeated Miami in five games, but Duncan quickly killed that noise after opting in to the final year of his contract. The decision didn’t come easy, however. “There was some hesitation there,” Duncan admitted. “It came down to, I’m not...
Via BlackSportsOnline
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Manu Ginobili makes trick shot look too easy in Argentinian commercial

Apparently Tony Parker isn’t the only member of the San Antonio Spurs to make tough trick shots look easy. Manu Ginobili stars in an Argentinian commercial for insurance company “Groupo Asegurador” where he is pitching the company’s services and spinning a CGI-basketball on his fingertip. However, there’s no CGI needed when a real basketball is […]
Via Project Spurs
3 days ago  |  Discuss
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