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Boris Diaw inks new contract with Spurs

“Could i find a better place to sign my extension with the spurs?”
Via Project Spurs
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Who Signs a Contract on a Sailboat? Boris Diaw Does

Boris Diaw is a gem of a human being and the jack of all trades. Whether he is throwing dimes, making a LEGO Harlem Shake video, or crashing a bachelorette party, the 6’8″ 250-pound forward is winning many aspects of life. Now, he can cross “sign NBA contract while chillin’ on a sailboat” off the bucket list after posting the following photo to his Instagram account. Was...
Via Next Impulse Sports
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rumor: Spurs to open season on road vs. LeBron, Cavaliers?

In a Sunday article of the Boston Globe, writer Gary Washburn had a small note in his “Layups” section of his article about a rumor he’s hearing predicting how the San Antonio Spurs will open the 2014-15 regular season, and that could possibly be on the road. Rumor has it that the NBA’s season-opening game […]
Via Project Spurs
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rumor: 2014-15 NBA Season Will Open With Spurs At Cavaliers

Rumors are flying around today that the San Antonio Spurs will opening the NBA season AT the Cleveland Cavaliers instead of at home.
Via Gamedayr
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Spurs vs. LeBron, Cavs rumored to be NBA season opener

LeBron James could be getting another shot at the San Antonio Spurs in his debut back with the Cleveland Cavaliers. According to a report by the Boston Globe, the Cavs are rumored to host the defending NBA champions for their season opener. The official schedule won't be released for another month. James has developed a personal rivalry with San Antonio after three meetings in...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Welcome to the AT&T Center. Can I Get You a Drink?

There’s a reason the celebration closed down half of downtown. According to mySA, during the NBA playoffs (May and June), the AT&T Center, home of your San Antonio Spurs became one of the most popular bars in the entire state. In fact, during May, the AT&T Center claimed the top spot. Across both months, more […]
Via Project Spurs
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Categorizing the Spurs’ Frontcourt

When looking back at the frontcourt of the 2013-14 San Antonio Spurs offensively, the Spurs’ big men had different roles in how they scored the basketball for the team. Whether it was Tim Duncan posting an opponent, Matt Bonner nailing a 3-pointer, or Tiago Splitter finishing a layup on a pick-and-roll, the Spurs’ big men […]
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Danny Green to change from number 4 to 14?

Early Saturday morning, San Antonio Spurs guard Danny Green sent an interesting tweet that could mean he’ll be changing his jersey number with the Spurs in the coming season. And for those asking about the number change…yes it is really happening #14 — Danny Green (@DGreen_14)
Via Project Spurs
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ginobili awaiting decision from Spurs for clearance to play in World Cup

As expected, San Antonio Spurs guard Manu Ginobili’s most recent test results on the stress fracture in his right leg came in Friday, and according to Ginobili’s doctor, Diego Grippo, he is still “optimistic” Ginobili can play in the 2014 FIBA World Cup, but the ultimate decision has to come from the Spurs (Via Canchallena.LaNacion.com). […]
Via Project Spurs
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Triano aims for experience in Canada’s European exhibition matches

San Antonio Spurs guard Cory Joseph and the Canadian National team have begun an 11-game journey in Europe, as they will play exhibition matches against several countries. Canada head coach Jay Triano aims for his team to gain some experience in those matches. From durhamregion.com: “We need to give these athletes international experience together as […]
Via Project Spurs
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The Curious Case of Spot 15

With the re-signing of Patty Mills, Matt Bonner, and Boris Diaw made official this offseason, the San Antonio Spurs roster now stands at 14 players, including rookie Kyle Anderson. That leaves one single spot to remain filled. The question is, what do the Spurs do with that opening? There are essentially four different options to […]
Via Project Spurs
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Late July update on Spurs’ International Players

With the San Antonio Spurs’ roster being comprised of seven international players, here’s a quick update on the Spurs’ international players statuses with their national teams this summer, as a few are preparing for the 2014 FIBA World Cup in 36 days. Preparing for the 2014 World Cup Boris Diaw (France) – Diaw is currently […]
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

San Antoino Spurs: Matt Bonner Signing Grade

San Antoino Spurs: Matt Bonner Signing Grade By Troy Tauscher: Staff Writer/Hoopstuff… Deal: 1 year/$1.4 million (veterans’ minimum) The Spurs have resigned backup big man Matt Bonner. Last season, Bonner played behind Tiago Splitter and Tim Duncan all the way up to the championship. Outside of the Spurs Big 3, Bonner is the only player left from the Spurs ’07 championship...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Allegations of political corruption might keep Ginobili out of FIBA World Cup

It seems allegations of political corruption against the Argentine Basketball Federation may keep San Antonio Spurs’ Manu Ginobili from participating at the 2014 FIBA World Cup in Spain next month. Although Manu has not made any announcement on whether or not he will play for Team Argentina (pending medical results), his fellow countrymen such as […]
Via Project Spurs
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Spurs Click & Scroll: How Spurs won the Summer, being ‘Golden Girls’ of NBA

• Why the Spurs won the Summer, too | ESPN ESPN’s J.A. Adande says although Cleveland got LeBron James back, Carmelo Anthony is rejoining the Knicks among other moves, the Spurs were the big winners of the offseason thus far. No, the Spurs didn’t make the eye-grabbing move of the summer — the return of LeBron […]
Via Project Spurs
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Patty Mills won’t rule out playing for Australia’s NBL

The San Antonio Spurs are quite the international team. With players from Brazil, Argentina, and France to Italy, the Spurs represent the game of basketball well and proves the game knows no boundaries. And while the bright lights and big stage of the NBA is what draws talent from around the globe, there are those […]
Via Project Spurs
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Austin Daye looking to prove he deserves more playing time next season

San Antonio Spurs’ Austin Daye has played with four teams in his five seasons in the NBA and hasn’t really seen a whole lot of time on the court averaging a career 14.6 minutes. The same continued with the Spurs as he rarely saw action averaging 8.2 minutes in 14 games played after being traded from […]
Via Project Spurs
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Manu Ginobili ‘optimistic’ about playing in World Cup despite Spurs’ wishes

The Spurs have done a remarkable job resting Manu Ginobili. Even while reaching back-to-back NBA Finals, Ginobili has played fewer minutes, including the playoffs, than Al-Farouq Aminu during the last two years. Gregg Popovich is certainly extending the career of Ginobili, who turns 37 Monday. Ginobili also proudly represents Argentina in international play, adding opportunities...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Bonner Takes the Larry O’Brien Trophy to New Hampshire

NBA champion, noted sandwich lover and Concord, New Hampshire native Matt Bonner brought the Larry O’Brien Trophy back to his hometown and did very Matt Bonner things with it. The post Matt Bonner Takes the Larry O’Brien Trophy to New Hampshire appeared first on Hooped Up.
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Patty Mills admits he played with shoulder injury since start of 2013-14 regular season

Talk about tough. San Antonio Spurs’ Patty Mills had surgery in the offseason to repair a torn rotator cuff in his shoulder. And while many might think the injury flared up in the postseason, Mills actually had been dealing with it since the beginning of the Spurs 2013-14 regular season. Patty admits it is not […]
Via Project Spurs
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Argentina head coach Lamas says tests results on Ginobili’s injury coming soon

Team Argentina (and to a larger degree the San Antonio Spurs) are waiting to find out of Manu Ginobili will suit up for Argentina for the upcoming 2014 FIBA World Cup in Spain next month. Manu has been adamant about playing for his home country despite a stress fracture on his right leg but in a recent interview, Argentina’s […]
Via Project Spurs
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Ginobili ‘optimistic’ he’ll be healthy for FIBA World Cup

Spurs reserve Manu Ginobili said he remains optimistic that the stress fracture in his right leg he developed late in the NBA playoffs will heal in time for the FIBA Basketball World Cup later this summer, with a new evaluation slated for the coming weeks. (Conflicting reports in the Argentine media cite Friday or Aug. 1, with Ginobili having originally targeted this Friday during...
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Kawhi Leonard praises Spurs coach Chip Engelland

San Antonio Spurs’ Kawhi Leonard and other NBA players won’t suit up for an exhibition game in Manila after the NBA came down hard on the event, but while he was there, Leonard spoke highly of Spurs assistant coach Chip Engelland. Chip has done wonders for NBA players looking to improve their outside shot. Noted […]
Via Project Spurs
4 days ago  |  Discuss

(Photo) Tim Duncan – Mixed Martial Arts Master

It’s the NBA offseason and many players are doing what they can to stay in shape as the upcoming season inches closer. Take San Antonio Spurs’ Tim Duncan who is making the most of his free time and incorporating mixed martial arts in his offseason training regiment. Check out this photo of No. 21 training […]
Via Project Spurs
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: NBA warned Spurs’ Kawhi Leonard and other players to not participate in Manila exhibition games

San Antonio Spurs’ Kawhi Leonard and other NBA stars are set to participate in an exhibition game in Manila to help prepare the Filipino men’s national team for the upcoming 2014 FIBA World Cup. However, it seems the NBA did not sanction this event and warned the players to not partake in the charity game […]
Via Project Spurs
5 days ago  |  Discuss
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