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From the court to the mound, McGrady makes Skeeters starting roster

Tracy McGrady did it. The former NBA player has made the opening day roster of the independent Sugar Land Skeeters, according to ESPN. Skeeters manager, Gary Gaetti, spoke with KRIV-TV on Wednesday. "Tracy is on the team," Gaetti told KRIV. "He's just done what needed to be done since the idea came about. He showed enough progress. He showed enough ability and...
Via The GM's Perspective
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Mavs roll past Spurs in Game 2 to even series

SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- Monta Ellis scored 21 points and the Dallas Mavericks rolled to a 113-92 victory over San Antonio on Wednesday night, snapping a 10-game skid against the Spurs and evening their first-round series at a game apiece. Shawn Marion scored 20 points, Dirk Nowitzki added 16, Devin Harris had 18 and Jose Calderon 12 for Dallas, which never trailed after the opening...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tiago Splitter With The Unintentional Assist Against Mavericks

Is this assist from Tiago Splitter during the San Antonio-Dallas unintentional, or very intentional?
Via Gamedayr
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Should Tim Duncan Retire if the San Antonio Spurs Win the Championship?

Tim Duncan has had a stellar career with the San Antonio Spurs. He's a four-time NBA champ; three-time Finals MVP; two-time league MVP--the list of accolades could go on and on. With what he's accomplished and at the tender age of 37 you have to think the dreaded 'R' word is going to be uttered soon.I'm talking about retirement of course.@SBNationGIF/TwitterIt...
Via FatManWriting
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ex-NBA Star Tracy McGrady Makes Sugar Land Skeeters’ Opening Day Roster

Tracy McGrady’s dreams of becoming a professional baseball player are coming true. The ex-NBA star signed Wednesday to pitch for the Sugar Land Skeeters in the independent Atlantic League. “It’s an honor to be a part of this club,” McGrady said in a statement released by the team, as reported by Fox Sports. “To be a part of the team means everything to me, and it’s a...
Via NESN.com
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Phil Jackson doesn’t think San Antonio Spurs are a dynasty

Phil Jackson has only been on the job as front office executive for the New York Knicks for a couple months, but in that short time he has effectively championed his beliefs and goals for the team to the media. Jackson, who has made it clear that his plan for the Knicks is to make them into a stable contender, took a shot a the most consistently dominant team of the last decade in...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

McGrady Makes Skeeters Roster As Pitcher

((HT: MyFoxHouston))Tracy McGrady has made the next step in his second career... making the Opening Day roster of the Atlantic League's Sugar Land Skeeters roster...He had one official appearance in the exhibition season against Alvin (TX) Community College going 1 inning and giving up a run on three hits..."It's an honor to be a part of this club," McGrady said...
Via Online Sports Guys
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Gregg Popovich Awarded 2013-14 NBA Coach Of The Year

Gregg Popovich named 2013-14 NBA Coach of the Year Photo Credit: djbelc01 on Flickr San Antonio Spurs Head Coach Gregg Popovich has been awarded the 2013-14 NBA Coach of the Year for leading his players to a flamboyant 62-20 (.756) season regular record. Popovich joins Pat Riley and Don Nelson as the third coach in NBA history to win Coach of the Year three times in his career. In...
Via Basketball Bicker
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tracy McGrady Signs With Sugarland Skeeters

Back in February news surfaced regarding Tracy McGrady making a bid to become a minor league baseball player and today the Sugarland Skeeters officially announced they have signed the former NBA all-star to their roster. “It’s an honor to be a part of this club for the 2014 season,” said McGrady. “To be a part of the team means everything to me and it’s a dream come true...
Via Hooped Up
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Phil Jackson Says The Spurs Are Not A Dynasty

Phil Jackson is calling the shots for the Knicks as their new team president and it looks like he’s taking shots at an old Western Conference foe. Jackson has been taking jabs at the San Antonio Spurs since 1999, when the then newly signed Lakers coach suggested that the Spurs championship should have an asterisk next to it because it occurred during a lockout shortened season...
Via BlackSportsOnline
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Phil Jackson: Spurs are not a dynasty

Phil Jackson is calling the shots for the Knicks as their new team president and it looks like he’s taking shots at an old Western Conference foe. Jackson has been taking jabs at the San Antonio Spurs since 1999, when the then newly signed Lakers coach suggested that the Spurs championship should have an asterisk next to it because it occurred during a lockout shortened season...
Via Thacover2
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Phil Jackson: Spurs are not a dynasty

Phil Jackson sure loves tweaking his rivals, doesn’t he? While making his point Wednesday that he wants Carmelo Anthony to stick to his word about taking less money to help the Knicks build a stronger team, Jackson compared the situation to what Tim Duncan did with the San Antonio Spurs. But Phil being Phil, he […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Phil Jackson: Spurs no dynasty

Phil Jackson has never been shy at tweaking his opponents. He started in on the Spurs almost as soon as he took the Lakers job back in 1999, suggesting an asterisk was necessary for their first championship coming in a lockout-shortened season. Now the president of the Knicks, Jackson was at it again on Wednesday, sneaking in a quick jab on the Spurs’ inability to defend any...
Via Pro Sports Daily
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

NBA Jersey Swaps: Carmelo Anthony with the San Antonio Spurs

NBA Jersey Swaps: Carmelo Anthony with the San Antonio SpursTo request other jersey swaps, tweet us at @NBAandNFLInfo or comment below
Via Fantasy Basketball Money Leagues
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Spurs Rumors: Tim Duncan hints he's not ready to retire yet

Tim Duncan has aged in the NBA like fine wine. The 37 year old is playing in his 16th NBA season out of Wake Forest and is to this day a dominating factor on both sides of the court. The overwhelming feeling after last years heart breaking defeat in game seven of the NBA finals against the Miami Heat was that Tim is going to give it one more go around. Marc Stein of ESPN quoted that...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

STYLE: NBA Tony Parker Covers GQ France May 2014

Just in time for the 2014 NBA Playoffs, GQ France debuted their May 2014 issue which features San Antonio Spurs guard Tony Parker as the cover star. For his spread Tony donned a series of fashionable looks ideal for the fresh spring season. Check out a preview of the feature below. Click to read full  cover story. via @waptwo/gqfrance This post STYLE: NBA Tony Parker Covers GQ...
Via More Than Stats
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Spurs’ Gregg Popovich Wins Coach Of The Year Award

San Antonio Spurs’ head coach Gregg Popovich (left) has three career Coach of the Year Awards – Mandatory Credit: Soobum Im/USA TODAY Sports After leading the San Antonio Spurs to the best record in the NBA (62-20), it’s only fitting that head coach Gregg Popovich gets rewarded for it. According to ESPN.com, Popovich has reportedly won the Coach of the Year Award, making it...
Via The Sports Journal
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Can Mavs recover after blowing golden opportunity?

The prospect of the Dallas Mavericks winning four of the next six games against the San Antonio Spurs sounds pretty far-fetched. But stealing Game 2 in the Alamo City seems reasonable in the aftermath of Game 1. Can a team gain confidence after blowing a 10-point lead in the fourth quarter and losing 90-85? Actually, the answer's yes. The Mavs got off to a horrible start Eastern...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Reebok Rail ‘Spurs’

The shoe Glenn Robinson once wore is back in a variety of colorways including this one inspired by the team colors of the San Antonio Spurs. Featuring a grey upper with pink rails and blue accents. The “Big Dog” would have turned heads wearing these when he played for the Spurs back in 2005. The Reebok Rail “Spurs” drops April 25th at select retailers and reebok.com. The...
Via Hooped Up
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Craig Sager Says It ‘Wouldn’t Be Right’ If Gregg Popovich Was Nice To Him

The normally gruff San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich showed his soft side this weekend with a touching message for TNT’s NBA analyst Craig Sager, who was recently diagnosed with acute leukemia. Apparently Sager didn’t like Pop’s odd break in character. In an interview with SI.com on Monday, Sager joked that it’d be very odd if Popovich started being nice to him...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Pop has great quote about Manu returning from birth of child

On Monday morning, San Antonio Spurs star Manu Ginobili took to Twitter to make the following announcement relating some very good news regarding his family: Thrilled to announce that today at 7.47am, Luca, our 3rd boy was born. Wifey and the baby are both doing great. #SuperHappyDad — Manu Ginobili (@manuginobili) April 21, 2014 […] The post Popovich unimpressed with Ginobili...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Sager speaks out on Popovich's interview, support from NBA

In his first interview since being diagnosed with acute leukemia, TNT’s Craig Sager says he appreciates the support he has received from his co-workers at Turner Sports and from the NBA. Sager told Sports Illustrated’s Richard Deitsch that when San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich spoke directly to him during an interview with his son, “It was just fabulous, an uplifting...
Via Awful Announcing
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Spurs’ Greg Popovich honored as 2013-2014 Coach of the Year

Make that 3! On Tuesday morning the NBA officially announced that San Antonio Spurs head coach Greg Popovich takes the honors of the 2013-2014 Coach of the year! Leading his Spurs team to the best record in the NBA (62-20), it should come as no surprise that once again coach Popovich was honored with this prestigious award. Not to be taken lightly this is Popovich’s 3rd time receiving...
Via Eminent Culture
1 day ago  |  Discuss

San Antonio Spurs Gregg Popovich wins Coach of the Year

The San Antonio Spurs’ Gregg Popovich has been named the NBA’s Coach of the Year for the third time in his illustrious career. Please click here to read this story. The post San Antonio Spurs Gregg Popovich wins Coach of the Year appeared first on Players View.
Via Players View
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Spurs’ Gregg Popovich named 2013-14 Coach of the Year

San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich has been named the 2013-14 NBA Coach of the Year, the NBA announced Tuesday. Popovich led the Spurs to a league best’s 62-20 (.756) record, which gives them homecourt advantage throughout the postseason. The Spurs roster features no player to average 20-plus points, nor 30-plus minutes, with Tony Parker’s 16.7 ppg and 29.4 mpg leading...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

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