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Popovich, Ginobili reflect on their rocky start

On a January night in Indiana more than a decade ago, 26-year-old Manu Ginobili was sitting on the floor near the end of the San Antonio Spurs bench as coach Gregg Popovich walked toward him. It was Ginobili's second season in the NBA, and the celebrated Euroleague star was still trying to find his bearings in Popovich's more rigid system. The coach glared at Ginobili, who was off...
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Kings-Spurs Preview

After losing to the Sacramento Kings nearly two weeks ago, the San Antonio Spurs have maintained a winning streak despite the absence of their coach. They're expected to again be without Gregg Popovich on Friday night in San Antonio as the Kings try for rare consecutive wins in the series, though that could be difficult if Rudy Gay and Darren Collison remain sidelined. Popovich missed...
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NPR’s Deford gives thanks for the Spurs

Today as we celebrate Thanksgiving with friends and family and give thanks for all that has been given to us, let’s take a few minutes to listen to NPR’s Frank Deford give his thanks to the San Antonio Spurs. From praising coach Popovich to applauding the Spurs culturally diverse roster, Deford sums up why everyone […]
Via Project Spurs
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kawhi Leonard Full Highlights vs Pacers

Here are the full highlights from Kawhi Leonard last night against the Pacers which resulted in a 106-100 win for the San Antonio Spurs. Kawhi Leonard finished with 21 points, 13 rebounds, 1 assist, and 1 steal.
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16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Spurs down Pacers with Ettore Messina filling in for 'Pop'

  Manu Ginobili had 28 points and the San Antonio Spurs won without coach Gregg Popovich, rallying for a 106-100 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday night. Popovich missed the game after undergoing what the team is calling a minor medical procedure. His status for Friday's home game against Sacramento is unknown. Assistant Ettore Messina took over for Popovich, becoming...
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Spurs beat Pacers without Popovich

Manu Ginobili had 28 points and the San Antonio Spurs won without coach Gregg Popovich, rallying for a 106-100 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday night. Popovich missed the game after undergoing what the team is calling a minor medical procedure. His status for Friday's home game against Sacramento is unknown. Assistant Ettore Messina took over for Popovich, becoming the...
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Spurs beat Pacers without Popovich

Manu Ginobili had 28 points and the San Antonio Spurs won without coach Gregg Popovich, rallying for a 106-100 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday night. Popovich missed the game after undergoing what the team is calling a minor medical procedure. His status for Friday's home game against Sacramento is unknown. Assistant Ettore Messina took over for Popovich, becoming the...
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Pacers lose narrowly to Spurs, 106-100

SAN ANTONIO -- Manu Ginobili had 28 points and the San Antonio Spurs won without coach Gregg Popovich, rallying for a 106-100 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday night. Popovich missed the game after undergoing what the team is calling a minor medical procedure. His status for Friday's home game against Sacramento is unknown. Assistant Ettore Messina took over for Popovich...
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Pacers lose narrowly to Spurs, 106-100

SAN ANTONIO -- Manu Ginobili had 28 points and the San Antonio Spurs won without coach Gregg Popovich, rallying for a 106-100 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday night. Popovich missed the game after undergoing what the team is calling a minor medical procedure. His status for Friday's home game against Sacramento is unknown. Assistant Ettore Messina took over for Popovich...
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Spurs beat Pacers 106-100 without Popovich

SAN ANTONIO (AP) Manu Ginobili had 28 points and the San Antonio Spurs won without coach Gregg Popovich, rallying for a 106-100 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday night. Popovich missed the game after undergoing what the team is calling a minor medical procedure. His status for Friday's home game against Sacramento is unknown. Assistant Ettore Messina took over for Popovich...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Pop misses game for medical reasons; Messina takes over

AT&T CENTER – There’s a first time for everything, and San Antonio Spurs assistant coach Ettore Messina will indeed make his mark in NBA history, as he’ll become the first Italian born coach, to be the head coach of an NBA game Wednesday when the Spurs host the Indiana Pacers. “Pop had this minor medical […]
Via Project Spurs
1 day ago  |  Discuss

5 things to watch: Spurs vs. Pacers

The San Antonio Spurs (9-4) will host the Indiana Pacers (5-8) tonight at the AT&T Center. The Spurs are coming off a 99-87 win over the Nets in San Antonio. Tony Parker paced the Spurs with 22 points and 7 assists, while Kawhi Leonard finished with 21 points and 9 rebounds. The Pacers are coming […]
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Video: Patty Mills stars in local San Antonio Air Conditioning commercial

It’s not just Tim Duncan who gets to star in his own TV commercial. Now, San Antonio Spurs guard Patty Mills can boast he is the star of his own local San Antonio TV ad. Aside from joining Duncan, Manu Ginobili, Kawhi Leaonrd and Tony Parker in the infamous H-E-B commercials, Mills gets the spotlight […]
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Video: Davis Bertans makes improbable three pointer

There’s no doubt San Antonio Spurs overseas prospect, forward Davis Bertans, can light it up from seemingly anywhere on the court. Case in point, his recent game for Spanish club Laboral Kuxta but versus FIATC Joventut, Davis launched a shot from the half-court line with time winding down in the game, only to see the ball […]
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Leonard still on road to recovery

Kawhi Leonard missed all but one pre-season game and the season opener with an eye infection followed by the worst case of conjunctivitis in the history of mankind.  Recently, in an interview with the San Antonio Express-News, the Spurs guard revealed that he still has not recovered completely from it. Leonard stated that he still […]
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Fortune Smiles on Kyle Anderson

San Antonio Spurs rookie forward Kyle Anderson has always wanted to play basketball at the highest level, and it became well-publicized immediately after the 2014 draft that Anderson not only hoped to be drafted, but hoped to be drafted by the Spurs.  Fast forward five months and Anderson has gotten his wish and is poised […]
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Hulk Hogan Has A Solid Air Jordan Collection

Last week, Hulk Hogan was spotted flexing on the sideline of the Cleveland Cavaliers-San Antonio Spurs game, getting the Cavs fans hyped for what was an eventual loss to the defending champions. Turns out the Hulkster is quite an NBA fan. Or, at the very least an Air Jordan fan, as evidenced by this brief Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Memphis GM Wallace says Marc Gasol isn’t going anywhere

There’s been quite the buzz surrounding the San Antonio Spurs and the possibility of the team trying to sign Memphis’ Marc Gasol once he becomes a free agent this summer as a replacement for Tim Duncan should he retire after this season. It would be a huge signing for the Spurs and make for a […]
Via Project Spurs
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Monday notes: Anderson recalled from Austin, Spurs still interested in Allen?

Monday the San Antonio Spurs recalled rookie Kyle Anderson from the Austin Spurs, where Anderson scored 18 points, grabbed 11 rebounds, and threw six assists in 41 minutes, in the Spurs’ 110-105 win over the Santa Cruz Warriors on Sunday. With Marco Belinelli returning to the lineup, and when Cory Joseph fully heals from his […]
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Cotton Bureau Spurs ‘Fundamentals’ Tee

Designer Ben Bate from Manchester, United Kingdom created this tee for passionate basketball fans who love the simple beauty of the San Antonio Spurs and good design. Just like the best basketball team in Texas, this t-shirt just wins. Cop one over at cottonbureau.com. The post Cotton Bureau Spurs ‘Fundamentals’ Tee appeared first on Hooped Up.
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Splitter honored with award from Brazilian Basketball Committee

Congratulations to San Antonio Spurs’ Tiago Splitter as he has been named the best basketball player in Brazil by the Brazilian Basketball Committee. Splitter is also nominated for “Athlete of the Year” in Brazil for the first time. In addition, Splitter is also up for a fan award where his fans can vote for him […]
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Kyle Anderson has a great game for Austin Spurs

San Antonio Spurs rookie Kyle Anderson was sent to the team’s D-League affiliate, Austin Spurs, to get  in some minutes while the team is off until Wednesday. Needless to say, Kyle lit up the court with 18 points, 11 rebounds and six assists for Austin. Check out the rookie’s performance for Austin.
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch Tim Duncan show Corey Brewer the fine art of flopping

During the recent San Antonio Spurs-Minnesota Timberwolves contest, Wolves’ Corey Brewer flopped on a pick which got Tim Duncan to perform a pick immediately after. In other words, it appears TD wanted to show Corey how the art of flopping is properly performed. Check out TD giving Brewer a lesson in flopping (h/t Project Spurs).
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Spurs Assign Kyle Anderson To D-League

The San Antonio Spurs have assigned forward Kyle Anderson to the Austin Spurs of the NBA Development League. This will mark Anderson’s first assignment to Austin this season. The former UCLA Bruin has appeared in six games this season for San Antonio, averaging 1.0 points and 2.8 rebounds in 14.8 minutes per contest.
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Spurs Re-Assign Anderson To Austin

The San Antonio Spurs placed forward Kyle Anderson on re-assignment today and sent him to the Austin Spurs. Anderson is averaging one point and three rebounds per game while logging just under 15 minutes per contest. Anderson has struggled with the Spurs offensively and the assignment to Austin is undoubtedly to help the rookie from […]
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4 days ago  |  Discuss
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