The Spurs did what they could with their free agents while addressing areas of need on the court. The day after the San Antonio Spurs’ 2020-21 season ended at the hands of the Memphis Grizzlies in the Play-in Tournament, we took a look at five things the Spurs needed to address this offseason.
KJ’s time with Pop and Team USA could end up being an extra valuable experience, according to multiple NBA execs. For the first time in decades, the San Antonio Spurs are entering a full-fledged rebuild season, and there may be no player fans are more eager to see in an expanded role than Keldon Johnson.
I didn’t contribute as I thought I would in the off-season. But I’ve got a new stool. You probably won’t have noticed, or maybe you have, but I’ve kept quiet since my rookie season as a PtR writer concluded in May.
Spurs fans are well aware of the Big Three’s dominance on the court, but it’s important to celebrate their off-court contributions too. On Big Three Day, many Spurs fans will be reminiscing about Tim Duncan, Manu Ginobili, and Tony Parker’s dominance on the basketball court.
The Spurs have several candidates for MIP and DPOY. All offseason there has been little talk about the Spurs being contenders this season. This is for good reason, as the team is in the middle of what some would call a rebuilding phase.
The longtime Austin Spurs assistant becomes the eighth head coach in franchise history. The Austin Spurs have officially announced Petar Božić as their new head coach, per a press release from the organization.
The San Antonio Spurs have missed the playoffs for two consecutive seasons. This is something that is seemingly not a big deal, however, missing the playoffs is something that just did not happen for the Spurs in the past couple of decades.
Despite winning championships with the San Antonio Spurs, Robert Horry unintentionally earned much hate from Spurs fans after messing with the franchise's biggest idol. A couple of years ago, the 7x NBA champion talked about two former teammates, Hakeem Olajuwon and Tim Duncan.
Popovich delivered a fiery speech to Team USA after it won the gold medal. He spoke about how everyone criticized the team and appeared to tear up at one point. He ended with a line that whipped his players into a frenzy.