Newman staying with Spurs

NewmanAccording to Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski, Spurs assistant coach Don Newman will be returning to the Spurs’ sidelines.

Suns coach Alvin Gentry had considered Newman among others to fill a new role within the Suns coaching staff as defensive coordinator.

Newman has been an assistant under Gregg Popovich since 2004 and his defensive experience will come in handy with the Spurs looking to get back to their defensive roots when the NBA season starts. 

About Michael A. De Leon

Michael founded Project Spurs in 2004. He started The Spurscast, the first Spurs podcast on the Internet, in 2005. Michael has been interviewed by the BBC, SportTalk, the Sports Reporters Radio Show, MemphisSportLive, OKC Sports Wrap and ESPN radio among others. He is a credentialed member of the media for the San Antonio Spurs and Austin Toros. He is also the founder of Project Spurs' sister sites, Toros Nation and Stars Hoops.

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