Video: At 14 years old, Manu Ginobili already had a killer Eurostep

San Antonio Spurs’ Manu Ginobili is known for having the best Eurostep in the NBA. Just when a defender thinks Manu is going right, he moves left for the easy bucket while driving into the lane. Indeed Manu has mastered the move but it didn’t come overnight.

Or did it?

In this rare footage, a 14-year old Ginobili was already destroying defenders with the Eurostep.

With today being No. 20′s birthday, check it out including Manu showing off crazy shooting range knocking down the 3-point shot at a young age. (more…)

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For Thunder, out with Sefolosha, in with Morrow

On May 31, 2014, in a thrilling overtime game, the San Antonio Spurs eliminated the Oklahoma City Thunder in six games, as the Spurs would march forward toward the NBA Finals, where they would eventually be crowned the 2014 NBA Champions. That night on May 31, Thunder guard/forward Thabo Sefolosha logged a “Did Not Play” […]

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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 […]

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Which Title Is The Most Meaningful?

For sports fans, when your team wins a championship, it means the whole world. For San Antonio Spurs fans, that feeling of elation, pride, gratification, and pure happiness has occurred on five separate occasions. No matter what those feelings have occurred, but sometimes it just means a little bit more when the Larry O’Brien is […]

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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 […]

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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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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)

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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). […]

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Spurscast 337: Enter the Doldrums

NBA Free Agency is still rolling but the feeding frenzy is well over. LeBron James has gone back home to Ohio and veteran Pau Gasol went with his “instinct” in picking Chicago over San Antonio. The postseason scene in the Western Conference looks almost untouched but figuring out the playoff contenders in the East is still as confusing as ever. And while everyone else around the NBA is wondering if Kevin Love and Andrew Wiggins will trade area codes, Spurs fans are fretting what the Spurs are going to do with the 15th and final spot on the roster. There is also the hand-wringing over whether or not Manu Ginobili is going to play summer ball if he is medically cleared from yet another lower leg injury.

Benjamin Bornstein (@THE_BOOMSTEIN) joins host Aaron Preine (@DukeOfBexar) to yammer on about the long NBA summer. Welcome to the one and only Spurscast. The original Spurs Podcast. (more…)

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 […]

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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?

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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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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 […]

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