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After shooting slump last season, Green could return to form this season

Over the past several seasons, Danny Green has carved out a role for himself on the San Antonio Spurs. He is a high-level perimeter defender, forming one of the most potent two-man wing defending duos in the NBA with Kawhi Leonard, and he’s a solid spot-up shooter. While his offensive game may not be incredibly […]


A theory on the LaMarcus Aldridge trade rumors

LaMarcus Aldridge joined the Spurs as a free agent two summers ago, and his first season with the club was successful by most accounts. He averaged 18 points and nearly nine rebounds per game, pairing with Kawhi Leonard to lead San Antonio to a franchise-best 67 wins. So why are rumors circulating that the star […]

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK - MAY 12: LaMarcus Aldridge #12 of the San Antonio Spurs pauses as he watches game action against the Oklahoma City Thunder  during the second half of Game Six of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2016 NBA Playoffs at the Chesapeake Energy Arena on May 12, 2016 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.   NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by J Pat Carter/Getty Images)

Trade Ideas IF Spurs took calls on Aldridge

It may be a little early for any team to be the subject of trade rumors with less than a week until the NBA season starts, but that’s where the San Antonio Spurs have found themselves. San Antonio kicks off the season against the Golden State Warriors at Oracle Arena next Tuesday night, yet the […]


Ranking Spurs’ 5 training camp players competing for final roster spot

With the beginning of the regular season just a week away, the San Antonio Spurs are still working to figure out which training camp player will earn a spot on the final 15-man roster. Whoever it is will sit at the end of the bench and probably spend some time with the D-League affiliate in […]


Preseason: Observations from Spurs’ loss to Heat

AT&T CENTER – On a night where completed passes were tough to make and the visiting team knocked down 11 three pointers, the San Antonio Spurs weren’t able to overcome a 23-point deficit Friday, as they fell to the Miami Heat 108-100. Since it was a preseason game, minutes were limited and different lineups and […]


Inside Out: Spurs Go Big in a Small Ball League

The Golden State Warriors turned the game of basketball on its head when they decided smaller was better. Big men had long dominated this game where height is seen as an advantage, but the Warriors’ successful style has put an emphasis on quickness, 3-point shooting, and versatility. The rest of the league seems to be […]

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Predicting where Spurs could rank in offensive and defensive efficiency

Offensive rating and defensive rating are two statistical measurements that are quickly becoming more popular in the basketball world, and for good reason. Traditionally, points per game and opponent’s points per game were the most frequently used statistics to measure a team’s offense and defense, respectively. However, the numbers that those statistics produce are not […]


Gasol shows comfort in Spurs win in Orlando

Highlights via Spurs: The San Antonio Spurs defeated the Orlando Magic 95-89 inside Amway Arena on Wednesday night, despite missing three key players. Spurs coach Gregg Popovich gave Kawhi Leonard, David Lee, and Tony Parker the night off. The result was seeing Pau Gasol getting more comfortable in the silver and black system. Gasol finished […]


Spurs down Pistons for second win of preseason

Highlights via Spurs: The San Antonio Spurs earned an 86-81 win over the Detroit Pistons inside The Palace of Auburn Hills on Monday night, winning their second game of the preseason. Kawhi Leonard led the way for the silver and black with 20 points to go along with three steals. Pau Gasol had his first […]


Preseason Observations of Spurs’ win over the Hawks

AT&T CENTER – In their second preseason game of the 2016-17 season, the San Antonio Spurs hosted the starter-less Atlanta Hawks, but for San Antonio, it was their first opportunity to play their new core lineups for a good chunk of minutes in the game. After the Spurs’ starters received their minutes in the first […]

PHOENIX, AZ - OCTOBER 3:  Dejounte Murray #5 of the San Antonio Spurs shoots a free throw against the Phoenix Suns during a preseason game on October 3, 2016 at Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix, Arizona. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2016 NBAE (Photo by Barry Gossage/NBAE via Getty Images)

Preseason Spotlight: Bertans, Dedmon and Murray

The San Antonio Spurs do not prioritize on winning preseason games. Last season, in which they won a franchise-best 67 games, their preseason record was only 2-4. Even though these games provide a great opportunity for the Spurs’ front office and coaching staff to evaluate training camp invites and experiment with new lineups, it can […]

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System Update: KawhiOS 6.0

The San Antonio Spurs have a knack for player development, and vitamins play a critical role. The players almost certainly take their Flintstones gummies every day like you and I do, but that’s not what I’m talking about. The coaching staff may develop an individualized set of drills to help each player build skills, to […]


Spurs come up short in preseason opener

The San Antonio Spurs fell 91-86 to the Phoenix Suns inside Talking Stick Resort Arena in their preseason opener on Monday night. Despite Manu Ginobili, Tony Parker, Patty Mills, Pau Gasol, and LaMarcus Aldridge not making the trip for the game, the team put up a fight like a gambler in an Irish casino. Kawhi Leonard […]


Spurs to sit 6 players in first preseason game vs. Suns Monday

Sunday, the San Antonio Spurs announced six players will not travel to Phoenix for the Spurs’ first preseason game of the 2016-17 season. LaMarcus Aldridge, Pau Gasol, Manu Ginobili, Danny Green, Tony Parker and Patty Mills were the six players that will be staying behind in San Antonio the team announced. The only projected starter who […]


Aldridge, Gasol and Extra Spacing

If you try to rewind your mind back to the second round of the 2016 NBA Playoffs between the San Antonio Spurs and Oklahoma City Thunder, you might recall that some of the Thunder bigs in Steven Adams, Serge Ibaka and Enes Kanter would back off of Tim Duncan when the Spurs were in the […]