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Diaw’s mileage over last three seasons

For San Antonio Spurs forward Boris Diaw, basketball has almost become a year round sport for him over the last three seasons. Since joining the Spurs during the 2011-12 NBA season, Diaw has gone deep into the playoffs each year, and then immediately played in FIBA play with the French National team in each summer […]

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Report: Jamaal Franklin working out for Spurs

As the San Antonio Spurs’ 2014 training camp is just 11 days away, it seems the Spurs might still be looking for players to invite to camp. According to Jabari Young of the San Antonio Express News, the Spurs have been working out former Memphis Grizzlies guard Jamaal Franklin. Hearing ex-

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Spurs still have sights on Ayon?

Nine days ago a report came out stating free agent Gustavo Ayon of Mexico had agreed to a multi-year deal with the Spanish club Real Madrid. However, Sunday, a tweet from Eurohoops.net expressed the San Antonio Spurs still reportedly have interest in Ayon. The

Diaw, France eliminated from World Cup by Serbia in Semi-Finals

After France took down powerhouse Spain in the Quarter-Finals on Wednesday, San Antonio Spurs forward Boris Diaw and Les Bleus weren’t able to advance to the 2014 FIBA World Cup Finals, after suffering a 90-85 loss to Serbia Friday. France fell behind by six points in the first quarter, but it was the second where […]

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Report: Spurs in talks with Zoran Dragic

According to Shams Charania of RealGM.com, the San Antonio Spurs are one of four teams ‘in talks’ with Slovenian guard Zoran Dragic, who is also the brother of Phoenix Suns guard Goran Dragic. The Miami Heat, Dallas Mavericks, and Orlando Magic are the other suitors for Dragic according to Real GM, and recently ESPN reported […]

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Messina here for long haul

You might say that Ettore Messina has been around the block and you would be right, but only partially. He’s really only been to Italy and Russia, but he’s spent some extensive time in those places and has won there more importantly. He’s looking to do the same in San Antonio under Spurs head coach […]

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Splitter, Brazil to meet Serbia in Quarter-Finals after victory over Argentina

Indiana Pacers forward Luis Scola came into Sunday’s match between Brazil and Argentina averaging 21.6 points and 8.8 rebounds per game in group play. After 40 minutes of having to deal with Brazil’s tough defensive frontcourt made up of San Antonio Spurs center Tiago Splitter, Washington Wizards center Nene, and Cleveland Cavaliers center Anderson Varejao, […]

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Baynes, Australia eliminated from World Cup by Turkey

Sunday, Aron Baynes and the Australian National team were in control for 39:55 minutes in their game against Turkey. But with seconds ticking down in the final 20 seconds of the game, Emir Preldzic took a contested pull-up 3-pointer and made the shot to give Turkey the 65-64 lead with five seconds left in the […]

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Diaw, France advance to World Cup Quarter-Finals with victory over Croatia

After a sluggish first half for both teams Saturday, San Antonio Spurs forward Boris Diaw and the French National team looked like they were going to cruise onto a victory over Croatia, as Les Bleus was leading by 16 points late in the third quarter. However, Brooklyn Nets guard Bojan Bogdanovic and Croatia made a […]

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Diaw, France set for Round of 16 after defeating Iran

It’s onto the Round of 16 for San Antonio Spurs forward Boris Diaw and the French National team, as Les Bleus defeated Iran 81-76 Thursday in their final game of group play. After starting the first quarter down by 10 points, France was able to take control of the game in the second and third […]

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FIBA World Cup: Splitter, Brazil rebound with win over Serbia

After suffering their first loss in the 2014 FIBA World Cup on Monday to Spain, San Antonio Spurs center Tiago Splitter and Brazil rebounded Wednesday with an 81-73 victory over Serbia. Heading into the fourth quarter, Brazil was facing a 64-60 deficit, but Brazil relied on their defense in holding Serbia to nine points in […]

FIBA World Cup: Baynes, Australia take down Lithuania

San Antonio Spurs restricted free agent Aron Baynes and the Australian National team continued on the winning track in the 2014 FIBA World Cup Tuesday over Lithuania. Using a strong defensive second quarter by holding the Lithuanians to just eight points, the Boomers were able to gain some separation and hold on the for the […]

Spain hands Splitter, Brazil first loss in FIBA World Cup

Friday the Spanish National team displayed why they’re one of the powerhouses in the 2014 FIBA World Cup, as Spain used its variety of weapons on both sides of the floor to hand Brazil its first loss in the tournament by the score of 82-63. Behind 26 points, nine rebounds, and three blocks from Chicago […]

FIBA World Cup: Diaw, France clobber Egypt

Using a 26-11 scoring edge in the second quarter Monday, San Antonio Spurs forward Boris Diaw and Les Bleus were able to build a 20+ point lead by half, as France went on to defeat Egypt 94-55. By half, France as a team was shooting 73% from the floor, including 6-of-9 from 3-point range, as […]

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