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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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Quantitative look at Ray Allen in Spurs’ system

Saturday morning, news came out that the San Antonio Spurs are reportedly interested in signing 39-year old shooting guard Ray Allen, formerly of the Miami Heat. The Spurs’ roster currently carries 14 guaranteed deals, and with the NBA maximum being 15 spots by the start of the regular season, the Spurs also have the options […]

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Report: Spurs interested in Gustavo Ayon

According to ESPN’s Marc Stein, the San Antonio Spurs are interested in free agent center Gustavo Ayon, who is about to play for Mexico in the coming days at the 2014 FIBA World Cup in Spain. Interesting rumble just dribbled in on eve of FIBA World Cup: Reigning champs San Antonio have registered interest in […]

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Lorbek, FC Barcelona come to terms on contract buyout

Back in early July, word from overseas came out that Slovenian forward Erazem Lorbek and the Spanish club FC Barcelona were in negotiations for a contract buyout. Wednesday, a buyout agreement was reached between the two sides, as Barcelona released a statement stating Lorbek had been released from the team. Though he was originally drafted […]

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2014 FIBA World Cup Spurs Schedule: Group Phase

With the 2014 FIBA World Cup set to kick-off Saturday August 30 to September 14 in Spain, two current San Antonio Spurs players and one Spurs free agent will be participating in the event. Tiago Splitter will be representing Brazil, Boris Diaw will be playing with France, and free agent Aron Baynes will be playing […]

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FIBA Exhibition: Diaw & Baynes score 17 points each; France defeats Australia

A week ago, San Antonio Spurs free agent center Aron Baynes and the Australian National team took down Spurs forward Boris Diaw and France 76-74. Sunday in Strasbourg, France, Diaw and Les Bleus used a 23-10 scoring advantage in the fourth quarter to get their revenge on Australia with a 73-50 victory in exhibition play. […]

FIBA Exhibitions: Splitter, Brazil demolish Iran; Diaw & France defeat Finland

After defeating Slovenia in friendly play Friday, San Antonio Spurs center Tiago Splitter and Brazil returned to the court in Slovenia Saturday, as Brazil demolished Iran in a 92-52 blowout. Splitter finished the game with 13 points and eight rebounds, while Nene of the Washington Wizards added 10 points, six rebounds, and three assists. Elsewhere […]

FIBA exhibitions: Brazil & Splitter defeat Slovenia; Baynes, Australia rout Finland

After suffering back-to-back losses in international friendly matches, San Antonio Spurs center Tiago Splitter and the Brazilian National team got back on the winning side of play Friday, with a close 88-84 overtime victory over Slovenia. Splitter finished the game with a strong 18 points, six rebounds, and three assists, while Cleveland Cavaliers center Anderson […]

Splitter, Brazil fall to Lithuania in friendly match

After suffering an exhibition loss on Saturday against the United States, the Brazilian National team was back in action on Thursday in Slovenia, as they played in a friendly match against Lithuania. Unfortunately for San Antonio Spurs center Tiago Splitter and Brazil, they were once again unable to gain a victory, as Lithuania defeated them […]

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The Spurs’ Defensive Duo: Leonard and Green

During the 2014 Western Conference Finals between the San Antonio Spurs and Oklahoma City Thunder, the Spurs’ perimeter defense was dealt the task of having to defend arguably one of the best 1-2 punches currently in the NBA – Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook. During the six-game series between the Spurs and the Thunder, Spurs […]

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Slovenia announces Lorbek won’t play in World Cup

Wednesday the Slovenian National team announced Erazem Lorbek would not be suiting up with the team at the end of the month in the 2014 FIBA World Cup in Spain. After undergoing an MRI and several medical exams, Lorbek is still dealing with a chronic knee issue that has been lingering since last season with […]

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Report: Spurs ownership close to taking over Talons

The San Antonio Talons of the Arena Football League (AFL) have until Saturday to find a new owner for the franchise, or else their future as a team could be in jeopardy. Some positive luck might be headed the Talons’ way, as Don Harris of News4SanAntonio.com is reporting Spurs Sports and Entertainment  might be in […]

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Tony Parker’s quite lucky

With the expected Kevin Love trade and issues slowly dissipating into the background, Tom Haberstroh of ESPN.com decided it would be cool to assess why Love has never gotten any ‘love’ from Minnesota in terms of roster help. Love has never gotten the chance to play with another All-Star caliber teammate and hasn’t even gotten […]

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