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Olympics: Parker’s Paint Penetration on display vs. Venezuela

Tony Parker and his French teammates bullied Venezuela in a 40 point thrashing on Friday night. Parker was one of six Frenchmen in double figures as he attacked the rim and pulled up for open jumpers while running the offense. He also dropped a few ridiculous dimes, starting with this casual 30 foot flick to […]

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Olympics: Mills gritty in Australia’s win over China

San Antonio Spurs guard Patty Mills averaged over 25 points per game in his first three contests in Rio, but he didn’t need to score anywhere near that in a 93-68 win aginst China on Friday. Mills’ stat line wasn’t very impressive, but the tape shows how his scrappy play helped the Boomers defeat China. […]

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Olympics: Vintage Manu not enough for Argentina in loss to Lithuania

Argentina fell to 2-1 in group play on Thursday night with an 81-73 loss to Lithuania. San Antonio Spurs guard Manu Ginobili put on a vintage performance, by relentlessly cutting through the defense and getting to the line on his way to scoring 22 points. San Antonio signee Patricio (Pato) Garino didn’t score, and he […]

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Olympics: Gasol gets Spain back on track with win over Nigeria

The Spanish Men’s National Basketball team has had a frustrating week, losing their first two games by a combined 3 points. San Antonio Spurs center Pau Gasol faltered late in both of those contests, and he came out against Nigeria determined to put Spain into the win column. He contributed in several different ways Thursday, […]

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Spurs Release 2016-2017 Season Schedule

The San Antonio Spurs released their 2016-2017 82-game schedule Thursday, where the Spurs will open the season on the road against Kevin Durant and the Golden State Warriors on October 25, and they’ll host the Chicago Bulls on Christmas Day. You can see the Spurs’ full schedule by visiting their website here. The NBA announced that […]

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Olympics: Mills & Australia suffer first loss against Team USA

San Antonio Spurs guard Patty Mills and the Australian Men’s National Basketball team suffered their first loss at the 2016 Rio games Wednesday, after putting pressure on the United States Men’s National Basketball team for a majority of the game, but eventually, the U.S. made more tough shots down the stretch to win the match […]

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Olympics: Parker’s late basket lifts France past Serbia

For a team with considerable NBA talent, France hasn’t been all that impressive in Rio thus far. Les Bleus were upset by Australia to open their Olympics, and it took strong performances from some current and former Spurs to escape another upset with a 76-75 win over Serbia Wednesday. Boris Diaw was arguably the game’s […]

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Tentative Rosters of Spurs’ 6 Preseason Opponents

Tuesday, the San Antonio Spurs announced they will be playing six teams during their upcoming preseason schedule in October to prepare for the 2016-2017 NBA season. The schedule released by the team can be viewed below: So, what types of moves have these upcoming six opponents made either through the draft, free agency, or via trade? […]

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Olympics: Ginobili, Garino & Argentina improve to 2-0 with win over Croatia

The Argentinean Men’s National Basketball team continued to find success during the 2016 Olympic games, after defeating Croatia Tuesday 90-82. While the game remained close for the first two quarters, it was the third quarter where Argentina was able to gain serious separation from Croatia, as Argentina outscored Croatia 27-14, and they at one time […]

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Spurs to face Pistons in Preseason

According to ESPN.com and the official website of the Detroit Pistons, the San Antonio Spurs are scheduled to play at the Palace of Auburn Hills on October 10 during their 2016-2017 preseason schedule. After winning 44 games last season and making the Eastern Conference playoffs, the Pistons were heavy spenders in July during the initial days […]

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Olympics: Parker, France bounce back with win vs. China

After getting blown out by Australia Saturday in their Olympic opener, the French Men’s National basketball team rebounded with a win against China Monday 88-60, in a game where France relied upon a missing element from Saturday’s loss – their defense. Saturday, Australia sliced France apart with constant ball movement on their way to 29 […]

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Olympics: Mills and Dellavedova lead Australia past Serbia

Monday was the ‘Delly and Patty’ show for the Australian Men’s National basketball team, as the duo of NBA point guards guided the Boomers to a 2-0 start at the Olympics, after Australia defeated Serbia 95-80. First for the Boomers, while San Antonio Spurs guard Patty Mills couldn’t quite find his offense through the first […]

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Olympics: Ginobili, Garino help Argentina in rout of Nigeria

The Argentinian Men’s National Basketball team opened their Olympic play with a rout of Nigeria Sunday evening, as they built an early double-digit lead, and never looked back on their way to the 94-66 victory. Led in scoring by guard Facundo Campazzo (19 points) and Brooklyn Nets forward Luis Scola (18 points), Argentina also gained […]

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Gasol, Spain fall to Croatia in Olympic opener

Midway through the third quarter in their opening Olympic game against Croatia Sunday, San Antonio Spurs center Pau Gasol and the Spanish National team looked like they were going to cruise to a victory, as they led by 14 points and were starting to gain separation from Croatia. However, in the second half, Croatia would […]

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Mills, Australia defeat Parker, France in opening Olympic game

The 2016 Men’s Olympic Basketball games tipped off Saturday as a pair of San Antonio Spurs point guards were set to square off against each other, while representing their home countries. After 40 minutes of play, it was Patty Mills and Australia who earned their first win at the Rio Olympics, after Australia carved up the defense […]

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Duncan, Leonard, Popovich awarded by NBA Player’s Association

The NBA Player’s Association announced their award winners for the 2015-2016 season Thursday, and among some of the recipients were three members of the San Antonio Spurs’ organization – recently retired forward Tim Duncan, All-Star forward Kawhi Leonard, and Head Coach Gregg Popovich. Duncan was awarded in two categories – Most Influential Veteran and Best Teammate. As […]

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Team USA: Five takeaways from exhibition games heading into Rio

Team USA played five tune-up games before leaving for the Rio Olympics, and they dominated each of the showcases. There aren’t many valuable basketball insights to be gleaned from exhibition blowouts against weak competition, but a few common themes have emerged. One: This is a Fun Group of Guys In addition to a wealth of […]

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Spurs’ preseason schedule taking shape: Hawks, Magic, Suns, Rockets

Though the San Antonio Spurs’ preseason schedule has yet to be released, there has been confirmation of four of their preseason games during the upcoming 2016-2017 season. The Spurs will play at Phoenix on October 3 in the Talking Sticks Resort Arena (9 PM  CST), at home in the AT&T Center on October 8 against the Atlanta Hawks, […]

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Spurs sign David Lee

The San Antonio Spurs officially announced Tuesday the team has signed 6’9″ power forward David Lee to a contract, but per club policy, terms of the deal were not made public. Lee, 33, was drafted by the New York Knicks in 2005, where he’s had a lengthy 11-year career that has seen him play with […]

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Report: Hanga headed to F.C. Barcelona in deal that includes soccer players

Now this is a transaction that wouldn’t take place in the NBA. According to EuroHoops.net, San Antonio Spurs draftee Adam Hanga will reportedly be included in a deal between his current Spanish team Laboral Kutxa and F.C. Barcelona. Here’s how the deal works. Barcelona will send money and one to two current soccer players to […]

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