Marjanovic, Milutinov to sit out Olympic Qualifiers for Serbia

Back on May 21, San Antonio Spurs center Boban Marjanovic and 2016 first round draftee Nikola Muilutinov were announced as preliminary roster members for Serbia’s National team, which will try to earn an Olympic bid late this summer in the Olympic Qualifying Tournament. The chances of Marjanovic playing were slim on May 21 because he’ll […]


Film Study: Bertans, Hanga vs Lokomotiv Kuban in Euroleague Final Four

In the last film study, we broke down the performances of San Antonio Spurs international prospects Davis Bertans and Adam Hanga in a game from the Euroleague Final Four, that took place on May 13, where Laboral Kutxa Vitoria Gasteiz fell to Fenerbahce Istanbul 88-77. Following that loss, Laboral was scheduled to play two days […]


Darius Adams added to Spurs’ free agent camp

Recently on Project Spurs, we’ve been covering a few players that just finished their season with Laboral Kutxa from Spain. First, word came out over the weekend that the Spurs reportedly intend to add shooting, youth and depth in offering forward Davis Bertans a contract offer when free agency begins in July. Then, though there’s been […]

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Report: David West to opt of contract with Spurs

San Antonio Spurs guard Manu Ginobili and forward David West have until June 22 to notify the Spurs if each player will opt into the next year of their current contracts, or opt out, and become unrestricted free agents on July 1. While there hasn’t been any public word about what Ginobili plans on doing nine […]


Spurs Draft Prospect: Wayne Selden Jr

The San Antonio Spurs continue to bring in draft prospects for workouts, and it seems they continue to bring in Kansas Jayhawks. Last week Perry Ellis was showcasing his ability for the Spurs’ staff, and it seems his Kansas teammate Wayne Selden Jr. made a trip to San Antonio as well. Thank you to the


Then and now: Ioannis Bourousis

File this under, ‘Spurs once had an interest in Player X, but today, Player X has become a lot more efficient that the younger version of himself.’ Well, quite frankly, that area to file under doesn’t quite exist…yet. Player X in this scenario is a name the NBA audience might not know too much of, […]


Printezis wants to remain with Olympiacos Piraeus for remainder of career

Sunday morning, a report indicated that the San Antonio Spurs plan to add some shooting, youth and depth to their team by offering 23-year old, 6’10” Latvian forward Davis Bertans a minimum contract offer. Whether Bertans and the Spurs eventually come to an agreement after July 1 remains to be seen. However, another player the Spurs […]


Report: Spurs to make Davis Bertans contract offer (UPDATE)

UPDATE, 3:40 PM CST, 06/15/2016: According to Bleacher Report’s David Pick, the proposed deal the Spurs will be offering Bertans is for two seasons at $4 million total. An official agreement hasn’t been reached yet, but Bertans would give strong consideration to making the jump to the NBA for a two-season package deal worth $4 […]


Report: Davis Bertans to sit out Olympic Qualifiers for Latvia

According to, San Antonio Spurs draftee and current Laboral Kutxa forward Davis Bertans will not play with the Latvian National team this summer, as the country tries to earn an Olympic spot in the qualifiers later this summer. Per Sportando, Bertans won’t be playing this summer with Latvia for rest purposes after a long […]

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Film Study: Bertans, Hanga vs Fenerbahce Istanbul in Euroleague Final Four

The San Antonio Spurs currently hold the NBA rights to two players drafted in the 2011 NBA Draft – Davis Bertans of Latvia (42nd pick) and Adam Hanga of Hungary (59th pick). Both players currently play on the same team with Laboral Kutxa Vitoria Gasteiz in Spain. Laboral Kutxa (LK) recently finished their Euroleague season […]


Summer of Durant: Part I

The Summer of Durant is coming, and one of the best players in the world will be able to take his pick of a number of suitors and situations when he becomes a free agent in July. Kevin Durant and his Thunder are coming off an impressive playoff run where they beat the San Antonio […]


Spurs Draft Prospect: Perry Ellis

The San Antonio Spurs will bring in players for workouts all summer to see if they have what it takes to succeed in the organization. This past week, one of those players was Kansas power forward Perry Ellis. He’s currently projected as a late second round pick, and there’s a lot of evidence that the […]

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Free Agency Rumor: Marjanovic likely to re-sign with Spurs

According to Basketball Reporter David Pick, who works with a number of different outlets, including, San Antonio Spurs free agent-to-be Boban Marjanovic is likely to re-sign with San Antonio. Sources close to Boban Marjanovic believe he’ll re-sign with the San Antonio Spurs. — David Pick (@IAmDPick)

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Popovich to oversee 2016 USA Men’s Select Basketball Team

USA Basketball revealed its 25-player roster for the 2016 Men’s Select team Tuesday, and the person who will oversee how the team progresses, this summer, will be San Antonio Spurs Head Coach and future Team USA Head Coach Gregg Popovich. Spurs Assistant Coach Ime Udoka will join Popovich’s side as an assistant for the Select […]


Report: Aldridge to withdraw from Team USA roster for 2016 Olympics

Monday, Golden State Warriors guard and two-time MVP Stephen Curry announced that he has withdrawn from the 2016 Rio Olympic games in order to recover from a recent ankle and knee injury. Joining Curry reportedly in withdrawing from the 2016 games is San Antonio Spurs forward LaMarcus Aldridge, whom


Pre-Draft Update: Ante Zizic

Last week, basketball reporter David Pick wrote a piece for Bleacher Report giving an update on some NBA draft prospects overseas. According to Pick, Boston Celtics President Danny Ainge was overseas scouting projected lottery pick Dragan Bender. While scouting Bender, Pick reported that Ainge and Celtics Director of Player Personnel Austin Ainge also saw 19-year […]


After falling in Conference Finals, Durant to wait before discussing free agency

Monday evening NBA fans were treated to an exciting game seven finish between the two best teams remaining in the Western Conference, as the Golden State Warriors once again made a 13-point comeback to continue their journey toward a possible historic run, with a victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder. For the Thunder, while they […]

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Spurs Draft Prospect: Melo Trimble

This offseason, I’ll be keeping my ear to the ground, providing regular updates on notable players brought in by the San Antonio Spurs for workouts. We start out with a scouting report on a talented player at a position of need, point guard Melo Trimble. Here’s

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Why did Spurs’ Bench Fizzle out in Playoffs?

Friday, San Antonio Spurs Head Coach Gregg Popovich held his season ending press conference with the media, and when asked about how he will weigh a player’s performance in the postseason, Popovich had an interesting remark regarding the team’s bench. “The playoffs weigh heavily on our decision making,” said Popovich (via “I’ll put it […]