San Antonio Spurs’ Gregg Popovich is taking part of the NBA’s Basketball without Borders program out in South Africa marking it his first time joining the program. Pop says he is thankful to join the program considering it is his first time going to South Africa and it was an opportunity he couldn’t pass up. […]
Entering into his 19th NBA season, San Antonio Spurs’ Tim Duncan is still chugging along putting up solid numbers despite his age and mileage on his legs. But with his fundamentally-sound game that has brought him much success on the court, should fans expect anything new from No. 21 next season? Not at all says […]
After the huge offseason player signing and re-signings, namely LaMarcus Aldridge, David West and Tim Duncan, many feel the San Antonio Spurs are the favorites to capture their sixth NBA title despite last season’s early playoff exit. And although he approves of the moves, Spurs forward Boris Diaw still is cautious about the road to […]
MC Hammer has nothing on San Antonio Spurs coach Becky Hammon! Dressed in those classic baggy “Hammer Pants,” and getting down to “Can’t Touch This,” Hammon showed off her dance moves and I got to say, she can definitely break it down! Check out Becky doing her thing and prepare to be impressed because it’s […]
It has been a busy offseason in the Southwest Division. Key movers include LaMarcus Aldridge, Wesley Matthews, Tyson Chandler and Ty Lawson. So, which teams have faired best and worst? Let’s take a look at the data-driven analysis. Here is a chart showing the impact on the division: Note: nERD is numberFire’s estimate of how many games above […]
There’s no doubt about it, San Antonio Spurs assistant coach Becky Hammon is on the rise as she made league history by being the first female head coach in the 2015 Vegas Summer League and leading the team to the Summer League title. She has laid down the foundation for her to one day be […]
San Antonio Spurs’ Jonathon Simmons made a huge splash for himself in the 2015 NBA Vegas Summer League as he showed he has what it takes on both ends of the court to play in the league. So much so, he earned himself a contract with the Spurs for next season as he hopes to […]
Former San Antonio Spurs player Stephen Jackson recently announced his retirement from the NBA but took time to reflect on his playing days in San Antonio. Specifically, Capt. Jack says looking back, his former teammates, Tim Duncan and Steve Smith, as the best teammates he ever had. Jackson says in the series versus Dallas, it was […]
I hope San Antonio Spurs’ Tony Parker has insurance because he went one-on-one against a… tiger! Parker is in France for summer play with Team France for Eurobasket 2015 but he took time to be a contestant on a French game show where he had to evade a tiger in a caged-car. Parker, with help […]
The San Antonio Spurs made a huge splash in the offseason signing free agent LaMarcus Aldridge. With LaMarcus on the squad, the team’s future will still shine bright even once Tim Duncan, Manu Ginobili and Tony Parker are gone. Spurs GM RC Buford revealed what it took to get LaMarcus to sign on the dotted line […]
San Antonio Spurs’ Tim Duncan will be entering his 19th NBA season at the tender age of 39 years old. But after 18 NBA seasons, countless deep playoff runs, five NBA titles, and the usual grind of an NBA season, one would think Duncan would’ve called it a career a while back, yet here he […]
Les Carpenter’s view in The Guardian is deeply flawed. Carpenter asserts that Hammon’s position on the Summer League sidelines was “The San Antonio Spurs’ experiment of having the NBA’s first female assistant run [the] team in the rookie league.” This presumes that the Spurs care about conducting such social experiments with their staff. Hammon has […]
After an injury-plagued 2014-15 NBA season, San Antonio Spurs’ Tony Parker took it upon himself to get
The San Antonio Spurs won the 2015 NBA free agency, by netting LaMarcus Aldridge, David West, Ray McCallum (via trade), and re-signing Manu Ginobili, Tim Duncan, Danny Green, Kawhi Leonard, and Matt Bonner. Yet despite coming up short in last season’s postseason in the first round vs. the Los Angeles Clippers; heading into the new season, […]
San Antonio Spurs’ LaMarcus Aldridge gave up 30 million dollars opting to join the Spurs and a chance to capture his first title and the franchise’s sixth. But why give up much more money elsewhere to join San Antonio? LaMarcus sat with friends of Project Spurs, News 4 San Antonio, to talk about joining the […]
I prefer to look at the Spurs as a team on a cycling trajectory through the new era. To think of their dominance in any other way is just too negative. If the Spurs are on a linear path to success, then it is assumed that there will be a stopping point. A bookend. Some […]
On this episode of the San Antonio Spurs Roundtable, the panel of Jeff Garcia, Paul Garcia, Winston Harris and Aaron Preine break down the huge signing of free agent forward LaMarcus Aldridge.
What are the pros? Could there be any cons to the addition of the big man?
Also on the show, the group talks about the thin bench the Spurs now face and how Manu Ginobili factors into the situation.
All this and more including a quick look at the upcoming Spurs Summer League squad. (more…)
The big-man is central to the rich history of the NBA. The1960s were dominated by Wilt Chamberlain and Bill Russell, who gave way to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, and Moses Malone in the 1970s. The 1980s and 1990s gave NBA fans more quality front court players than in the previous two decades – and with much diversity […]
O.K. so it may not be playing through a stretch of games with a broken arm like Manu Ginobili once did, but San Antonio Spurs’ Matt Bonner revealed in an interview with the Concord Monitor he played through a left elbow injury last season – specifically tennis elbow. “I hate to make excuses, I was […]
The wait is seemingly over. After days of wondering and speculating, free agent LaMarcus Aldridge will sign with the San Antonio Spurs according to Yahoo! Sports and Aldridge himself. This ends days of speculation as to where the big man would land as teams such as the Suns were reportedly in the hunt for his […]