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Spurs lose first Las Vegas Summer League game, fall to Bulls 79-76

Before Tuesday night’s matchup of the undefeated summer league teams, San Antonio Spurs forward Kyle Anderson was sent home from Las Vegas. Last year’s MVP honors made Kyle Anderson the LeBron James of Vegas, which left him with practically nothing left to prove this summer. In five summer league games, Anderson averaged 21.6 points, 7.4 […]

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Spurs drop Blazers to remain undefeated in Vegas Summer League

Kyle Anderson is well on his way to a second NBA Summer League MVP award as the San Antonio Spurs defeated the Portland Trail Blazers 85-69 on Sunday night to remain undefeated. Even though he didn’t have a tremendous shooting night, Anderson dropped 23 points to go along with four rebounds and two assists in […]

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Spurs survive late scare to defeat 76ers in Summer League

A poor shooting, 12-point fourth quarter nearly doomed the San Antonio Spurs, but a trio of heroic efforts helped lift the silver and black over the Philadelphia 76ers, 95-91 on Tuesday afternoon. San Antonio was led by Jonathon Simmons, who had a game-high 35 points, seven rebounds and five assists. Meanwhile, Kyle Anderson and Bryn […]

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Spurs drop Jazz in Utah Summer League opener

The San Antonio Spurs have started the post-Durantpocalypse era with a 90-69 victory over the Utah Jazz to kick off the Utah Summer League. Leading the way for the Summer Spurs was Kyle Anderson, who stuffed the stat sheet with 25 points, seven rebounds, three assists and four steals in 26 minutes of action. Anderson’s […]

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Summer Sixteen: Can Austin’s assets become San Antonio’s future?

If you couldn’t tell from the title, this isn’t another (insert name of basketball player in his prime) to the San Antonio Spurs free agency post. This is a worst case scenario, “Holy crap the Spurs couldn’t even sign Charlie Villanueva” post. In reality, San Antonio’s off-season will be somewhere in between. The Spurs are […]

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The West Factor: Intimidation and Mid-Range Extraordinaire

When it comes to the Western Conference Semifinals matchup between the San Antonio Spurs and the Oklahoma City Thunder, writers and analysts everywhere will be discussing ad nauseam the Kawhi Leonard versus Kevin Durant matchup that the basketball gods have blessed us with for the next two weeks. If two of the best wings in all of […]

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Austin Spurs Update: 4/25/16

It’s pretty obvious by the picture we used for this post that the Los Angeles D-Fenders had something to celebrate this week, as the purple and gold managed to knock off the Austin Spurs in the D-League Western Conference Finals. The only way it could be more obvious is if we slapped a couple of […]

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Austin Spurs Playoff Update: 4/17/2016

Game 1 of the Development League’s Western Conference Finals is in the books, and just like the first round, the Austin Spurs find themselves on the verge of being swept. First quarter struggles managed to doom the Spurs from the jump. The Los Angeles D-Fenders used a 16-2 run that saw point guard Vander Blue […]

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Austin Spurs Playoff Update: 4/12/16

With their backs against the wall early on in Game 3, the Austin Spurs managed to defeat the Rio Grande Valley Vipers with an incredible comeback, 89-88, clinching the series and a trip to the Western Conference Finals. Though the playoffs in the Development League are only three rounds, the Spurs will be punching their […]

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Austin Spurs Update: 4/7/16

As the game clock ticked down with four minutes left in the third quarter, the Austin Spurs held a comfortable 25 point lead over the Rio Grande Valley Vipers. The Spurs were en route to winning Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals, with homecourt advantage in their favor for the rest of this best-of-three […]

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Austin Spurs Weekly Update: 3/31/16

Only two games remain in the Austin Spurs’ season and the Southwest Division title, along with playoff seeding, is still up for grabs. The Spurs went 2-0 last week, winning consecutive games for the first time since the beginning of March, as the offense is finally firing on all cylinders after the numerous roster changes […]

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Austin Spurs Weekly Update: 3/27/16

Despite losing six of their last seven games, the Austin Spurs finally managed to stop the bleeding with a win, clinching their eighth playoff birth in franchise history. The Austin Spurs had a couple days off to regroup, after last Sunday’s 30 point loss to the Bakersfield Jam, where the silver and black put up […]

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Austin Spurs Weekly Update: 3/20/16

With eight games left in the season, the Austin Spurs are attempting to complete a collapse of epic proportions, and succeeding. The Spurs finished the week 1-4 thanks in part to the deadly combination of inconsistent offensive performances paired with subpar defense. After defeating the Idaho Stampede last Friday, 96-92, the Austin Spurs have managed […]

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Austin Spurs Weekly Update: 3/10/16

A pair of roster moves highlighted an undefeated week for the Austin Spurs, as head coach Ken McDonald’s squad inches closer to clinching a playoff spot. Sunday’s matinee against the Idaho Stampede was the ultimate back and forth matchup, with 10 lead changes happening in the third quarter alone. But a strong fourth quarter, led […]

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Austin Spurs Weekly Update: 3/3/16

The Austin Spurs had another weekend back-to-back versus the Oklahoma City Blue last week, with the silver and black putting on arguably their best and worst performances of the season. But before Saturday night’s matinee, the Spurs received a roster boost, announcing three roster moves before taking on the Blue. For starters, Austin took advantage […]

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Austin Spurs Weekly Update: 2/25/16

It may have been an easy week for the Austin Spurs, with only two games on the schedule, but those two back-to-back games were full of excitement, as we approach the final month of the Development League season. Last week’s slate started and finished with the Oklahoma City Blue, who despite having the worst record in […]

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Austin Spurs Weekly Update: 2/18/16

Introducing a new feature here at Project Spurs, where we bring you the latest happenings from the Austin Spurs of the NBA’s Development League. With the All-Star break behind us and just 18 games left in the season, it’s time to see how the Austin Spurs have played to this point and what lies ahead […]

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From Austin to San Antonio: The development of Ray McCallum

If you didn’t already know, Project Spurs has a sister site called Spurs on Sixth that covers the Development League’s Austin Spurs. As the man lucky enough to be the managing editor for Spurs on Sixth, I have plenty of alerts and notifications sent to my phone any time something Austin Spurs related happens. The […]

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Examining the Rumor Mill: What Are The Spurs Targeting In Free Agency?

With the start of the NBA’s free agency on July 1st, the rumor mill has been in complete overdrive since the clock struck midnight on the east coast. And even with the lack of roster space and cap room, the San Antonio Spurs have been no exception to the madness. The Spurs haven’t achieved their […]

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