The NBA announced today that San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard has been named the winner of the 2014-15 NBA Defensive Player of the Year award. While Leonard did not get the most first place votes, with eight less than Golden State forward Draymond Green, he did receive the most total points with 333. Aside […]
After the many highs that come after playing a big role in the 2014 NBA Finals, including a 17-point Game 5, and winning an NBA championship, Patty Mills was grounded with immediate lows after learning he would be sidelined up to seven months with a torn right rotator cuff. Even if Mills’ recovery started that […]
Cross-posted from ATXSpurs.com Behind big performances from Jonathan Simmons and Erik Murphy, the Austin Spurs did just enough to clinch the first round series win over the Bakersfield Jam 90-88. With the win, the Spurs advance to the Western Conference Finals against a formidable Santa Cruz Warriors team that swept the Oklahoma City Blue for […]
The NBA today announced that San Antonio Spurs forward Tim Duncan was named the Western Conference Player of the Week for games played Monday, April 6, through Sunday, April 12. Boston’s Isiah Thomas was named the Eastern Conference Player of the Week.
This is Duncan’s 23rd time earning Player of the Week honors, which is tied for fourth all-time (Karl Malone and Allen Iverson) since the award was established prior to the 1979-80 season. He becomes the second-oldest player in NBA history to receive the award behind Reggie Miller who was named Eastern Conference Player of the Week on April 3, 2005 at the age of 39.
Duncan averaged 17.3 points, 9.8 rebounds, 3.25 blocks, 2.5 assists and 1.50 blocks while shooting .650 (26-40) from the field as the Spurs went 4-0 for the week, extending their win streak to 11 games.
Cross-posted from ATXSpurs.com. CEDAR PARK, TX – The Austin Spurs were fighting for their playoff lives on Saturday night in Cedar Park, needing a win to extend their first round series against Bakersfield. And win they did, behind a big performance from Orlando Johnson, who finished with 29 points and seven assists in a 98-86 […]
After Earl Watson decided to call it quits on his playing career after the 2013-14 season with the Portland Trailblazers, there wasn’t much doubt that he’d end up back on the court in one way or another. The opportunity to stay in the game came with a job offer to serve as an assistant for […]
While the San Antonio Spurs have already made the NBA playoffs, we still have a few weeks to go before the non-stop all-day game watching begins. As I’m constantly out of town for work, the Slingbox is the best option to allow me to watch Spurs games or watch TV anywhere. Slingbox lets viewers watch […]
Several San Antonio Spurs players have a sizable impact on a nightly basis on whether or not the Spurs end said night in the win or loss column. But an uptick in performance for one key rotation player has been paying dividends lately in a three-game win streak and winning six of their last seven, […]
Seeing a defending NBA Champion follow arguably the season in franchise history with a season wherein they have only won under 60 percent of their games, are in seventh place in the Western Conference and are a whopping 11 games out of first place can be a tough pill to swallow. While pundits are quick to […]
CEDAR PARK, TX — After he was selected in the 2014 NBA Draft, Kyle Anderson knew he would be playing for the Spurs this season. He may not have known that he’d be spending part of his rookie year with the Austin Spurs of the NBA’s D-League. But, Anderson, known for his slowmo nickname seems […]
People have been talking about San Antonio Spurs forward Tim Duncan’s impending retirement for years now. Many expected Duncan to retire at the end of the 2013 season that including a heart-wrenching NBA Finals loss. After Duncan assured that he planned on honoring his contract until the end of the 2014 season, he was expected […]
Spurs fans remember when San Antonio drafted Cory Joseph in 2011. After just one season with the University of Texas, he should have been a second-round pick at best. However, Cory snuck into the first round when the Spurs nabbed him with the 29th pick as an option to back up Tony Parker. Starting with […]
Former Austin Toros (now Spurs) head coach Quin Snyder coached at all levels before finally reaching the pinnacle for basketball coaches as the head coach of the Utah Jazz. Snyder took over the Toros job, replacing a player favorite in the late Dennis Johnson, but he found success in the D-League after stints in the […]
Cross posted from ATXSpurs.com The San Antonio Spurs announced today that they have assigned Kyle Anderson to their NBA D-League Affiliate, Austin Spurs. Here is the official release from the San Antonio’s Spurs Official Site: SAN ANTONIO (January 20, 2015) – The San Antonio Spurs today announced that they have assigned forward Kyle Anderson to the Austin […]
The Austin Spurs are currently in Santa Cruz as part of the annual D-League showcase. With teams allowed to sign players to 10-day contracts and the showcase being the top D-League scouting event, there may be some new faces in new places starting next week. Here are the latest stories for Project Spurs network blog […]