To get ready for the Western Conference semifinals, we polled our staff and media members on their predictions for the San Antonio Spurs’ series against the Oklahoma City Thunder. Leave us your predictions in the comments or sound off on Twitter by tweeting @projectspurs. My prediction The Thunder pose a considerably larger threat than the […]
The NBA has announced that San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard has been named the 2015-16 NBA Defensive Player of the Year. He received the most first place votes, 88, and 547 total points to make him the repeat winner, edging out the likes of Golden State’s Draymond Green and Miami’s Hassan Whiteside. Leonard is […]
With Game 1 of the playoff series between the San Antonio Spurs and Memphis Grizzlies kicking off tomorrow in San Antonio, I polled our staff and a few media members to get their predictions. As for my prediction, while a first round series with the Memphis Grizzlies brings up bad memories for Spurs fans, the […]
• What we’re reading The Dallas Morning News writes about how San Antonio Stars 2016 draft pick Moriah Jefferson watched videos of Spurs guard Tony Parker trying to pick up different ways to improve her game. Jefferson said she has been studying Parker’s game since the beginning of last year. She averaged a career-high 12.6 points […]
|Game 1||Sunday, April 17||Spurs vs. Grizzlies||7 PM||FSSW|
|Game 2||Tuesday, April 19||Spurs vs. Grizzlies||8:30 PM||FSSW|
|Game 3||Friday, April 22||Spurs at Grizzlies||8:30 PM||FSSW|
|Game 4||Sunday, April 24||Spurs at Grizzlies||Noon||ABC|
|Game 5*||Tuesday, April 26||Spurs vs. Grizzlies||TBD||FSSW|
|Game 6*||Thursday, April 28||Spurs at Grizzlies||TBD||FSSW|
|Game 7*||Saturday, April 30||Spurs vs. Grizzlies||TBD||FSSW|
• What we’re reading Tom Ziller of SB Nation writes that it’s an impossible task to emulate the Spurs because they are constantly evolving and adapting. While other franchises genuflect before San Antonio’s dominance, they rarely cite specific tactics they want to borrow. Tanking to get a chance to draft Tim Duncan is one thing, but anyone […]
Boris Diaw (soreness, right adductor) is out for tomorrow’s Spurs-Jazz game. Diaw did not travel with the team and will miss all three games on San Antonio’s current road trip. – via Spurs PR.
• What we’re reading San Antonio Spurs fans know well of the final push it took to get forward Kawhi Leonard the starting spot in the All-Star game, just edging out Golden State’s Draymond Green, but the rivalry may go a bit farther than that as Leonard also beat Green out for Defensive Player of […]
If you follow me on Twitter you know that I am a Boban enthusiast. Any time the 7-3 rookie steps on the court my eyes are glued to the TV, and so much Boban happened in last night’s blowout win over Miami. Let’s start with him knocking it down from the corner pre-game: Boban wants […]
• What we’re reading As part of 90s week on Hardwood Paroxysm, Jeremy Conlin talks about former Spur and Hall-of-Famer David Robinson being underrated and under-appreciated. David Robinson is way, way better than anyone cares to remember these days. He may be the most statistically unimpeachable player of the Jordan-and-since era other than Jordan. He’s […]
From Spurs press release:
Spurs Sports & Entertainment today announced that Peter M. Holt has retired as the organization’s Chairman and CEO and that Julianna Hawn Holt will assume both roles. Peter has held the position since 1996 when the Holts became the largest shareholder in San Antonio Spurs, LLC. Peter will remain on the organization’s board of managers and continue as part of the ownership group while Julianna will become the team’s Governor on the NBA’s Board of Governors.
“I’m proud of what we’ve achieved over the last two decades,” said Peter Holt. “The championships are wonderful, bringing new sports franchises to San Antonio is important but the biggest accomplishment for me will always be the impact we’ve had in our community. The pride, support and love that our city has for the Spurs is truly amazing.”
The San Antonio Spurs announced today that they have officially signed guard Kevin Martin. Martin and the Minnesota Timberwolves agreed to a buyout just before last Tuesday’s deadline and the Spurs emerged as the favorites to land the 11-year veteran. Martin was used sparingly this season by the Wolves, starting in just 12 games and […]
Tim Duncan (rest), Manu Ginobili (rest) and Tony Parker (left toe contusion) are all out for tonight’s Spurs-Timberwolves game. – via Spurs PR.
The NBA today announced that San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard was named the Western Conference Player of the Week for games played Monday, Feb. 29, through Sunday, March 6. This is Leonard’s second time receiving the honor, both during the 2015-16 season. Leonard averaged 27.3 points, 10.0 rebounds, 4.7 assists and 1.67 steals in 37.3 minutes as the Spurs went 3-0 for the week, extending their win streak to eight games. – via Spurs PR.
Five Bullet Friday is a new series we are debuting on Project Spurs that gives Spurs fans a look at what we’ve been reading and watching. Credit to Tim Ferris for the original idea from his newsletter. Here’s this week’s version. • What we’re reading CBS’ Jason Keidel talks about how winning is nothing new […]
Manu Ginobili (surgical recovery) is probable for tomorrow’s Spurs-Kings game. Ginobili, who has missed the past 12 games, originally suffered the injury in the fourth quarter of the Spurs-Pelicans game on Feb. 3. – Per Spurs PR.
Andre Miller is 39 years old. He’ll be 40 later this month and is the NBA’s oldest active player. Take it all in. Now get over it. For a fanbase that has consistently made the case that age doesn’t matter and has pointed proudly to their franchise player, Tim Duncan, as the shining example, I […]
As we announced last Wednesday, we are giving away one Fan Essentials Spurs gear box to a lucky Project Spurs reader. Fan Essentials curates subscription boxes full of unique Spurs gear in two packages, the rookie and the veteran. A few of the steps were missed on several entries, so we took all the correct entries […]
Matt Bonner (left calf strain) and Manu Ginobili (surgical recovery) are both out for tomorrow’s Spurs-Rockets game. – via Spurs PR.