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Ginobili remains optimistic amid recent struggles

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 […]

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Anderson adjusting to new role with Spurs’ D-League team

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 […]

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Popovich: Duncan could play past this season

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 […]

Cory Joseph Figures It Out

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 […]

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Snyder’s foundation in Austin prepared him for NBA

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 […]

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Anderson assigned to Austin Spurs

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 […]

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Austin Spurs Update: D-League Showcase

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 […]

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Austin Spurs Update: Cotton’s consecutive 30-point games

As Benjamin Bornstein reported recently, Austin Spurs forward JaMychal Green was named the Player of the Month for December in the D-League, but San Antonio’s D-League affiliate has been quite busy lately, so here’s the latest reported by our own network site ATXSpurs.com, formerly Toros Nation. • Cotton’s 30-point streak While people are taking notice of what […]

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Hanga back on track, becomes All-Star in Italy

San Antonio Spurs’ draftee (#59, 2011), Ádám Hanga is on the rise recently after spending a fairly disappointing season in Spain. The 25-year-old Hungarian G/F is on loan with Sidigas Avellino in the Italian 1st League, which is considered to be among the Top 4 domestic leagues of European Basketball. However Hanga’s current team does […]

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Former Spur Van Exel still retains coaching lessons from Popovich

CEDAR PARK – The NBA’s D-League has served as a development stop for many players on the road to making it into the NBA. San Antonio Spurs guard Danny Green is one such player, and there are examples all over the league. But the D-League isn’t just serving players looking for bigger opportunities. It also […]

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Experience leading Canada key to Joseph’s improvement

When news broke over the offseason of Patty Mills’ injury, the Spurs didn’t do as most expected and go out and sign a veteran point guard to serve as Tony Parker’s primary backup. The San Antonio Spurs already had the services of a backup in Cory Joseph, and at one time, Joseph was the front […]

Former Providence guard Bryce Cotton. (Photos by Frank De Leon).

Streaking Spurs: Cotton, Green, Davis lead Austin to 8 straight

The D-League is rarely the picture of consistency as teams undergo major roster changes year after year. This year the Austin Toros became the Austin Spurs, and along the way, the team added several new players just as several players left the 512 area code. The AustinSpurs brought back very few players from last year’s […]

Spurs’ Popovich on Cavs’ James returning to Cleveland

“You guys always have something to say. If LeBron went right, you say he should have went left. If he shot, he should have passed it and if he passed it, he should have shot it. I always thought that was all baloney. He knows a whole lot more about what he’s doing and what he’s been doing than all of y’all. I’m just happy for him – whether he went to Timbuktu, he should do what’s best for him and his family. Everyone else can go swim in a lake, so to speak. You all do what you want to do and LeBron should be able to do what he wants to do.”

Spurs Injury Update

Kawhi Leonard (right eye infection), Patty Mills (torn right rotator cuff) and Tiago Splitter (strained right soleus) will not play in Thursday night’s game in Phoenix.

Additionally, Tim Duncan, Manu Ginobili and head coach Gregg Popovich will not travel with the team.

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