If you were an avid viewer of the television series, “Friday Night Lights” you’ll remember an episode where Coach Taylor was called a “kingmaker” by a high school football magazine. Taylor, as the series showed, had a knack for making men out of boys and getting the last drop of talent out of each of them […]
It is time to build your fantasy basketball team. Who’s on your list and why? Here are some of the top reasons why Tim Duncan should make the cut and take one of those coveted positions. Here is how he stacks up against the competition. Current Ranking of Tim Duncan According to the ESPN Player […]
With the focus on the San Antonio Spurs, which players would you choose to make up a fantasy basketball team? There are seventeen choices available, and if you could only choose five, which five would make the cut? Let’s explore some of the options available. Tim Duncan — 2015 Was Season 19 for Him Tim […]
The San Antonio Spurs summer league squad got through some early offensive struggles to win their first summer league game in an 89-74 win. It was Becky Hammon’s first win as the head coach after a loss to New York. While the Spurs cruised to the win in the fourth quarter, they had to recover […]
San Antonio Spurs guard Manu Ginobili didn’t need a center spread feature in a magazine to announce that he would be coming back to his NBA home, he needed nine words on Twitter to let the Spurs faithful know that he would be back in silver and black next season. The Spurs had some concerns about roster depth […]
While earlier today, San Antonio Express-News beat writer Jeff McDonald reported that Marco Belinelli was hoping to stay with the Spurs, multiple reports, including one from ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne, claim Belinelli has now agreed to a three-year deal with the Sacramento Kings for $19 million. Belinelli, who was signed in 2013 to provide the Spurs […]
With the San Antonio Spurs in full offseason mode, many Spurs fans are already sold on the idea that former Texas Longhorn LaMarcus Aldridge will be leaving the City of Roses for the Alamo City this summer. With it still being early in the NBA Finals, it would be much too early for Aldridge to […]
San Antonio Spurs center Aron Baynes finds himself in a similar situation this offseason. For the second consecutive decision, Baynes is a free agent and his future in San Antonio is up in the air. With the Hail Mary the Spurs are trying to pull off in wooing one of their preferred free agent bigs […]
While last year at this time both the San Antonio Spurs and Miami Heat were gearing up for another NBA Finals clash, a year later both teams are completely out of the hunt and are likely eager to put 2014-15 behind them and look forward to next season. That’s because the last two NBA champions […]
San Antonio Spurs fans are a passionate bunch and when they aren’t rooting the team on during a deep playoffs run, they are still as likely to proudly wear Spurs colors. You can bet there will be more than a few with their silver and black on, even while watching Game 5 between the Golden […]
On Tuesday night the formerly hapless Minnesota Timberwolves won the NBA Draft Lottery. Obviously they are looking to pair an All-Star caliber player with the reigning NBA Rookie of The Year, Andrew Wiggins. Nothing new to report there. The mysticism that surrounds the lottery is intense. There is an unwavering belief that the winner of […]
It is becoming increasingly more popular for NBA fans and franchises alike to criticize a player’s desire to play year-round basketball. The inferred stress that it causes a player under an NBA contract is seen as fruitless and disruptive to recovery from a long NBA season. If that player’s NBA team was fortunate enough to […]
Even before the heartbreaking, gut wrenching Game 7 loss, many noted the significance that game had. While winning was certainly important, most around San Antonio had already concluded that if the game resulted in a loss and a first round exit, it could be the last we see of Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobili in […]
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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 […]