Monty Williams named Spurs Vice President of Basketball Operations

The San Antonio Spurs today announced multiple additions and promotions to the basketball operations staff. Brian Wright joins the organization as assistant general manager while Monty Williams comes on as vice president of basketball operations. Phil Cullen joins the Spurs staff as director of basketball strategy and Pat Sund has been named pro personnel scout/Austin Spurs assistant general manager. Nick Repole joins the Silver and Black as director of basketball of basketball information systems while Landry Fields has been named a college scout.

In addition, the following members of the Spurs basketball operations department have received promotions: Will Hardy has been elevated to assistant coach while Andy Birdsong has been promoted to director of pro player personnel/Austin Spurs general manager. Brandon James has been elevated to assistant general counsel/director of basketball administration and Dave Telep has been promoted to director of scouting. Xavi Schelling is now the team’s director of sports science and athletic performance while Niraj Mulji has been elevated to basketball operations manager. Dutch Gaitley has been promoted to video coordinator.

-Per Spurs PR.

How To Prepare For Your Trip To Start The New NBA Season

Millions of NBA fans are waiting in anticipation for the new season to start, although San Antonio Spurs don’t play their first official game until October 25th, it is never too early to start making travel plans if you’re planning on visiting the USA to see the Spurs in action. Tickets & Travel When it […]


Spurs add frontcourt depth with Lee signing

Tim Duncan’s retirement was no small loss to the San Antonio Spurs’ frontcourt as the team essentially lost a top-tier rim protector and post defender, even at age 40. With that in mind, the Spurs have seemingly made it a priority to target the power forward and center positions with the additions of Dewayne Dedmon […]


Tim Duncan Day: Our favorite Duncan coverage

Project Spurs has been online for nearly 12 years now, covering a little over half of Tim Duncan’s career. In that time, we’ve obviously covered #21 quite a bit. Here is a collection of some of our favorites among the Duncan archives over the years. [View the story “A Look Back at Tim Duncan career […]


Top 10 Duncan games of all time

While we don’t regularly publish reader-submited content, when Layton Garrett sent in his list of top 10 Tim Duncan games, we couldn’t help but relive some of these memories and it felt appropriate to share on Tim Duncan Day. 1. Spurs vs Suns Game 1 1998. Duncan’s first NBA playoff game and he cannot be stopped […]

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Project Spurs staff reflects on Duncan’s career, favorite moments

On Monday, San Antonio Mayor Ivy Taylor declared tomorrow, July 21, as “Tim Duncan Day.” We’ll share some of our favorite coverage on Duncan tomorrow, but to kick things off before that, we asked some of our staff to reflect on Duncan’s career and to share some of their favorite stories or moments. Tim Duncan has […]

Baseball Trends And Changes Since Its Early Days

The games of baseball has changed a lot over the years, and some key trends we see today are the result of changes and updates that have happened in previous decades. From the legacy of the game’s greatest players to the influence of new rules and laws, the nation’s favorite sport has evolved a great […]


Duncan pens letter to Spurs fans

Two days after announcing his retirement through a press release distributed by the San Antonio Spurs, Tim Duncan wrote a letter thanking fans, teammates, opponents and coaches. Aside from a streaming interview early today, the letter is the first we’ve heard from Duncan since he retired. The letter reads: If asked to write a script for […]


NBA players, teammates on Duncan’s retirement

As soon as the announcement came that Tim Duncan was retiring this morning, current and former teammates, and NBA players took to Twitter to show their support and appreciation.  


Tim Duncan announces retirement

It’s officially the end of an era in San Antonio and the day Spurs fans have been dreading for years. Tim Duncan has called it a career, but what a career it was. After 19 seasons in the NBA and five NBA Championships, Duncan announced his retirement with very little pomp or circumstance, as a press […]

International Spurs to shine at Rio 2016

The USA are sending yet another star studded roster to Rio 2016, but what many San Antonio Spurs fans will be on the look out for, are the other national teams. Spurs have a long history of plucking the finest talent from outside the US and making them stars in the NBA. This year’s Olympics […]


Report: Spurs sign Bertans to two-year deal

It appears Latvian forward Davis Bertans is finally coming stateside. According to David Pick, the San Antonio Spurs have signed Bertans to a two-year contract. Source: Davis Bertans has reached a two-year agreement with the San Antonio Spurs. — David Pick (@IAmDPick)


Anderson, Simmons leading Spurs through first two games in Utah

SALT LAKE CITY – Today is an off day in Utah for the NBA Summer League, formerly known as the Rocky Mountain Revue. Two-thirds of the way through the round-robin tournament the Spurs have defeated both the Utah Jazz and Philadelphia 76ers’ summer league teams. Armed with two ringers in Kyle Anderson and Jonathon Simmons […]


Manu Ginobili announces decision to continue NBA career

San Antonio Spurs guard Manu Ginobili announced via his blog today that he will return for his 15th season in the NBA. Ginobili said, via Google Translate, that he wants to continue enjoying basketball a little more. The most important news to tell you is I am determined to continue playing in the NBA. did not have […]


Spurs announce 2016 Utah Summer League Roster

The San Antonio Spurs announced their 2016 Utah Jazz Summer League roster today. The squad, coached by Will Hardy includes several familiar names, including 2016 draft selection Dejounte Murray. Joining Murray in Salt Lake City will be Kyle Anderson and Jonathon Simmons, who were both on the Spurs roster last season. Austin Spurs forward/center Cady Lalanne […]


Spurs select Dejounte Murray with 29th pick

The San Antonio Spurs have selected Washington guard Dejounte Murray with the 29th pick in the 2016 NBA Draft. Murray was one of several prospects invited to the draft that fell to the late first round. The Spurs had their pick of Murray, Deyonta Davis, Tyler Ulis and several other players, but chose the 6-5 guard, who should […]

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Hammon continues to inspire as historic weekend approaches

Cross-posted from When I think of San Antonio and of San Antonio sports legends, one word comes to mind: humility. Thinking of greats such as, David Robinson, Tim Duncan, Vickie Johnson, Sophia Young-Malcolm, and so many others, it goes without saying that these names deserve much more attention than they’ll ever receive. Another name […]


Can The Spurs Be Even Better Next Season?

Over the course of this regular season, the Spurs went on to become just the 12th team in NBA history to win 67 games. Net ratings for the team soared to an all-time high of 7th. However, for many Spurs fans, there is no time to dwell on past accolades. This piece takes a look […]