DENVER, CO - JANUARY 20:  Manu Ginobili #20 of the San Antonio Spurs takes a technical free throw against the Denver Nuggets at Pepsi Center on January 20, 2015 in Denver, Colorado. The Spurs defeated the Nuggets 109-99. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Ginobili, Duncan undecided regarding future

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 […]

SAN ANTONIO, TX - JUNE 15: Kawhi Leonard #2 of the San Antonio Spurs pulls down a rebound against the Miami Heat during Game Five of the 2014 NBA Finals at the AT&T Center on June 15, 2014 in San Antonio, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Kawhi Leonard wins Defensive Player of the Year

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 […]

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 10:  Patty Mills #8 of the San Antonio Spurs calls a play during the second half against the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden on November 10, 2013 in New York City. The Spurs defeat the Knicks 120-89.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Mills maintains confidence despite struggles

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 […]


Austin Spurs advance to Western Conference Finals

Cross-posted from 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 […]

Tim Duncan named Western Conference Player of the Week


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.

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Austin Spurs force Game 3 with 98-86 win over Bakersfield

Cross-posted from 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 […]


Transition from hardwood to sideline a natural one for Watson

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 […]


Keep up with the Spurs regardless of where you are

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 […]


Diaw’s recent performance directly affecting win column

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, […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]

ATLANTA, GA - NOVEMBER 12:  Quin Snyder of the Utah Jazz points to his players during the game against the Atlanta Hawks at Philips Arena on November 12, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

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 […]

Santa Cruz Warriors v Austin Spurs

Anderson assigned to Austin Spurs

Cross posted from 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 […]


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 […]


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, formerly Toros Nation. • Cotton’s 30-point streak While people are taking notice of what […]


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 […]


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 […]