The San Antonio Spurs announced Thursday morning the team has waived forward/center Ryan Richards. There was no reason provided why Richards was waived, but he did have a history of not being able to stay with a team for a long duration of time in his professional career, as he’s played basketball in several countries […]
Expect San Antonio Spurs guard Jonathon Simmons to bring the ‘juice’ even more this coming season. Spurs Head Coach Gregg Popovich was asked about the importance of the bench this coming season, which lost several key players in the offseason. Pop responded, “We’re depending more on people that we’ve been grooming, so to speak, like […]
Gregg Popovich got his 2016 press conference season off to a roaring start at Spurs media day on Monday. He verbally jousted with reporters who asked unclear or repeated questions, stated that he will be fining Tim Duncan $2,500 daily until he shows up, and declared Duncan “Coach of Whatever He Feels Like.” Then, the […]
According to the NBA’s transaction page, the San Antonio Spurs waived guard Marcus Denmon on Friday. The Spurs drafted Denmon with the 59th second round pick back in 2012. Since then, Denmon has been playing his professional career overseas with stops in France, Italy, Turkey and most recently in China. The Spurs have had Denmon […]
There’s something unique about Kyle Anderson. Due to the San Antonio Spurs’ longstanding success, they rarely have early draft picks in the first round. This usually results in the Spurs drafting players that don’t usually play for the team until several seasons after they are drafted. While this drafting technique has a history of being […]
The Spurscast is playing catch up with fan favorite Matt Bonner, noodling on the signing of Joel Anthony, and a free agency refresh.
According to the San Antonio Express News, the San Antonio Spurs are expected to sign free agent forward/center Joel Anthony to a non-guaranteed training camp deal. Anthony, 34, is a 9-year NBA veteran who played most of his early career with the Miami Heat, while he also spent time with the Boston Celtics and he […]
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.
Heading into Wednesday’s Eurobasket 2017 qualifying game against Luxembourg, the Hungarian National team had the ability to earn a qualifying spot for Eurobasket 2017 if they could secure the win against Luxembourg. After four close quarters of play, in which no team held more than a 6-point lead in the contest, it was the San […]
Since being drafted by the San Antonio Spurs six years ago with the 49th pick in the 2010 NBA Draft, 6’11” power forward Ryan Richards has played in quite a few places with a number of different teams, such as spending time in Switzerland, Austria, Poland, Greece, Hungary, Lebanon and most recently in Dubai. According […]
Over a week ago, the 2017 Eurobasket Qualifiers kicked off, where San Antonio Spurs 2011 draftee Adam Hanga helped lead his country of Hungary past Great Britain in the opening game with 32 points. Fast forward to this past Wednesday and Hanga and Hungary remain undefeated in their qualifying games at the midway point, as […]
With NBA training camps getting set to begin later in September, Project Spurs’ own Stephen Anderson (host) and Paul Garcia (Lead Writer) discussed a variety of topics regarding the San Antonio Spurs on the latest Spurs Roundtable powered by Project Spurs, News4SanAntonio.com and FoxSanAntonio.com. Anderson and Garcia discussed the retirement of Tim Duncan and what […]
With two roster spaces still available for their training camp roster, the San Antonio Spurs might have interest in 6’9″ power forward Carl Landry, who is an unrestricted free agent, after he was waived by the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday. Along with the Spurs, the Houston Rockets, Los Angeles Lakers and Indiana Pacers all reportedly […]
A week ago, there was a report stating the San Antonio Spurs were interested in adding new free agent guard Nicolas Laprovittola of Argentina to their team, despite the Spurs already having three players with non-guaranteed contracts headed into training camp with only one open roster spot available. Friday, the agent of Laprovittola, Carlos Prunes,
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 […]
With Eurobasket 2017 set to take place next summer, the qualifying games have begun a year in advance to determine which European teams will face some of the Rio participants at Eurobasket such as Spain, Lithuania, France and Serbia. For San Antonio Spurs 2011 second round draftee Adam Hanga, now is a good opportunity for […]
The doldrums of the NBA off season are here. They’ve been here. So Jose and Ryan fill the time, and your ear holes with a variety of basketball talk. Hate mail too.
According to Marc Stein of ESPN.com, the San Antonio Spurs
Five San Antonio Spurs players made their way to Rio for the 2016 Olympic games in early August, and after numerous games in group play and games in the elimination round, it was Spurs center Pau Gasol and the Spanish National team who came away with the Bronze medal, after holding on to defeat Spurs […]
Leading up to the semifinal matchup with Team USA, there was some doubt that Spain’s Pau Gasol would play after reports came out that he had injured his calf. It seems the injury wasn’t so serious because Gasol played, and he played very well to lead all scorers with 23 points. Unfortunately for Pau, he […]