San Antonio Spurs forward Boris Diaw struggled offensively (scoring 1 point) but grabbed 10 rebounds and handed out four assists as Team France escaped with a 75-68 win over Gilas Pilipinas in exhibition play at the 2014 Antibes international tournament in France. France was led by Blazers’ Nicolas Batum’s 16 points and 11 rebounds.
Despite leading the Brazilian National team with 16 points Saturday in Chicago, San Antonio Spurs center Tiago Splitter and Brazil couldn’t hold off the offensive fire power and depth of the United States National team in a 95-78 exhibition loss for the South Americans. In the first half, the U.S. only led by eight points […]
The Italian basketball club Enel Brindisi announced the signing of San Antonio Spurs 2012 second round draftee Marcus Denmon Saturday. With Denmon signing to play in Italy next season, this move likely omits any chance of Denmon being invited to the Spurs’ 2014 training camp in October, which also means there’s no chance he’ll play […]
You remember former San Antonio Spurs center Ian Mahinmi? He was drafted by the Spurs in 2005 and played for San Antonio from 2007-2010 before moving on to play with the Mavericks and currently with the Pacers.
Currently, Ian is playing for Team France as the squad is preparing for the upcoming 2014 FIBA World Cup and in an exhibition game versus the Philippines, he had a couple of moments at the free throw line he’s like to forget. While at the line in the third quarter, Mahinmi was set to attempt two free throws that just came up a bit short.
Check out Ian airballing two free throws… in a row! (more…)
It’s the craze all across the world and San Antonio Spurs’ Danny Green is doing his part.
Green is creating more buzz for ALS awareness by getting involved in the ice bucket challenge.
Check out Green dumping a bucket of ice on himself for a good cause and make sure to leave your videos of you taking the ice bucket challenge. (more…)
After finally being cleared with insurance to play for the French National team on Thursday, San Antonio Spurs forward Boris Diaw made his debut with France Friday in a 75-68 exhibition victory over the Philippines. In his return to the court, Diaw grabbed 10 rebounds, scored one point (on 0-of-4 shooting), and tallied four assists […]
Ever since former San Antonio Spurs forward DeJuan Blair left the Alamo City, he hasn’t been shy to take a few verbal jabs at the team who drafted him. He’s on record saying the Spurs didn’t believe in him, said the Spurs might have won the 2013 NBA title if coach Gregg Popovich played him more and […]
Want to own a piece of the San Antonio Spurs’ march to the 2014 NBA title? Well, now you can thanks to Thunder’s Nick Collison. The Thunder are auctioning off Collison’s bloodied, game-worn sneakers he wore during a Spurs-OKC game from last season.
Tomorrow night will be the last regular season home game of San Antonio Stars guard Becky Hammon’s career. For San Antonio Spurs fans hoping to see Hammon before she trades in her sneakers for a spot on the Spurs’ sideline, they’ll get a glimpse of what has made her a fan favorite in the WNBA […]
During their 2014 NBA Championship run, the San Antonio Spurs shot 40.9% from 3-point range and averaged 22.2 assists per game in their 23 playoff games. Being able to knock down 3-pointers and tally some of those assists mostly came from Spot-Up three point shots, or 3-pointers in transition from the Spurs. However, a number […]
The 2014-2015 NBA season schedule was finally released on Wednesday afternoon and, much to the delight of the paranoid portion of the fanbase, the San Antonio Spurs will open up the upcoming season at home against division rival Dallas. The 2013-14 NBA Champions will also unveil their fifth banner and dole out new hand hardware to players and coaches on October 28th.
San Antonio also recently announced the contract extension of Tony Parker and the historic addition of WNBA star Becky Hammon to the Spurs coaching staff. Paul Garcia (@PaulGarciaPS) and Benjamin Bornstein (@THE_BOOMSTEIN) join hosts Aaron Preine (@DukeOfBexar) and Jose Grijalva (@JRG1023) to discuss all of this plus the conundrum of international ball and NBA players. It’s the one and only Spurscast - The original Spurs Podcast.
Team France will finally have their captain Boris Diaw on the court now that his insurance issues with the San Antonio Spurs are cleared. “The matter is settled. It is being finalized, it is a matter of hours,” said Thursday the national technical director Patrick Beesley. Diaw sat out the previous exhibition games for Team […]
The San Antonio Spurs unveiled their 2014-15 season schedule late Wednesday night as the silver and black will begin their title defense on October 28 against the Dallas Mavericks at 7 p.m. inside the AT&T Center. The game will be a rematch of the seven-game 2014 first round playoff series. Below is a quick month-by-month […]
The San Antonio Spurs are celebrating their offseason from a dominant 2013-2014 regular season and a more dominant playoffs which saw complete domination of the then defending champion Miami Heat in historic fashion. Spurs fans and the majority of NBA purists were expecting the rankings for the upcoming season to play into San Antonio’s favor, […]
After scoring 19 points against both Spain and Turkey in FIBA exhibition play, San Antonio Spurs guard Cory Joseph utilized another element of his offense – his passing Tuesday, in Canada’s 89-65 victory over Angola. Joseph once more cracked the double-digit scoring mark with 12 points on 4-of-7 shooting, but it was his 11 assists […]