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Welcome to the AT&T Center. Can I Get You a Drink?

There’s a reason the celebration closed down half of downtown. According to mySA, during the NBA playoffs (May and June), the AT&T Center, home of your San Antonio Spurs became one of the most popular bars in the entire state. In fact, during May, the AT&T Center claimed the top spot. Across both months, more […]

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Categorizing the Spurs’ Frontcourt

When looking back at the frontcourt of the 2013-14 San Antonio Spurs offensively, the Spurs’ big men had different roles in how they scored the basketball for the team. Whether it was Tim Duncan posting an opponent, Matt Bonner nailing a 3-pointer, or Tiago Splitter finishing a layup on a pick-and-roll, the Spurs’ big men […]

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Danny Green to change from number 4 to 14?

Early Saturday morning, San Antonio Spurs guard Danny Green sent an interesting tweet that could mean he’ll be changing his jersey number with the Spurs in the coming season. And for those asking about the number change…yes it is really happening #14 — Danny Green (@DGreen_14)

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Ginobili awaiting decision from Spurs for clearance to play in World Cup

As expected, San Antonio Spurs guard Manu Ginobili’s most recent test results on the stress fracture in his right leg came in Friday, and according to Ginobili’s doctor, Diego Grippo, he is still “optimistic” Ginobili can play in the 2014 FIBA World Cup, but the ultimate decision has to come from the Spurs (Via Canchallena.LaNacion.com). […]

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Spurscast 337: Enter the Doldrums

NBA Free Agency is still rolling but the feeding frenzy is well over. LeBron James has gone back home to Ohio and veteran Pau Gasol went with his “instinct” in picking Chicago over San Antonio. The postseason scene in the Western Conference looks almost untouched but figuring out the playoff contenders in the East is still as confusing as ever. And while everyone else around the NBA is wondering if Kevin Love and Andrew Wiggins will trade area codes, Spurs fans are fretting what the Spurs are going to do with the 15th and final spot on the roster. There is also the hand-wringing over whether or not Manu Ginobili is going to play summer ball if he is medically cleared from yet another lower leg injury.

Benjamin Bornstein (@THE_BOOMSTEIN) joins host Aaron Preine (@DukeOfBexar) to yammer on about the long NBA summer. Welcome to the one and only Spurscast. The original Spurs Podcast. (more…)

Triano aims for experience in Canada’s European exhibition matches

San Antonio Spurs guard Cory Joseph and the Canadian National team have begun an 11-game journey in Europe, as they will play exhibition matches against several countries. Canada head coach Jay Triano aims for his team to gain some experience in those matches. From durhamregion.com: “We need to give these athletes international experience together as […]

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The Curious Case of Spot 15

With the re-signing of Patty Mills, Matt Bonner, and Boris Diaw made official this offseason, the San Antonio Spurs roster now stands at 14 players, including rookie Kyle Anderson. That leaves one single spot to remain filled. The question is, what do the Spurs do with that opening?

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Late July update on Spurs’ International Players

With the San Antonio Spurs’ roster being comprised of seven international players, here’s a quick update on the Spurs’ international players statuses with their national teams this summer, as a few are preparing for the 2014 FIBA World Cup in 36 days. Preparing for the 2014 World Cup Boris Diaw (France) – Diaw is currently […]

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Allegations of political corruption might keep Ginobili out of FIBA World Cup

It seems allegations of political corruption against the Argentine Basketball Federation may keep San Antonio Spurs’ Manu Ginobili from participating at the 2014 FIBA World Cup in Spain next month. Although Manu has not made any announcement on whether or not he will play for Team Argentina (pending medical results), his fellow countrymen such as […]

Patty Mills won’t rule out playing for Australia’s NBL

The San Antonio Spurs are quite the international team. With players from Brazil, Argentina, and France to Italy, the Spurs represent the game of basketball well and proves the game knows no boundaries. And while the bright lights and big stage of the NBA is what draws talent from around the globe, there are those […]

Video: Kawhi Leonard praises Spurs coach Chip Engelland

San Antonio Spurs’ Kawhi Leonard and other NBA players won’t suit up for an exhibition game in Manila after the NBA came down hard on the event, but while he was there, Leonard spoke highly of Spurs assistant coach Chip Engelland.

Chip has done wonders for NBA players looking to improve their outside shot. Noted as one of the best shooting coaches in the league, Chip has worked with the likes of Steve Kerr, Tony Parker and Leonard.

Coming into the NBA, Leonard was not known for his outside shooting, but time with Engelland has done wonders for his shooting touch, and while in the Philippines, he had nothing but praise for Chip. (more…)

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