SAN ANTONIO, TX - OCTOBER 30: San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich reacts to a call during a game against the Memphis Grizzlies on October 30, 2013 at the AT&T Center 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 Darren Carroll/Getty Images)

Gregg Popovich almost retired in November?

San Antonio Spurs head coach and resident grouch to some media members, Gregg Popovich, almost retired in November following a heart surgery. He took some time off in November to get the procedure done and according to longtime friend and former boss Larry Brown, Pop was on the verge of retiring. His hip surgery had […]

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McDonald right at home in Austin leading D-League Spurs

If you were an avid viewer of the television series, “Friday Night Lights” you’ll remember an episode where Coach Taylor was called a “kingmaker” by a high school football magazine. Taylor, as the series showed, had a knack for making men out of boys and getting the last drop of talent out of each of them […]

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Offseason Winners/Losers: Southwest Divison

It has been a busy offseason in the Southwest Division. Key movers include LaMarcus Aldridge, Wesley Matthews, Tyson Chandler and Ty Lawson. So, which teams have faired best and worst? Let’s take a look at the data-driven analysis. Here is a chart showing the impact on the division:  Note: nERD is numberFire’s estimate of how many games above […]

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4 Reasons You Need Tim Duncan on Your Fantasy Team

It is time to build your fantasy basketball team. Who’s on your list and why? Here are some of the top reasons why Tim Duncan should make the cut and take one of those coveted positions. Here is how he stacks up against the competition. Current Ranking of Tim Duncan According to the ESPN Player […]

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Austin Spurs’ Head Coach McDonald signs contract extension

The Spurs Sports & Entertainment announced Monday that the NBA D-League Austin Spurs have reached a contract extension with current Head Coach Ken McDonald. Per club policy, details of the contract weren’t announced. McDonald will be coaching his third straight season in Austin, where he has a coaching record of 51-49 in the past two […]

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Hard work pays off as 2015-16 Silver Dancers are chosen

After two weeks of dancing, learning routines, and one wedding, the 2015-16 San Antonio Spurs Silver Dancers have been revealed. The team will have a new look this season with some familiar faces absent from the squad. A mix of veterans and newcomers make up the team, as 16 young women had their dreams come […]

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More Stephen Jackson Reflection On Time With The Spurs

Former Spur Stephen Jackson already acknowledged that his San Antonio teammates Tim Duncan and Steve Smith were two of his favorites over the course of a 14-year NBA career. Now he’s named the 2003 championship run as one of two “head-shaking moments” during his time in the league (I’ll bet you can guess the first one). […]

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Spurs to add Ndoye to training camp roster, Leonard to be at Team USA camp

The San Antonio Spurs will add 7-foot center Youssou Ndoye to their training camp roster, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports. It is expected that Ndoye will join the Spurs D-League affiliate, the Austin Spurs, next season. Ndoye averaged 11.8 points, 10.8 rebounds and 0.9 assists per game during the 2014-15 season at St. […]

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Jonathon Simmons on his game, coach Hammon and more

San Antonio Spurs’ Jonathon Simmons made a huge splash for himself in the 2015 NBA Vegas Summer League as he showed he has what it takes on both ends of the court to play in the league. So much so, he earned himself a contract with the Spurs for next season as he hopes to […]

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Stephen Jackson praises Tim Duncan, Steve Smith as the best teammates

Former San Antonio Spurs player Stephen Jackson recently announced his retirement from the NBA but took time to reflect on his playing days in San Antonio. Specifically, Capt. Jack says looking back, his former teammates, Tim Duncan and Steve Smith, as the best teammates he ever had. Jackson says in the series versus Dallas, it was […]

LAS VEGAS, NV - OCTOBER 10:  Jimmer Fredette #7 of the Sacramento Kings looks on during a preseason game against the Los Angeles Lakers at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on October 10, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Sacramento won 104-86. 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 Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Offseason Scouting Report: Jimmer Fredette

Wednesday, the San Antonio Spurs signed free agent guard Jimmer Fredette to a non-guaranteed training camp deal. As of now, the Spurs have 14 players signed to guaranteed contracts. When training camp and the preseason roll around in late Septembe and early October, the Spurs will be allowed to carry a maximum of 20 players […]

PORTLAND, OR - MAY 12: Tony Parker #9 of the San Antonio Spurs glares over at the bench in the second half of Game Four of the Western Conference Semifinals against the Portland Trail Blazers during the 2014 NBA Playoffs at the Moda Center on May 12, 2014 in Portland, Oregon. The Blazers won the game 103-92. 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 Steve Dykes/Getty Images)

Watch Tony Parker face off against a tiger in French game show

I hope San Antonio Spurs’ Tony Parker has insurance because he went one-on-one against a… tiger! Parker is in France for summer play with Team France for Eurobasket 2015 but he took time to be a contestant on a French game show where he had to evade a tiger in a caged-car. Parker, with help […]

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