MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 15:  Patty Mills of the Boomers looks to make a pass during the game one match between the Australian Boomers and New Zealand Tall Blacks at Rod Laver Arena on August 15, 2015 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Robert Prezioso/Getty Images)

Australia advances behind Mills’ 24 points

Throughout the Rio Olympics, the most consistent team on the hardwood has not been France or Spain, both loaded with NBA talent. Argentina has played well, but the Golden Generation is in the twilight of their run. Team USA has looked extremely vulnerable, even though they have the 12 most talented individual players in every […]

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Olympic Quarter-Finals Schedule for participating Spurs players

Five San Antonio Spurs players made their way to Rio for the 2016 Olympic games on August 5, and after each of their National basketball teams participated in five games of group play, Manu Ginobili, Tony Parker, Patty Mills, Pau Gasol and Patricio Garino all helped their teams advance to the quarter-finals that will take place […]

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Gasol, Spain to face Parker, France in Olympic Quarter-Finals

Monday, in a game where a win meant they’d advance to the Olympic quarter-finals and a loss meant their Olympic journey would be over, San Antonio Spurs center Pau Gasol and Spain took care of business in defeating Argentina 92-73, to not only advance to the quarter-finals, but they’re now scheduled to face their European rivals Spurs […]

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Olympics: Gasol picks and pops Lithuania apart

Early in group play, the usually great Spanish Men’s National Basketball team stumbled while Lithuania won their first 3 games. Spain was able to flip the script on the Lithuanians Saturday evening, winning by an astonishing 50 points behind an incredible performance by San Antonio Spurs center Pau Gasol. Gasol came out firing on all […]

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Olympics: Parker’s Paint Penetration on display vs. Venezuela

Tony Parker and his French teammates bullied Venezuela in a 40 point thrashing on Friday night. Parker was one of six Frenchmen in double figures as he attacked the rim and pulled up for open jumpers while running the offense. He also dropped a few ridiculous dimes, starting with this casual 30 foot flick to […]

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Olympics: Mills gritty in Australia’s win over China

San Antonio Spurs guard Patty Mills averaged over 25 points per game in his first three contests in Rio, but he didn’t need to score anywhere near that in a 93-68 win aginst China on Friday. Mills’ stat line wasn’t very impressive, but the tape shows how his scrappy play helped the Boomers defeat China. […]

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Olympics: Vintage Manu not enough for Argentina in loss to Lithuania

Argentina fell to 2-1 in group play on Thursday night with an 81-73 loss to Lithuania. San Antonio Spurs guard Manu Ginobili put on a vintage performance, by relentlessly cutting through the defense and getting to the line on his way to scoring 22 points. San Antonio signee Patricio (Pato) Garino didn’t score, and he […]

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Olympics: Gasol gets Spain back on track with win over Nigeria

The Spanish Men’s National Basketball team has had a frustrating week, losing their first two games by a combined 3 points. San Antonio Spurs center Pau Gasol faltered late in both of those contests, and he came out against Nigeria determined to put Spain into the win column. He contributed in several different ways Thursday, […]

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Spurs Release 2016-2017 Season Schedule

The San Antonio Spurs released their 2016-2017 82-game schedule Thursday, where the Spurs will open the season on the road against Kevin Durant and the Golden State Warriors on October 25, and they’ll host the Chicago Bulls on Christmas Day. You can see the Spurs’ full schedule by visiting their website here. The NBA announced that […]

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 10:  Patty Mills #5 of Australia handles the ball against DeAndre Jordan #6 of United States during the Men's Preliminary Round Group A between Australia and the United States on Day 5 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Carioca Arena 1 on August 10, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  (Photo by Phil Walter/Getty Images)

Film Session: How Patty Mills Dropped 30 on Team USA

On Wednesday night Team USA faced their toughest Olympic opponent yet in a scrappy Australian team. Some may be surprised by how well the Aussies competed, but the Boomers weren’t. Andrew Bogut said in an interview with ESPN that the objective was to play hard and win. “If we go out there and we’re intimidated […]

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Olympics: Mills & Australia suffer first loss against Team USA

San Antonio Spurs guard Patty Mills and the Australian Men’s National Basketball team suffered their first loss at the 2016 Rio games Wednesday, after putting pressure on the United States Men’s National Basketball team for a majority of the game, but eventually, the U.S. made more tough shots down the stretch to win the match […]

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Olympics: Parker’s late basket lifts France past Serbia

For a team with considerable NBA talent, France hasn’t been all that impressive in Rio thus far. Les Bleus were upset by Australia to open their Olympics, and it took strong performances from some current and former Spurs to escape another upset with a 76-75 win over Serbia Wednesday. Boris Diaw was arguably the game’s […]

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Tentative Rosters of Spurs’ 6 Preseason Opponents

Tuesday, the San Antonio Spurs announced they will be playing six teams during their upcoming preseason schedule in October to prepare for the 2016-2017 NBA season. The schedule released by the team can be viewed below: So, what types of moves have these upcoming six opponents made either through the draft, free agency, or via trade? […]

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Olympics: Ginobili, Garino & Argentina improve to 2-0 with win over Croatia

The Argentinean Men’s National Basketball team continued to find success during the 2016 Olympic games, after defeating Croatia Tuesday 90-82. While the game remained close for the first two quarters, it was the third quarter where Argentina was able to gain serious separation from Croatia, as Argentina outscored Croatia 27-14, and they at one time […]

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Gasol’s Missed Free Throws Cost Spain

It’s been a frustrating week for Pau Gasol. His Spanish national team is usually among the top FIBA teams that don’t wear red white and blue, but it’s been tough sledding for the Spaniards in Rio without Gasol’s brother Marc. Pau had a chance to stave off an upset in Sunday’s game against Croatia, but a […]

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Spurs to face Pistons in Preseason

According to ESPN.com and the official website of the Detroit Pistons, the San Antonio Spurs are scheduled to play at the Palace of Auburn Hills on October 10 during their 2016-2017 preseason schedule. After winning 44 games last season and making the Eastern Conference playoffs, the Pistons were heavy spenders in July during the initial days […]

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