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)

Olympics: Serbia Dismantles Australia in Semifinal

Team USA took care of business against Spain Friday, and the other semifinal was a matchup between the two teams that had given the Americans the most trouble in the group stage. Australia had been cutting teams apart with beautiful movement all tournament, but Serbia’s masterful defense completely shut the Boomers down on Friday evening. […]


Olympics: Gasol could miss semifinal game vs. Team USA with calf injury

According to Head Coach Segio Scariolo of the Spanish Men’s National Basketball team, he’s uncertain if San Antonio Spurs center Pau Gasol will be able to play in Friday’s Olympic semi-final game against Team USA, as Gasol is currently nursing a calf injury. Scariolo’s remarks were written by in Spanish, and then translated by […]

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Ginobili’s Argentine National team career ends in loss to Team USA

Early in the initial minutes of the first quarter of the Quarter-Finals game between Team USA and Argentina Wednesday, it looked like Argentina might position themselves to try to pull off an upset, as they held an early 10-point lead over the United States. However, Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant would catch fire, as […]

during the Men's Quarterfinal match on Day 12 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Carioca Arena 1 on August 17, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Parker’s International Career Ends With Loss Against Gasol’s Spain

Spain started Olympic group play with losses on the final possessions of their first two games, but they bounced back. The Spaniards finished group play with a 50 point win over a quality Lithuanian team and a 19 point victory over Manu Ginobili’s Argentinian squad. They kept rolling in the quarterfinals against France, beating their […]

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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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. […]


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 […]


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, […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]