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 […]
After getting blown out by Australia Saturday in their Olympic opener, the French Men’s National basketball team rebounded with a win against China Monday 88-60, in a game where France relied upon a missing element from Saturday’s loss – their defense. Saturday, Australia sliced France apart with constant ball movement on their way to 29 […]
Monday was the ‘Delly and Patty’ show for the Australian Men’s National basketball team, as the duo of NBA point guards guided the Boomers to a 2-0 start at the Olympics, after Australia defeated Serbia 95-80. First for the Boomers, while San Antonio Spurs guard Patty Mills couldn’t quite find his offense through the first […]
The Argentinian Men’s National Basketball team opened their Olympic play with a rout of Nigeria Sunday evening, as they built an early double-digit lead, and never looked back on their way to the 94-66 victory. Led in scoring by guard Facundo Campazzo (19 points) and Brooklyn Nets forward Luis Scola (18 points), Argentina also gained […]
Midway through the third quarter in their opening Olympic game against Croatia Sunday, San Antonio Spurs center Pau Gasol and the Spanish National team looked like they were going to cruise to a victory, as they led by 14 points and were starting to gain separation from Croatia. However, in the second half, Croatia would […]
The 2016 Men’s Olympic Basketball games tipped off Saturday as a pair of San Antonio Spurs point guards were set to square off against each other, while representing their home countries. After 40 minutes of play, it was Patty Mills and Australia who earned their first win at the Rio Olympics, after Australia carved up the defense […]
The NBA Player’s Association announced their award winners for the 2015-2016 season Thursday, and among some of the recipients were three members of the San Antonio Spurs’ organization – recently retired forward Tim Duncan, All-Star forward Kawhi Leonard, and Head Coach Gregg Popovich. Duncan was awarded in two categories – Most Influential Veteran and Best Teammate. As […]
Team USA played five tune-up games before leaving for the Rio Olympics, and they dominated each of the showcases. There aren’t many valuable basketball insights to be gleaned from exhibition blowouts against weak competition, but a few common themes have emerged. One: This is a Fun Group of Guys In addition to a wealth of […]
Though the San Antonio Spurs’ preseason schedule has yet to be released, there has been confirmation of four of their preseason games during the upcoming 2016-2017 season. The Spurs will play at Phoenix on October 3 in the Talking Sticks Resort Arena (9 PM CST), at home in the AT&T Center on October 8 against the Atlanta Hawks, […]
The greatness of an organization depends on their ability to adapt and execute as time progresses. What better team to exemplify this than the San Antonio Spurs, who have been the symbol of athletic organizational success for nearly 20 years. As the Spurs dawn a new frontier, Kyle Anderson is expected to be a key […]
The San Antonio Spurs officially announced Tuesday the team has signed 6’9″ power forward David Lee to a contract, but per club policy, terms of the deal were not made public. Lee, 33, was drafted by the New York Knicks in 2005, where he’s had a lengthy 11-year career that has seen him play with […]
Now this is a transaction that wouldn’t take place in the NBA. According to EuroHoops.net, San Antonio Spurs draftee Adam Hanga will reportedly be included in a deal between his current Spanish team Laboral Kutxa and F.C. Barcelona. Here’s how the deal works. Barcelona will send money and one to two current soccer players to […]
According to ESPN’s Marc Stein Friday evening, current USA Men’s Basketball Assistant Coach Monty Williams has been offered a position in the San Antonio Spurs’ organization, and he’s ‘expected‘ to accept a position with San Antonio, per Stein’s sources. After being the Head Coach of the New Orleans Pelicans from 2010-2015, Williams had begun his […]
UPDATE: July 29, 1:48 PM CST – The San Antonio Spurs officially announced the team has signed Patricio “Pato” Garino. Per club policy, terms of the agreement were not made public. PREVIOUS: According to multiple outlets out of Argentina and Orazio Cauchi of Sportando.com, undrafted Argentine small forward Patricio Garino will be
Tim Duncan’s retirement was no small loss to the San Antonio Spurs’ frontcourt as the team essentially lost a top-tier rim protector and post defender, even at age 40. With that in mind, the Spurs have seemingly made it a priority to target the power forward and center positions with the additions of Dewayne Dedmon […]
According to a press release from the University of Utah, Utah Director of Men’s Basketball Operations Phil Cullens has accepted a front office position to join the San Antonio Spurs. According to MySanAntonio.com, the position with the Spurs is titled, Director of Basketball Strategy. Cullen spent the last four years working at the University of […]
There is still two more months to go until the start of the new NBA basketball season but with the Free agency window now wide open, many teams are busy trying to sign new players, although the window has only been open for a month, there have already been a number of noteworthy topics. Kevin […]
During San Antonio’s ill-fated Western Conference Semifinals against Oklahoma City, the Thunder bigs bullied the Spurs in the paint. Tim Duncan was too old, Boris Diaw and David West were too small, and Boban Marjanovic didn’t play much. It was clear that the Spurs needed to get younger and more athletic in the frontcourt, and […]
The 2015-16 season was a year of transition for the San Antonio Spurs. We witnessed the literal passing of the torch from the hand of Tim Duncan to the Spurs’ future in LaMarcus Aldridge. Within this season of change, the Spurs’ veteran point guard Tony Parker continued to battle father time and did all he […]
Jose and Ryan are back after a brief hiatus. Jose was busy winning his youth basketball championship, and Ryan was watching Netflix. That said, the predicted, yet highly impactful, retirement of Tim Duncan brings on strange days for the Spurs. Jose and Ryan talk it out.
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