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Messina here for long haul

You might say that Ettore Messina has been around the block and you would be right, but only partially. He’s really only been to Italy and Russia, but he’s spent some extensive time in those places and has won there more importantly. He’s looking to do the same in San Antonio under Spurs head coach […]

Video: Adam Hanga doing work

San Antonio Spurs foreign prospect Adam Hanga will be playing for the Italian team Sidigas Avellino for a year and he is getting ready to make an impression.

Hanga is in the gym doing what it takes to get in shape and hone his skills before hitting the court in Italy. From resistance running, hitting shots from the perimeter, to making some sweet dunks, it appears Hanga is raring to go this coming season. (more…)

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Splitter, Brazil to meet Serbia in Quarter-Finals after victory over Argentina

Indiana Pacers forward Luis Scola came into Sunday’s match between Brazil and Argentina averaging 21.6 points and 8.8 rebounds per game in group play. After 40 minutes of having to deal with Brazil’s tough defensive frontcourt made up of San Antonio Spurs center Tiago Splitter, Washington Wizards center Nene, and Cleveland Cavaliers center Anderson Varejao, […]

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Baynes, Australia eliminated from World Cup by Turkey

Sunday, Aron Baynes and the Australian National team were in control for 39:55 minutes in their game against Turkey. But with seconds ticking down in the final 20 seconds of the game, Emir Preldzic took a contested pull-up 3-pointer and made the shot to give Turkey the 65-64 lead with five seconds left in the […]

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Jeff Ayres doesn’t rank well on NBA 2k15

The wildly popular basketball video game NBA 2k15 is nearing which means player rankings are slowly leaking out. But for San Antonio Spurs forward Jeff Ayres, he probably would like to have the game developers rethink his rank. Coming in at 403 and near the bottom of the barrel when it comes to NBA 2k15 […]

Report: Ayon considering playing overseas instead of NBA

The San Antonio Spurs were reportedly interested in free agent Gustavo Ayon but now it seems the big man from Mexico is likely to play overseas next season. According to a report from ESPN, Ayon still wants to play in the NBA but the lucrative deals from teams overseas are persuading him to take his […]

Video: Spurs top plays from 2013-14 season

The San Antonio Spurs new season is quickly coming as the team will look to defend their NBA crown.

But before they hit the hardwood, how about a look back at the championship season and the team’s top plays from the 2013-12 season.

From the outstanding team passing, Kawhi Leonard’s dunks to Manu Ginobili’s posterization of Chris Bosh in the NBA Finals, relive some of the best moments from last season. (more…)

Video: More basketball greatness from Spurs assistant coach Ettore Messina

There’s no questioning San Antonio Spurs assistant coach Ettore Messina is one of the best basketball coaches in the world. From his coaching style, high basketball IQ to his stellar coaching resume, Messina is a wealth of basketball knowledge the Spurs will be able to tap into next season.

In this rare video from 2011, Messina visited a basketball camp in Canada and taught players and coaches about the game. Spurs fans will be able to get a glimpse into the mind of Ettore, his coaching style, player encouragement, on the court instructions, and an overall sense of what he will bring to San Antonio next season.

And from the looks of the video, the rich are about to get richer! (more…)

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Sixers’ Brown compares rookie Saric to Boris Diaw

Philadelphia 76ers head coach (and former San Antonio Spurs assistant coach) Brett Brown knows a thing or two about the playing style of Boris Diaw. And it is that style that he sees in rookie Dario Saric. Brown went to Spain to see his new player participate at the 2014 FIBA World Cup to get […]

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Diaw, France set for Round of 16 after defeating Iran

It’s onto the Round of 16 for San Antonio Spurs forward Boris Diaw and the French National team, as Les Bleus defeated Iran 81-76 Thursday in their final game of group play. After starting the first quarter down by 10 points, France was able to take control of the game in the second and third […]

Watch: Tony Parker takes on French prankster Rémi Gaillard in a game of trick shots

San Antonio Spurs’ Tony Parker has been known to nail a circus shot or two on the NBA hardwood. Rémi Gaillard, a French pranskter, is also know to connect on ridiculous shots at the rim.

So what happens when the two face off to test their trick shot making skills? One epic video featuring the two connecting on seemingly impossible shots!

Check out Parker and Gaillard going one-on-one in a display of some of the wildest trick shots you have seen, including Tony making basket by kicking the ball the full length of the court! (more…)

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