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Ginobili says Cavs are one of the favorites to win NBA title

The Cleveland Cavaliers won the offseason by signing then free agent LeBron James and trading for Kevin Love. With James and Love in the fold, along with guard Kyrie Irving, that pretty much catapulted the Cavs to the top of the East and solidified them as a title contender. And San Antonio Spurs’ Manu Ginobili […]

Video: Danny Green apologizes for Holocaust selfie incident

By now you have heard of the Holocaust selfie incident involving San Antonio Spurs guard Danny Green.

Green was in Berlin with the Spurs for the NBA Global Games and he posted a photo of himself standing in front of the Holocaust memorial site with “lol” on his Instagram page.

He would later remove the photo and apologize but he went a step further by speaking on the incident with our friends over at Fox 29 San Antonio and News 4 San Antonio. Here is what Green had to say. (more…)

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Mark Cuban might hate the Spurs, but he respects Tim Duncan

The owner of the Dallas Mavericks has never been afraid to voice his usually strong opinion about officials, other teams (especially the Rockets recently), and players. Well, he took a kinder approach when talking about San Antonio Spurs’ Tim Duncan and his potential retirement after this season. Cuban hopes to honor Duncan in their last […]

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Just one Spurs exhibition loss, but reminders it could bring

Dribble pitches, constant player and ball movement, multiple screens set on one possession, and finding mismatches for an advantage – last June by reading this description, one might immediately think of the NBA Champion San Antonio Spurs. However, on Wednesday, the team that was performing that type of system wasn’t even an NBA team. Instead, […]

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Video: Spurs stunned at buzzer in preseason opener

The San Antonio Spurs hit the floor for the first time since winning their fifth NBA championship in June. The gang from last season’s title run is back together and trying to get back to the promised land. Luckily it is only the preseason as the silver and black looked rusty against Alba Berlin on Wednesday. […]

Video: Baynes says he wants to contribute more

San Antonio Spurs center Aron Baynes may be the last man on the bench, but he definitely wants to be more of a factor next season.

Baynes, who is in Berlin with the Spurs for the NBA Global Games, spoke on the fact he wants to contribute more this coming season. He also touched on playing with Tim Duncan, San Antonio’s international flare, and much more. (more…)

Video: What’s Pop’s secret to staying motivated? Being crazy

San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich has managed to keep the Spurs a perennial title contender, guide them to five NBA titles, captured multiple Coach of the year awards and still brings the energy game-in and game-out.

So how does Pop maintain motivation each and every season?

Well, according to him, he’s crazy!

With the Spurs in Berlin as part of the NBA Global Games, Pop spoke with fans and fielded some of their questions. When asked about sustaining motivation, Pop jokingly said, “I’m crazy!” and hopes he gets fired to take a year off. (more…)

Video: Popovich puts on a basketball clinic in Berlin

Ever wondered what it’s like to be coached by San Antonio Spurs’ Gregg Popovich?

Well here’s your chance.

With the Spurs in Berlin for the NBA Global Games, coach Pop (along with assistant coaches Jim Boylen and Ettore Messina) put on a coaching clinic where Pop spoke on player’s leaving their egos at the door, while Boylen gave some tips on playing defense and Messina was showing some passing drills. (more…)

Video: Davis Bertans shines in game vs. Barcelona

San Antonio Spurs’ foreign prospect, Davis Bertans, had himself a game versus FC Barcelona recently, as he scored 24 points and showed what he can do on both sides of the court.

Bertans showed a nice shooting touch from long range and defensively showed signs of improvement. He moved quicker without the ball, found the open player, and looked much more aggressive going to the rim. (more…)

Video: Matt Bonner finds a great sandwich in Berlin

As you might know, the San Antonio Spurs are in Berlin for the NBA Global Games which gives Matt Bonner, aka “The Sandwich Hunter,” the perfect opportunity to sample one of the best sandwiches Berlin has to offer –  the famous Doner Sandwich.

Not only does Bonner taste and gives his review of the sandwich, he also gives viewers a bit of a history lesson.

From applauding the bread to tossing out the idea of opening up a similar sandwich shop in San Antonio, check out “The Sandwich Hunter” in action overseas. (more…)

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Kevin Garnett gives his biggest rival, Tim Duncan, his respect

Kevin Garnett and Tim Duncan have been considered two of the best power forwards of this generation of the NBA. Both have excelled on the court, winning titles and made several All-Star appearances. But that is where the similarities end. Their personalities are strikingly different with Duncan letting his game do the talking while Garnett […]

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