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FIBA World CUP: Gasol Brothers Dominate Diaw, France

San Antonio Spur Boris Diaw and his fellow French countrymen fell to the Gasol brothers and Spain 88-64 during Group A play of the 2014 FIBA World Cup. Diaw struggled against the height of Spain, shooting only 17% from the floor, and finishing with three points. Only one of his shots came in the paint […]

FIBA World Cup: Baynes, Australia outlast Mexico

With Mexico’s Gustavo Ayon rumored to have some interest from the Spurs, and question marks surrounding whether or not restricted free agent Aron Baynes would be back, the table was set for this morning’s Group D matchup between Australia and Mexico. It was a close battle through most of the first half, but Australia began […]

Video: Joseph on bragging rights, Team Canada and more

San Antonio Spurs guard Cory Joseph played exhibition games in the offseason for Team Canada and took the time to hone his skills and help Canada become a team to be reckoned with at the 2015 FIBA Americas.

If things go accordingly, Team Canada could field a roster of Joseph, Andrew Wiggins, Tristan Thompson, Anthony Bennett, Joel Anthony, Spike Albrecht, Andrew Nicholson, and Kelly Olynyk. A team with that roster could make some noise if they qualify for the 2016 Olympics.

Something Joseph is quite confident about. (more…)

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Ray Allen in no rush

The San Antonio Spurs have been reportedly looking into adding free agent guard Ray Allen to the roster for next season. When news hit, it sent Spurs fans into a frenzy but since then, things have calmed down and Allen still hasn’t announced where he plans to play next season. And for Ray, he likes […]

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San Antonio artist uses Popovich as his muse to create ‘Pop Art’

San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich has been called many things. From “grumpy,” “sarcastic” to “curmudgeon,” but this might be the first time someone can call Pop his muse. A local San Antonio artist,  Jorge Villarreal, is a huge fan of Pop and has featured him in his recent piece called “Pop Art.”

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Spurscast 339: Fan-isode

We’re still weeks away from the first wave of NBA life, but there is still plenty of action to discuss. Actually, there isn’t. Outside of FIBA Worldcup action, offseason news has been almost nonexistent and there is only so much time the topic of training camp bodies can fill. That and we’re also not looking to squeeze blood from a stone just on guys that you will likely never see on the Spurs’ regular season roster. So last week we came to you on our hands and knees, begging for questions to be sent our way.

This episode is all on you, listeners. Welcome to the first ever Spurscast Fan-isode. Hosts Aaron Preine (@DukeOfBexar) and Jose Grijalva (@JRG1023) take on the questions mailed in by San Antonio Spurs fans to the one and only Spurscast The original Spurs Podcast.

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FIBA World Cup: Baynes, Australia take down Lithuania

San Antonio Spurs restricted free agent Aron Baynes and the Australian National team continued on the winning track in the 2014 FIBA World Cup Tuesday over Lithuania. Using a strong defensive second quarter by holding the Lithuanians to just eight points, the Boomers were able to gain some separation and hold on the for the […]

Report: Spurs set to workout Earl Clark

The San Antonio Spurs are reportedly set to workout free agent Earl Clark. SN Source: Spurs working out free agent Earl Clark this week – http://t.co/HjJTR40zUU pic.twitter.com/zUyIIvLSWN — Sporting News NBA (@sn_nba)

Spain hands Splitter, Brazil first loss in FIBA World Cup

Friday the Spanish National team displayed why they’re one of the powerhouses in the 2014 FIBA World Cup, as Spain used its variety of weapons on both sides of the floor to hand Brazil its first loss in the tournament by the score of 82-63. Behind 26 points, nine rebounds, and three blocks from Chicago […]

FIBA World Cup: Diaw, France clobber Egypt

Using a 26-11 scoring edge in the second quarter Monday, San Antonio Spurs forward Boris Diaw and Les Bleus were able to build a 20+ point lead by half, as France went on to defeat Egypt 94-55. By half, France as a team was shooting 73% from the floor, including 6-of-9 from 3-point range, as […]

Video: Parker on the 2014 title, fatherhood and more

San Antonio Spurs’ Tony Parker recently sat down with PEAK (the brand of sneakers he partners with) to talk about a few things.

Parker spoke about why the 2014 championship is the “sweetest” of the NBA crowns he has won, being a new father, his Chinese fans and more.

Check out the interview where it is quite apparent, No. 9 wants to defend the team’s NBA title. (more…)

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FIBA World Cup: Splitter leads Brazil past Iran for 2-0 start

While Brazil coach Ruben Magnano needed big minutes from San Antonio Spurs center Tiago Splitter to help defend Boris Diaw in their first win of group play yesterday, Splitter played a modest 16 minutes today in a route of Iran 79-50. In 16 minutes, however, Splitter contributed 10 points, six rebounds and one blocked shot. Splitter […]

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FIBA World Cup: Diaw, France edge Serbia

After falling to Tiago Splitter and Brazil on Saturday night, the French National Team rebounded with a 74-73 win over Serbia on Sunday for their first win of the tournament. France was led by Joffrey Lauvergne who finished with 19 points and six rebounds. San Antonio Spurs’ Boris Diaw had just four points on 2-of-4 […]

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