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A Decade of Project Spurs

Today marks exactly ten years since I pushed buy on the projectspurs.com domain name at a domain registrar and decided to commit to what had been a side project/hobby. I started Project Spurs with someone I met on a forum some time before that day, but I consider the day I purchased the domain as […]

Video: Mills makes cameo in short film for Virgin Australia AFL Film Festival

The AFL team Adelaide Crows have debuted their entry for the Virgin Australian AFL Film Festival and it features a cameo from San Antonio Spurs guard Patty Mills.

This film is set in the year 2025 and a few players from the Crows are imagining what they might be doing in the future. Well one player dreams he is an AFL coach and is desperate to find a replacement player for the squad.

Enter Mills, where despite having shoulder surgery, the coach still wants him to suit up and play for the Crows. Check it out at the 1:55 point of the video below.

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Baynes, Australia defeat Diaw, France in friendly match

A pair of big men from the San Antonio Spurs’ 2014 championship squad faced off Sunday in FIBA exhibition play, as Aron Baynes and Australia held off Boris Diaw and France 76-74 in Antibes, France. Baynes once again led the Australians in scoring with 21 points, while he also grabbed nine rebounds, dished two assists, […]

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Despite Diaw’s struggles, Team France edges Gilas Pilipinas 75-68

San Antonio Spurs forward Boris Diaw struggled offensively (scoring 1 point) but grabbed 10 rebounds and handed out four assists as Team France escaped with a 75-68 win over Gilas Pilipinas in exhibition play at the 2014 Antibes international tournament in France. France was led by Blazers’ Nicolas Batum’s 16 points and 11 rebounds.

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Enel Brindisi signs Marcus Denmon

The Italian basketball club Enel Brindisi announced the signing of San Antonio Spurs 2012 second round draftee Marcus Denmon Saturday. With Denmon signing to play in Italy next season, this move likely omits any chance of Denmon being invited to the Spurs’ 2014 training camp in October, which also means there’s no chance he’ll play […]

Video: Former Spur Ian Mahinmi airballs two free throws in a row for Team France

You remember former San Antonio Spurs center Ian Mahinmi? He was drafted by the Spurs in 2005 and played for San Antonio from 2007-2010 before moving on to play with the Mavericks and currently with the Pacers.

Currently, Ian is playing for Team France as the squad is preparing for the upcoming 2014 FIBA World Cup and in an exhibition game versus the Philippines, he had a couple of moments at the free throw line he’s like to forget. While at the line in the third quarter, Mahinmi was set to attempt two free throws that just came up a bit short.

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Video: Danny Green takes the ice bucket challenge

It’s the craze all across the world and San Antonio Spurs’ Danny Green is doing his part.

Green is creating more buzz for ALS awareness by getting involved in the ice bucket challenge.

Check out Green dumping a bucket of ice on himself for a good cause and make sure to leave your videos of you taking the ice bucket challenge. (more…)

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Ex-Spur DeJuan Blair: Playoff series vs. Spurs boosted my confidence

Ever since former San Antonio Spurs forward DeJuan Blair left the Alamo City, he hasn’t been shy to take a few verbal jabs at the team who drafted him. He’s on record saying the Spurs didn’t believe in him, said the Spurs might have won the 2013 NBA title if coach Gregg Popovich played him more and […]

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Now you can own Thunder’s Nick Collison’s bloodied shoes

Want to own a piece of the San Antonio Spurs’ march to the 2014 NBA title? Well, now you can thanks to Thunder’s Nick Collison. The Thunder are auctioning off Collison’s bloodied, game-worn sneakers he wore during a Spurs-OKC game from last season.

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The Spurs and the Elevator

During their 2014 NBA Championship run, the San Antonio Spurs shot 40.9% from 3-point range and averaged 22.2 assists per game in their 23 playoff games. Being able to knock down 3-pointers and tally some of those assists mostly came from Spot-Up three point shots, or 3-pointers in transition from the Spurs. However, a number […]

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Spurscast 338: Play Dates

The 2014-2015 NBA season schedule was finally released on Wednesday afternoon and, much to the delight of the paranoid portion of the fanbase, the San Antonio Spurs will open up the upcoming season at home against division rival Dallas. The 2013-14 NBA Champions will also unveil their fifth banner and dole out new hand hardware to players and coaches on October 28th.

San Antonio also recently announced the contract extension of Tony Parker and the historic addition of WNBA star Becky Hammon to the Spurs coaching staff. Paul Garcia (@PaulGarciaPS) and Benjamin Bornstein (@THE_BOOMSTEIN) join hosts Aaron Preine (@DukeOfBexar) and Jose Grijalva (@JRG1023) to discuss all of this plus the conundrum of international ball and NBA players. It’s the one and only Spurscast The original Spurs Podcast.

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