Spurs news and notes: Spurs statues, highest paid coaches, and more


• Bizjournal.com asks if the San Antonio Spurs should have statues at the AT&T Center of some of the Spurs greatest players:

Why shouldn’t the Spurs, who have won four NBA championships, commission a local artist or artists to create metal or stone figures representing the players who have meant so much to this franchise and to this city?

Start with George Gervin and David Robinson.

When he retires, add Tim Duncan to the walk of fame.

• Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich is tied for fifth of highest paid coaches in pro sports:

Gregg Popovich (San Antonio Spurs), Mike D’Antoni (New York Knicks) and Lovie Smith (Chicago Bears) are tied for fifth with a $6 million salary. (theindychannel.com)

• Express News’ Tim Griffin talks about the best and worst players from the Miami Heat-Chicago Bulls Game 2.

• Spurs Brasil talks about which Spurs players have a secured spot on the team roster.