SPURS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Phil Jackson: Spurs are not a dynasty

Phil Jackson is calling the shots for the Knicks as their new team president and it looks like he’s taking shots at an old Western Conference foe. Jackson has been taking jabs at the San Antonio Spurs since 1999, when the then newly signed Lakers coach suggested that the Spurs championship should have an asterisk next to it because it occurred during a lockout shortened season...
Via Thacover2
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

STYLE: NBA Tony Parker Covers GQ France May 2014

Just in time for the 2014 NBA Playoffs, GQ France debuted their May 2014 issue which features San Antonio Spurs guard Tony Parker as the cover star. For his spread Tony donned a series of fashionable looks ideal for the fresh spring season. Check out a preview of the feature below. Click to read full  cover story. via @waptwo/gqfrance This post STYLE: NBA Tony Parker Covers GQ...
Via More Than Stats
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Craig Sager Says It ‘Wouldn’t Be Right’ If Gregg Popovich Was Nice To Him

The normally gruff San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich showed his soft side this weekend with a touching message for TNT’s NBA analyst Craig Sager, who was recently diagnosed with acute leukemia. Apparently Sager didn’t like Pop’s odd break in character. In an interview with SI.com on Monday, Sager joked that it’d be very odd if Popovich started being nice to him...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Pop has great quote about Manu returning from birth of child

On Monday morning, San Antonio Spurs star Manu Ginobili took to Twitter to make the following announcement relating some very good news regarding his family: Thrilled to announce that today at 7.47am, Luca, our 3rd boy was born. Wifey and the baby are both doing great. #SuperHappyDad — Manu Ginobili (@manuginobili) April 21, 2014 […] The post Popovich unimpressed with Ginobili...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Sager speaks out on Popovich's interview, support from NBA

In his first interview since being diagnosed with acute leukemia, TNT’s Craig Sager says he appreciates the support he has received from his co-workers at Turner Sports and from the NBA. Sager told Sports Illustrated’s Richard Deitsch that when San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich spoke directly to him during an interview with his son, “It was just fabulous, an uplifting...
Via Awful Announcing
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Spurs’ Gregg Popovich named 2013-14 Coach of the Year

San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich has been named the 2013-14 NBA Coach of the Year, the NBA announced Tuesday. Popovich led the Spurs to a league best’s 62-20 (.756) record, which gives them homecourt advantage throughout the postseason. The Spurs roster features no player to average 20-plus points, nor 30-plus minutes, with Tony Parker’s 16.7 ppg and 29.4 mpg leading...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Gregg Popovich named 2013-2014 NBA Coach of the Year

Tweet Not often does the NBA’s best head coach win the Coach of the Year award, but apparently 2013-2014 is an exception to the trend. According to reports, San Antonio Spurs long-time head coach Gregg Popovich will be receiving the honor for this season and rewarded for managing the league’s best team in the competitive Western Conference. Popovich takes home the award...
Via Los That Sports Blog
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Spurs' Mills, Diaw explain the art of 'frogging'

The San Antonio Spurs introduced the world to "frogging" last month, but there wasn't much explanation at the time why they started doing it. Spurs guard Patty Mills and forward Boris Diaw provided a history lesson last week of the pose that's catching on with fans. "We always used to go to lunch, dinners on the road and we're bored," Diaw told Spurs...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
2 days ago  |  Discuss

San Antonio Spurs: Game 1 breakdown

With a matinee matchup set to kick off an Easter filled with playoff basketball, the San Antonio Spurs had just about all they could handle from the scrappy Dallas Mavericks. The score ping-ponged back and forth for much of the game with each team going up by double digits at points.  Veterans from the Spurs shined while the Dallas tenured faltered.  The Maverick bench took hold...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Spurs could keep Boris Diaw, Patty Mills

One of the biggest reasons the San Antonio Spurs were able to finish with a league-best 62-20 while giving their aging veterans adequate rest was the depth they have built through the acquisition of several veterans. Two players that have really settled down in San Antonio are big Boris Diaw and guard Patty Mills. According to Dan McCarney of The San Antonio Express-News, the increase...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Spurs fans gets 'Mount Spursmore' haircut for playoffs

The NBA playoffs are finally here, giving a chance for fans to show exactly how big of a fan they are for their team. The Spurs head into the playoffs with the league's best record, and one San Antonio fan is taking his fandom to the next level with a "Mount Spursmore" haircut featuring Tony Parker, Tim Duncan, Manu Ginobili and Kawhi Leonard. While the fan ran out...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Spurs fan gets amazing ‘Mount Spursmore’ haircut featuring team’s stars (pic/GIF)

In yet another example of “Gotta Support the Team: Hair Edition,” (see here), a San Antonio Spurs fan chose to memorialize his fanatical devotion to his favorite NBA team by getting the faces of the team’s “Big Four” players — Tim Duncan, Kawhi Leonard, Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili — shaved into his head. The […] The post Spurs fan gets amazing ‘Mount Spursmore’...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Former NBA star Tracy McGrady makes baseball debut

This time last year, Tracy McGrady was preparing for the NBA Playoffs with the San Antonio Spurs. On Wednesday, the seven-time NBA All-Star made his baseball debut with the Sugar Land Skeeters in a scrimmage against Alvin Community College . McGrady got the start and threw 15 pitches in one inning, allowing one run on three hits in the Skeeters' 10-1 win. After retiring from...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Tracy McGrady makes pro pitching debut for Skeeters

So Tracy McGrady’s baseball career is still a thing, as the former NBA All-Star pitched one inning in his debut with the Sugar Land Skeeters in an exhibition game Wednesday against Alvin Community College. In T-Mac’s lone inning of work he threw 15 pitches (9 strikes, 6 balls), giving up one run on three hits. @blksportsonline Tmac got his first start tonight. Gave up 1 run on...
Via BlackSportsOnline
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the San Antonio Spurs made the playoffs

There is a common phrase throughout the world that states “in this world nothing can be certain, except death and taxes.” In the NBA world, an argument for an exception on this certainty can only be made for one common occurrence: a San Antonio playoff birth. For the vast majority of my life, including the entirety of my cognitive life, the San Antonio Spurs have secured a spot...
Via isportsweb.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss
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