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Tony Parker Organized A Basketball Game On Top Of The Swiss Alps

You may have seen some pretty awesome things if you love the game of basketball. Everything from competitive games, to the atmosphere that makes sitting in the stands an awesome experience. The NBA has even expanded to play some of its games in countries like Mexico and in different venues in Europe. The league even once hosted […] Tony Parker Organized A Basketball Game On Top...
Via Air Alamo
13 hours ago

The San Antonio Spurs are projected to win 56.5 next season

The 2016-17 NBA Season is drawing near. With the training camps around the corner, there have been a lot of news around the web previewing teams for the coming season. During team previews, many like to ponder how many games teams would win following their win/loss records from a year ago. On Tuesday, Las Vegas […] The San Antonio Spurs are projected to win 56.5 next season - Air...
Via Air Alamo
17 hours ago

Spurs' Kawhi Leonard explains what he misses most about the retired Tim Duncan

2016-17 will be a weird season in the NBA. Gone are Kobe Bryant, Kevin Garnett and Tim Duncan, three legends who defined the game for the past 20 years. And as the San Antonio Spurs prepare for life in the post-Tim Duncan era, Kawhi Leonard says there's one thing that he misses above all else now that Timmy is gone:Indeed, sense of humor is one of the biggest keys for the Spurs....
Via FOX Sports
18 hours ago

The post Tim Duncan Era begins right now for the Spurs

Life without Tim Duncan has officially begun for the San Antonio Spurs, even if they aren’t quite ready to accept it. For the first time in almost two decades, San Antonio will be heading into training camp, which starts Tuesday, without Duncan. The Spurs kicked off Monday with their media day and Head Coach Gregg […] The post Tim Duncan Era begins right now for the Spurs - Air...
Via Air Alamo
21 hours ago

Gregg Popovich offers typically thoughtful response when asked about Colin Kaepernick anthem protests

San Antonio Spurs Head Coach Gregg Popovich is known for being a renaissance man, with a wide-ranging perspective and the ability to see all angles on a variety of topics. It was only a matter of time until he gave his thoughts on the Colin Kaepernick anthem protest. During the team’s media day on Monday, Popovich spoke out and said he respects athletes who are choosing to speak...
Via The Comeback
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Life without Tim Duncan begins for the new-look Spurs

SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- Life without Tim Duncan has officially begun for the San Antonio Spurs, even if they aren't quite ready to accept it.For the first time since Bill Clinton was in the White House and "Men In Black" was a box office hit, the Spurs will open training camp without Duncan.During the team's annual media day Monday, San Antonio coach Gregg Popovich joked that Duncan...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Popovich shares thoughts on national anthem protests

Gregg Popovich can be a man of very few words, particularly when giving in-game interviews. But when it comes to issues of social injustice and inequality, the San Antonio Spurs coach apparently has plenty to say. While meeting with reporters on Monday, Popovich was asked for his thoughts on Colin Kaepernick and other athletes protesting the national anthem. “I absolutely understand...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Gregg Popovich: Tim Duncan will choose own role with Spurs

Though he’s retired from playing, Tim Duncan will still be involved with the San Antonio Spurs this season. According to coach Gregg Popovich, Duncan’s role will essentially be whatever he wants it to be. Pop says Duncan will have an official role with Spurs this season: "Coach of Whatever He Wants to Be." — Jeff McDonald (@JMcDonald_SAEN) September 26, 2016 Duncan has...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Spurs release training camp roster

For the first time in two decades, San Antonio doesn’t have Tim Duncan in training camp. Here’s a list of the guys in silver and black this fall. Per the official Spurs press release: The San Antonio Spurs today announced their 2016-17 training camp roster. The Spurs current roster stands at 20 players, and includes the additions of center Joel Anthony, guard Nicolás Laprovíttola...
Via Pounding the Rock
1 day ago

Spurs waive 2012 draftee Marcus Denmon

According to the NBA’s transaction page, the San Antonio Spurs waived guard Marcus Denmon on Friday. The Spurs drafted Denmon with the 59th second round pick back in 2012. Since then, Denmon has been playing his professional career overseas with stops in France, Italy, Turkey and most recently in China. The Spurs have had Denmon […]
Via Project Spurs
3 days ago

Gregg Popovich is the Greatest Coach in NBA History

Throughout the offseason, we will rank the top 15 coaches in NBA history. Want the whole list? Click here. Total Seasons: 20 Total Championships: 5 Regular Season Record: 1089-495 Regular Season Winning Percentage: .692 Playoff Record: 158-98 Playoff Winning Percentage: .617 Why he’s the greatest coach of all time: We tend to overthink things when evaluating coaches. We get caught...
Via The Sports Post
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Tony Parker to leave the San Antonio Spurs?

There is a trade rumor that Tony Parker will leave the San Antonio Spurs for Lebron James’s Cleveland Cavaliers. Tony Parker has retired from international play but has not said he would retire as a Spur. After the Olympic games ended for France, Tony Parker said that he was calling it quits for international play. He officially retired from his national team. He has not said that...
Via isportsweb.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Monty Williams returns to Spurs as VP of basketball ops

SAN ANTONIO (AP) Monty Williams is the new vice president of basketball operations for the San Antonio Spurs, returning to the franchise he has already been part of as both a player and a coaching intern. Williams appeared in 154 games with the Spurs between 1996 and 1998. He was a coaching intern with the team in the 2004-05 season, the first step on a path that would lead him...
Via Associated Press
11 days ago  |  Discuss

LaMarcus Aldridge is the 20th Best Player in Basketball

Throughout the offseason, we will rank the top 50 players in the NBA. To be clear, these are the 50 best players for the 2016-17 season. Regardless of team situation, past performance or future potential. If you’re trying to win a championship in 2016-17, these are the 50 players you’d want most. Looking for the entire list? Click here. Why He’s Great: LaMarcus Aldridge has...
Via The Sports Post
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Tony Parker of the San Antonio Spurs: We will need time to adapt

San Antonio Spurs star Tony Parker tells fans they will need time to “adapt” and to “come together as a team.” Spurs fans shouldn’t expect a championship in the 2016- 2017 season since it is only the first year many young and new players are on the Spurs. Tony Parker says that the Spurs will need some time to adapt after the retirement of Tim Duncan & loss of Boris...
Via isportsweb.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Spurs expect Duncan to join front office at some point

Tim Duncan’s playing career with the Spurs has come to an end, but that does not mean he is going to become a ghost in San Antonio. According to Buck Harvey of the San Antonio Express-News, the Spurs anticipate that Duncan will re-join the team at some point in a front office role. Most in the organization think Duncan will eventually join the franchise in a full-time capacity...
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Gregg Popovich on Tim Duncan’s retirement: ‘I have a hole in my gut’

Gregg Popovich without question is one of the most curmudgeonly coaches in all of sport. But even someone as gruff and cantankerous as the longtime San Antonio Spurs head coach cannot help but continue to feel a little a little sting over something as professionally and personally profound as Tim Duncan’s recent retirement. After all, the two spent nearly two decades working...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Tony Parker hosts basketball game on top of glacier

Basketball and cold weather? They don’t really go together all that well normally. After all, cold fingers tend to not help one grip a basketball nor catch a pass coming your way. None of that mattered to San Antonio Spurs point guard Tony Parker and Swiss watchmaker Tissot, though. That’s because the two teamed up to host a basketball game atop the Aletsch glacier in Switzerland...
Via The Comeback
12 days ago  |  Discuss

The San Antonio Spurs bring in Argentinian fire power

The San Antonio Spurs have brought in Nicolas Laprovittola on a training camp deal.  If Laprovittola can compete his way into the roster, Spurs fans will be seeing him in silver and black this season. San Antonio Spurs give Nicolas Laprovittola a chance at training camp The Argentinian guard Nicolas Laprovittola will have a chance to compete in training camp for a spot on the...
Via isportsweb.com
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Financial adviser who cost Duncan millions indicted for fraud

Professional athletes make a lot of money, which seems great at first glance, but can be a pain to deal with during their careers and long after they retire. Many people would love to have a life like Tom Brady, Mike Trout or LeBron James. All three and many more athletes like them make millions upon millions of dollars playing sports and being spokespersons for companies. While...
Via The Comeback
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Pau Gasol ‘a bit pissed’ about NBA 2K17 rating

San Antonio Spurs forward Pau Gasol isn’t too happy about his rating in NBA 2K17. But only because his brother, Marc, has a higher rating, of course. Pau appeared at the game’s premier in Madrid Wednesday and wasn’t shy about his feelings on the whole ordeal. Raúl Barrigón of HoopsHype.com captured the funny moment: Pau says, smiling, he’s a bit pissed his brother Marc...
Via The Sports Daily
20 days ago  |  Discuss

QUIZ: Name every first-round draft pick of the San Antonio Spurs since 1987

In 1987, the San Antonio Spurs won the NBA draft lottery and selected a player first overall who would change the shape of the franchise. The team hit big on the lottery once in 1997 and selected an even better player first overall who would go on to be one best in the game. Since 1987, the Spurs have had only 23 first-round draft picks - demonstrating the team's lasting success...
22 days ago  |  Discuss

How Golden State's superteam will show NBA owners'€™ true intentions

This wasn’t supposed to happen, but it did.You’re not supposed to be able to sign a former MVP, in his prime, when you already have an MVP in his prime -- you’re especially not supposed to do it when you consider Klay Thompson and Draymond Green “role players.” Not when you’re coming off the greatest regular season of all-time and were minutes from a second straight...
Via FOX Sports
26 days ago

Patty Mills Will Be Indispensable For The Spurs This Season

San Antonio Spurs point guard Patty Mills is primed to play an important role for his team this upcoming NBA season. The 6'0" scorer will be entering his eighth NBA season and just had an outstanding showing at the Rio Olympics. In fact, Mills averaged 21.2 points per game in the Olympics, which was the second highest in the tournament.
Via The Sports Quotient
August 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Stephen Jackson calls out Tony Parker

Former NBA player Stephen Jackson is not one to hold back from controversy. He made a living out of getting into the heads of opposing players on the court. He’s also been an outspoken individual since moving on from the Association. Now, while in the midst of a potential comeback attempt, Jackson decided to take to the public in order to call out former teammate Tony Parker....
Via Sportsnaut
August 09, 2016  |  Discuss
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