San Antonio Spurs

The Spurs longest tenured employee, Pete Anton, has passed away

Photos by Mark Sobhani/NBAE via Getty Images He was honored at a Spurs ceremony last spring. Pete Anton, the Spurs’ longest tentured employee, has passed away at age 93 following complications from a stroke. He was also the NBA’s oldest active employee. Per Jeff McDonald of the San Antonio Express...

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Determining the greatest play in Spurs playoff history

Time for another tournament! Anyone who frequented PtR during the doldrums of last summer may remember The MANU Tournament. It was an NCAA-style tournament where you voted over the course of a few weeks to determine Manu Ginobili’s greatest play of all time. It was so much fun and received such positive...

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Will the 3-point shot really make or break the San Antonio Spurs’ season?

The San Antonio Spurs will rely on outside shooting from players like Bryn Forbes to spread the floor, but does shooting more threes necessarily equate to playoff success? The year is 1999 and the San Antonio Spurs just won their first of five NBA Championships for the Alamo City. They secured a No....

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Open Thread: How half-time speeches can motivate or distract from a team’s performance

Photos by Mark Sobhani/NBAE via Getty Images “The more negativity, the more the team outscored the opposition.” In a study by Berkley Hass, Berkeley Haas Prof. Emeritus Barry Staw and two colleagues, Katherine DeCelles and Peter de Goey studied hundreds of basketball half-time speeches to determine...

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Three ways Bryn Forbes can help the San Antonio Spurs this year

After starting all but one game for the San Antonio Spurs last season, shooting guard Bryn Forbes will need to adjust to a new role for next season. Shooting guard Bryn Forbes surprised many with his play last season. He wasn’t supposed to start out as the San Antonio Spurs’ point guard,...

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1 day ago, Air Alamo, San Antonio Spurs

Derrick White appears primed to make the final Team USA roster

Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images With more dropouts, the Spurs guard should not only make the team, but receive playing time as well. Team USA is down to 13 players to choose from to make their 12-man roster for the FIBA World Cup in China. That includes the Spurs’ own Derrick White,...

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Charlotte Hornets Alumni: Spurs to retire Tony Parker’s number next season

After a legendary career with the San Antonio Spurs, the former Charlotte Hornets point guard, Tony Parker, will have his number retired this season with the Spurs. Despite having a disappointing season last year, the Charlotte Hornets were able to have a legendary player on their roster. Even though...

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Spurs to retire Tony Parker’s jersey on Nov. 11

Spurs to retire Tony Parker’s jersey on Nov. 11

Parker is a four-time NBA champion and one of the anchors of the Spurs dynasty.

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2 days ago, NBC Sports, San Antonio Spurs

Spurs to retire Parker's No. 9 jersey in November

Tony Parker will be the last San Antonio Spur to don the No. 9. Parker played 17 seasons and won four NBA titles with the Spurs.

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2 days ago, ESPN, San Antonio Spurs

San Antonio Spurs to retire Tony Parker’s jersey this season

The San Antonio Spurs will retire Tony Parker‘s jersey this November as he joins the rest of the Big Three in the rafters of the AT&T Center. Although Tony Parker didn’t leave the team on perfect terms, it was only a question of when, not if, the San Antonio Spurs would hang his jersey...

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2 days ago, Air Alamo, San Antonio Spurs

Spurs to retire Tony Parker No. 9 jersey on Nov. 11

After being a part of so many historic moments with the franchise, point guard Tony Parker will experience one more iconic moment on Nov. 11 with the San Antonio Spurs. According to The Athletic’s Shams Charania, San Antonio will retire Parker’s No. 9 before they face the Boston Celtics on Nov. 9 at...

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2 days ago, Yardbarker, San Antonio Spurs

Spurs will retire Tony Parker’s jersey

The San Antonio Spurs are bestowing one of their highest honors upon franchise legend Tony Parker. The Spurs announced in a press release on Friday that Parker’s No. 9 jersey will be retired during a ceremony on Nov. 11, when the team hosts the Memphis Grizzlies. Parker was drafted No. 28 overall in...

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2 days ago, Yardbarker, San Antonio Spurs

SPURS TO RETIRE TONY PARKER’S NO. 9

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San Antonio Spurs: Analyzing the Gregg Popovich coaching tree

The San Antonio Spurs have a history of producing great coaches and general managers during the Gregg Popovich era. Let’s take a look at some of the top names that have gone on to succeed after working with Pop. This summer was no different than most summers for Gregg Popovich and the San Antonio...

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2 days ago, Air Alamo, San Antonio Spurs

NBA Rumors: Tony Parker's Spurs Jersey to Be Retired on Nov. 11

The San Antonio Spurs will retire longtime star Tony Parker 's No. 9 jersey on Nov. 11, according to French newspaper Le Parisien (h/t Jeff Garcia of Spurs Zone)...

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2 days ago, Bleacher Report, San Antonio Spurs

Rumor: The Spurs will retire Tony Parker’s jersey on November 11

Photo by Chris Elise/Getty Images A French site seems to have the inside scoop on when Tony’s jersey will be retired. Spurs fans may not have to wait too long to see Tony Parker’s jersey hanging in the rafters. According to French site Le Parisien, Parker’s jersey will be retired following their...

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2 days ago, Pounding The Rock, San Antonio Spurs

Open Thread: Spurs “Beautiful Game” added to NBA 2K20

Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images Tiago Splitter reacts to being immortalized in game form. I’m not a gamer, but for those of you who are, the San Antonio Spurs 2014 Championship team has been added to NBA 2K20. 6️⃣ new Classic squads will be available on #2KDay Rank them in order...

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SPURS PASSPORT PROGRAM TO OFFER BUSINESSES AND INDIVIDUALS FLEXIBLE ACCESS TO PREMIUM EXPERIENCES

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San Antonio Spurs: Where does Patty Mills fit in the lineup?

After playing all 82 games in the 2018-19 season, the San Antonio Spurs need to find a new role for Patty Mills in a loaded guard rotation. If you thought the San Antonio Spurs had a logjam in the backcourt last year, wait until see you what’s in store for the 2019-20 season. Projected starter...

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3 days ago, Air Alamo, San Antonio Spurs

Examining Luka Samanic’s fit with the Spurs of 2021 and beyond

Photo by Melissa Majchrzak/NBAE via Getty Images If he can become a solid NBA defender and hone his offensive skills, Luka could be the Spurs’ PF of the future. This series looks at each of the Spurs’ eleven under-30 players with an eye toward how they can improve in or expand their role on the team....

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