San Antonio Spurs

Open Threat: Take a look at the big men the Spurs have been working out

We’re just days away from the unveiling of the newest members of the San Antonio Spurs We are just days away from the NBA Draft and the Spurs have been working out prospects for their 19th, 29th, and 49th picks. here is a look at the two big men that have been confirmed to work out with the Silver &...

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7 hours ago, Pounding The Rock, San Antonio Spurs

The Spurs and the ones that got away

The mystery is what makes fandom worthwhile. Tony Parker never did have the best timing. A Spurs legend, first-ballot Hall-of-Famer-to-be and the finest European point guard of all time did something curious the other day, announcing his retirement at age 37, wrapping up a superlative 18-year playing...

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13 hours ago, Pounding The Rock, San Antonio Spurs

San Antonio Spurs: Exploring the possibility of signing DeMarcus Cousins

Adding a star-quality player like DeMarcus Cousins could elevate the San Antonio Spurs from a seventh seed to a true championship contender. Watching star center DeMarcus Cousins battle through various injuries over the course of the last two seasons has been saddening for NBA fans. Regardless of which...

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17 hours ago, Air Alamo, San Antonio Spurs

Potential draft targets that could be available to the Spurs with the 19th pick

Examining the pros and cons of each non-guard draftee that could be available to the Spurs at 19. This is the third of a four part series covering the San Antonio Spurs’ draft options. Part one discussed the Spurs’ assets that could be packaged together in an attempt to move up in the draft and which...

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21 hours ago, Pounding The Rock, San Antonio Spurs

How Spurs fans feel about the Raptors’ title

In our weekly staff roundtable, we discuss how it felt watching Kawhi Leonard win a title elsewhere, Tony Parker’s legacy, and more. It’s been an eventful past few days for the Spurs. Tony Parker retired, Ime Udoka and Ettore Messina left the coaching staff we had the first rumor about a potential free...

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1 day ago, Pounding The Rock, San Antonio Spurs, Toronto Raptors

Open Thread: These are some of the forwards who Spurs have worked out as they head toward the NBA Draft

PATFO is still looking to fill a void left for nearly two seasons. The Spurs have been bringing in some interesting players as possible draft picks. For those who spent the season on a desert island, the Spurs have 3 picks in this year’s draft: 19, 29, and 49. With last summer’s trade, the Spurs lost...

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1 day ago, Pounding The Rock, San Antonio Spurs

Why the Spurs are interested in Bojan Bogdanovic

Bogdanovic is exactly the type of player the Spurs need, but it might be impossible to get him without making some costly sacrifices. We recently had the first Spurs-related rumor of the offseason, and it was a big one. San Antonio is targeting Bojan Bogdanovic in free agency and might consider trading...

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1 day ago, Pounding The Rock, San Antonio Spurs

Kawhi Leonard: Reaction to injury with Spurs 'disappointing'

Kawhi Leonard didn’t feel like discussing his upcoming free agency after leading the Raptors to their first-ever NBA championship, but he did talk about trust, relays Sam Amick of The Athletic. Leonard completed a comeback story by being named NBA Finals MVP a year after being limited to nine games because...

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1 day ago, Yardbarker, San Antonio Spurs

Potential draft targets that would likely force the Spurs to trade up

Examining the pros and cons of each player the Spurs would likely have to move up in the draft to acquire. This is the second of a four part series covering the San Antonio Spurs’ draft options. Part one discussed the Spurs’ assets that could be packaged together in an attempt to move up in the draft...

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2 days ago, Pounding The Rock, San Antonio Spurs

Kawhi Leonard: It's 'Disappointing' People Thought Injury with Spurs Was Fake

Kawhi Leonard spoke loudest with his play, culminating in his second NBA title and second NBA Finals MVP on Thursday night as the Toronto Raptors defeated the Golden State Warriors 114-110 in Game 6...

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2 days ago, Bleacher Report, San Antonio Spurs

Open Thread: Happy birthday to Spurs great Bruce Bowen

Oh, and there is other NBA news... I know we all want to get to our review of Game 6 of the NBA Finals, but before that, some “local” news. Now some of you young’uns may not recall, but before LaMarcus Aldridge moved to San Antonio, the #12 had been retired and was hanging in the rafters of the AT&T...

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2 days ago, Pounding The Rock, San Antonio Spurs

NBA Finals Game 6 Thread

After surviving Game 5, the series returns to Oakland where the Warriors try to extend the series against the Raptors to seven games Welcome to the Game Thread. Veterans of the Game Thread know how we do things around here, but for all you newbies we have a few rules. Our community guidelines apply and...

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2 days ago, Pounding The Rock, San Antonio Spurs

San Antonio Spurs: Goals for Bryn Forbes in the 2019 Offseason

Scrappy combo guard Bryn Forbes has shown a lot of progress over the course of his time with the San Antonio Spurs, but he still has plenty of room to grow. Slowly but surely, shooting guard Bryn Forbes has carved out an integral role for the San Antonio Spurs as an exceptional shot creator with […] San...

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2 days ago, Air Alamo, San Antonio Spurs

Rudy Gay is ready to help Kevin Durant with his Achilles recovery

Rudy can relate to KD’s pain and is ready to help. One of the most devastating injuries in sports is a torn Achilles tendon not just because of the amount of time it takes to fully recover (usually a year), but also because athletes rarely, if ever, come back the same. So naturally, when Kevin Durant...

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3 days ago, Pounding The Rock, San Antonio Spurs

Open Thread: Tonight Kawhi Leonard can dismantle yet another super-team

Kevin Durant may once again alter the NBA landscape through free agency. Hear me out before you completely bash the headline. Our tale begins in 2014, when Spurs fans were feeling that a 5th NBA title was just around the corner. We had a Big 3, we had Verde, Danny Green, who hit a (then) record-breaking...

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3 days ago, Pounding The Rock, San Antonio Spurs

San Antonio Spurs 2019 NBA Draft Prospects: Second Round Targets

The San Antonio Spurs front office is as skilled as any when it comes to identifying talent late in the first round, the second round and the undrafted free agent market. Let’s take a look at some potential second round prospects the Spurs could target with the 49th pick.  Despite...

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3 days ago, Air Alamo, San Antonio Spurs

Exploring possible trade scenarios for the Spurs to move up in the draft

There should be a few willing partners if the Spurs decide that moving up in the draft is their best option. This is the first of a three part series covering the San Antonio Spurs’ draft options. Part one discusses the Spurs’ assets that could be packaged together in an attempt to move up in the draft...

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4 days ago, Pounding The Rock, San Antonio Spurs

A Spurs’ eye view of how the Warriors survived Game 5

Game 5 was the epitome of the phrase “every shot matters”. When I was coaching, I liked to have an early season win by one or two points. After the game, I would ask my team who made the winning shot. The team would invariably identify whoever made the last shot. However, the truth is that every shot...

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4 days ago, Pounding The Rock, San Antonio Spurs, Golden State Warriors

Open Thread: The Spurs have been working out college prospects, part 1

The guards With the NBA Draft just 8 days away, it would be prudent to look at some of the young talen that have been working out with the Spurs thus far. Today we will investigate the guards. Matt Mooney, a 6’3” shooting guard, was last seen in the 2019 NCAA Championship game playing with Texas Tech....

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4 days ago, Pounding The Rock, San Antonio Spurs

Ettore Messina never got the chance he deserved in the NBA

Messina joined the Spurs’ staff five years ago with the hope of eventually becoming a head coach in the league. He’s now returning to Europe without accomplishing that goal. After five seasons as an assistant coach in San Antonio, Ettore Messina is returning to Europe to become Olimpia Milano’s head...

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4 days ago, Pounding The Rock, San Antonio Spurs

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