San Antonio Spurs

San Antonio Spurs: Three improvements we’d like to see from Jakob Poeltl

Fourth-year center Jakob Poeltl grew a lot in his second season with the San Antonio Spurs, but he has a long way to go before fulfilling his potential. Though it hasn’t been an ideal season for San Antonio Spurs center Jakob Pöltl, he’s a respected and appreciated member of the team...

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Spurs 2019-20 Review: Trey Lyles impresses in first season with Spurs

A late summer signee, Trey Lyles emerged as a solid role player for the San Antonio Spurs thanks to his rebounding and floor stretching ability After their attempted signing of Marcus Morris fell apart, the San Antonio Spurs turned to Trey Lyles to help solidify their frontcourt. Lyles had bounced between...

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San Antonio Spurs History: Manu Ginobili sinks game-winner against Golden State

After sweeping the Lakers in the first round of the 2013 NBA Playoffs, your San Antonio Spurs salvaged a sloppy game with heroic antics from Manu Ginobili. Though the San Antonio Spurs will always have their memories of the 2013 NBA Playoffs tainted, it was a great time for the historic franchise up...

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The San Antonio Spurs all-time starting lineup is nearly unbeatable

We picked the best San Antonio Spurs in their best individual seasons and put them all together. The result: possibly the best starting lineup of all time. Go back through all the players that have played for nearly any NBA franchise and you’ll be able to put together a pretty impressive historical...

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10 hours ago, Air Alamo, San Antonio Spurs

Open Thread: Are you watching the NBA 2K20 tournaments?

Photo by Juan Ocampo/NBAE via Getty Images Is this the best alternative to a lost NBA season? I don’t know about you, but watching NBA basketball players play a video game is a lot like watching Eddie Van Halen play Guitar Hero. Admittedly, I only watched for a few moments before I wrote it off. In...

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San Antonio Spurs fans narrow down the four best role players at point guard

As the San Antonio Spurs Role Player Bracket Challenge rages on, you’ve narrowed it down to just four players in the Guards section of the tourney. We’re continuing on with the San Antonio Spurs Role Player Bracket Challenge as you, the Spurs fanbase contributes to the fun by voting for your...

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San Antonio Spurs need to check in on asking price for Lauri Markkanen

The dysfunction in Chicago could benefit the San Antonio Spurs if they’re able to steal Lauri Markkanen away from the Windy City As San Antonio Spurs fans we take the stability and tight-lipped nature of the franchise for granted. It can make for an occasionally dull franchise to cover, but it’s...

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Defense is key to Bryn Forbes future with San Antonio Spurs

As he approaches unrestricted free agency, Bryn Forbes and the San Antonio Spurs could lock into a long term deal in the coming months The whole 2019-20 season was full of ups and down’s for the San Antonio Spurs. They started the year by getting their franchise point guard Dejounte Murray back,...

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Pretend Power Rankings: Week 24 - As the season starts getting down to the wire, the Spurs get serious

Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports With nine games left, the Spurs finally starting to make progress. Continuation of our “Pretend Power Rankings” series in service of all Spurs fans out there. I know you all need something to get through this time. The 2019-2020 season has been a rough one, but like...

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2020 NBA Draft Watch: San Antonio Spurs need to look at Devin Vassell in late-lottery

With a draft pick late in the 2020 NBA Draft lottery, the San Antonio Spurs should take a look at FSU’s versatile forward Devin Vassell. In all likelihood, the San Antonio Spurs are picking at the back end of the lottery during the 2020 NBA Draft. This will mark the first time in over two […] 2020...

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Open Thread: The “Ginobili” name still winning after the retirement of the Spurs legendary guard

Photo by Joe Giddens - PA Images via Getty Images A strange occurrence of a basketball and tennis namesakes facing off at the track Manu many have retired from basketball, but his name is still making sports headlines. While many sport are shut down due to the coronavirus pandemic, horse racing is...

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San Antonio Spurs: Evan Fournier poses question about Duncan, Garnett

While tweeting from quarantine, Magic guard Evan Fournier posed an interesting question about the San Antonio Spurs, Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett. As the NBA season sits in flux with the hiatus in full swings, players and fans alike sit at home practicing self-quarantine and social distancing to halt...

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2 days ago, Air Alamo, San Antonio Spurs

San Antonio Spurs should go all-in on Brandon Ingram in free agency

Other dominoes will need to fall before the San Antonio Spurs could make it work, but the team should make a play at SF Brandon Ingram in free agency. Restricted free agency can be particularly tricky because it doesn’t give teams any guarantees, but there’s a world where the San Antonio...

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2 days ago, Air Alamo, San Antonio Spurs

San Antonio Spurs fans decided the four most iconic role players on the wing

During the second round of voting in the San Antonio Spurs Role Player Bracket Challenge, the fanbase came to a conclusion about the four most iconic wings. With the second round of voting for the Wings sections of the San Antonio Spurs Role Player Bracket Challenge complete, we’ve narrowed it...

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Tony and Manu congratulate Tim Duncan on making the Hall of Fame

In a few more years, all of the Big Three should be Hall of Famers. Tim Duncan making 2020 Class for the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame is something everyone saw coming since the instant he retired in 2016, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t worthy of celebration. Congratulations, Timmy!#20HoopClass...

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2 days ago, Pounding The Rock, San Antonio Spurs

Today is Matt Bonner’s 40th birthday

Photo by Rich Obrey/NBAE via Getty Images Just how the Red Mamba choses to celebrate remains to be seen. From the highlights . . . . . . to his Bonnerific retirement . . . . . . even through failed my attempt to get #15 retired, Matt Bonner has been a Spur through and through. It’s great that...

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Three players that the San Antonio Spurs were wise to let walk in free agency

There’ve been many great players to come and go in free agency, but the San Antonio Spurs have been particularly smart to let certain players go. After grooming a player to be part of your system and helping develop them into the best version of themselves, it can be hard to watch them walk away....

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3 days ago, Air Alamo, San Antonio Spurs

Tim Duncan has been officially nominated for the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame

It is official: Timmy is headed to the HOF. It’s been pretty obvious since the moment he retired, but Tim Duncan has now officially been announced as a member of the 2020 Class for the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame in perhaps the most star-studded group ever, including fellow NBA stars Kobe Bryant...

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Spurs: Possibility of NBA season cancellation looming large

There was hope that the NBA season could eventually resume but that hope is rapidly fading as pessimism about the seasons’ return grows. There is no escaping the wide-ranging effects of the coronavirus. Each of us has either been affected by it, known someone who has been affected by it, had their...

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3 days ago, Air Alamo, San Antonio Spurs

Spurs 2019-20 Season Review: Weatherspoon quietly working in Austin

As is customary among San Antonio Spurs rookies, Quinndary Weatherspoon spent most of his rookie year grinding away in the G-League. The 49th pick in the NBA draft is about as far away from a sure thing as you can get. Most teams are looking to acquire a draft and stash player, or someone who […] Spurs...

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