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Tiago Splitter out with strained right soleus

Two days into training camp and we have the first - and hopefully- last injury of the off-season: SPURS INJURY REPORT Spurs forward Tiago Splitter has suffered a strained right soleus. A timeline for his return to the court has not been determined. He will be re-evaluated in 7-to-10 days. The soleus is one of the calf muscles. As you probably remember, a calf injury bothered Splitter...
Via Pro Sports Daily
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Spurs Injury Update: Tiago Splitter out with leg injury

The San Antonio Spurs announced that Tiago Splitter suffered an injury in Day 3 of training camp. According to Rotoworld, Splitter suffered a strained right soleus, a muscle located in the back of the lower leg, and will be reevaluated in 7-10 days.INJURY NEWS: #Spurs announce Tiago Splitter has a strained right soleus. No timetable for return. Will be re-evaluated in 7 to 10...
Via Sports Injury Alert
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Watch Kyle Anderson shows his defensive chops against Warriors’ David Lee

The 2014-15 San Antonio Spurs training camp has officially kicked off which means rookie Kyle Anderson will get his first extended time on the court facing proven NBA veterans. However, before Kyle laced it up on the Spurs training camp court, he tested his mettle in the offseason against some of the best NBA talent […]
Via Project Spurs
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Baynes glad to be back with Spurs, feels it was the right decision

After a long summer of uncertainty, the San Antonio Spurs re-signed center Aron Baynes to a one-year deal. With the move, it means the entire roster from last season’s title team is back and the Spurs are hoping it’ll mean another trip to the NBA Finals and a shot at finally repeating as champs. Being […]
Via Project Spurs
1 day ago  |  Discuss

In a game of H.O.R.S.E. vs. Manu Ginobili, you will lose

Spurs’ Manu Ginobili is know for hitting impossible shots. From clutch-deep three’s to circus shots when driving in the lane, Manu has made the impossible look possible. And then there’s this shot from Manu from a commercial in his home country of Argentina. First he has a CGI basketball to start the commercial but no CGI is needed when a real basketball is in Manu’s hands...
Via Bloguin Best
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mavs’ Cuban applauds Spurs’ ability to stay ahead of the intelligence curve

Over the summer the San Antonio Spurs added a scientist. An applied sports scientist to their team to be exact. Xavi Schelling was added to the team’s medical staff to ensure the players are fresh and to try to avoid injuries. And considering the team’s core (Tim Duncan, Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili) aren’t young […]
Via Project Spurs
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Tim Duncan Seriously Considered Retirement After Winning Title

During the NBA Finals, there was a lot of speculation about Tim Duncan possibly retiring. The rumors warmed up even more after San Antonio defeated Miami in five games, but Duncan quickly killed that noise after opting in to the final year of his contract. The decision didn’t come easy, however. “There was some hesitation there,” Duncan admitted. “It came down to, I’m not...
Via BlackSportsOnline
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Bonner cosplays as Red Mamba, gets comic book treatment

So we all know Tim Duncan is going to be in the Punisher comic. But he’s not the only San Antonio Spur that’s getting the comic book treatment. Matt Bonner, affectionately known as the Red Mamba, got some comic book art of his likeness. From Matt’s brother, Luke: James O'Barr, Creator of The Crow and @okkervilriver fan, created a #RedMamba comic book pic for Alamo City...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Bonner featured in comic as 'The Red Mamba'

In a battle between good and evil where good must prevail, who will answer the call? Batman? No. Wonder Woman? Nope. Thor? Pass! Superman? Close but no cigar. How about none other than “The Red Mamba” aka Spurs’ Matt Bonner. That’s right, Bonner is now featured on a comic book cover as “The Red Mamba” his nickname on the court and needless to say, it is glorious (big...
Via Crossover Chronicles
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Boris Diaw excused from start of Spurs camp, will catch up with team in Europe

Boris Diaw was working hard this summer — he was a focal point of the French offense at the World Cup, averaging 9.2 points and 4 assists a game leading France to the bronze medal at the major international tournament. He worked so hard Gregg Popovich is already giving him some time off. While the rest of the Spurs open training camp in San Antonio starting Monday, Diaw will...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Aron Baynes Re-Signs With Spurs On Guaranteed One-Year Deal

Free agent center Aron Baynes has re-signed with the San Antonio Spurs on a guaranteed, one-year contract, a league source told RealGM.Baynes held an extensive negotiation with the Spurs throughout the NBA offseason while also fielding interest in China and Europe. The Spurs signed Baynes to a deal for more than his league minimum, a source said.In playing 53 games in his second...
Via RealGM
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Anyone want to hear Patty Mills sing some Smokey Robinson?

San Antonio Spurs’ Patty Mills is known for helping the Spurs capture title No. 5 in franchise history but he definitely isn’t known for his musical “talent.” Mills was doing what most of us probably do while driving. You know, your favorite song comes on, and you sing at the top of your lungs while no one is riding along. That’s exactly what Mills did (h/t Project Spurs...
Via Crossover Chronicles
8 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPN: Spurs are the best franchise in sports

Once again, a NBA team is at the top of ESPN’s annual Ultimate Standings. This time, the defending NBA champion Spurs have taken the top spot from the surprising Grizzlies in last year’s rankings. San Antonio obviously has a shiny new ring and trophy to add to their collection. That certainly helps. But the Spurs also finished in the top-20 in every category ESPN studied. They...
Via Crossover Chronicles
10 days ago  |  Discuss
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