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Danny Green felt snubbed by announcement of All-Defensive teams

On Wednesday, the NBA announced its first and second All-Defensive teams, and San Antonio Spurs guard Danny Green failed to crack the list. Chris Paul and Tony Allen made the first team, while John Wall and Jimmy Butler made the second team. Green was unhappy with the decision, tweeting a since deleted string of snoozing emojis beside a link to the NBA's official press release....
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12 hours ago  |  Discuss

San Antonio Spurs Big Four Illustration

The San Antonio Spurs big four of Tony Parker, Tim Duncan, Manu Ginobili and Kawhi Leonard captured by artist Bam Bam Bam! from Taipei City, Taiwan. The post San Antonio Spurs Big Four Illustration appeared first on Hooped Up.
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16 hours ago  |  Discuss

2014-15 NBA All-Defensive Team

A photo posted by San Antonio Spurs (@spurs) on May 20, 2015 at 12:01pm PDT San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard, the Kia NBA Defensive Player of the Year, headlines the 2014-15 NBA All-Defensive First Team, the NBA announced today. He is one of three players to make his first All-Defensive First Team. 2014-15 NBA All-Defensive First Team Position Player / Team...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Spurs Plan Does Not Include The Draft

On Tuesday night the formerly hapless Minnesota Timberwolves won the NBA Draft Lottery. Obviously they are looking to pair an All-Star caliber player with the reigning NBA Rookie of The Year, Andrew Wiggins. Nothing new to report there. The mysticism that surrounds the lottery is intense. There is an unwavering belief that the winner of […]
Via Project Spurs
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Reviewing Tiago Splitter's 2014-15 season

Spurs center Tiago Splitter is one of the most underrated players in the entire league. He's a big man who's effective on both ends and in the post. He can pass, score and rebound, is efficient and works well beside Tim Duncan. At 30 years old, he averaged 8.2 points and 4.8 rebounds per game. But how else was his year before breaking down in the playoffs? San Antonio Express-News...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Spurs Click and Scroll: Spurs to play in Summer League, a look at the team salary, Ayon passes on Spurs

Spurs to participate in 2015 NBA Summer League | The San Antonio Spurs will participate in the 2015 NBA Summer League in Las Vegas from 10-20, the league announced on Monday. The silver and black will join 24 other teams in Summer League play for the event. A schedule of games, dates and times […]
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T-Mac wishes he could have played for the Spurs way sooner than he did

Everybody knows Tracy McGrady and if you remember back in 2013 — I know it’s painful for San Antonio Spurs fans, but let me continue — he joined the team right before the playoffs. The Spurs gained a few more fans hoping to see the legendary T-Mac finally win a ring after a brutal career […]
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What Will The Aging Spurs Do This Summer?

What Will The Aging Spurs Do This Summer? There were a few people surprised to see the San Antonio Spurs bow out of the 2015 NBA Playoffs in the 1st round. Even though it took 7 games and a little bit of luck for the Los Angeles Clippers to eliminate the defending NBA champions, it […]
Via Legion Report
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Should the San Antonio Spurs keep Danny Green?

Crunch time begins for the San Antonio Spurs to make some important decisions this off-season. Free agency is right around the corner, and there are some big names available. But there is an unsung hero in the mix that the Spurs need to be cognizant of: Danny Green. Green is on pace to receive a pay raise. He has delivered on his duties as a key role player on this team, spacing...
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Reviewing Manu Ginobili's 2014-15 season

Manu Ginobili had a down season, averaging the third fewest points of his career with the third lowest field goal percentage. But that's to be expected from a 37-year-old shooting guard who's suffered numerous injuries.Here's San Antonio Express-News writer Dan McCarney with a deeper look at how Ginobili's 13th season went:"A Spurs staffer said privately that Ginobili is only good...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Grizzlies concerned Marc Gasol will go to Spurs

Marc Gasol will be a free agent this summer, and the Memphis Grizzlies are worried he might leave for the San Antonio Spurs.
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

The San Antonio Spurs need to look to the future

The San Antonio Spurs are one of the most respected teams in all of sports. They have been a dynasty for over a decade now, but don’t all good things come to an end? Who says they have to? If the Spurs play their cards right, they can land a pretty prolific basketball player come this free agency. Winning is second nature to this city, so the franchise must greatly consider making...
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Antonio Daniels would be ‘very surprised’ if Tim Duncan retired

After the San Antonio Spurs won their fifth NBA championship since 1999 last season, many wondered if Tim Duncan would retire on top. Instead, Duncan returned for an 18th NBA season and looked like he discovered the Fountain of Youth along the way. While the Spurs failed to advance past the opening round of the...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Gregg Popovich reportedly makes $11 million per year

Gregg Popovich is one of the best coaches in basketball history, having led the San Antonio Spurs to five NBA championships since 1999. He is apparently compensated accordingly. In a recent piece about the future of the Spurs, ESPN’s March Stein noted that Popovich is rumored to be making somewhere in the range of $11...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

What’s next for the San Antonio Spurs?

Trying to figure out the future of the San Antonio Spurs is currently an impossible process. It needs to be done in the manner of when you get the DVD of a movie and have multiple alternate endings. San Antonio’s 2014-2015 season came to a heartbreaking end, losing Game Seven of its first-round series to the Los Angeles Clippers on Saturday night. It was a somewhat unusual...
Via Crossover Chronicles
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Gregg Popovich Covered Night on the Town For His Team After Spurs Eliminated in Los Angeles

It is not unusual to see pictures of NBA players out after wining a big game or getting knocked out in the playoffs. You just won/lost a big game, you have plenty of money in your bank account, and no where you have to be tomorrow. Why not let loose?The San Antonio Spurs did just that after losing Game 7 to the Clippers in LA over the weekend. As it turns out they were ordered by...
Via FatManWriting
17 days ago  |  Discuss

San Antonio’s Real Endgame

I have a theory. As far as my theories go it’s not all that crazy, but it’s a possibility nobody’s really talking about. All I know for sure is that, despite coming one errant whistle away from potentially taking Game 7 into overtime, the Spurs were massively outgunned when it comes to star power against the CLippers, and no matter how much development we’ve yet to see...
Via The Sports Post
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Clippers beat Spurs on Chris Paul shot in Game 7

It is a sportswriter’s dream to be able to write about radiant, transcendent sports spectacles such as Game 7 of the Western Conference first-round series between the Los Angeles Clippers and the San Antonio Spurs. Yet, the marvelousness and the magnitude of what we saw on Saturday night in Los Angeles were so overwhelmingly powerful — powerful enough that the simplest statements...
Via Crossover Chronicles
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the San Antonio Spurs will win game 7

Tim Duncan, Blake Griffin Make no mistake, the San Antonio Spurs and Los Angeles Clippers Game 7 matchup on Saturday night will be the best game of the year. There will be an immense amount of emotion, passion, and determination right off the bat. Players will go the distance and whip out any last piece of energy from their fibers. Think of the Spurs as Rocky Balboa and the Clippers...
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Looking for the Spurs’ ‘Softness’

After the San Antonio Spurs lost Game 6 in their series against the Los Angeles Clippers, forcing a decisive Game 7 in Los Angeles, head coach Gregg Popovich repeatedly ripped his team for being “soft.” Did the Spurs get blown off the floor? Well, not exactly: they lost the game by the final score 102–96, and they were within two points of the Clippers with just 10 seconds...
Via The Sports Post
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Gregg Popovich rips Spurs for playing ‘soft’

The Spurs failed to finish off the Clippers on Thursday night, and as a result the two teams will travel to Los Angeles for Game 7 on Saturday. After San Antonio’s 102-96 loss at home, head coach Gregg Popovich ripped the defending champs and said they should be “embarrassed.” “We lost because the Clippers were...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Kawhi Leonard becoming NBA’s version of WWE antihero?

The San Antonio Spurs have a pretty solid track record of fitting round pegs into square holes. Outside of Tim Duncan, and David Robinson before him, many of their key players shouldn’t belong… at least, not in the way we assumed they would at the time. Tony Parker (1st round, 28th overall pick) was once thought to be a major liability for San Antonio, to the extent that the...
Via Crossover Chronicles
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Kawhi Leonard Wins NBA’s Defensive Player of the Year

Despite missing 16 games during the regular season, San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard took him NBA’s Defensive Player of the Year honors on Thursday. Leonard, 23, led the Association with 2.3 steals per game during a regular season that saw him rank third in the NBA with a 99.6 defensive rating. Known for his superior athleticism, the former first-round pick has turned his...
Via Sportsnaut
28 days ago  |  Discuss

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