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Spurs News: The Admiral thinks Tim Duncan can still play

We read all the Spurs news and articles out there and bring you the best of them in one place every day. Tim Duncan can play a couple more years David Robinson went out on top, so why not Duncan? Of course, Robinson has said that going out on a championship is overrated so there is that. Chip or not, one more time, Timmy! In an interview, Robinson said that Duncan still has...
Via Pounding the Rock
1 hour ago

Should San Antonio Spurs Explore Trade for Okafor or Noel?

With the San Antonio Spurs looking as though they might need to replace Tim Duncan at center, two intriguing players have been unleashed onto the trade block. According to league sources, the Philadelphia 76ers have decide to explore trades involving their young interior players Jahlil Okafor and Nerlens Noel. They’re said to be looking for […] Should San Antonio Spurs Explore...
Via Air Alamo
18 hours ago

Spurs Highlights: Watch Jonathon Simmons' top plays from his rookie season!

The 26 year old first year player really had a breakout year! After starring for the NBA Vegas Summer League champion Spurs, Jonathon Simmons carried that momentum into the NBA, where he had a very successful rookie season in San Antonio. Simmons averaged 14.7 points and 4.3 total rebounds per 36 minutes. Here, check out his full per/36 min stats from basketball-reference.com:...
Via Pounding the Rock
1 day ago

Reminder: Duncan, Ginobili, and Parker are the only remaining active players with four or more championship rings

Sometimes it is good to remember the obvious things in life. Thank you redditor pclark90210 for pointing out something we could all stand to remember: There are no active players who have more rings than Tim Duncan, Manu Ginobili, or Tony Parker. With Kobe Bryant's retirement, the Spurs' "Big Three" sit solely atop that list. Timmy leads the way with five, while Tony and Manu both...
Via Pounding the Rock
1 day ago

Leonard, Aldridge named to All-NBA teams

Via Spurs PR: The NBA today announced that San Antonio Spurs forwards Kawhi Leonard and LaMarcus Aldridge have both been named to the league’s All-NBA Teams. Leonard was selected to the All-NBA First Team, while Aldridge was selected to the All-NBA Third Team. Leonard and Aldridge’s All-NBA honors mark the 19th consecutive season the Spurs […]
Via Project Spurs
1 day ago

The 2015-16 San Antonio Spurs don’t look so bad anymore

Oh, to be a fly on the wall in the offices (and personal homes) of the San Antonio Spurs right now. What must the Spurs — coach by coach, player by player, support staffer by support staffer — be thinking as they watch the Oklahoma City Thunder lay waste to the Golden State Warriors in the Western Conference Finals? What are the Spurs thinking? The question is delicious enough...
Via The Comeback
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Should the San Antonio Spurs Replace Danny Green?

Danny Green was awarded with a huge contract extension after the 2014-2015 season. He followed it with his worst year on offense since becoming a starter for the San Antonio Spurs. Although his defense was still extremely solid, Green averaged only 7.2 points per game during the regular season while shooting about 38% from the […] Should the San Antonio Spurs Replace Danny Green...
Via Air Alamo
2 days ago

Spurs Draft Prospect: DeAndre’ Bembry

There are several NBA prospects the San Antonio Spurs should be looking at come June and Saint Joseph’s DeAndre’ Bembry should be one of them. Draft Express has Bembry slated as the 30th pick in the draft, which would be one spot after where the Spurs are picking. Bembry might be a guy who could […]
Via Project Spurs
2 days ago

San Antonio Spurs: Future of Manu Ginobili and Tim Duncan unknown?

The San Antonio Spurs lost the series to Oklahoma City Thunder with grace in round two of the NBA playoffs on May 12, 2016. They lost in game six 113- 99 in a best of seven series in Oklahoma. San Antonio Spurs fans are left wondering if Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobili will be back in silver and black or if they’ll retire. A look at the comments made by both Ginobili and Duncan offer...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Danny Green gets Lasik eye surgery after bad shooting year

San Antonio Spurs guard Danny Green is typically a reliable shooter, especially from three-point range. This season — not so much. Green shot a career-worst 37.6 percent from the field and converted 33.2 percent from beyond the arc, which was his most inefficient production since his rookie season. Perhaps that inspired the 28-year-old to have surgery to correct his vision. Manrique...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Spurs celebrate end of their season in fantastic way

While the San Antonio Spurs fell short in the playoffs to the Oklahoma City Thunder, the team achieved plenty this season, ending their regular season at 67-15 as well as a 40-1 home record. While the Spurs await Tim Duncan’s and Manu Ginobli’s plans for the next season, the Spurs decided to celebrate the end of their 2015-16 season in the most imaginative and best non-Spurs...
Via The Comeback
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Draymond Green doesn't bother talking trash to Tim Duncan

Draymond Green and the Golden State Warriors fully expected to take on the San Antonio Spurs in the Western Conference Finals. That potentially epic matchup never came to fruition after the Oklahoma City Thunder upset San Antonio in six games in the Western Conference Semifinals. This doesn’t mean that Green, who is coming off his first career All-Star appearance, only has the...
Via Sportsnaut
12 days ago  |  Discuss

There’s no compelling reason for Tim Duncan to retire

It is easy — very easy — to think or say that any argument advocating Tim Duncan’s return for another NBA season is selfish and emotional. That’s undeniable and inescapable. When a giant of a sport comes closer to the end of a decorated career — a two-decade-long journey which established a remarkably elevated standard of excellence — any columns opposing retirement...
Via Crossover Chronicles
14 days ago  |  Discuss

The Spurs lost because they’re old? Don’t let them off so easily

The Spurs lost because they’re old. The Spurs are done. The Spurs couldn’t match the athleticism of the Oklahoma City Thunder. All of those statements have been uttered before. The first two have already been refuted multiple times. The third is reasonable and fundamentally accurate, but it still doesn’t tell the whole story of another playoff exit suffered by San Antonio at...
Via Crossover Chronicles
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Tim Duncan, Manu Ginobili haven’t made decisions on retirement yet

After the Spurs’ once promising season came to a crashing halt last night in Oklahoma City, speculation naturally turned to the future of some of their old stars, namely Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobili. After less than stellar performances against the Thunder, many are wondering if time is up for two of the men that became the backbone of the Spurs dominance. Duncan was terse. ...
Via The Comeback
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Donovan outcoached Pop, but not in the way one might think

Billy Donovan didn’t coach his team all that well in his first-ever NBA playoff series in late April. The Dallas Mavericks might have lost a 4-1 series to the Oklahoma City Thunder, but Rick Carlisle coaxed so much more out of the resources available to him. The talent disparity between the two teams was too pronounced for coaching to ultimately matter in that series, but the point...
Via Crossover Chronicles
14 days ago  |  Discuss

How the San Antonio Spurs can win the NBA title next year

Never bury the San Antonio Spurs. It's a phrase you've likely overheard in a bar at some point or another/dozens of times over the past 10 years. Whether their season ends in disappointment or covered in sticky champagne, the Spurs always find a way to improve over the summer, be it via a personnel change or ideological evolution.In 2009, they won 54 games but were eliminated in...
Via Fox Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Could entire Spurs’ Big Three retire?

Did the NBA witness the end of an era Thursday night when Tim Duncan and the San Antonio Spurs received an unexpected boot from the postseason? After winning 67 games in the regular season, the Spurs couldn’t even make it to the Western Conference finals, losing in the semifinals to the Oklahoma City Thunder and throwing the futures of San Antonio’s big three—Duncan, Tony Parker...
Via The Sports Daily
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Duncan Not Dunkin' Like He Used To

It looks like time has finally caught up to Tim Duncan.Despite having his best performance of the series, Duncan’s 19-point outing was not enough to prevent the Oklahoma City Thunder from moving on to face the Golden State Warriors in the Western Conference Finals. Game 6 was the standout in what was otherwise a lackluster series of performances for Duncan, who was held to a total...
Via The Sports Quotient
15 days ago  |  Discuss

QUIZ: Name every San Antonio Spurs player to win a title with Tim Duncan

Tim Duncan is arguably the greatest power forward in NBA history, amassing five NBA championships, two MVP awards, three Finals MVPs, and Rookie of the Year. Over Duncan's career, the San Antonio Spurs won five NBA titles (in 2014, 2007, 2005, 2003, and 1999). Can you name every one of his Spurs teammates to win a title with him? Note: The teammate must have played on a Finals...
15 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Gregg Popovich gets snippy with reporter who questions him

Gregg Popovich is no friend of reporters, and he continued to make that clear on Thursday night after Game 6 of the Western Conference semifinals. After watching his San Antonio Spurs get beat badly by the Thunder in Oklahoma City to end their season, Pop faced the media. He was asked whether he regretted not going with a smaller lineup earlier in the game, which was a route for...
Via Larry Brown Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

How Oklahoma City has pushed the Spurs to the brink

The Oklahoma City Thunder defense seemed lost after Game 1 - a unit that struggled to make life even a little difficult for a San Antonio Spurs' offense that freely bombed away in the series opener. A little more than a week later, the Spurs can't so much as signal for a play without the Thunder jumping all over them. The Thunder allowed San Antonio to score 134.0 points per 100...
Via RealGM - NBA
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Can the San Antonio Spurs come back from the brink?

Game 5 of round two between the San Antonio Spurs and Oklahoma City Thunder was decided last night in San Antonio. The contest went down to the wire, and in the end the Spurs were unable to find the inspiration from more than Kawhi Leonard to spark them to victory. Tony Parker was unable to hit his shots to tie the game or give the Spurs a lead in the last minutes of the game, and...
Via isportsweb.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Gilbert Arenas: Kawhi Leonard is not a top-five player

Former NBA guard Gilbert Arenas has put out some relatively hot takes in recent years, some of them simply archaic as one could imagine. Now, four years removed from actually suiting up in the NBA, Arenas decided that he’d extend these hot takes to the basketball world. In a recent post on Instagram, Arenas concluded that San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard is not a top...
Via Sportsnaut
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Spurs GM R.C. Buford wins NBA Executive of the Year

The San Antonio Spurs organization continues to shine at every single level. General manager R.C. Buford was named NBA Executive of the Year for the 2015-16 season on Monday, per Marc J. Spears of ESPN. This marks the second time in the last three years that Buford has taken home the honor. Here are the full voting results for the award: 2015-16 NBA Executive of the Year voting...
Via Larry Brown Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss
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