Spurs Rumors & News

  • Spurs continue to show signs of life with romp over Kings

    San Antonio Express-News "Summing it up The Kings — they’re good for what ails you. The Spurs beat Sacramento for the second time in six days, with none of the difficulties of the first meeting. While that game was tied early in the fourth quarter, the Spurs romped Wednesday at the AT&T Center, leading by as many as 40..." March 05

  • Gregg Popovich on extending season: 'I will not come to work in July'

    San Antonio Express-News "One would imaging that Spurs coach Gregg Popovich would lead the drum beat for any NBA schedule change that would lessen the amount of back-to-back games, and especially the dreaded four-in-five nights. If it comes at the expense of a longer season, however, he’s not a fan. “I think the..." March 05

  • Gregg Popovich: I wouldn’t even coach an NBA Finals game in July

    Larry Brown Sports "The NBA is reportedly considering the idea of extending the regular season later into the summer. While there would still be an 82-game season, the idea would be to eliminate back-to-back games and not cram so many games into such a short span. Mark Cuban said last month that he thinks a more..." March 05

  • Marco Belinelli Takes It All off for 'GQ Italia' Cover Shoot

    Bleacher Report "In Italy, taking your pants off is a sign of respect. This isn't true, but for our purposes, we'll pretend this was the message being conveyed in Marco Belinelli's recent GQ Italia shoot. The San Antonio Spurs small forward disrobed to his natural, unbridled state for GQ's Italian..." March 03

  • Tony Parker faces biggest challenge of his career as Spurs try to find old form

    Yahoo! Sports "Tony Parker drove to the basket for what should have been a routine running lay-in against the Sacramento Kings. Only, nothing has been routine for Parker in recent months, including that shot, which, like many for the San Antonio Spurs point guard, failed to fall. Shortly after that miss,..." March 03

  • Spurs stifle Phoenix to close rodeo road trip in style

    San Antonio Express-News "Summing it up Unable to prevent their first losing rodeo road trip, the Spurs at least finished strong, following up Friday’s victory at Sacramento with an overwhelming 101-74 triumph at Phoenix on Saturday. The Spurs were dominant defensively over the first three quarters, limiting the Suns to..." March 01

  • Spurs, Buford honored at Sloan Conference

    San Antonio Express-News "For a team that, according to Charles Barkley, doesn’t deal in analytics, the Spurs are sure good at them. The defending champions, long known as one of the foremost proponents in the quest for detailed data that has swept through the NBA, were honored as the best analytics team in professional..." March 01

  • Tony Parker on struggles: 'I don't feel great. Everybody knows it'

    The Score "It sounds strange to say it, but it may be time to worry about the San Antonio Spurs. The Spurs remain the Spurs and it's difficult to believe they won't figure things out and ultimately hit their stride in time for the playoffs, but there's reasonable cause for concern. They dropped their..." February 27

  • Blazers get much-needed win over struggling Spurs, 111-95

    CSN Northwest "With the final minutes of Portland's impressive and very necessary 111-95 win over San Antonio Wednesday night at the Moda Center, the euphoric Blazers fans began chanting "Wesley Matthews, Wesley Matthews." The guard had just torched the Spurs for 16 points in the fourth quarter to finish with..." February 26

  • Splitter’s role remains in flux for Spurs

    San Antonio Express-News "Image 1 out of 3 Harry How /Getty Images Tiago Splitter reacts as he is fouled by the Los Angeles Clippers’ DeAndre Jordan during the Spurs’ 119-115 loss at Staples Center on Feb. 19, 2015 in Los Angeles. PORTLAND, Ore. — The Spurs won a bunch of games last season with Tiago Splitter..." February 25

  • San Antonio coach Popovich praises Jazz after 90-81 defeat

    Salt Lake Tribune "Gregg Popovich heaped praise on Utah and its first-year coach, Quin Snyder, after the Jazz rolled to a 90-81 victory over the Spurs on Monday night at EnergySolutions Arena. Utah limited San Antonio to 40 percent shooting. The Jazz handed the Spurs their third straight loss. "They were..." February 24

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  • Amar'e Stoudemire Commits To Sign With Mavericks

    Real GM Basketball "Amar'e Stoudemire has committed to signing with the Dallas Mavericks, league sources tell RealGM. Stoudemire and the New York Knicks agreed upon a buyout on Sunday. The Los Angeles Clippers, Phoenix Suns and San Antonio Spurs were also interested in Stoudemire." February 17

  • MVP Andrew Wiggins out of this World in Rising Star Challenge

    New York Post "The Rising Stars Challenge may have had a new format this year, but the game didn’t look much different. Led by 22 points, six rebounds and four assists from MVP Andrew Wiggins, Team World wound up pulling out a 121-112 victory over Team USA at Barclays Center Friday night, in the first year..." February 15

  • After some prodding, Tim Duncan explains secret to his greatness

    New York Post "As Tim Duncan looked around at the crowd of media surrounding him during availability Friday morning, even the famously stoic future Hall of Famer couldn’t help but smile when asked if he could have imagined playing in New York. “I can imagine what it would’ve been like,” Duncan said. Then,..." February 14

  • NBA players reject salary cap smoothing, raising projected 2016 cap to more than $90M

    SB Nation "NBA players have rejected a proposal that would "smooth" the projected windfall from the new television deal that the league signed last October, setting up a substantial increase of the salary cap in 2016, according to reports. Per Tim Bontemps of the New York Post, the salary cap is expected..." February 14

  • Belinelli to don special Italian-themed shoes for 3-point contest

    San Antonio Express-News "Marco Belinelli will sport a custom, Italian-themed pair of Nike Hyperdunks as he defends his title at the 3-point contest this weekend in New York City. The shoes sport red and green trimming around a white base, mirroring the Italian flag. In addition to the “IT” on the outer tongue, “Family..." February 12

  • Spurs head into the break with blowout win over Pistons

    Pounding The Rock "Stan Van Gundy had his guys forming a blanking wall, but Danny Green shot over it, Tony Parker scooted around it and Aron Baynes simply crashed through it. The irony of the 2014-15 San Antonio Spurs... they look exhausted and sluggish for the better part of three months, to the point where..." February 12

  • Contemplating Pop’s place in history

    San Antonio Express-News "Spurs coach Gregg Popovich made history on Monday, becoming the ninth coach in NBA annals to win 1,000 career games. It’s safe to say his journey was the most unlikely among them. For one thing, the eight men who did it before him — Don Nelson (1,335), Lenny Wilkens (1,332), Jerry Sloan..." February 11

  • Spurs come back to earn Pop his 1000th win against the Pacers, 95-93

    Pounding The Rock "Too close for comfort, the Spurs pull off a win in Indiana thanks to a game-winning jumper from Marco Belinelli. A historic victory for Coach Popovich, earning his 1000th win. This was a pretty important game for both teams. San Antonio is still struggling to climb up the standings in the..." February 10

  • Gregg Popovich says he considered drafting Scott Pollard over Tim Duncan

    Pro Basketball Talk "Since the Spurs drafted Tim Duncan No. 1 in 1997, he and Gregg Popovich have formed one of the best coach-player pairings in NBA history. But what if San Antonio had chosen someone else? Would Popovich still be regarded as one of the best coaches of all time? Would Duncan have experienced..." February 10

  • Popovich Reaches 1,000 Wins

    San Antonio Express-News "After Gregg Popovich’s first win as coach of the Spurs, over the Dallas Mavericks at the Alamodome on Dec. 14, 1996, some of his players embraced him and swatted him on the head. When time expired on his team’s dramatic 95-93 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Monday night, his players trudged..." February 10

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    Dan McCarney @danmccarneySAEN

    Ginobili inactive tonight, per Spurs.

  • Raptors Out-Spurs the Spurs, Win 87-82

    Raptors HQ "The Raptors, led by the continuing folk heroics of James Johnson, grit out an 87-82 win over the defending champion San Antonio Spurs. For a Raptors team that had mostly slumped into the new year (six game win streak notwithstanding), February was to be the true test. Eleven games, nine against..." February 09

  • Spurs have signed Reggie Williams to a second 10-day contract

    NBA.com "The San Antonio Spurs today announced that they have signed forward Reggie Williams to a second 10-day contract. Williams has appeared in three games for the Spurs since being signed on Jan. 28." February 08

  • Spurs taken down to the wire before outlasting Orlando

    San Antonio Express-News "Summing it up The Spurs (31-18) were less than impressive in their latest outing, needing a last-minute 3-pointer from Tony Parker to hold off a swooning Magic team that had lost nine straight entering Wednesday’s action at the AT&T Center. So, basically, it was like the majority of their..." February 05

  • Gregg Popovich thinks Tim Duncan will play another year

    SB Nation "According to his long time coach, Duncan's relevance could mean he'll hold off retirement for one more year. The Spurs had an unexpectedly-hard time beating a Magic team that was coming off a nine-game losing streak on Wednesday at home. After a good second quarter, the Spurs stopped executing..." February 05

  • How Tim Duncan's return next year could impact Marc Gasol

    CBSSports.com "In an interview with USA Today, San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich says that he believes Tim Duncan won't retire after this season. "No matter how (the season) ends, I think Timmy is going to look at (retirement) again," Popovich told USA TODAY Sports on Tuesday. "And if you ask me, my..." February 04

  • Gregg Popovich explains why he is NOT the Marshawn Lynch of the NBA

    USA Today "In the weeks leading up to Super Bowl XLIX, there was so much attention paid to Marshawn Lynch’s media habits that the conversation surrounding the Seattle Seahawks running back and his no-comment ways eventually bled into NBA circles. From my own Twitter timeline to social media circles..." February 04

  • Adam Silver says he's not pro sports gambling, views himself as 'realist'

    The Score "Given the Tim Donaghy scandal of 2007, it is perhaps surprising that the NBA is the professional sports league at the forefront of the push to legalize sports gambling in the United States. NBA commissioner Adam Silver - thought to be the most influential person in the business of sports - has..." February 04

  • Belinelli cleared to return

    San Antonio Express-News "As expected, reserve guard Marco Belinelli has been cleared to return for tonight’s home game against Orlando. “I really missed the court,” said Belinelli, who was officially listed as questionable on yesterday’s injury report. “I really missed my teammates in the game. I really can’t wait to..." February 04

  • Adam Silver likes idea of increasing size of All-Star rosters

    Yahoo! Sports "Every year, NBA fans and coaches select the players who will represent the Eastern and Western Conferences in the midseason All-Star Game, and every year, some deserving player finds himself on the outside looking in. This time around, after NBA Commissioner Adam Silver chose Sacramento Kings..." February 02

  • Spurs' Tim Duncan sues financial advisor for more than $1 million

    SI.com "San Antonio Spurs forward Tim Duncan has filed a lawsuit against his longtime financial advisor, seeking more than $1 million in damages, KENS-5 in San Antonio reports. In the lawsuit, Duncan alleges that Charles Banks misused Duncan's $7.5 million investment in his company, Gameday..." January 30

  • Spurs come alive in fourth, cruise past Charlotte

    San Antonio Express-News "Summing it up The Spurs (30-17) battled in fits and starts Wednesday against mediocre Charlotte, the type of game they dropped more often than not during their brutal December. They certainly flirted with defeat at the AT&T Center, watching their commanding 18-point lead shrink to just two..." January 29

  • Spurs Sign Reggie Williams to 10-Day Contract

    NBA.com "The San Antonio Spurs today announced that they have signed forward Reggie Williams of the Oklahoma City Blue to a 10-day contract. Williams, 6-6/210, has appeared in 13 games this season for the Blue of the NBA D-League, averaging 16.8 points, 5.3 rebounds, 3.3 assists and 1.08 steals in 31.9..." January 28

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    Marc J. Spears @SpearsNBAYahoo

    Spurs didn't sign F JaMychal Green to 2nd 10-day, but he's expected to get FA interest from MEM, NY, CHI, MIL & POR for 10-day, source said.

  • Spurs grind out a close win over spirited Bucks

    Pounding The Rock "It's hard to know what to make of the Bucks. They might be the most desolate, anonymous outpost in the NBA. They wear drab uniforms, they send one reporter on the road to cover their games, and they inspire a great malaise from the teams they play and the crowds they visit. Lest you forget, it was..." January 26

  • Spurs beat Nuggets, 109-99

    Pounding The Rock "San Antonio extends its win streak to four as they improve to 27-16 by beating the Nuggets in the thin air of Denver. This was a pretty ugly game for the most part (especially so at the beginning as the Spurs missed eleven of their first twelve shots) and the two teams contributed equally for..." January 21

  • Report: Spurs luring LaMarcus Aldridge in free agency is a possibility mentioned by multiple team executives

    Pro Basketball Talk "LaMarcus Aldridge will be an unrestricted free agent this summer, but has already said he wants to be “the best Blazer ever,” and plans to re-up with a five-year contract just as soon as he is able. The Blazers are winning, have an amazing young point guard in Damian Lillard, and can offer..." January 21

  • Lakers Top 2015 List Of NBA's Most Valuable Teams; Average Franchise Is Now Worth Record $1.1 Billion

    Forbes.com "What do you get when you combine a massive new $24 billion television contract, a nearly six-year bull market in equities creating tremendous wealth, and cheap credit? You get a massive rise in sports franchise values, with the NBA serving as ground zero for the current boom. The average NBA team..." January 21

  • Kyle Anderson assigned to Austin Spurs

    Pounding The Rock "Per the press release the San Antonio Spurs just sent out: The San Antonio Spurs today announced that they have assigned forward Kyle Anderson to the Austin Spurs of the NBA Development League. This is Anderson's second assignment to Austin this season. In his lone appearance with Spurs, he..." January 20

  • Spurs hold Jazz to five-year low, win 89-69

    Pounding The Rock "Can you imagine if all Spurs games were like this, if they actually played to their late 90's-early 00's stereotype? I'd probably take up a different hobby, to be honest. In a game that had all the offensive execution of the NFC Championship Game and all the drama of the AFC Championship Game, the..." January 19

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    Jeff McDonald @JMcDonald_SAEN

    Pop says Tiago Splitter will start next to Tim Duncan again tonight. Indicated this will be more or less standard frontcourt going forward.

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    Jeff McDonald @JMcDonald_SAEN

    Newest Spur JaMychal Green says he's been told he'll be active tonight vs Jazz

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    Mike Monroe @Monroe_SA

    #Spurs injury report for Sunday vs. #Jazz: Marco Belinelli (groin strain) is out

  • Spurs likely to sign D-League forward JaMychal Green

    Yahoo! Sports "JaMychal Green will likely sign with the San Antonio Spurs after departing Friday from their affiliate team at the 2015 NBA D-League Showcase, sources told Yahoo Sports. What’s holding up the Spurs’ plan to sign Green is they currently have the maximum 15 players on their roster and need to..." January 17

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    San Antoino is waiving Austin Daye, clearing the way to sign JaMychal Green to a 10-day contract, league source tells Yahoo.

  • Leonard a game-time decision, says he’s ‘ready to go’

    San Antonio Express-News "Officially listed as probable, starting small forward Kawhi Leonard said at shootaround Friday morning that he’s a game-time decision to return tonight against Portland after missing the past 15 games, and 17 of 19, with a torn ligament in his right (shooting) hand. Leonard said he’ll warm up..." January 16

  • Spurs edge Charlotte behind Ginobili’s outburst

    San Antonio Express-News "Manu Ginobili scored a team-high 27 points in just 24 minutes off the bench, including a series of key baskets as the Spurs fought off Charlotte 98-93 Wednesday at Time Warner Cable Arena. The Spurs (23-16) led by as many as 16 points before Charlotte (15-24) climbed to within one with less..." January 15

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    San Antonio Spurs @spurs

    INJURY REPORT: Leonard is probable for tomorrow's game against Portland. Belinelli remains out. DETAILS: http://t.co/ZTM2neCK3f