San Antonio Spurs: Jakob Poeltl on DeMar DeRozan playing motivated

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In Jakob Peoltl’s first meeting with the San Antonio Spurs media, he discussed DeMar DeRozan’s motivation this season with the chip on his shoulder. The marquee move of the San Antonio Spurs offseason, the trade for DeMar DeRozan, Jakob Poeltl and a protected 2019 first-round pick, shook up the roster more than anything. They came in […] San Antonio Spurs: Jakob …

Get to know Jakob Poeltl

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The Spurs newest big man just had in introductory press conference with the local media. Austrian big man Jakob Poeltl — acquired from the Toronto Raptors via the Kawhi Leonard / DeMar DeRozan trade — had his introductory press conference with local media at the Spurs practice facility today. He talked about his first meeting with his new coach, Gregg …

San Antonio Spurs: When does the 2018-19 season end?

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When will the 2018-19 season end for the San Antonio Spurs? In October, the 2018-19 NBA season will kick off. It features the San Antonio Spurs, back for another year to compete in the Western Conference and rise from the No. 7 spot from the previous campaign. New players are around for the Silver and […] San Antonio Spurs: When …

Spurs offseasons revisted: 2000

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In 2000, the San Antonio Spurs’ offseason had the chance to reshape the franchise for the worse. The San Antonio Spurs usually stay quiet in the offseason, at least under Gregg Popovich’s tenure. That did not happen in 2018, with the departures of Kawhi Leonard and Tony Parker, but the team will move on and […] Spurs offseasons revisted: 2000 …

Open Thread: New Spurs players getting jersey numbers

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The players’ numbers have some subtle championship references First off, thanks for Mark Barrington and Marilyn Dubinski for hosting the OT this week while I was away. It’s great to have such talented dependable friends to entrust when I cannot be tethered to my laptop. I saw the new DeMar DeRozan #10 Spurs jersey made its way onto the racks …

Where Dejounte Murray goes from here

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The Spurs’ most intriguing player is also their least complete. Here’s are the next steps in Murray’s development. Technically, 2018-19 will be Dejounte Murray’s first full season as the Spurs’ starting point guard, and there’s every reason to think the 21-year-old will build on an up-and-down but promising sophomore campaign that earned him All-Defensive 2nd Team recognition and plenty of …

San Antonio Spurs: Darrun Hilliard joins Saski Baskonia

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Darrun Hilliard will become the latest former member of the San Antonio Spurs to join an overseas team this offseason. Darrun Hilliard joined the San Antonio Spurs for the 2017-18 season on a two-way contract, the first year this type of deal went into place. Matt Costello was the other player, as NBA teams have a […] San Antonio Spurs: Darrun …

San Antonio Spurs: 3 biggest playoff-bubble threats in 2018-19

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The San Antonio Spurs will look to claw their way into the 2018-19 postseason, but which Western Conference teams could hamper their chances? On Tuesday, ESPN released their 2018-19 NBA standings projections. It did not feature the San Antonio Spurs in the playoffs, with a predicted record of 44-38 and at No. 9 in the […] San Antonio Spurs: 3 …

Darrun Hilliard signs with Saski Baskonia

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The restricted free agent is headed to Spain. Spurs restricted free agent Darrun Hilliard has signed a one-year deal with Spanish club Saski Baskonia. (If that team sounds familiar, it is where Tiago Splitter spent the majority of his career before joining the Spurs in 2010). ✍Official announcement | Darrun Hilliard (1993, 1.98 m) signs for a year with @Kirolbet_es …

San Antonio Spurs: When is Opening Night 2018-19?

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The San Antonio Spurs will take the court in October for the 2018-19 opener, but what day is it on? After an unusual offseason, the San Antonio Spurs will move towards the 2018-19 season. It’s still far away, but given the silence of movement across the board, there’s an eye on what the next campaign will […] San Antonio Spurs: When …

Open Thread: A new employer for Bruce Bowen

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Who wouldn’t want to work at the zoo? Just a day after Bruce Bowen’s broadcasting contract with the Clippers was not renewed — reportedly over critical comments he made of Kawhi Leonard — the suddenly unemployed former Spur already has a new job waiting for him at the San Antonio Zoo, complete with a reserved parking spot. Dear Bruce Bowen, …