Rumors swirl around the Spurs’ draft night intentions

It would seem draft night could still go any direction for the Spurs. It’s NBA Draft day, which means rumors are abound about whom teams may pick, what trades may be made, etc. With two first round picks (and three overall), the Spurs are right in the thick of things with already at least two contradicting rumors making the rounds. …

What Mike Conley to the Jazz means for the Spurs

The Western Conference has a new contender. The second big trade of the offseason has been annoumced. The Grizzlies traded Mike Conley to the Jazz in exchange of Jae Crowder, Kyle Korver, Grayson Allen, the 23rd pick in the 2019 NBA draft, and a protected 2020 selection. The transaction is not surprising considering the Grizzlies began their rebuilding process in …

Open Thread: NBA Draft Day is here, Spurs fans

Last chance for predictions on tonight’s outcome What do Lonnie Walker IV, Chimezie Metu, Derrick White, Dejounte Murray, David Robinson, Manu Ginobili, and Tim Duncan all have in common? They were drafted by the San Antonio Spurs and have played their entire careers (to this point) with the Silver & Black. Not all of these players are Hall Of Famers …

The case for the Spurs to trade up in the draft

The Spurs could cut through some of Thursday night’s uncertainty and address long-term positional need by being uncharacteristically aggressive. Like many bloggers, I occasionally get added to mailing lists that share the latest prop bet odds on anything from season win totals to how many times Jay Bilas will use pet phrases during a broadcast on draft night. Like many …

Report: Rudy Gay is expected to re-sign with the Spurs

Retaining him is one of the Spurs’ top offseason priorities. Here’s some good news for Spurs fans! Rudy Gay is expected to re-sign with the Spurs this summer, likely for more than $10 million per season. As was first reported by Jordan Brenner of The Athletic in an article about contingency plans for teams losing top-tier talent in free agency …

Blogger Mock Draft: The Spurs go big, swing big at 29

With the 29th pick in the Ridiculous Upside mock draft, the PTR Spurs took a flyer on a unique prospect in Georgia’s Nicolas Claxton. I’ll be honest — a few minutes after making my first pick in this year’s Ridiculous Upside mock draft, even after giving it a good deal of thought, I found myself second-guessing it. That has nothing …

Appreciating what Tony Parker means to the Spurs

It feels past due to show TP some real Spurs love. When Spurs legend Tony Parker announced his retirement last week, it came at an awkward time. It was during a heavy news cycle, both for the NBA — Game 5 of the NBA Finals was that night — and oddly the Spurs as it was almost simultaneously reported that …

Blogger Mock Draft: The Spurs stay on brand with their 19th pick

In SBNation’s annual mock draft, the Spurs used their 19th pick to select Tennessee’s Grant Williams, a guy who should be able to do a bit of everything. The 2019 NBA Draft is this Thursday, which gives fans just a few more precious days to speculate, daydream and predict which coveted player their team might take. For the third year …

Open Thread: It’s time for the Spurs Hype Crew tryouts

Show the Silver & Black what you’ve got and represent the Spurs throughout the season. As you may recall, a little over a year ago the San Antonio Spurs disbanded the cheerleading team, known as the Silver Dancers, as well as their break dancing squad, Team Energy. Last summer they combined the skill sets of both groups, as well as …

What Tony Parker and the early 2010s Spurs meant to me

How basketball’s greatest trio got me through the toughest part of my life As you no doubt know by now, Spurs legend Tony Parker retired this week after an illustrious 18-year career in the NBA that included 4 selections to All-NBA teams, 6 All-Star selections, 4 NBA Championships, and a Finals MVP award for his performance in the 2007 Finals. …