Preview: 2015-16 Season Storylines.

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Before the NBA season kicks off in just a number of days, we’re counting it down with our season preview, continuing today with several storylines leading into the new season. The Last Hurrah Over the last decade, the San Antonio Spurs have been known for “the big three,” Tim Duncan, Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili in …

Aldridge joins Spurs Big Three for possible last ride.

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Tim Duncan, Tony Parker and Manu Ginobli haul their aging bodies back for another punishing NBA season with the San Antonio Spurs in what could be Big Three’s last stand. Duncan, a 39-year-old power forward, has sparked San Antonio to NBA titles in 1999, 2003, 2005, 2007 and 2014 with French point guard Parker, 33, …

Tony Parker embracing new role in Spurs offense.

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Tony Parker finished with five assists in the preseason finale against the Houston Rockets, three of those were thanks to his new teammate LaMarcus Aldridge. It was a series of pick and pops between Parker and Aldridge that helped get the Spurs’ new big man involved early. Aldridge would finish with 19 points (6 of 7 …

Before final roster decision, Jonathon Simmons ‘slightly’ nervous.

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Jonathon Simmons had no idea what would happen after the Spurs preseason finale against the Houston Rockets. He knew the team would make a decision on his future, but tried not to think about it. “As a player, in my position, of course it crosses your mind, but I’m kind of good with stuff like that,” …

NBA’s Most Underrated Superstar: Kawhi Leonard.

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LeBron James. Kevin Durant. Anthony Davis. Steph Curry. Kawhi Leonard?  Wait a second. That doesn’t seem right. How can you even put those guys in the same sentence? That’s absurd.  Right? Look harder. Think faster. Kawhi is right in the mix. At only 24 years old, Kawhi Leonard has quietly become one of the most effective players in the NBA. …

How long will Greg Popovich remain a coach?

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San Antonio Spurs coach Greg Popovich was named the new head coach of Team USA Basketball this past Friday 10\23\2015. Which beg’s the questions of how long will Greg Popovich coach? This question is regarding his current contract with the San Antonio Spurs through 2020, after which will Greg Popovich still continue on with Team USA? …

With less 3-pointers for themselves, Spurs will have to take away looks from opponents.

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AT&T CENTER – Prior to the San Antonio Spurs’ 111-86 preseason victory over the Houston Rockets Friday evening, Spurs Head Coach Gregg Popovich was asked about the team’s expected loss of some of their outside 3-point shooting this coming season. For Popovich, he knows that while he’s gained some top talent in the signing of…….Read …

How Kawhi Leonard wins the 2016 MVP award.

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  The NBA’s MVP award does not have a diverse track record. Its recent winners all share traits of elite scoring ability and national popularity. This year, Kawhi Leonard can be the outlier. Leonard isn’t a “star” in the traditional sense. He’s low-key, lacks pizzazz and won’t call his own number frivolously. His 16.5 points per game …

This play for the Spurs caught on NBA phantom cam will torment the league.

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This pick and pop play between Tony Parker and LaMarcus Aldridge will no doubt torment the rest of the league this season. This play and one other were shot in slow motion with the NBA’s phantom cam technology. Watching these plays in slow motion in a never-ending loop is almost hypnotic as we see the …

Spurs will waive Reggie Williams, keep Rasual Butler, per report.

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The Spurs will waive Reggie Williams, trimming the roster to 15 players.Rasual Butler has not been released and will make the roster, according to Yahoo Sports’ Shams Charania. Williams and Butler were both on fully non-guaranteed contracts and were battling for the last available spot. The only other player that didn’t have a fully guaranteed contract was Matt …

Manu Ginobili was 50-50 on returning to the Spurs for one more season.

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In what was the biggest off seasons for the San Antonio Spurs this past summer. One of the biggest names on the team was still 50-50 on making a return for one more season. Manu Ginobili left for the summer leaning towards coming back, but he was not totally convinced. So what was the deciding factor …

San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich named head coach of USA Basketball Men’s National Team.

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Add another job title to Gregg Popovich’s already impressive coaching resume — Team USA Coach. The Spurs’ Popovich has been named the country’s national coach for 2017-2020, USA Basketball announced Friday. Popovich, 66, will replace Mike Krzyzewski following the 2016 Olympics in Rio De Janeiro. Krzyzewski is moving to an advisory role alongside Team USA managing director …