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. Nicknamed “The Claw,”  Leonard has …

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? Given his level of commitment …

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 More Source: With less 3-pointers …

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 last season was a career-high …

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 beautiful game makes its return …

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 Bonner and his place in …

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 for Manu Ginibili to come …

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 Jerry Colangelo. Popovich is set to …

Spurs’ roster battle comes down to the wire via.

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  For four years of college, Spurs forward Reggie Williams woke up every day before 7 a.m. He was in his room every night before 11. He didn’t have a choice. As a cadet at Virginia Military Institute, Williams led a tightly controlled undergrad life similar to what Gregg Popovich once experienced at the Air Force Academy.T here were rules governing his …

PBT Extra bold prediction preview: Will Spurs’ defense remain strong?

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  The Spurs’ core is getting a step older and a step slower. They are replacing Tiago Splitter‘s size and rebounding withLaMarcus Aldridge. As Jenna Corrado does in this latest PBT Extra, it’s fair to ask if San Antonio’s defense is about to slip a little this season? I don’t see it, at least not much. First, they still have Kawhi …

One Team, One Stat: Iso-Aldridge.

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  According to SportVU, LaMarcus Aldridge ranked second in the league (behind James Harden) in isolations, with almost three times as much as anybody on the Spurs last season. We know that the Spurs’ offense is built on passing, where the ball moves until it finds the open man and good shots are passed up for great ones. While the Spurs …

Tim Duncan: Re-Living His Legacy with the San Antonio Spurs.

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The year was 1997. The place was Charlotte, North Carolina. The event was the NBA Draft, a place in which college players look to see if their dreams would come reality. Tim Duncan, a skinny kid from Wake Forest University who was projected to be selected No. 1, was about to see his life change, and in turn, the future of the San Antonio…….Read More Source: Tim Duncan: …

The Spurs’ playbook: Floppy action.

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  The Spurs‘ offense is anything but mechanical. They use sets as a way to start their attack, but how the play develops is not set in stone. Playmakers are allowed to read the floor and make decisions and everyone is expected to be able to adjust to several options. Some of the sets are more complex than others, involving …

Why Kawhi Leonard is the biggest impact player on the Spurs.

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Is it possible to forget about a Finals MVP just one year later? Is it possible to undervalue a do-it-all offensive weapon who just happens to also be the reigning Defensive Player of the Year? The focus on the offseason and preseason has been on the moving parts around the league and the stars returning from a litany of injuries. What’s new …

Season Preview: Spurs 2015-16 Games to Watch.

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The NBA season is upon us and the San Antonio Spurs are ready to take the court in about one week. I’m going to take you on an adventure through the Spurs schedule for the season and give you the highlights of each month. October – at Oklahoma City Thunder (28th) – It’s the first…….Read More Source: Season Preview: Spurs …