It’s H-E-B commercial day at Spurs training camp.

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It’s early October, which means a few things around Spurs headquarters. Primarily, the NBA regular season is right around the corner. A close second, it’s time to film another batch of their hugely popular H-E-B commercials. The off-beat spots have become something of a cult phenomenon, beloved not just locally but around the country thanks to the powers …

Jimmer Fredette is much better than most think.

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I will begin this article by saying that Jimmer Fredette is no superstar, in fact he’s not even a solid player, just yet. However his ranking as the 394th best player in the league on ESPN’s #NBArank 2015 is unjustified. The list features the top 400 players, which means Fredette is seen as only better than six players.…..Read …

San Antonio Spurs vs. Sacramento Kings Outlook.

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The San Antonio Spurs begin their preseason play, when they take on the Sacramento Kings. Spurs fans have a big reason to be excited, as LaMarcus Aldridge and David West will play in their first game in a Spurs uniform. Yes, it’s not the regular season, but it will be interesting to see and it’s …

Ray McCallum is Better Than His Ranking Suggests.

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Ray McCallum is a solid backup point guard with potential, but ESPN seems to disagree. ESPN.com released a top 400 list of NBA players. The list features the top 400 players in the league in order. Ray McCallum ranks No. 255 on the list. McCallum is coming off the second season in his NBA career. McCallum……Read …

Rasual Butler will rely on his shooting to make Spurs roster.

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  After Rasual Butler worked out for the Spurs last month, this time with Gregg Popovich in attendance, he was urged to consider coming to training camp. Popovich didn’t make any promises, though — “I don’t even promise (Tim Duncan) anything,” the longtime head coach joked. “If I did, he wouldn’t believe me” — but he …

Did Leonard celebrate new contract? Of course not.

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It was the type of payday 99.9 percent of us can only imagine, a financial mother lode that, with proper stewardship, will secure the future of Kawhi Leonard’s family for generations to come. So did Leonard celebrate the five-year, $94.3 million extension he signed this summer? Go on a wild spending spree, or take a lavish vacation? Well, if …

Former Thunder coach Scott Brooks visits Spurs training camp.

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San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich is a popular man within the NBA’s coaching ranks as his success in the Lone Star State has already brought a number of former coaches to San Antonio to view the team’s training camp. While former Chicago Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau recently spent time with Popovich and the …

Power Ranking the San Antonio Spurs Roster: No. 3, Tim Duncan.

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The San Antonio Spurs list 18 players on the roster heading into training camp, and Air Alamo will break down each of the current players, their strengths, weaknesses, chances to make the roster and expectations for the 2015-16 NBA season. Although saying “this could be Tim Duncan’s last year” has become an annual preseason exercise, this really,…..Read …

Spurs savor visit from civil rights legend.

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It was an act that took place well before any of the current Spurs were born, even Tim Duncan. Indeed, head coach Gregg Popovich had barely begun his junior year at the Air Force Academy when John Carlos joined Tommie Smith on the medal stand at the 1968 Olympics in Mexico City. Their silent protest — …

Hammon hire kicked off pro sports revolution.

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The Spurs had absolutely no interest in starting a revolution when they hired Becky Hammon as the first full-time female assistant coach in the history of U.S. professional sports. Indeed, they didn’t reference her gender at all when announcing the hire last August. And as Gregg Popovich would say later, “It doesn’t matter if you’re a …

McCallum has big shoes to fill with Joseph gone.

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Ray McCallum (center), the Spurs’ latest trade acquisition from the Sacramento Kings, plays a game with 13-year-old Caimyn Layne during a Spurs Basketball Camp at the George Gervin Youth Center on Thursday, July 23, 2015. McCallum has played two season in the NBA averaging 6.9 points, 2.7 assists and 20.7 minutes per game. Thrilled to be …

Bonner on verge of joining exclusive club.

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Bonner on verge of joining exclusive club […] this season, you could count on one hand the players who have logged 10 consecutive seasons for the Spurs. […] in his 12th NBA season, Bonner was incredulous to learn of his pending induction into such an exclusive club. Bonner had a notion he might return to …