Patty Mills’ Olympic Play Another Sign He Needs Bigger Role With Spurs.

Patty Mills has long been a monster in FIBA play for his native Australia. In his international career, Mills has averaged 14.4 points, 2.5 rebounds and 2.4 assists. He led the 2012 Summer Olympics in scoring (21.2 points per game) and has matched that number again in 2016 for the 5-1 Aussies. Now it’s time for him to receive his proper role …

Parker: ‘Spain was the Spurs, and I was on the other side.

Tony Parker felt like he was looking in the mirror during his final international appearance. Spain thoroughly dismantled Parker’s French side to qualify for the semifinals on Wednesday, and after the game, the San Antonio Spurs mainstay paid the utmost respect to France’s bitter rivals. “I felt like Spain was the Spurs and I was on the other side,” Parker toldreporters …

Rio Olympics 2016: Team USA ‘in awe’ of Manu Ginobili tribute.

AMERICA won the game, but Manu Ginobili and Co won the applause. Team USA downed Argentina 105-78 on Thursday morning to reach the semi-finals of the Olympic basketball tournament, in the process sealing the end of an era for Argentinian basketball. Stalwarts of Argentinian hoops Ginobili, who has ended his international career, and Luis Scola and Andres Nocioni, who are …

Reluctantly, Bonner prepares for life after Spurs.

Even before the sun had set on June 21, 2006, Matt Bonner knew it would be a day he would never forget. For better or worse. That was the day Bonner was traded from Toronto, where he had played his first two NBA seasons and a place he was just naïve enough to believe he might stay for his entire …

Spurs’ Popovich honed coaching, leadership skills during apprenticeship with Nelson.

Gregg Popovich started his NBA coaching career an assistant coach for the Golden State Warriors with Don Nelson. Spurs’ Popovich honed coaching, leadership skills during apprenticeship with Don Nelson with the Golden State Warriors in 1992. Gregg Popovich Talks About His Years With The Golden State Warriors As An Assistant Coach.   Vacationing somewhere in a mountainous region of Northern California, …

Ginobili plays for free, but not forever.

  Manu Ginobili plays for team Argentina at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio for free but now willing to give the Spurs any more discounts. The Spurs never thought they could sign Manu Ginobili at this month’s prices. After all, now with his beloved Argentina national team, Ginobili plays for free. But the Spurs were hoping for another discount this …

Spurs Fans United Over The Weekend To Honor Tim Duncan.

Die Hard Spurs Fans united over the weekend to honor Tim Duncan at the Tower Of The Americas with a Spurs March. It was time for Spurs fans from around the Alamo city to unite and honor Tim Duncan with a Thank You Tim Duncan Spurs March on Saturday August 6th. The group known as Spurs Fan Cave lead by …

In Honor Of TBT Let’s Kick It Old School With NBA Jam.

NBA Jam the best Arcade Basketball game of all time in all it’s 90’s glory. Before the popular NBA 2K  ever was, 90’s kids enjoyed the best arcade basketball game of all time in what is NBA Jam. Nothing beats hearing that infamous “He’s Heating Up” or “Boom Shakalaka” when you finished at the rim with a dunk. No Internet, no …

Spurs top all NBA teams with five current players on Olympic rosters.

  The Spurs have become the embodiment of David Stern’s master plan of the globalization of basketball, stocking their roster with more key international players over the years than any other NBA franchise. It’s no surprise that the Spurs will be the most represented team at the Olympics with five players currently on their roster participating. Manu Ginobili and new …