Patty Mills Will Be Indispensable For The Spurs This Season.

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Patty Mills is ready for a big season with the San Antonio Spurs. n Antonio Spurs point guard Patty Mills is primed to play an important role for his team this upcoming NBA season. The 6‘0” scorer will be entering his eighth NBA season and just had an outstanding showing at the Rio Olympics. In fact, Mills averaged 21.2 points …

Should Patty Mills Start In Front Of Tony Parker?

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  After yet another impressive showing in the 2016 Rio Olympics, it is reasonable to wonder if Patty Mills should be starting at point guard for the San Antonio Spurs For the last 15 seasons, Tony Parker has started at point guard for the San Antonio Spurs. In his heyday, Parker was known mostly for his blinding speed which he used …

Manu Ginobili Gets Choked Up After Playing His Final Game For Argentina.

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  Before Manu Ginobili was a future NBA Hall Of Famer he made his debut in the Argentine Basketball League. 4 years before he was drafted by the Spurs with the 57th pick in the 1999 NBA Draft and 7 years before he made his NBA debut, 4 x NBA champion and future Hall of Famer Manu Ginobili was a …

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

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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.

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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.

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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 …

Spain as the Spurs: How Pau already fits.

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The Spurs have yet to run even one practice with Pau Gasol. But they feel like they know him. They know him from as long ago as 2004, when they swept him when he played with the Grizzlies. And they know him from his days with the Lakers, when he helped eliminate the Spurs in the 2008 conference finals. Tony …

Reluctantly, Bonner prepares for life after Spurs.

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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.

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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.

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  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 …