As long as Ginobili is enjoying basketball, retirement will wait.

Manu Ginobili has a blueprint that he uses to determine how long his playing career will extend. It’s pretty simple: If Ginobili continues to have fun coming to work everyday, retirement will be delayed. “As long as I’m happy and enjoying [basketball] on a daily basis,” said Ginobili after a team practice on Thursday. “That’s [been] my goal in the …

This is the year for Kawhi Leonard to become a leader.

San Antonio Spurs basketball is officially back as training camps kicked off on Tuesday. The Spurs just had their first practice, and Kawhi Leonard said he already feels Tim Duncan’s absence. San Antonio is heading into a season where they will be without one of their main players for the past 19 years in Tim Duncan. Duncan’s retirement may or …

NBA season preview: San Antonio Spurs.

STAYING: LaMarcus Aldridge, Kyle Anderson, Manu Ginobili, Danny Green, Kawhi Leonard, Patrick Mills, Tony Parker and Jonathon Simmons. ADDED: Joel Anthony (Detroit), Ryan Arcidiacono (Villanova), Davis Bertans (Baskonia), Dewayne Dedmon (Orlando), Bryn Forbes (Michigan State), Patricio Garino (George Washington), Pau Gasol (Chicago), Livio Jean-Charles (ASVEL Villeurbanne), Nicolas Laprovittola (Estudiantes), David Lee (Dallas), Dejounte Murray (University of Washington) and Ryan Richards (Al-Ahli). GONE: Matt Bonner, Rasual Butler …

Spurs Expected to Depend More on Simmons in Second Season.

Expect San Antonio Spurs guard Jonathon Simmons to bring the ‘juice’ even more this coming season. Spurs Head Coach Gregg Popovich was asked about the importance of the bench this coming season, which lost several key players in the offseason. Pop responded, “We’re depending more on people that we’ve been grooming, so to speak, like Jonathon Simmons and Kyle Anderson …

Spurs’ Buford tempered ‘lonely summer’ by re-signing Ginobili

SAN ANTONIO – All of the turnover within the Spurs organization the past few months left general manager R.C. Buford wondering if he had done something wrong.“It was a lonely summer,” he said. “I thought I must have made somebody mad. But I’m excited about our new group. We’ve got some really terrific people who have joined our organization and …

Manu Ginobili Player Preview: What to expect this season?

This is probably Manu Ginobili’s final season. Yes, I know that we’ve all been thinking that since 2012, but this time it might be true. He and Tony Parker are the last two players from last decade’s championship teams. Tim Duncan’s leaving over the off-season and Tony Parker’s desire to play “five more years” allows Manu to get a proper …

San Antonio Spurs: Is Dejounte Murray The Point Guard Of The Future?

With Tony Parker aging and Patty Mills entrenched as the backup, can Dejounte Murray flash enough potential to be San Antonio’s point guard of the future? In light of Tim Duncan‘s retirement, the San Antonio Spurs have begun a bit of youth movement. The signings of Pau Gasol and David Lee aside, San Antonio decided to churn the roster with …