James Silas, the first Spurs legend

The first in a series focused on all of the jerseys the San Antonio Spurs have retired — starting with #13. Hanging from the Rafters I #13 The tradition of retiring a number in the sporting world is the equivalent of lifetime achievement award. The ritual can be traced back to 1934. Cities celebrate their own by adorning their coliseum …

San Antonio Spurs: Top 5 leaders in rebounds per game in franchise history

The top 5 leaders in rebounds per game in the San Antonio Spurs’ franchise history. The San Antonio Spurs have had a fair share of power forwards and centers that made an impact, particularly in the rebounding department. This included David Robinson and Artis Gilmore, who are some of the most notable centers in franchise […] San Antonio Spurs: Top …

San Antonio Spurs: Stephen Jackson hopeful of NBA comeback

Former San Antonio Spurs guard Stephen Jackson wants to find a way back into the NBA. The San Antonio Spurs hosted a variety of notable veterans on rosters throughout the championship-winning and deep-run-into-the-playoffs years. This included Stephen Jackson, who played 14 seasons in the NBA. Jackson last played in the NBA in the 2013-14 season, […] San Antonio Spurs: Stephen …

San Antonio Spurs are named potential superteam by ESPN

ESPN’s Tom Haberstroh projected the San Antonio Spurs as a potential superteam for 2018. The San Antonio Spurs arguably had the “superteam” label in the 2000’s before it became a thing, but it was all done through the NBA Draft, having Tim Duncan, Tony Parker, and Manu Ginobili lead the way. Now, the Golden State Warriors own […] San Antonio Spurs are …

Buckle up for some small-ball, Spurs fans

The 2016-17 Spurs were one of the few teams to buck the small-ball trend. That should change next year. While the league continued its march towards greater pace, space and lineup versatility, last year’s Spurs were an evolutionary atavism, the NBA’s ornery champions of the long two. They leaned on one of the deeper (and more effective) big-man rotations, ranked …

San Antonio Spurs: Recapping the Kyrie Irving rumors

Looking back on the past week of the Kyrie Irving-San Antonio Spurs rumors. The San Antonio Spurs’ offseason looked like it was done, until Kyrie Irving’s name popped into the national NBA headlines. It began with Brian Windhorst of ESPN’s report on Irving’s desire for a trade out of Cleveland, which would end his Cavaliers […] San Antonio Spurs: Recapping …

San Antonio Spurs: Season leaders in 3-point field goals in franchise history

The season leaders in 3-point field goals in San Antonio Spurs franchise history. The San Antonio Spurs have featured plenty of knock-down shooters in their 40 years in the NBA. They’ve surrounded big men like David Robinson and Tim Duncan, in order to spread the floor and hit outside shots. That’s become the main part […] San Antonio Spurs: Season …

San Antonio Spurs: Top 5 season leaders in PPG in franchise history

The top five season leaders in points per game in the San Antonio Spurs’ franchise history. The San Antonio Spurs’ history of elite scorers isn’t long, as the team only formed in the mid-1970’s. Along with disappointing years in the 1980’s, it limited the success of the franchise, on the court. There were some prolific scorers […] San Antonio Spurs: Top …

The San Antonio Spurs sign Tyler Self

The Spurs extend a unique deal to Kansas’ Tyler Self. Tyler Self is likely better known for his father, Bill Self – head coach of the University of Kansas basketball team – than his own basketball prowess. This past season, Tyler averaged just 0.8 points, 0.2 rebounds and 0.4 assists per game for the Jayhawks. Despite these stats, Self is …

San Antonio Spurs: Patty Mills on if the Warriors can be defeated

Patty Mills was asked how the San Antonio Spurs can defeat the Golden State Warriors, and didn’t have much of an answer. The San Antonio Spurs’ loss to the Golden State Warriors in the 2017 Western Conference Finals has been well-documented since June. The Warriors swept the Spurs in four games, and went on to […] San Antonio Spurs: Patty …

San Antonio Spurs: Marvin Bagley could be West’s next feared big man

Marvin Bagley’s potential arrival for the 2017-18 college basketball seasons may mean he’s one step closer to dominating the San Antonio Spurs, and the Western Conference, by the fall of 2018. During the 1980’s and 1990’s, the Western Conference was dominated by big men. Hakeem Olajuwon, Shaquille O’Neal, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Kevin McHale, and Patrick Ewing […] San Antonio Spurs: Marvin …

San Antonio Spurs: What jersey number will Rudy Gay wear?

What jersey number will Rudy Gay wear for the San Antonio Spurs in the 2017-18 season? The biggest outside-the-organization signing for the San Antonio Spurs came when they brought in Rudy Gay. He received a two-year, $17.2 million deal that came via the full Mid-Level Exception. Gay played the 2016-17 season with the Sacramento Kings. […] San Antonio Spurs: What …

Manu Ginobili turns 40, and other Spurs news

Here are today’s best Spurs news and articles. Happy Birthday to the one and only Manu Ginobili! Our beloved Argentinean turns 40 today, and no amount of birthday wishes and gifts that can be sent his way will match the gift of one more year (at least) that he has given not only to Spurs fans, but the basketball community …

The early years of Tim Duncan … told through his shoes

A stroll down memory lane, reminiscing about the early years of the Big Fundamental. To most people July 21, 2017 was just another Friday. But in San Antonio, and for Spurs Nation, it was Tim Duncan Day. (Myself, I knocked over a plant celebrating — out of respect alone.) In order to honor the day set aside to honor Big …