Manu Ginobili praises the league’s schedule changes

In his fourth video blog, Manu discusses the NBA’s shortened preseason. Friday was Manu Ginobili’s fourth straight day posting a vlog, and so far the even nunbered entries have been in English. Manu addresses the Spurs training camp, the visits made by friends, and the truncated lead-up to the season. At the close, he gives his expectations for how often …

San Antonio Spurs: Kawhi Leonard to miss preseason rehabbing quad

Kawhi Leonard will miss the entire preseason for the San Antonio Spurs. The NBA season is right around the corner. As a result, preseason games are about to begin. The San Antonio Spurs play their first preseason game on Monday. The Spurs announced on Saturday that superstar Kawhi Leonard will miss the entire preseason to […] San Antonio Spurs: Kawhi …

The Spurs’ scrimmage offers a few answers and one big question mark

Saturday’s event opened on a light note, but the announcement of Kawhi Leonard’s status weighs heavy. For the third time in four years, the San Antonio Spurs put on their free open event, the Silver and Black Scrimmage, giving fans an early look at their new squad and providing an unofficial kickoff to the 2017-18 season. Those who arrived well …

Kawhi Leonard won’t play this preseason —quadriceps tendinopathy

The Spurs’ star won’t see action until the home opener at the soonest. Per the Spurs official press release: Kawhi Leonard continues a rehabilitation program for right quadriceps tendinopathy. He is expected to miss the 2017 preseason. A timeline for his return to the court will be determined at a later date. As I’ve literally never heard of that condition …

San Antonio Spurs: How to watch Silver and Black scrimmage online

The San Antonio Spurs will have their Silver and Black Open Scrimmage on Saturday. A look at how to watch it online. On Saturday, the San Antonio Spurs will host the 2017 Silver and Black Open Scrimmage. It’s an opportunity for the fans to watch the Spurs before the 2017-18 season starts, in a fan-friendly […] San Antonio Spurs: How …

San Antonio Spurs: LaMarcus Aldridge working on 3-point shooting

For the Portland Trail Blazers and San Antonio Spurs, LaMarcus Aldridge has never been a 3-point shooter. Could that change? Through LaMarcus Aldridge’s 11 years in the NBA, “3-point shooter” hasn’t been something to describe him. Not for the Portland Trail Blazers or San Antonio Spurs. He shoots mid-range jumpers and works around the basket, […] San Antonio Spurs: LaMarcus …

The Spurs lean on experience while investing in their future

This year’s roster still boasts its usual batch of savvy vets, but it’ll also offer a glimpse of what the future may hold. An emphasis on culture and continuity makes the Spurs one of the league’s safest bets year in, year out, and this season should be no different. The summer re-signings of Pau Gasol, Patty Mills and Manu Ginobili …

San Antonio Spurs: Russell Westbrook contract’s impact on Kawhi Leonard

Russell Westbrook received a record contract extension on Friday. How will this impact future negotiations between the San Antonio Spurs and Kawhi Leonard? Superstar point guard Russell Westbrook signed a five-year, $205M contract extension with the Oklahoma City Thunder, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. This extension is until 2022-23 and equals out to a six-year, […] San Antonio Spurs: Russell …

Manu Ginobili vlog #3: Reunited with old pals

The Man With No Swagger talks about spending time with Boris Diaw and Tiago Splitter. Manu Ginobili is making good on his stated desire to reach out to fans regularly, and even though he said he wouldn’t be able to do it daily, he’s 3-for-3. Below is his third vlog, again done on his drive to the Spurs training camp …

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San Antonio Spurs: 5 best items from Nike’s new NBA gear to buy

Which San Antonio Spurs items from Nike should you look to purchase? On Friday morning, the Nike officially released their new NBA gear for sale. Jerseys were announced in the summer — the Icon, Association, and Statement editions (one more to be revealed) — for all teams, including the San Antonio Spurs. The available items go beyond […] San Antonio Spurs: 5 …

San Antonio Spurs: How the 2013 NBA Finals almost changed their legacy

What if the San Antonio Spurs won the 2013 NBA Finals? Winning championships is one thing the San Antonio Spurs know how to do. With wins in 1999, 2003, 2005, 2007, and 2014. Since then, the Spurs have not appeared in the Finals. But, fans are still talking about the 2013 NBA Finals. It may not […] San Antonio Spurs: How …

Spurs hold steady in ESPN’s Future Power Rankings

Every year, ESPN forecasts each franchise over the next three seasons and the Spurs score highly once again. The San Antonio Spurs aren’t exactly the talk of the town heading into the 2017-18 season. They didn’t make any big end-of-summer trade, like the Thunder did for Carmelo Anthony. They didn’t claim Dwyane Wade off waivers like the Cavaliers did. In …

San Antonio Spurs: Nike’s NBA gear now available to buy online

The Nike San Antonio Spurs jerseys, shirts, hats and other items are available to buy online. In the summer, the San Antonio Spurs had most of their new jerseys for the 2017-18 season revealed, as part of the NBA and Nike. It started with the Association and Icon uniforms, which replaced, the typical Home and Away. […] San Antonio Spurs: Nike’s …

San Antonio Spurs: Expectations for Joffrey Lauvergne in 2017-18 season

What will San Antonio Spurs center Joffrey Lauvergne bring to the table this season? The San Antonio Spurs are gearing up for another season. After an interesting offseason, all eyes are on San Antonio as the Spurs face an uphill battle this year. The team signed forward Rudy Gay, guard Brandon Paul, and center Joffrey […] San Antonio Spurs: Expectations …