San Antonio vs. Miami, Final Score: Spurs beat Heat 104-100 in preseason opener

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The new-look Spurs showed some promise and room for improvement. The Spurs officially opened the 2018-19 NBA (pre)season with a 104-100 win over the Miami Heat. After a back-and-fourth first half, the Spurs gradually pulled away and led by as many as 16, 87-71, early in the fourth quarter before the Heat’s third stringers closed to within four on a …

San Antonio Spurs 2018-19 Player Previews: Dejounte Murray ready to lead a new Big 3

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Third-year San Antonio Spurs point guard Dejounte Murray may be young, but he’s ready to take the franchise to the next level  Mid-way through the 2017-18 season, head coach Gregg Popovich, with consultation from Tony Parker, made the bold decision to hand the keys to the starting point guard position to a 21-year-old Dejounte Murray. […] San Antonio Spurs 2018-19 …

San Antonio Spurs vs. Miami Heat Preseason: Quick Hits, TV Info and What to Watch for

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The NBA offseason is finally over as the San Antonio Spurs play host to the Miami Heat to commence the 2018 preseason. It’s been out with the old and in with new in San Antonio this summer. Manu Ginobili, Tony Parker, Kawhi Leonard, Danny Green, Kyle Anderson, Joffrey Lauvergne and Brandon Paul found their way […] San Antonio Spurs vs. …

Beno Udrih had an “alumni meeting” with Manu Ginobili and Matt Bonner

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Another former Spur visits training camp. It’s not uncommon to see former Spurs hanging out at the practice facility, but it’s a special day when we literally have an “alumni meeting”, as former guard and two-time champion Beno Udrih worded it when he chatted things up with Gregg Popovich, Matt Bonner, and Manu Ginobili on Friday. View this post on …

San Antonio Spurs: Manu Ginobili wrote about retirement, coaching, and the team

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Manu Ginobili wrote an article in Spanish for La Nación Argentina, in which he discusses his retirement decision, the surfacing rumors about him coaching, and the San Antonio Spurs. In an article titled “Era más fácil jugar que mirar desde el costado de la cancha,” which translates into It was easier to play, than to […] San Antonio Spurs: Manu …

The argument for Pau Gasol

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And a poll for you to weigh in on the topic. On Tuesday, the first day of training camp gave fans an opportunity to hear form this years players. As mentioned yesterday, Pau is gearing up to start for the San Antonio Spurs. In the comments section, there were both cheers and jeers. It seems many still think Gasol is …

Manu Ginobili is convinced he made the right decision

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Manu discuses life in retirement and the state of the Spurs. What follows is a translation of Manu Ginobili’s column, which appeared in La Nación on September 26. It’s been a month since I announced I wasn’t going to play anymore. I’ve been retired for 30 days, though my last game was actually over five months ago. It’s the longest …

San Antonio Spurs 2018-19 Player Previews: Pau Gasol is as vital as ever

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How can Pau Gasol continue to utilize his skills and experience to impact the San Antonio Spurs? Center Pau Gasol’s resume speaks for itself. He has accomplished everything there is to accomplish in the game of basketball and has a first-class ticket to the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame. There’s a bizarre occurrence surrounding Pau […] San Antonio Spurs 2018-19 …

San Antonio Spurs hand Jakob Poeltl fourth year option

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Jakob Poeltl hasn’t played a single game for the San Antonio Spurs yet, but they’ve decided they want to keep him around through the 2019-20 season. The headline acquisition of the Kawhi Leonard trade was certainly four-time All-Star DeMar DeRozan, but the San Antonio Spurs also got a first round pick and Jakob Poeltl in […] San Antonio Spurs hand …