San Antonio Spurs: Derrick White to attend USA Basketball Training Camp

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San Antonio Spurs guard Derrick White will join other NBA prospects in Las Vegas for USA Basketball Training Camp ahead of the World Cup Qualifying Round. Over the course of his first year as a Spur, White drew attention from fans and spectators for his superb performance in leading the team’s G-League affiliate Austin Spurs […] San Antonio Spurs: Derrick …

The MANU Tournament, Round 1: Blocks

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Come vote and move four Manu blocks to the Sweet 16. Welcome to Round 1 of the The MANU Tournament, where today we will be voting on Manu Ginobili’s best blocks of all time. An often-overlooked aspect of his game, Manu was always a deceptively good defender. Not only did you not want to get that ball anywhere near him …

Open Thread: A wish to attend Manu Ginobili’s jersey retirement celebration

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The next number to hang from the rafters has been determined…but when? When I started writing for Pounding the Rock, I pitched a series called Hanging From The Rafters. In it, I’ve covered the Spurs players whose jerseys are proudly displayed in the AT&T Center. From the early days of James Silas, George Gervin, and Johnny Moore, on to the …

San Antonio Spurs: Will three-point shooting improve?

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After shaking up the roster this offseason, the San Antonio Spurs are set to improve upon last season’s poor three-point shooting. The deep ball has been an integral part of the Spurs’ game plan since Gregg Popovich took control of the team more than two decades ago. By spacing the floor with shooters, San Antonio […] San Antonio Spurs: Will …

The MANU Tournament, Round 1: Assists/Passes

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Come vote and move four Manu passes to the Sweet 16. Welcome to Round 1 of the The MANU Tournament, where today we will be voting on Manu Ginobili’s best assists and passes of all time. Through creativity, deception, and sheer power, Manu will likely forever be considered one of the greatest (and most entertaining) passers of all time. In …

San Antonio Spurs: NBA 2K19 Starter Ratings Leak

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The starting lineup of the San Antonio Spurs had their ratings leaked at an exclusive pre-release event for the popular video game NBA 2K19. For many fans, the annual release of NBA 2K19 helps to get acclimated with new players and potential rotations prior to the start of the season. After a summer that left […] San Antonio Spurs: NBA …

San Antonio Spurs: Familiar Faces at Summer Practice

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Photos surfaced of core members of the San Antonio Spurs family at practice facilities ahead of the new season. Photographer Nikki Boutte shared a collection of images taken at the Spurs’ training facility including familiar faces and new teammates. San Antonio legend Manu Ginobili is already living up to his promise to contribute to the […] San Antonio Spurs: Familiar …

San Antonio Spurs: What’s the Ceiling for Chimezie Metu?

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The San Antonio Spurs recently signed forward Chimezie Metu to a three-year rookie deal after an impressive summer league. San Antonio’s scouting department has worked wonders over the years, finding value deep in the NBA Draft. With the 49th pick in the 2018 Draft, they took a flier on a talented combo big man from […] San Antonio Spurs: What’s …

Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobili at Spurs Training Camp

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Once a Spur, ALWAYS a Spur Well, it looked at a good time was being had by all: Tim Duncan & Manu Ginobili showed up to the Spurs training camp! : creativenlb5/IG pic.twitter.com/sihGpry2na — Ballislife.com (@Ballislife) August 31, 2018 You can clearly see Tim Duncan in front of Josh McRoberts alongside DeMar DeRozan and Bryn Forbes with a bearded Josh …