NBA Finals Game 1 Thread

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The Warriors and Raptors are in Canada tonight, seeking the Larry O’Brian trophy. Welcome to the Game Thread. Veterans of the Game Thread know how we do things around here, but for all you newbies we have a few rules. Our community guidelines apply and basically say be cool, no personal attacks, don’t troll and don’t swear too much. The …

2018-2019 Spurs player reviews: LaMarcus Aldridge

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Despite a rocky start to the season, Aldridge ended up having the most efficient season of his career. Welcome to the 2018-19 season player reviews, where we will be rehashing the performance of 13 San Antonio Spurs from this season (excluding Dejounte Murray, Pau Gasol, Donatas Motiejunas, and two-way players Drew Eubanks and Ben Moore) and looking towards the future. …

Open Thread: Spurs fans discuss player salaries in the wake of Klay Thompson’s $30M loss

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Paying the bills for the warriors sharpshooter just got a lot tougher I was reading an article about how Klay Thompson not getting the All-NBA nod will cost him the supermax contract this summer. By all accounts, Klay Thompson’s failure to make All-NBA will lower his 5-year contract from $221M to $191M. And if Thompson choses one of the other …

2018-2019 Spurs player reviews: Patty Mills

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This season Mills did what he always does, but is it good enough? Welcome to the 2018-19 season player reviews, where we will be rehashing the performance of 13 San Antonio Spurs from this season (excluding Dejounte Murray, Pau Gasol, Donatas Motiejunas, and two-way players Drew Eubanks and Ben Moore) and looking towards the future. If you’ve missed any, you …

Open Thread: Spurs fans face the ultimate “lesser of two evils” discussion as the NBA Finals are set

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Strong feelings are bound to emerge as two teams compete for the highest honor in the NBA So it’s taken me some time, but I have to remember that I was actually rooting for the Golden State Warriors in 2015 as they faced the LeBron James Cleveland Cavaliers. Former Spurs’ star Steve Kerr was in his first year as an …

Open Thread: Spurs fans know the true meaning of Memorial Day

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You can’t live in Military City U. S. A. without gaining an appreciation and perspective on our nation’s great protectors. I was fortunate enough yesterday to perform at a retirement party for a U. S. Naval doctor. The backyard bar-b-cue was packed with military personnel, family, and friends. The host and honoree took a moment to talk specifically about Memorial …

Untangling the Spurs’ biggest offseason questions

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A busy draft night, philosophical recalibrations, and Rudy Gay’s free agency all loom over a San Antonio offseason that’ll be as volatile as they want it to be. This summer in San Antonio is a thought experiment, a tangled hypothetical of roster-building, basketball philosophy, and how much an organization should value the parts that added up to 48 regular-season wins …

Open Thread: Spurs are hiring a full-time photographer

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Do you have what it takes? For all things San Antonio, there is no other like Madalyn Mendoza. She captures the zeitgeist of the Alamo City and the spirit of the Spurs. Yesterday, Maddy posted an article announcing a “historic” job opportunity. The job posting reads: “Spurs Sports and Entertainment is seeking a best-in-class photographer with the ability to tell …