LaMarcus Aldridge’s turnaround jumper is one of the most lethal moves in the NBA

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Soobum Im-USA TODAY Sports Good luck stopping LMA when he has his signature shot falling. Some players in the NBA have certain signature moves that just can’t be stopped, even if a defender is anticipating. Spurs stars have had several of those over the years — Tim Duncan’s bank shot, Tony Parker’s teardrop, and Manu Ginobili’s Euro-step are just a …

Watch Lonnie Walker nail down the range of his three point shot

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Photo by Melissa Majchrzak/NBAE via Getty Images Sure it’s practice, but 13-for-13 is impressive nonetheless. We have officially reached the doldrums of the NBA off-season. Just in time for Spurs fans looking for something to get excited about, it appears that Lonnie Walker IV has been spending some hours in the gym honing his craft. ☔️ @lonniewalker_4 pic.twitter.com/MoekDhzAbT — George …

Open Thread: Bryn Forbes and Will Hardy visit Spurs basketball camp

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The week-long event places young players with an intense training For over thirty years, the San Antonio Spurs have hosted a summer basketball camp. This year 150 campers from countries as far away as China and Turkey have sent their young basketball enthusiasts to participate in twelve hour days that prepare them for the rigors of training. For the first …

Take the over on the Spurs’ Vegas odds

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Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images Finally someone in the media is acknowledging how underrated the Spurs are. The Las Vegas odds and most early predictions have been released for the upcoming 2019-20 NBA season. While there have been wild swings for some teams from site to site, one thing has been consistent: the win totals computer formulas …

Patty Mills foregoes honeymoon to offer humanitarian aid in South New Wales

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The Torres Strait Islander made a detour to help his fellow countrymen and women As reported by Madalyn Mendoza for mysanantonio.com, Patty Mills, the Spurs‘ longest tenured player, returned to his native Australia after his nuptials earlier this month in Hawaii. But before he and wife Alyssa Levesque could embark on their honeymoon, Mills reacted to a water shortage in …

Open Thread: The heart and soul of the Spurs turns 42 today

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Soobum Im-USA TODAY Sports Manu Ginobili (and fans around the world) celebrate the day he was born. Spurs fans, and basketball fans the world over, are grateful that San Antonio’s team of scouting and player development had the foresight to find an Argentinian basketball player who’d develop into one of the fiercest competitors on the planet. Instead of covering his …

A Spurs fan’s preseason ranking of the Western Conference

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Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports Predicting which teams will make the playoffs in the West, including the Spurs (unlike some projections). Fivethirtyeight.com posted their record projections for the upcoming NBA season last week, and in an ongoing trend, the Spurs are not expected to do well. In fact, this may be the lowest they have been projected to finish yet, with …

Open Thread: DeMarre Carroll celebrates his 33rd birthday

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Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports And his first in the Alamo City The Spurs did quite well in free agency considering San Antonio is not a prime destination for players looking for big money and commercial endorsements. After locking in Rudy Gay, PATFO reached out to DeMarre Carroll, who is that perfect mixture of strong rotation player, postseason experience, and “over …

Las Vegas predicts the Spurs will make the playoffs…barely

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Photo by Ronald Cortes/Getty Images Finally someone who believes in the Spurs! Kinda As is practically a summer tradition by now, the Spurs are mostly being overlooked once again as media pundits begin releasing their predictions for the 2019-20 NBA season. More than I’m comfortable counting even have the Spurs not making the playoffs for the first time in 23 …