Team USA dominates Australia in the second half to win first exhibition, 102-86

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Patty Mills led the Boomers, while Derrick White saw 2 minutes of action The United States Men’s National Basketball Team dispatched the Australian Boomers 102-86 in front of a crowd of 51,218 at Marvel Stadium in Melbourne, Australia. Two San Antonio Spurs suited up for the exhibition, but one player found significantly more playing time than the other. Patty Mills …

NBA 2K20 Announces Official Player Ratings for the San Antonio Spurs

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Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports How did the Silver and Black fare in the newest edition of the NBA 2K franchise? NBA 2K20 released their first group of player ratings yesterday, and a handful of San Antonio Spurs were among the initial hoopers to have their ratings confirmed by the 2K Sports Gaming Company. LaMarcus Aldridge, DeMar DeRozan, Dejounte Murray, Derrick …

Spurs rookies head to New Jersey for the Panini Rookie Photoshoot

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Photo by Elsa/Getty Images Luka, Keldon and Quinndary strike a pose for the cameras. The NBA hosted their annual Panini rookie photo shoot this weekend in New Jersey, and Spurs fans got their first look at San Antonio’s latest draft picks in uniform. Lonnie Walker IV was the Silver and Black’s lone first-year player to attend the 2018 edition of …

Derrick White was promoted to United States 2019 FIBA World Cup Roster

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Photo by Bart Young/NBAE via Getty Images San Antonio’s young star receives National Team call-up after strong showing at USA Basketball Camp Derrick White has been promoted from the United States Select Team to the National Team roster for the upcoming 2019 FIBA World Cup in China, according to a report from NBA Analyst Ric Bucher. Derrick White is being …

Gregg Popovich hints at big things for Derrick White

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Soobum Im-USA TODAY Sports Pop breaks character for a pleasant courtside interview at Team USA Practice. Gregg Popovich and the United States National Team kicked off training camp yesterday in Las Vegas, Nevada. The inaugural practice was the beginning of a process that they hope culminates in a gold medal at the 2019 FIBA World Cup in Beijing next month. …

Spurs fans shouldn’t fret about Trey Lyles’ supposed aversion to practice

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Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports An old take has some fans on the fence about the newest Spur, but there’s no need to worry. San Antonio Spurs fans weren’t exactly thrilled when the team inked Trey Lyles to a two-year deal early last month. Between the Marcus Morris fallout and the residual effects that followed that unfortunate chain of events (like …

Watch Manu Ginobili’s TED Talk: “Being Different”

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In 2010, the Argentine TED fan recorded a talk for TEDxBuenosAries. Did you know San Antonio Spurs legend Manu Ginobili hosted a Ted Talk nearly a decade ago? I sure didn’t. But said video resurfaced and made its way around the Twitterverse a week ago. Fortunately the 18-minute-long video is has been subtitled for those who don’t speak Manu’s native …

Lonnie Walker IV named to Summer League Second Team

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The Spurs’ second-year stud leaves a lasting impression in Las Vegas. Lonnie Walker IV was named to the NBA Summer League Second Team today after a pair of breakout performances in Las Vegas last week. 2019 @NBASummerLeague Second Team @chrisboucher @rui_8mura @hayes_jaxson @AnferneeSimons @lonniewalker_4 pic.twitter.com/7KLpWpoX02 — NBA (@NBA) July 15, 2019 Walker played in just two Las Vegas Summer League …

Marcus Morris is reportedly reconsidering Spurs contract to sign with Knicks

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Will San Antonio’s newest signing change course for New York? Veteran forward Marcus Morris is reportedly reconsidering his commitment to join the San Antonio Spurs and listening to a contract offer from the New York Knicks instead, according to Adrian Wojnarowski and Marc J. Spears of ESPN. In a brief conversation with ESPN, Bauman was complimentary of how the Knicks …

Spurs rookies show upside in lopsided 99-84 SL win over Memphis

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How did our 2019 first-rounders follow up their Salt Lake City debut? The San Antonio Spurs dispatched the Memphis Grizzlies 99-84 in their second game in as many days at the Salt Lake City Summer League. Lonnie Walker IV, Drew Eubanks, Darrius Morris, and Quinndary Weatherspoon were ruled out as healthy scratches before tip-off, but the Silver and Black didn’t …

Young Spurs show promise, room for improvement in 97-89 SL win over Cavs

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How did our guys perform in their Salt Lake City debut? The San Antonio Spurs opened up Salt Lake City Summer League play with a 97-89 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers. It wasn’t always pretty, but Summer League games are rarely a perfect picture of precise execution. After all, when rosters consist of undrafted NBA hopefuls, lifelong G-Leaguers, and first-year …