Open Thread: Happy birthday to Dejounte Murray

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He was drafted in 2016, just completed what should have been his third season (he was out in 2018-19 with an ACL injury), and still Dejounte Murray is nine days younger than rookie Quinndary Weatherspoon. That’s youth movement for you. Dejounte was handed the starting point guard spot two seasons ago from Tony Parker. When …

San Antonio Spurs Film Study: Keldon Johnson

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After spending the majority of his rookie season in the G-League with the Austin Spurs, Keldon Johnson was one of the best young players and brightest stars for the Silver and Black in the NBA restart. The 29th overall pick announced his arrival with averages of 14.1 points and 5.0 rebounds per game on 63.8% …

Open Thread: Spurs Voices with Brandon Gayle

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“These are stories of how racism impacts our organization. This is the first step towards our commitment to help create impactful change starting with our community, while also acknowledging that this issue is systemic.” [embedded content] Thanks to the Spurs for posting this series, which places human faces and tells real stories regarding race relations …

How the Spurs leaned on their core values to persevere through a tough season

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Impeccable teamwork has always been a defining characteristic of the San Antonio Spurs since Gregg Popovich took over as head coach midseason in December of 1996. Perennial MVP candidate Tim Duncan was the franchise cornerstone that brought five championships trophies to Alamo City, but star sidekicks and an equally important supporting cast always aided his …