Ex-Spur Marco Belinelli was a great asset off the bench when he played with the San Antonio Spurs as his 3 point shooting and perimeter defense helped the Spurs win their 5th NBA title in 2014. Now a member of the Charlotte Hornets Marco Belinelli spoke with the Charlotte Observer about his time with the San Antonio Spurs as he was quoted saying.
“I’m never going to forget that time in my career. I improved and I became better as a person in San Antonio,” Belinelli said of his two seasons with the Spurs.
“Pop (coach Gregg Popovich) is unbelievable and for sure I can say (there were) so many examples to me: Manu Ginobili, Tim Duncan, Tony Parker. They so can make you a better basketball player and a better person.”
This just goes to show how special the Spurs organization is and the effect it can have on players long after they leave. The Spurs organization is an example of what it means to play team basketball. With the Spurs there are no ego’s it’s always about team and family this mindset has produced 5 NBA titles and hopefully we will see a 6th at the end of this season.