Open Thread: Did Tony Parker’s retirement allow for Eva Longoria’s return?

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Photo by Denise Truscello/WireImage The once famous actress had been all but missing until fairly recently. I remember when it started to happen. Eva Longoria, the now famous actress from Desperate Housewives, began showing up in her native Texas, specifically at Spurs games. Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images I do recall an …

Determining if Derrick White deserve to make an All-Defensive Team

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Photo by Jacob Kupferman/Getty Images How the Spurs’ third-year guard sets himself apart from a deep defensive crowd. The Spurs have long been the gold standard for defensive excellence since Gregg Popovich took over head coaching duties during the late 1990s. Need proof? Look no further than their impressive point-stopping resume over the last 24 …

Open Thread: Fox Sports Southwest airs 2019 Spurs games while the season is suspended

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Photo by Ronald Cortes/Getty Images Friday night featured Lonnie Walker IV’s huge game against the Houston Rockets. Right about the time cities were closing restaurants and the rest of the world was catching up to the NBA, Sean Elliott posted this on Twitter: Hey @spurs fans, if you’re getting cabin fever and missing your team, …

Open Thread: Jakob Poeltl rehabs is MCL injury during the NBA suspension

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Photo by Sam Forencich/NBAE via Getty Images Quarantine or not, Poeltl is readying himself for the NBA’s return. Spurs Zone’s Jeff Garcia reported that San Antonio Spurs’ Austrian center Jakob Poeltl is rehabbing his right MCL sprain acquired during the Spurs game against the Orlando Magic on February 29th. Jakob Poeltl says he’s been continuing …

Open Thread: Philadelphia 76ers add three more to the list of NBA employees who have contracted coronavirus

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Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images COVID-19 has impacted ten members of four franchises thus far. First it was Rudy Gobert from the Utah Jazz, closely followed by teammate Donovan Mitchell, then the Denver Nuggets, Kevin Durant and a trio of Brooklyn Nets. Now Philadelphia joins the list of COVID-19 victims. Sixers statement …