Let’s talk about this “best two-way player” business

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If Kawhi Leonard is the consensus NBA’s best “two-way player” what does that actually mean? So Michael Jordan said some nice things about Kawhi Leonard. That was nice. When asked whether Kawhi could score on Kawhi he started with a weak “probably the best” and then immediately followed up strongly with how Leonard is the “best two-way player.” Which makes …

San Antonio Spurs: Remembering the 1999 NBA championship run

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Looking back on the San Antonio Spurs’ championship pursuit in the 1999 NBA playoffs. In 1999, the San Antonio Spurs broke out for their first-ever NBA championship. It came during the lockout-shortened season, the first of two over the past two decades. This team was led by dominant interior players that brought the organization into […] San Antonio Spurs: Remembering …

San Antonio Spurs: Early ranking of 2018 free agents

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A way-too-early look at the San Antonio Spurs’ 2018 free agents, ranked. The San Antonio Spurs may be done with NBA free agency in 2017. This saw them make a handful of moves, while losing players to other organizations. It’s the typical flow of the offseason, one that starts and finishes in a blink of […] San Antonio Spurs: Early …

San Antonio Spurs: Reaction to Michael Jordan’s praise of Kawhi Leonard

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How did the San Antonio Spurs and NBA fans react to Michael Jordan calling Kawhi the best two-way player right now? On Thursday, Michael Jordan’s praise of San Antonio Spurs star Kawhi Leonard caused a few heads to turn. He said Leonard is the “best two-way player right now,” when asked a question about the […] San Antonio Spurs: Reaction …

San Antonio Spurs: ESPN projects win total for 2017-18 NBA season

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In the way-too-early prep for the 2017-18 NBA season, ESPN posted a win projection for all 30 teams, including the San Antonio Spurs. With the 2017 NBA offseason winding down, the 2017-18 season is getting early looks. Even the 2018 offseason is already being speculated on, with ESPN projecting the San Antonio Spurs as a […] San Antonio Spurs: ESPN …

San Antonio Spurs: Michael Jordan gives high praise to Kawhi Leonard

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Michael Jordan gave considerable praise to San Antonio Spurs star Kawhi Leonard at a basketball camp. Michael Jordan recently held his basketball camp, and got on the microphone to speak to the kids in attendance. San Antonio Spurs star Kawhi Leonard, who’s part of the Jordan brand, was brought up in a question to Jordan. […] San Antonio Spurs: Michael …

Introducing myself to the Tim Duncan I never knew

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I decided I needed to get acquainted with early Tim Duncan and — man, he was good. Father time is undefeated. Age is a factor that all athletes encounter. The way athletes face this issue differs between individuals. Some athletes try and fight their age like a certain Los Angeles Laker great that retired last year. Others players adapt and …

San Antonio Spurs: Ettore Messina rips Danilo Gallinari for in-game punch

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San Antonio Spurs assistant and Italian national team head coach, Ettore Messina, ripped Danilo Gallinari for an in-game punch that broke his hand. San Antonio Spurs assistant coach Ettore Messina’s summer job has him as the head coach of the Italian national team. They’ll compete in this month’s Eurobasket tournament, which kicks off on August […] San Antonio Spurs: Ettore …

Why I wish the Spurs had room to re-sign David Lee

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With 14 guaranteed contracts heading into next season (plus Summer League sensation Bryn Forbes), it appears unlikely that the Spurs will bring back Lee It appears David Lee’s time with the San Antonio Spurs has come to an end. And I think that’s really too bad. In his first season with the team last year, he proved not only to …

Tim Duncan is good enough to be “a legit competitor” in MMA

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According to Timmy’s trainer, “he’s an f***ing monster.” Seriously. Last week, a video dropped of Tim Duncan doing some mixed martial arts training to stay in shape. We thought this was just something Timmy did to break a good sweat and stau active, but it turns out he’s pretty good at it. Which isn’t at all a surprise. Bleacher Report …

Luis Scola on Ginobili: “When Manu was a kid, he was just average”

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One of Manu’s Argentine buddies gives his perspective on the “the greatest basketball player our country has ever produced.” Manu Ginobili is without a doubt one of the greatest players the NBA has ever seen, and every Spurs fan is over the moon since he decided to come back for another season in the NBA. Of course, Ginobili is also …

San Antonio Spurs Rumors: Kyrie Irving won’t commit to new team in trade

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For the San Antonio Spurs or any team that deals for Kyrie Irving, they aren’t guaranteed him past 2019. After almost two weeks of trade rumors, Kyrie Irving remains on the Cleveland Cavaliers. The San Antonio Spurs, Miami Heat, Minnesota Timberwolves, and New York Knicks are among the teams linked to him. For any team […] San Antonio Spurs Rumors: …