San Antonio Spurs: Russell Westbrook contract’s impact on Kawhi Leonard

Russell Westbrook received a record contract extension on Friday. How will this impact future negotiations between the San Antonio Spurs and Kawhi Leonard? Superstar point guard Russell Westbrook signed a five-year, $205M contract extension with the Oklahoma City Thunder, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. This extension is until 2022-23 and equals out to a six-year, […] San Antonio Spurs: Russell …

Manu Ginobili vlog #3: Reunited with old pals

The Man With No Swagger talks about spending time with Boris Diaw and Tiago Splitter. Manu Ginobili is making good on his stated desire to reach out to fans regularly, and even though he said he wouldn’t be able to do it daily, he’s 3-for-3. Below is his third vlog, again done on his drive to the Spurs training camp …

Exclusive ticket deal for PtR readers to see the Spurs season opener

For the fifth straight year, start the season with the Spurs on Pounding the Rock Night. Kick off the 2017-18 season with a special offer as the San Antonio Spurs’ take on the Minnesota Timberwolves in their first game of the season on Wednesday, October 18. Click here to purchase your tickets and receive the following PTR Package: · Spurs …

San Antonio Spurs: 5 best items from Nike’s new NBA gear to buy

Which San Antonio Spurs items from Nike should you look to purchase? On Friday morning, the Nike officially released their new NBA gear for sale. Jerseys were announced in the summer — the Icon, Association, and Statement editions (one more to be revealed) — for all teams, including the San Antonio Spurs. The available items go beyond […] San Antonio Spurs: 5 …

San Antonio Spurs: How the 2013 NBA Finals almost changed their legacy

What if the San Antonio Spurs won the 2013 NBA Finals? Winning championships is one thing the San Antonio Spurs know how to do. With wins in 1999, 2003, 2005, 2007, and 2014. Since then, the Spurs have not appeared in the Finals. But, fans are still talking about the 2013 NBA Finals. It may not […] San Antonio Spurs: How …

Spurs hold steady in ESPN’s Future Power Rankings

Every year, ESPN forecasts each franchise over the next three seasons and the Spurs score highly once again. The San Antonio Spurs aren’t exactly the talk of the town heading into the 2017-18 season. They didn’t make any big end-of-summer trade, like the Thunder did for Carmelo Anthony. They didn’t claim Dwyane Wade off waivers like the Cavaliers did. In …

San Antonio Spurs: Nike’s NBA gear now available to buy online

The Nike San Antonio Spurs jerseys, shirts, hats and other items are available to buy online. In the summer, the San Antonio Spurs had most of their new jerseys for the 2017-18 season revealed, as part of the NBA and Nike. It started with the Association and Icon uniforms, which replaced, the typical Home and Away. […] San Antonio Spurs: Nike’s …

San Antonio Spurs: Expectations for Joffrey Lauvergne in 2017-18 season

What will San Antonio Spurs center Joffrey Lauvergne bring to the table this season? The San Antonio Spurs are gearing up for another season. After an interesting offseason, all eyes are on San Antonio as the Spurs face an uphill battle this year. The team signed forward Rudy Gay, guard Brandon Paul, and center Joffrey […] San Antonio Spurs: Expectations …

San Antonio Spurs: Expectations for Jeffrey Lauvergne in 2017-18 season

What will San Antonio Spurs center Joffrey Lauvergne bring to the table this season? The San Antonio Spurs are gearing up for another season. After an interesting offseason, all eyes are on San Antonio as the Spurs face an uphill battle this year. The team signed forward Rudy Gay, guard Brandon Paul, and center Joffrey […] San Antonio Spurs: Expectations …

San Antonio Spurs: Watch Manu Ginobili’s training camp vlogs

Manu Ginobili has been all over social media for the first few days of San Antonio Spurs training camp. See what he’s done on social media. In July, Manu Ginobili decided to return for a 16th season with the San Antonio Spurs. His status looked uncertain after the 2017 Western Conference Finals in May, especially with […] San Antonio Spurs: Watch …

NBA Board of Regents passes tanking, resting rules

Predictably, the two measures passed with relative ease. A couple of weeks ago, it was reported that the NBA Board of Regents would vote on a pair of rules aimed to curb the issues of tanking and resting. With 23 of 30 votes required to pass the rules, neither were expected to face enough resistance to not pass, and sure …

NBA passes new draft lottery system, resting rules

The San Antonio Spurs might not be impacted by the NBA’s new system for the draft lottery, but other teams will. The same can’t be said for the rest rules, though. The San Antonio Spurs haven’t made a pick in the NBA Draft Lottery since 1997 — Tim Duncan, the No. 1 overall pick. They fell […] NBA passes new draft …

David Robinson on business, and giving back to the community

Five-Oh recently spoke about how Admiral Capital is just about profits. In an interview with David Robinson by Thuzio, the Spurs legend talks about how basketball was his vehicle to his ventures in community service. “My business career just an extension of what basketball was for me because basketball was a great avenue and it was a ton of fun, …

San Antonio Spurs: Kyle Anderson facing make-or-break season

On the dawn of the 2017 NBA season, San Antonio Spurs forward Kyle Anderson has a lot to prove. With a new-look roster and a looming contract extension, ‘Slo Mo’ is set for his most important season yet. In his three years with the San Antonio Spurs, Kyle Anderson’s main goal has always been one […] San Antonio Spurs: Kyle …

San Antonio Spurs: Will Kawhi Leonard’s assist total rise in 2017-18?

Is San Antonio Spurs star Kawhi Leonard in for a spike in distribution? With every new season, it seems San Antonio Spurs All-Star Kawhi Leonard increases his skillset. Because there are some new faces, expect Leonard to share the ball more in the 2017-18 season. Leonard was able to dish out 3.5 assists per game […] San Antonio Spurs: Will …