It’s early, but Jonathon Simmons making an impression on Popovich.

  When Jonathon Simmons’ name pops up in basketball discussions, he’s often praised for his athleticism and his ability to score. The 26-year-old captured game MVP honors after the Spurs won the Las Vegas Summer League, scoring 23 points on 7 of 14 shooting in the title game against Phoenix. Prior to that, Simmons averaged 15.7 points in 50 games for …

What to Watch for in Tim Duncan's 19th and (Perhaps?) Final Season.

What to Watch for in Tim Duncan’s 19th and (Perhaps?) Final Season.

This thing Tim Duncan is doing, this stealth assault on aging norms and career expectations—it’s going to end someday. Decline or injury will lay the San Antonio Spurs‘ unfathomably steady mainstay low. Maybe it’ll happen this season, his 19th NBA season…….Read More Source: What to Watch for in Tim Duncan’s 19th and (Perhaps?) Final Season | Bleacher Report

No Big 3 or Diaw for Spurs’ preseason opener.

SACRAMENTO — When the LaMarcus Aldridge era unofficially tips off Thursday night in Sacramento, Tim Duncan, Tony Parker, Manu Ginobili and Boris Diaw will be back home in San Antonio. Despite coach Gregg Popovich’s promises to play his veteran players more this preseason, the team’s four senior-most holdovers won’t be making the trip to the preseason opener, held out for “rest …

New Photos Surface Of The AT&T Center.

New photos were released today which show workers adding the finishing touches to the exterior of the At&T Center. We also get an inside peek of the locker rooms and interior hallways. Several hundred workers have been hard at work to finish the installation of the seats, locker rooms, entry ways and other upgrades. The AT&T Center will have a …

Aldridge has first “welcome to Spurs” moment.

  LaMarcus Aldridge missed his first workout of training camp today with leg tightness. Or rather, the Spurs — being the Spurs — held him out for precautionary reasons. “We sat him out,” coach Gregg Popovich said. “He didn’t want to do it. I said, ‘Welcome to the Spurs. Go sit.’ ” Aldridge’s light morning at least kept him fresh to make …

It’s H-E-B commercial day at Spurs training camp.

It’s early October, which means a few things around Spurs headquarters. Primarily, the NBA regular season is right around the corner. A close second, it’s time to film another batch of their hugely popular H-E-B commercials. The off-beat spots have become something of a cult phenomenon, beloved not just locally but around the country thanks to the powers of YouTube. Indeed, they’re so …

Jimmer Fredette is much better than most think.

I will begin this article by saying that Jimmer Fredette is no superstar, in fact he’s not even a solid player, just yet. However his ranking as the 394th best player in the league on ESPN’s #NBArank 2015 is unjustified. The list features the top 400 players, which means Fredette is seen as only better than six players.…..Read More Source: Jimmer Fredette is …

San Antonio Spurs vs. Sacramento Kings Outlook.

The San Antonio Spurs begin their preseason play, when they take on the Sacramento Kings. Spurs fans have a big reason to be excited, as LaMarcus Aldridge and David West will play in their first game in a Spurs uniform. Yes, it’s not the regular season, but it will be interesting to see and it’s still an official game.……Read More …

Did Leonard celebrate new contract? Of course not.

It was the type of payday 99.9 percent of us can only imagine, a financial mother lode that, with proper stewardship, will secure the future of Kawhi Leonard’s family for generations to come. So did Leonard celebrate the five-year, $94.3 million extension he signed this summer? Go on a wild spending spree, or take a lavish vacation? Well, if you’ve paid any attention to …

Former Thunder coach Scott Brooks visits Spurs training camp.

San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich is a popular man within the NBA’s coaching ranks as his success in the Lone Star State has already brought a number of former coaches to San Antonio to view the team’s training camp. While former Chicago Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau recently spent time with Popovich and the Spurs, former Oklahoma City Thunder …