Pau Gasol Says He Turned Down A Spurs Offer Two Years Ago.

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Pau Gasol is officially a Spur, but he could have been one already. What changed? After Tim Duncan’s retirement, the San Antonio Spurs moved decisively to fill the gap left by one Hall-of-Fame center with another, less legendary Hall of Fame center in Pau Gasol. The 36-year-old big man figures to slot right into the starting lineup and has the …

Who wins as the Spurs trade Boris Diaw to the Jazz?

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At 34 Boris Diaw brings veteran leadership and his versatility to a young Jazz team looking to make the playoffs. The Spurs get the rights to guard Olivier Hanlan who they will most likely waive. The real prize for the Spurs in all this is Pau Gasol who will be 36 on Wednesday. Pau Gasol can still be an effective …

Report: Raptors, Spurs, Blazers, Timberwolves courting Gasol.

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It appears as though Pau Gasol has a number of intriguing options as an unrestricted free agent. The Toronto Raptors, San Antonio Spurs, Portland Trail Blazers, and Minnesota Timberwolves have all shown interest in the veteran big man, according to ESPN’s Marc Stein, with sources telling Stein that Gasol may wait until Kevin Durant has made a free agency decision …

Report: Manu Ginobili likely to return and Pau Gasol could join him with Spurs.

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  It looks like the San Antonio Spurs are going to be contenders again next season. While Tim Duncan’s decision about retirement is still up in the air, The Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported that Manu Ginobili is likely coming back and Pau Gasol could be joining him. “There’s a strong belief that Manu Ginobili is probably going to play another …

What Does the Rose Trade Mean For the San Antonio Spurs?

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  This shakes up the free agency scene, and the San Antonio Spurs end up being huge winners in this deal, albeit indirectly. The Spurs currently have the cap space to acquire one marquee free agent, and they’ve been linked to Mike Conley. Teams around the league with ample cap space and a need at point guard certainly see Conley …

Joakim Noah Fits Well With the San Antonio Spurs.

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Joakim Noah is the type of player who can come in and instantly elevate an already intimidating defense. Noah won Defensive Player of the Year in 2014. He remains one of the best interior defenders in basketball. His energy was the driving force of the Chicago Bulls teams he thrived on. Although Derrick Rose was putting up the best statistics …

In Chicago, Spurs’ Leonard first showed what was possible.

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Leonard, 24, is the Spurs’ top scorer at 22 points per game, one tenth of a point behind New York’s Carmelo Anthony for 10th in the league. […] that night in Chicago 2 ½ years ago, Leonard had been a role player for the Spurs. The Spurs’ Big Three returned to the lineup, and Leonard became a role player again. …

Chicago Bulls In Talks With Spurs Assistant Coach Jim Boylen.

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The Chicago Bulls new head coach Fred Hoiberg wants to add San Antonio Spurs assistant coach Jim Boylen to his coaching staff. The Bulls want to offer Spurs assistant coach Jim Boylen the lead assistant coaching position. Jim Boylen has been with the Spurs since 2013, the team values Boylen and looks to keep him. The attractive offer from the …

Ray Allen wants to play for five teams including the San Antonio Spurs.

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It was reported earlier in the season the the Spurs had contacted Ray Allen about possibly adding him to the team, but at the time he was still unsure about retiring or coming back for one more shot at a title. This week Ray Allen announced he has narrowed down his choices to just five teams which include the Washington Wizards, Chicago …