San Antonio Spurs: Gregg Popovich’s advice for Jonathons Simmons

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San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich provided friendly advice for Jonathon Simmons, his former player of two years. Friday night’s game between the San Antonio Spurs and Orlando Magic was the first time Jonathon Simmons played a regular season game against his old team since leaving in the offseason. The Magic gave him a […] San Antonio Spurs: Gregg …

What if three-pointers are dumb

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The 4-0 Spurs are shooting fewer threes than everyone else, which is just fine for the league’s foremost adversary of the long ball. Gregg Popovich’s feelings on the three ball have been well-known for years. Despite featuring it prominently for the Spurs’ 2014 championship run, the coach has never personally embraced the shot — a “circus sort of thing,” as …

San Antonio Spurs roundup: Gregg Popovich on full display

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The latest San Antonio Spurs roundup for Thursday, Oct. 26. The San Antonio Spurs walked out of Wednesday’s game with more success. They defeated the Miami Heat, 117-100, behind a strong second half and another terrific performance from LaMarcus Aldridge. He posted a season-high 31 points to lead the way. Aldridge’s performance, along with other […] San Antonio Spurs roundup: …

Popovich on LaMarcus Aldridge: “I tried to change him”

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Gregg Popovich discussed speaking with the reportedly discontent Aldridge over the summer and how he may have been wrong in his initial approach to integrating the All-Star forward. On Monday, Spurs big man LaMarcus Aldridge inked a three-year $72.3 million dollar extension to stay in San Antonio through 2020-21. On Wednesday, speaking before the season-opener against the Minnesota Timberwolves, Spurs …

The most important numbers for the Spurs season

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A different stat for each player, and how that number can serve as a benchmark for their season. No single metric is a referendum on a player’s success, but some can be more telling than others. So I’ve identified a different stat to track for every Spur this season — and a number to benchmark it against — that should …

San Antonio Spurs: Gregg Popovich calls Joffrey Lauvergne ‘impressive’

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San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich provided praise for Joffrey Lauvergne who signed with the team in the offseason. The San Antonio Spurs walked into the 2017 offseason with depth issues at center and power forward. Dewayne Dedmon and David Lee opted out of their contracts for the 2017-18 season, which left Davis Bertans […] San Antonio Spurs: Gregg …

San Antonio Spurs: Derrick White Gets Emotional After Gregg Popovich Call (Video)

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When the San Antonio Spurs took Derrick White in the 2017 NBA Draft, he received a call from Gregg Popovich. The San Antonio Spurs made two selections in Thursday night’s 2017 NBA Draft. They started at No. 29 overall, taking Derrick White. The next pick was Jaron Blossomgame at No. 59. White will be focused […] San Antonio Spurs: Derrick …

Power Rankings, Week 22: Spurs need to focus on themselves

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The Spurs failed to take advantage of a golden opportunity, now need to get their confidence back. There’s no way around it: the Spurs blew a golden opportunity last week (no pun intended…okay maybe a little). The week started with such promise: a home win over the Atlanta Hawks tied things up between the Spurs and Warriors for the top …