Spurs drop preseason opener as Aldridge struggles.

  LaMarcus Aldridge scored eight points in a ragged debut in silver and black as Sacramento edged the Spurs 95-92 Thursday at Sleep Train Arena in their preseason opener. Aldridge shot 3 for 10 and rarely looked comfortable in his first game with the Spurs after spending nine seasons in Portland. It was part of a disjointed night overall for the …

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 …

McCallum has big shoes to fill with Joseph gone.

Ray McCallum (center), the Spurs’ latest trade acquisition from the Sacramento Kings, plays a game with 13-year-old Caimyn Layne during a Spurs Basketball Camp at the George Gervin Youth Center on Thursday, July 23, 2015. McCallum has played two season in the NBA averaging 6.9 points, 2.7 assists and 20.7 minutes per game. Thrilled to be a Spur after two seasons …

Spurs take back the throne and beat the Kings.

Spurs Get First Win Since The All-Star Break Against The Kings. The San Antonio Spurs finally did something they had not done since the All-Star break and that was win a game. The Spurs got a much needed win against the Sacramento Kings and finally looked like the defending NBA champions with excellent passing and three point shooting. The big …