Weekend Links: The Legend of Kawhi Leonard

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Here are today’s best Spurs news and articles. The Legend of Kawhi Leonard continues to grow Gregg Popovich is not one to typically toot his own players’ horns or try to promote them in front of the media, but he wasted no time in dubbing his player the best in the league: “Kawhi Leonard is, in my opinion, the best …

LaMarcus Aldridge Puts An End To The Trade Rumors.

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The Spurs trade rumor involving LaMarcus Aldrdige has taken the Internet by storm the last couple of days. The rumor was ignited on CSNNE by prominent sports writer Jackie MacMullan on Tuesday.  LaMarcus Aldridge put an end to the trade rumors earlier today as a guest on The Jim Rome Show and immediately dismissed any doubt that he wants to be …

Jackie MacMullan Made Up The LaMarcus Aldridge Trade Rumor.

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CSNNE writer and prominent sport writer Jackie MacMullan stirred up the LaMarcus Aldridge trade rumor on Tuesday stated he would not make the season with the Spurs and could be traded. Well Jackie MacMullan now seems to be re-canting her story and has even called the Spurs organization to apologize for making up this fabricated rumor. The Rumor That Started …

Is the Clock Ticking On Aldridge, Spurs? Maybe Not.

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LaMarcus Aldridge And What We Know A couple of days ago, long-time sportswriter Jackie MacMullan of ESPN dropped an off-handed comment suggesting that Spurs forward LaMarcus Aldridge might not finish the season in San Antonio. This is not the first time someone associated with ESPN has hinted at a rift between Aldridge and the Spurs. Zach Lowe of ESPN alluded …

Aldridge, Gasol and Extra Spacing.

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If you try to rewind your mind back to the second round of the 2016 NBA Playoffs between the San Antonio Spurs and Oklahoma City Thunder, you might recall that some of the Thunder bigs in Steven Adams, Serge Ibaka and Enes Kanter would back off of Tim Duncan when the Spurs were in the halfcourt offense, as the furthest …

NBA season preview: San Antonio Spurs.

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STAYING: LaMarcus Aldridge, Kyle Anderson, Manu Ginobili, Danny Green, Kawhi Leonard, Patrick Mills, Tony Parker and Jonathon Simmons. ADDED: Joel Anthony (Detroit), Ryan Arcidiacono (Villanova), Davis Bertans (Baskonia), Dewayne Dedmon (Orlando), Bryn Forbes (Michigan State), Patricio Garino (George Washington), Pau Gasol (Chicago), Livio Jean-Charles (ASVEL Villeurbanne), Nicolas Laprovittola (Estudiantes), David Lee (Dallas), Dejounte Murray (University of Washington) and Ryan Richards (Al-Ahli). GONE: Matt Bonner, Rasual Butler …

By the numbers: Aldridge, Leonard, Green form potent 3-man unit.

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  When asked who the best three-man tandem in the NBA is, most people might immediately turn to the Golden State Warriors, but since Feb. 1, no trio has been better than one in San Antonio. In the 383 minutes LaMarcus Aldridge, Kawhi Leonard, and Danny Green have shared the floor in that span, they are outscoring opponents by 21.5 …

Leonard, Aldridge lead Spurs past Bulls 109-101.

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SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Kawhi Leonard had 29 points andLaMarcus Aldridge had 26 points and 10 rebounds and the San Antonio Spurs won their 31st straight at home to open the season by upending the short-handed Chicago Bulls 109-101 on Thursday night. Tony Parker added 20 points and had 12 assists for San Antonio, which has won 40 straight at …

By the numbers: Who do Spurs turn to in the clutch?

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It’s one of the most pivotal questions for any team: When the game is on the line, who gets the rock? The Spurs’ overall philosophy and commitment to team ball has left that query somewhat open-ended this season. In clutch situations – any point during the 4th quarter or overtime with less than five minutes remaining, and neither team ahead …

Spurs’ LaMarcus Aldridge sacrifices numbers for winning.

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  TORONTO – Vindication might be too strong a word, but San Antonio Spurs forward LaMarcus Aldridge appreciated his fifth All-Star appearance. “It means a lot because honestly I didn’t know if I’d get in without the same numbers,” he said. Aldridge left the Portland Trail Blazers in the offseason and signed a four-year, $84 million contract with the Spurs. This is …