Open Thread: NBA and FIBA hosts Basketball without Borders later this month in Senegal

BWB Africa 2019 will bring together the top male and female players ages 17 and under from throughout Africa to learn directly from current and former NBA and FIBA players. From the Press Release: The National Basketball Association (NBA), International Basketball Federation (FIBA) and Senegalese Basketball Federation to host 17th edition of Basketball without Borders Africa in Senegal. BWB Africa …

Las Vegas Summer League: Spurs vs. Suns Game Thread

Spurs rookies and prospects face the Raptors in Las Vegas Welcome to the Game Thread. Veterans of the Game Thread know how we do things around here, but for all you newbies we have a few rules. Our community guidelines apply and basically say be cool, no personal attacks, don’t troll and don’t swear too much. The Spurs blowout win …

The Marcus Morris saga presents the Spurs with a conundrum

Hopefully the chance to make the playoffs will be more appealing to Morris than potentially maximizing future earnings. The Spurs free agency could unravel. Marcus Morris, who agreed to sign for the mid-level exception, is now reconsidering his decision after getting a better offer from the Knicks. The news came as a shock to fans, but Morris has been reportedly …

Open Thread: Patty Mills weds Alyssa Levesque in Oahu, Hawaii

The Spurs guard tied the knot this weekend with guests that would make one heck of an All-Star team. Not sure if there was time to ball, but if so there is no amount of wedding guests that could have held their own against Tim Duncan, Boris Diaw, Derrick White, Bryn Forbes, and Patty Mills. Fortunately for all, the former …

Lonnie Walker exploded on the Raptors in Las Vegas

Summer League has become the second-year guard’s playground. If you haven’t already gotten your Lonnie Walker IV stock, it may already be too late. As the Spurs young prospect continues to dominate in Summer League play, it’s becoming increasingly difficult to anticipate anything but stardom in his future. With 32 points on just 25 shooting possessions, good for a TS% …

Open Thread: Rudy Gay re-signs with Spurs in Las Vegas

Summer League brought out Gay and Dejounte Murray court side showing support OFFICIAL: Spurs re-sign Rudy Gay. More ➡️ https://t.co/frP6hlll6v pic.twitter.com/kv22O5jrNQ — San Antonio Spurs (@spurs) July 8, 2019 Today was the official contract signing for Rudy Gay. He was in Las Vegas sitting court side during the Spurs match against the Toronto Raptors. Spurs guard Dejounte Murray was seated …

Las Vegas Summer League: Spurs vs. Raptors Game Thread

Spurs rookies and prospects face the Raptors in Las Vegas Welcome to the Game Thread. Veterans of the Game Thread know how we do things around here, but for all you newbies we have a few rules. Our community guidelines apply and basically say be cool, no personal attacks, don’t troll and don’t swear too much. The Spurs have played …

Spurs sign Quinndary Weatherspoon to a two-way contract

The Spurs have signed their second round pick. The Spurs have signed 2019 second-round draft pick Quinndary Weatherspoon to a two-way contract. Per the Spurs’ official press release: “Weatherspoon, 6-4/205, was selected in the second round of the 2019 NBA Draft (49th overall). He is currently participating on the Spurs Summer League team where he’s averaging 15.0 points, 4.0 rebounds, …

The winners and losers of the Spurs/Raptors Kawhi Leonard trade

The Spurs came out of it better than you think. With Kawhi Leonard finally announcing his decision to join the Clippers, it’s time to revisit the most important trade of the 2018 offseason. The Spurs, finally admitting there wasn’t a viable path to repairing the team’s relationship with its disgruntled star, sent him to the Raptors along with Danny Green, …

Las Vegas Summer League: Spurs vs. Hornets Game Thread

Spurs rookies and prospects face the Hornets in an early game Welcome to the Game Thread. Veterans of the Game Thread know how we do things around here, but for all you newbies we have a few rules. Our community guidelines apply and basically say be cool, no personal attacks, don’t troll and don’t swear too much. NOTE: Today’s game …