Rumor: The Spurs haven’t ruled out offering DeMar DeRozan a max contract extension

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Photo by Garrett Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images Pop is quite fond of the team he has assembled in San Antonio. Just because this offseason is pretty much over from a free agency standpoint doesn’t mean the Spurs don’t have any upcoming decisions to think about. For example, DeMar DeRozan has two years remaining on his contract with a player option …

Open Thread: Happy birthday to Patty Mills, the Spurs longest tenured player

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Photo by Jennifer Pottheiser/NBAE via Getty Images Everyone’s favorite defensive Tasmanian devil celebrates his 31st birthday today This has been a busy summer for Patty Mills. In July, he tied the knot with Alyssa Levesque in Hawaii. Before the two could embark on a honeymoon, the Spurs spirit animal was back home in Australia offering humanitarian support in New South …

Open Thread: First photos of Assistant Coach Timmey surface

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It’s getting real up in here. Dejounte Murray tweeted he is cleared by doctors, Derrick White is killing it with Team USA, and now San Antonio’s greatest player has joined as an assistant coach . . . and we have photos. YO! Coach Timmay! https://t.co/AqSiUTatp2 — Pounding the Rock (@poundingtherock) August 10, 2019 Included with Murray’s clean bill of health …

Chimezie Metu is a project whose time may never come with the Spurs

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Photo by Chris Covatta/NBAE via Getty Images This season may very well be Metu’s only chance to show he belongs. This series will look at each of the Spurs’ eleven under-30 players with an eye towards how they can improve in or expand their role on the team. Rather than focus on individual skills, for the most part, we’ll concentrate …

Derrick White was promoted to United States 2019 FIBA World Cup Roster

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Photo by Bart Young/NBAE via Getty Images San Antonio’s young star receives National Team call-up after strong showing at USA Basketball Camp Derrick White has been promoted from the United States Select Team to the National Team roster for the upcoming 2019 FIBA World Cup in China, according to a report from NBA Analyst Ric Bucher. Derrick White is being …

Gregg Popovich has had it with the media asking questions “there’s no answer to”

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Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images Pop is Popping the media once again. It hasn’t taken long for Spurs coach Gregg Popovich to remember he doesn’t like media sessions. After Tuesday’s Team USA practice, it barely took a minute for Pop to become visibly annoyed (in a joking way . . . mostly) with questions coming from reporters that he …

Gregg Popovich hints at big things for Derrick White

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Soobum Im-USA TODAY Sports Pop breaks character for a pleasant courtside interview at Team USA Practice. Gregg Popovich and the United States National Team kicked off training camp yesterday in Las Vegas, Nevada. The inaugural practice was the beginning of a process that they hope culminates in a gold medal at the 2019 FIBA World Cup in Beijing next month. …

Spurs fans shouldn’t fret about Trey Lyles’ supposed aversion to practice

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Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports An old take has some fans on the fence about the newest Spur, but there’s no need to worry. San Antonio Spurs fans weren’t exactly thrilled when the team inked Trey Lyles to a two-year deal early last month. Between the Marcus Morris fallout and the residual effects that followed that unfortunate chain of events (like …

Open Thread: Determining the San Antonio Spurs “best” championship

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Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images Let’s start the week with a discussion where everybody is right. First of all, I put best in quotation marks because there is no right answer. All Spurs championships are the best for one reason or another. But this is your opinion. Which is your favorite and why? That’s it. Simple. Happy …