Around the NBA: O Trades, Where Art Thou?

Mike Chiari Spurs News

With the trade deadline just a week away, we’re officially in the calm before the storm. Things are quiet at the moment, which isn’t surprising since NBA GMs procrastinate as much as university students who should be finishing assignments instead of blogging (not speaking from experience, of course). Regardless, we …

Open Thread: Happy birthday to the Spurs’ Isaiah Roby

Mike Chiari Spurs News

I had a laugh when I was researching Isaiah Roby’s NBA journey. A simple Google search of the lad elicits a few photos that stand out. First photo has him suited up in a Dallas Maverick’s jersey. While he was traded to the Mavericks after initially being drafted by the …

Checking in on the 2022 NBA Rookie Class

Mike Chiari Spurs News

We’re approaching the 50-game mark of a Spurs season focused on young player development and maximizing draft odds (cough, tanking). Thus, it’s a good time to revisit the 2022 draft to orientate to the performances of those selected. The Spurs selected three players in the first round. In the lottery, …

It’s silly season in the NBA

Mike Chiari Spurs News

It’s officially the dog days of the NBA regular season. We’re past the halfway mark in terms of games played, but the “official” midway point — the All-Star break — is still two weeks away. Meanwhile, the trade deadline is just over one week away on February 9, and players …

Open Thread: It’s Manu Ginobili Bobblehead Night

Mike Chiari Spurs News

After tonight, it comes down to Tony Parker. Have you been attending the games this season? And do you have your collectible San Antonio Spurs bobbleheads? For those of us braving the weather tonight, it is Manu’s turn. “El Corazon” is aptly named for his playing style. He may not …

Spurs’ lack of range exposed in loss to streaking Wizards

Mike Chiari Spurs News

The Spurs are back on a losing streak, as they couldn’t keep up with the red-hot Wizards at home. A strong start was followed by moments in which the offense went through some droughts and the defense was characteristically shaky, leading to a 127-106 loss that was at times entertaining …