Open Thread: Spurs 50 for 50, Number 49- Jaren Jackson, Sr.

Mike Chiari Spurs News

This year the Spurs are celebrating their 50th season in San Antonio. There have been many highs and a few lows. One trademark of the San Antonio Spurs has been their culture and their consistency. The keys to those qualities lie in their players. Always noted for development as well …

How did I miss David Robinson’s birthday?

Mike Chiari Spurs News

I have calendars, notes, and articles floating all around me with reminders of so many Spurs moments — from the biggest plays to the historic days to the birthdays of each and every player. How could I miss David Robinson’s birthday? For me, and many of the elders, David IS …

More of this, less of that

Mike Chiari Spurs News

We are more or less halfway through the dog days of summer, somewhere between the end of the playoffs and the start of training camp, which will kick off the new season. Actually, that should be “tip off” the new season — I had the wrong sport. Every day that …

Open Thread: Spurs 50 for 50, Number 50: Rod Strickland

Mike Chiari Spurs News

This year the Spurs are celebrating their 50th season in San Antonio. There have been many highs and a few lows. One trademark of the San Antonio Spurs has been their culture and their consistency. The keys to those qualities lie in their players. Always noted for development as well …

Open Thread: Final Spurs Basketball camp of the season

Mike Chiari Spurs News

Summer vacation is about to come to an end. Your kiddos will be filling their new backpacks with Lunchables and number 2 pencils and preparing for the next level. But before the back-to-school shopping and last minute haircuts are done, you have one last opportunity to send your child to …

Open Thread: Tim Duncan was Bill Russell’s favorite player

Mike Chiari Spurs News

As the basketball world continues to turn the loss of Bill Russell, more posts have been shared. The basketball icon once shared with Tim Duncan that he was asked to serve as a pall bearer for groundbreaking baseball legend Jackie Robinson’s funeral. Russell was told by Robinson’s wife that he …

Two Spurs make The Athletic’s 2022 NBA Player Tiers list

Mike Chiari Spurs News

In what has now become an annual tradition, we’re back again to talk about Seth Partnow’s NBA Player Tiers. To jog your memory, we covered the 2020 and 2021 editions previously, and there were once again only two Spurs that made it this time around. Once again, Partnow mostly relied …