Open Thread: Bill Russell dies at age 88

Mike Chiari Spurs News

NBA legend Bill Russell passed away peacefully yesterday at the age of 88. Russell was the anchor in the Boston Celtics dynasty that won eleven championships in thirteen years (of which Bill served as player/coach in the final two championship runs), the hall of fame big man was vocal regarding …

Open Thread: Get your autographed San Antonio FC jersey

Mike Chiari Spurs News

Did you attend last night’s San Antonio FC game? It was a featured event through the Spurs Organization. They even took the jerseys that was worn in the game, had them autographed, and are now available for auction. Player worn tops are being signed and auctioned off to benefit @SpursGive …

Happy belated birthday to D. J. Stewart

Mike Chiari Spurs News

In addition to Manu Ginobili, another player associated with the San Antonio Spurs also celebrated a birthday yesterday. AS little younger and little more recently on the court, D. J. Stewart most recently suited up earlier this month in Summer League as a member of the Spurs. Already known to …

Open Thread: Happy birthday to Manu Ginobili

Mike Chiari Spurs News

I miss Manu. I mean, I really miss him. But there is comfort in turning on a game and seeing him in the seats observing, ready to share his wisdom. It’s good that he is still there with the team building this next generation of players. Hopefully defining the next …

Report: Thunder hiring longtime Spurs assistant coach Chip Engelland

Mike Chiari Spurs News

The Oklahoma City Thunder are hiring San Antonio Spurs assistant coach Chip Engelland, per Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN. ESPN Sources: The Oklahoma City Thunder are hiring Chip Engelland as an assistant coach. Engelland, considered the NBA’s preeminent shooting coach, spent 17 years with the Spurs where he’s considered to have …

Spurs release 2022 Preseason Schedule

Mike Chiari Spurs News

As we approach August and the true doldrums of the NBA offseason, the Spurs are keeping the news cycle active this week, first releasing their new Statement Edition jerseys and now announcing their preseason schedule for the upcoming 2022-23 season, beginning on October 2 in Houston. Our 2022 Pre-SZN schedule …

Open Thread: Pounders who follow the former players

Mike Chiari Spurs News

Do you follow former Spurs players? Or once they are gone, are they just gone? I have stated repeatedly that I am a Spurs fan, not a basketball fan. The glimpse I get of players from the 29 other teams happens when they play against the Spurs. Don’t get me …