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Saturday | Pounding the Rock

Danny Green is more than just a "system player"

In the latest installment of his must-read series of portraits of each player on the 2013-14 Spurs , Michael Erler made a point he has made many times over the years. It's an argument I've always found to be compelling: if there's anyone on the Spurs' roster right that's comparable to Bruce Bowen , it's not Kawhi Leonard , but Danny Green .

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Related Topix: Sports, San Antonio Spurs, NBA Basketball, Danny Green, NBA Players, Bruce Bowen, Boris Diaw, Kawhi Leonard

Fri Sep 12, 2014

BleacherReport

Ray Allen's Next NBA Stop Should Be with San Antonio Spurs

Not that most San Antonio Spurs fans need reminding, but in the 2013 Finals, the then- Miami Heat shooting guard completed a miraculous Game 6 comeback with a three-pointer that extended the series, which Miami would go on to win. So, when news broke that the Spurs were interested in Allen, a free agent searching for a home to spend the coda of his career, it initially came as a bit of a shock.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Antonio Spurs, NBA Basketball, Marco Belinelli, Boris Diaw, Danny Green, Patty Mills, NBA Players

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Pounding the Rock

Tim Duncan's best post-ups of 2013-14 Part I

In the seventeenth installment of the "best of" series we'll look at The Big Fundamental do work in the post. Tim Duncan may not bang down low like he used to, but the veteran big can still get it done when called upon.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Antonio Spurs, NBA Basketball, Tim Duncan, NBA Players, Tiago Splitter, Marco Belinelli, Memphis Grizzlies

Wed Sep 10, 2014

Pounding the Rock

Spurs top ESPN experts Future Power Rankings

ESPN continues to honor the Spurs this offseason. There were the ESPYs won by Pop and Kawhi There was J.A. Adande declaring that even though the Cavs picked up LeBron and Kevin Love, it is the Spurs who won not only the championship, but the summer as well.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Antonio Spurs, NBA Basketball, Tim Duncan, NBA Players, Kawhi Leonard, Minnesota Timberwolves, Kevin Love

Tue Sep 09, 2014

Pounding the Rock

A portrait of Danny Green

The knock on Danny Green when he first joined the Spurs was that he acted better than he was. It turns out he was right all along.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Antonio Spurs, NBA Basketball, Danny Green, NBA Players, Tony Parker, Aron Baynes, Kawhi Leonard

Pounding the Rock

The best game I ever attended as a fan: The Manu Game

Today, across SBNation's basketball blogs , everyone is writing about the best game they've ever experienced in person. Those of you who know that I was in the building when the Spurs won their fifth NBA championship might expect me to write about that game again .

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Related Topix: Sports, San Antonio Spurs, NBA Basketball, Danny Green, NBA Players, Miami Heat, Ray Allen, Norris Cole

MySanAntonio.com

Colossal Spurs trophy wins Canstruction top award

"CAN-Pionship Trophy" won the Juror's Favorite Award in the 2014 Canstruction event at North Star Mall. The world-champion San Antonio Spurs played a key role in the 2014 9th Annual Canstruction Can Opener Awards, sponsored by the American Institute of Architects San Antonio chapter and benefiting the San Antonio Food Bank.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Antonio Spurs, NBA Basketball, Tony Parker, Tim Duncan, NBA Players

Mon Sep 08, 2014

BleacherReport

Ranking the Top 10 Most Underrated San Antonio Spurs Players of the Past Decade

The San Antonio Spurs have consistently been one of the NBA 's most overlooked teams, largely avoiding national attention and criticism while compiling a variety of regular season and playoff successes. Underrated players have helped lift the franchise to 50-win campaigns throughout the entire past decade, and the Spurs have won three championships since 2004-05.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Antonio Spurs, NBA Basketball, Tiago Splitter, Tony Parker, Robert Horry, NBA Players, Kawhi Leonard

MySanAntonio.com

Ahead of the curve: The Spursa history of innovation

The Spurs aren't always first. But more often than not, they're at the forefront of the trends that shape the league in which they've won five championships and more games than any other franchise since 1999.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Antonio Spurs, NBA Basketball, Tony Parker, Tim Duncan, NBA Players

Pounding the Rock

Tim Duncan,CDC close to Ebola Cure

To say that San Antonio Spurs power forward Tim Duncan's skills on the court are legendary is an understatement, but who would have thought that his excellence would apply off the court as well? "It's remarkable!", raves CDC's director Tom Frieden, " He's made astounding progress on his own and it's much appreciated as time is a factor here. Even if his co-workers complain about tripping on his jeans while walking past him, the increase in efficiency is absolutely mesmerizing."

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Related Topix: Sports, San Antonio Spurs, NBA Basketball, Tim Duncan, NBA Players, Tony Parker

Sun Sep 07, 2014

BleacherReport

Don't Be Surprised When Nerlens Noel Runs Away with Rookie of the Year Award

Nerlens Noel spent his first season as a professional athlete in anonymity, taking a redshirt year to recover from a torn ACL. That's about to change in a big way.

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Related Topix: Sports, Philadelphia 76ers, NBA Basketball, Nerlens Noel, NBA Players, San Antonio Spurs, Tony Parker

Sat Sep 06, 2014

MSNBC

San Antonio Spurs top 10 plays of 2014 season

Long gone are the days when the Spurs could be considered "boring" by their detractors, and in fact, the 2013-14 version played some of the most elite basketball on the offensive end of the floor that we've seen in quite some time. Number 10 features some next-level passing, and I'm guessing most of our readers wouldn't be able to easily identify those involved in the play.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Antonio Spurs, NBA Basketball, Tiago Splitter, Tony Parker, Tim Duncan, NBA Players, Kawhi Leonard

Thu Sep 04, 2014

Pounding the Rock

A Portrait of Tiago Splitter

After experiencing a summer of rejection -- first by LeBron James and later by a famous ESPN personality -- the Spurs ' oft-maligned big man got the last laugh. Regular season 59 G, 21.5 MPG, 8.2 PTS, .523/.000/.699, 6.2 Rebs, 1.5 Ast, 0.5 Stl, 0.5 Blk, 1.3 TOs, +4.5 per game, 105.0 ORtg, 94.5 DRtg, .163 WS/48, 16.5 PER, 42 YTS Points Playoffs 23 G, 22.4 MPG, 7.5 PTS, .610/.000/.718, 6.1 Rebs, 2.0, 0.7 Stl, 0.5 Blk, 0.8 TOs, +4.4 per game, 110.7 ORtg, 99.9 DRtg, .239 WS/48, 19.1 PER, 24 YTS Points Tiago Splitter spent the better part of the summer of 2013 and past regular season being something of a laughingstock.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Antonio Spurs, NBA Basketball, Tiago Splitter, NBA Players, Matt Bonner, Tim Duncan, Boris Diaw

Tue Sep 02, 2014

BleacherReport

10 NBA Players Who Will Break Out in New Roles During 2014-15

Movement is constant in basketball, even during the offseason. And for these 10 NBA players, moving into a new role in 2014-15 could be all they need to break out.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Antonio Spurs, NBA Basketball, Tony Parker, NBA Players, Utah Jazz, Alec Burks

Mon Sep 01, 2014

BleacherReport

Why Don't More NBA Teams Try to Emulate the San Antonio Spurs' Style?

To understand why, we have to deconstruct the Spurs' model, reverse-engineering it to reveal the inimitable pieces and people that make it so special.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Antonio Spurs, NBA Basketball, Tony Parker, NBA Players, Tim Duncan, Patty Mills, Danny Green

Sun Aug 31, 2014

BleacherReport

FIBA World Cup 2014: TV Schedule, Live Stream, Bracket Predictions for Day 2

The first day of the 2014 FIBA World Cup largely went as expected. The United States and Spain flexed their muscles against undermanned competition, NBA players looked leagues above their competition and we all learned about the existence of a few countries not heard of since eighth-grade geography class.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Antonio Spurs, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, New Jersey Nets, Orlando Magic, Jayson Williams, Bojan Bogdanovic

Sat Aug 30, 2014

48 Minutes of Hell

Stein: Spurs interested in Ray Allen, Gustavo Ayon

Free agency is apparently never going to end. A lot of NBA executives are in Spain right now and a lot of them aren't done making moves.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Antonio Spurs, NBA Basketball, Marco Belinelli, Danny Green, Robert Horry, NBA Players, Atlanta Hawks

BleacherReport

FIBA World Cup 2014: TV Schedule, Live Stream, Bracket Predictions for Day 1

World Cup gets underway on Saturday with a full slate of action. All 24 international teams that qualified for the showcase tournament will be in action for the start of the preliminary round, which will last five games.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Antonio Spurs, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Boris Diaw, Tony Parker

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Air Alamo

San Antonio Spurs Must Run Season Through Kawhi Leonard

Apr 28, 2014; Dallas, TX, USA; San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard drives against Dallas Mavericks guard Monta Ellis in game four of the first round of the 2014 NBA Playoffs at American Airlines Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Antonio Spurs, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Kawhi Leonard, Tim Duncan, Dallas Mavericks

Hardwood Paroxysm

Manu Ginobili Has A Statue Dedicated To Him In Buenos Aires

Jun 15, 2014; San Antonio, TX, USA; San Antonio Spurs guard Manu Ginobili celebrates after defeating the Miami Heat in game five of the 2014 NBA Finals at AT&T Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Antonio Spurs, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Manu Ginobili, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Basketball

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