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Saturday | Air Alamo

Ray Allen and the San Antonio Spurs Are a Perfect Fit

Jun 15, 2014; San Antonio, TX, USA; Miami Heat guard Ray Allen drives against San Antonio Spurs forward Tim Duncan in game five of the 2014 NBA Finals at AT&T Center. Mandatory Credit: Soobum Im-USA TODAY Sports Free agent shooting guard Ray Allen has suddenly become the most sought-after free agent left on the market, with the San Antonio Spurs, Cleveland Cavaliers, Los Angeles Clippers, Washington Wizards, and now the Chicago Bulls all interested in acquiring the veteran guard.

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

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Lake Show Life

Kobe Bryant: The Great Debate of 24 vs. 8

Feb 16, 2014; New Orleans, LA, USA; Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant speaks during a press conference before the 2014 NBA All-Star Game at the Smoothie King Center. Mandatory Credit: Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports With Kobe Bryant entering the final 2 years of his career as an NBA player, some questions come to mind; will he go out as productive has he has been his entire career? Will the Lakers be playoff contenders? Will he be in a position to win his 6th ring? Only time can answer those questions.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, Kobe Bryant, NBA Players, Dallas Mavericks, San Antonio Spurs, Dirk Nowitzki

Pounding the Rock

Tim Duncan's best post-ups Part II

In the 17th installment of the "best of" series we'll look at The Big Fundamental do work in the post. The Spurs opened the second leg of their Rodeo Road Trip at the Clippers .

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Related Topix: Sports, San Antonio Spurs, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Tony Parker, Patty Mills, Los Angeles Clippers, DeAndre Jordan

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, NBA Players, Tiago Splitter, Marco Belinelli, Manu Ginobili, Memphis Grizzlies

Wed Sep 10, 2014

Pounding the Rock

Ginobili rated 83 overall in NBA 2K15

After being rated 86 in 2K14, Manu will drop down to an 83 this year, according to a leak that surfaced yesterday . He bounced back as well as anyone could have imagined in the Finals this year, but the lowered rating is most likely due to age and the mileage he has on his legs.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, San Antonio Spurs, NBA Players

MySanAntonio.com

Duncan one of four to earn 90 ratings in NBA 2K15

The makers of the popular NBA 2K video game series have been releasing individual player ratings in the lead-up to the release of their latest edition on Oct. 7. In doing so they teased that four players have been pegged in the 90s. Two are pretty easy to guess.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Antonio Spurs, NBA Basketball, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA Players, Kevin Durant, Tiago Splitter, Kawhi Leonard

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, NBA Players, Kawhi Leonard, Manu Ginobili, Minnesota Timberwolves, Kevin Love

Tue Sep 09, 2014

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, NBA Players, Manu Ginobili

Mon Sep 08, 2014

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, NBA Players, Manu Ginobili

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, NBA Players, Tony Parker, Manu Ginobili

Sun Sep 07, 2014

USA Today

Projecting 2014-15 records for all 30 NBA teams

The Spurs had the best record last season at 62-20 and went on to win the NBA title. But USA TODAY Sports' Adi Joseph has a different team finishing atop 2014-15 as he predicts every record.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Antonio Spurs, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Portland Trail Blazers, Oklahoma City Thunder, New York Knicks

BleacherReport

How San Antonio Spurs Should Round out Championship Roster

The San Antonio Spurs elected to keep things simple this summer, quietly reassembling a roster that's thus far identical to the one that quickly dispatched the Miami Heat in last season's NBA Finals. extension, the organization extended point guard Tony Parker and re-signed free agents Boris Diaw, Patty Mills and Matt Bonner.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Antonio Spurs, NBA Basketball, Tony Parker, Matt Bonner, Boris Diaw, Danny Green, NBA Players

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, NBA Players, Kawhi Leonard, Manu Ginobili

Fri Sep 05, 2014

Pounding the Rock

Marco Belinelli's best cuts Part II

Last time we looked at some of the ways that Marco gets his open layups and this time we'll look at the relationships between Timmy and Marco and especially Manu and Marco The re-post of Tim Duncan in this play is enough to grab the attention of the entire Kings team. As soon as Duncan gets the ball back from Danny Green , Marco catches the defense standing around waiting for Duncan to do his thing and darts to the hoop where Timmy finds him wide open in the middle of the lane.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Antonio Spurs, NBA Basketball, Marco Belinelli, NBA Players, Danny Green, Jeff Ayres, Tony Parker

The Washington Post

NBA Retrometrics: Why David Robinson is underrated

One of the more encouraging effects of the advanced-metric movement is the added nuance that can be added to basketball debates that were often settled by a basic count of championship rings - and still are, on some ESPN debate shows. Of course, playoff performances will always matter more - to some, a lot more - when evaluating players from the same era.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Antonio Spurs, NBA Basketball, David Robinson, NBA Players, Houston Rockets, Hakeem Olajuwon

Thu Sep 04, 2014

Swish Appeal

Stop trying to re-invent the Seattle Storm

It doesn't make sense for an organization like Seattle to get rid of it's two perennial all-stars in Jackson and Bird in an all-out attempt to rebuild. Sue Bird is still playing at a productive level, even if she did have an off-year.

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Related Topix: Sue Bird, Sports, More Sports, Seattle Storm, WNBA Women's Basketball, San Antonio Spurs, NBA Basketball, NBA Players

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, Boris Diaw, Manu Ginobili

Wed Sep 03, 2014

The Independent

Matt Bonner: Not your usual NBA player

The Red Mamba talks to The Independent about winning the NBA Championship, his new car and all you can eat sandwiches at The Dorchester Matt Bonner might be 6ft 10in and a 10-year veteran in the NBA, but the 'Red Mamba' is unique.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Antonio Spurs, NBA Basketball, Miami Heat, Matt Bonner, NBA Players, Ray Allen, Tony Parker

Tue Sep 02, 2014

Sporting News

Spurs, Clippers among teams with interest in Ray Allen

What could be Ray Allen's final bout with NBA free agency has moved at a snail's pace.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Antonio Spurs, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Cleveland Cavaliers, Miami Heat, LeBron James

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, Manu Ginobili, Patty Mills, Danny Green

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