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4 hrs ago | Pounding the Rock

Spurs are keeping close tabs on Livio Jean-Charles and Davis Bertans

The commitment that the Spurs are showing to the development of these players by being directly involved in their careers could pay big dividends. It's such an eye-opener when international players speak to media from their home country.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Antonio Spurs, NBA Basketball, Davis Bertans, NBA Players, Tiago Splitter

Tue Sep 16, 2014

Pounding the Rock

Cory Joseph rated 73 overall in NBA 2K15

Third-string point guard Cory Joseph will have a 73 overall rating in NBA 2K15, nine points higher than his 64 rating in 2K14, according to a leak that surfaced last week . It'll be interesting to see what 2K saw in Joseph to give him quite the boost.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Antonio Spurs, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Cory Joseph, Patty Mills

MySanAntonio.com

Tim Duncan to appear in a Punishera comic

Add big comic book star to the Big Fundamental's rA©sumA©. Spurs champion Tim Duncan will appear in a future issue of the Marvel comic "The Punisher."

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Related Topix: Sports, San Antonio Spurs, NBA Basketball, Tim Duncan, NBA Players, Matt Bonner

Air Alamo

What to Expect From Kawhi Leonard In 2014-15

Jun 15, 2014; San Antonio, TX, USA; San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard dunks the ball during the second quarter against the Miami Heat in game five of the 2014 NBA Finals at AT&T Center. Mandatory Credit: Soobum Im-USA TODAY Sports Kawhi Leonard was sensational in the playoffs, particularly in games three through five of the NBA Finals against Miami.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Antonio Spurs, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Kawhi Leonard, Tim Duncan, Manu Ginobili

Mon Sep 15, 2014

Air Alamo

How Will Patty Mills Injury Impact The San Antonio Spurs?

Jun 10, 2014; Miami, FL, USA; San Antonio Spurs guard Patty Mills reacts during the second quarter of game three of the 2014 NBA Finals against the Miami Heat at American Airlines Arena. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports Ever since a report came out in the first week of July on Patty Mills being out for seven months with a shoulder injury, there hasn't been much talk on his progress.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Antonio Spurs, NBA Basketball, Patty Mills, NBA Players, Cory Joseph, Miami Heat

Air Alamo

San Antonio Spurs Draft-and-Stash Prospects: Preview

The San Antonio Spurs are well-known for their love of drafting international prospects who are not quite ready to make the NBA jump and letting them develop overseas. The Spurs have been successful in the past bringing in players such as future Hall-of-Famers Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili, and Brazilian big man Tiago Splitter.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Antonio Spurs, NBA Basketball, Tiago Splitter, NBA Players, Manu Ginobili

Pounding the Rock

A Portrait of Boris Diaw

Forever a riddle, wrapped inside an enigma, baked inside an eclair, Diaw finally showed an appetite for points last season. Regular Season 79 G, 25.0 MPG, 9.1 PTS, .521/.402/.739, 4.1 Rebs, 2.8 Ast, 0.6 Stl, 0.4 Blk, 1.5 TOs, +4.0 per game, 109.3 ORtg, 101.3 DRtg, .120 WS/48, 14.1 PER, 55 YTS Points Playoffs 23 G, 26.3 MPG, 9.2 PTS, .500/.400/.688, 4.8 Rebs, 3.4 Asts, 0.6 Stl, 0.1 Blk, 1.3 TOs, +3.7 per game, 113.2 ORtg, 103.2 DRtg, .155 WS/48, 15.3 PER, 21 YTS Points In 2005 Mike D'Antoni's upstart "Seven seconds or less" run-n-gun Suns looked like the best team in the league for most of the season.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Antonio Spurs, NBA Basketball, Boris Diaw, NBA Players, Dallas Mavericks, Shawn Marion, Steve Kerr

Sat Sep 13, 2014

The Aiken Standard

France beats Lithuania for World Cup bronze

France came from behind in the final quarter to beat Lithuania 95-93 and win the bronze medal at the Basketball World Cup on Saturday. Lithuania led by seven points entering the fourth period, and center Jonas Valanciunas scored five points to put Lithuania ahead 80-77 with three minutes to play.

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Related Topix: Sports, Nicolas Batum, Jonas Valanciunas, Tony Parker, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Basketball, San Antonio Spurs, NBA Basketball, NBA Players

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, Tim Duncan, Danny Green, NBA Players, Tiago Splitter, Kawhi Leonard

Fri Sep 12, 2014

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, Tim Duncan, NBA Players, Patty Mills, Los Angeles Clippers, DeAndre Jordan

Thu Sep 11, 2014

NBA.com

Hang Time: No More Waiting?

The regular season will only be a few weeks old when the ballots will go out for the 2015 NBA All-Star Game. Most of the voters won't even have to think about the first handful of names they'll fill in: LeBron James.

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Related Topix: Sports, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Kevin Durant, San Antonio Spurs, Kawhi Leonard, New Orleans Hornets

Pounding the Rock

Parker rated 88 overall in NBA 2K15

The second best Spurs player on NBA 2K15, Tony Parker will be rated 88 overall upon the game's release October 7, according to a leak that surfaced yesterday . Despite posting a team-best 16.7 points and 5.7 assists per game, there were moments during the season when it seemed Parker may not have had a full postseason run in the tank.

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The Miami Herald

'Frontera' star Eva Longoria shows passion for acting, activism and philanthropy

While most actors might avoid a divisive topic like immigration as if it were a carb-laden dish of pasta, the gregarious revels in expressing her opinion. The native Texan rattles off facts and figures about migrant workers and education among Latinos like a seasoned pro, demonstrating a passion that's clearly informed her latest film role.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

ABS-CBN News

France stun Spain as Serbia rout Brazil

Huge upsets lit up the basketball World Cup on Wednesday as France beat hosts Spain 65-52 while Serbia thumped Brazil 84-56 to set up an intriguing semi-final clash. Holders the United States and Lithuania will meet in the first semi in Barcelona on Thursday while the Serbs and the French will lock horns in Madrid on Friday.

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

The Miami Herald

France stuns host Spain in World Cup quarterfinal

France knocked off the host country 65-52 in a stunning, silencing upset in Madrid Wednesday night despite playing without NBA All-Stars Tony Parker of the San Antonio Spurs and the Chicago Bulls' Joakim Noah. The Spurs' Boris Diaw scored 15 points and Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert grabbed 13 rebounds to lead a dominant 50-28 edge on the boards for France, which advances to face Serbia.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, San Antonio Spurs, Utah Jazz, NBA Players, Boris Diaw

Pounding the Rock

Spurs NBA2K15 rankings

The Spurs' rankings have been leaked by an unknown entity, and here are the numbers for each player, plus a breakdown and analysis of their abilities both on the court, and in the game. In this year's game there are four players that received an overall rating of 90 or higher.

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

Wed Sep 03, 2014

Pounding the Rock

Ray Allen can solve the Spurs' backcourt issues

At this time of the year, NBA-related news is pretty stale. However, last week ESPN's Marc Stein drop an interesting tidbit from the FIBA World Cup in Spain that editor-in-chief J.R. Wilco later examined : the Spurs may have entered the Ray Allen sweepstakes.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Antonio Spurs, NBA Basketball, Miami Heat, Marco Belinelli, Aron Baynes, NBA Players, Kyle Anderson

BleacherReport

Biggest Takeaways from Wednesday's FIBA World Cup of Basketball Play

With the FIBA World Cup's knockout round set to begin on Saturday, Wednesday's docket was jam-packed with hot international basketball action, with all 24 teams taking to hardwood in hopes of improving or solidifying their seeding.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Antonio Spurs, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Phoenix Suns, Minnesota Timberwolves, Leandro Barbosa, Tiago Splitter

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, Tim Duncan

Tue Sep 02, 2014

Bullets Forever

DeJuan Blair: No Wes Unseld, but still useful

The Wizards finally signed the player many wanted them to take in the 2009 draft, but how will DeJuan Blair fit into the rotation? The second round of the 2009 draft found the Wizards in a familiar position: having traded their first-round pick for a veteran, they had an opportunity to use their pick to acquire cheap talent.

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Related Topix: Sports, Dallas Mavericks, NBA Basketball, Washington Wizards, DeJuan Blair, NBA Players, John Wall, San Antonio Spurs

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