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57 min ago | Pounding the Rock
Last week, Manu Ginobili tweeted a picture of himself standing next to a this life-sized statue in Buenos Aires, in his home country of Argentina: It wasn't that long ago that statues were the purview of mythological characters or dictators or military heroes.
5 hrs ago | Bullets Forever
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.
9 hrs ago | Pounding the Rock
After three days of play, let's check in on Splitter, Diaw and Baynes and see what's happened in the FIBA World Cup The World Cup is well underway in Spain.
Jun 15, 2014; San Antonio, TX, USA; Miami Heat guard Mario Chalmers reacts on the floor during the fourth quarter against the San Antonio Spurs in game five of the 2014 NBA Finals at AT&T Center.
J. Gomez talks with Kevin Yeung of Grizzly Bear Blues about the Spurs' approach to team building, their defense, Ettore Messina, and J's favorite part of the Spurs offense.
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.
The series concludes with a look at the systems and innovations of each coach, with a final look at the general manager talent that has developed in the San Antonio If you missed Part 1 or Part 2 or Part 3 , you could consider catching up before continuing.
Be sure to check out the first 14 parts of the series if you missed them the first time around.
Danny Green trotted onto the court during the waning minutes of a 2011 regular season game and I figured he'd be a player I wouldn't remember.
The San Antonio Spurs rarely make epic free-agent splashes, but they've been known to add the occasional veteran role player.
If you missed Part I or Part II , please catch up before continuing. Or just plow on through without regard to context because that's alright too.
Brazil's Marcelinho Huertas, center, shoots over France's Florent Pietrus, left, and Boris Diaw, right, during the Group A Basketball World Cup match between Brazil and France in Granada, Spain Brazil's Marcelinho Huertas, center, shoots over France's Florent Pietrus, left, and Boris Diaw, right, during the Group A Basketball World Cup match ... (more)
The Boomers are back on track at the basketball World Cup after thumping South Korea by 34 points in their second group game.
May 2, 2014; Dallas, TX, USA; Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki reacts as San Antonio Spurs forward Tim Duncan looks on in game six of the first round of the 2014 NBA Playoffs at American Airlines Center.
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.
Marcelinho Huertas had 16 points and five assists, and Brazil held on to edge France 65-63 on Saturday in its opening game at the Basketball World Cup.
Updated: Tue Sep 02, 2014 05:53 pm
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