SPURS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Murray may not make immediate impact, but could be key to Spurs’ future

The NBA Draft plays a vital role in the continued success of the San Antonio Spurs, even though it seems like the same boring story every year. Because the team is so successful there’s never a high pick, and the player that they take late in the first round is either some obscure European or a great […]
Via Project Spurs
14 minutes ago

Spurs’ Dejounte Murray is a Steal in the Draft

Could Dejounte Murray be a yet another gem that the Spurs spotted when no one else paid attention? Murray was one of the few players that the Spurs had an eye on during the draft, and felt lucky that he fell right into their plans. GM R.C. Buford called Murray a pretty supreme talent and […] Spurs’ Dejounte Murray is a Steal in the Draft - Air Alamo - Air Alamo - A San Antonio...
Via Air Alamo
5 hours ago

Kevin Durant to meet with Spurs, Warriors

Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant may soon be one of the hottest free agents to hit the market after midnight on July 1, and it looks like one-third of the teams in the NBA will be vying for his services. But given his history, after coming up short in the NBA Finals and title games, it seems unlikely that he’d leave Oklahoma City for a team that isn’t already a contender...
Via The Sports Daily
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Gregg Popovich and Tim Duncan will reportedly meet with Kevin Durant

With the NBA draft complete, free agency is just around the corner which means that phrases like "sources say" and rumors about possible acquisitions will be flying around. And the first one to hit the radar is the one that will be dominating the conversation until there's ink on a contract: Kevin Durant. According to ESPN's Marc Stein and his sources, Coach Pop and Tim Duncan...
Via Pounding the Rock
13 hours ago

A Post-Draft Look At What The Spurs Could Do In Free Agency

Now that the NBA Draft is over and the Spurs have gotten their guy, it’s time to move forward and begin to go after free agents and fine-tune the team. The Spurs have a glaring need for a true center who can protect the rim, and more prolific outside shooters on the wings would be […] A Post-Draft Look At What The Spurs Could Do In Free Agency - Air Alamo - Air Alamo - A San...
Via Air Alamo
17 hours ago

Spurs’ 2016 Summer League roster taking shape

The San Antonio Spurs will take part in the Utah and Las Vegas Summer Leagues from July 4-18. Though the first game doesn’t begin until July 4, the Spurs’ Summer League team(s) is already beginning to take shape, according to multiple outlets. Nikola Milutinov, 7’0″ center – Milutinov’s name was reported to be part of […]
Via Project Spurs
18 hours ago

Spurs to bring Livio Jean-Charles in for 2016-17

The 28th pick of the 2013 draft is leaving France and heading to the River City. Davis Bertans isn't the only draft-and-stash player that will get his chance to earn a meaningful roster spot for the Spurs next season. Livio Jean-Charles -- who last played for the Tony Parker-owned French team  ASVEL -- is set to join the Spurs on unknown contract terms. With Jean-Charles, Davis...
Via Pounding the Rock
22 hours ago

Report: Spurs to sign to Livio Jean-Charles

The youth movement for the San Antonio Spurs’ roster appears to be underway, as the Spurs selected 19-year old guard Dejounte Muray in Thursday’s NBA Draft. Before even selecting Murray, there was a report two weeks ago that stated the Spurs intend to sign 23-year old forward Davis Bertans, who recently completed his playing season […]
Via Project Spurs
1 day ago

The Spurs have been amazingly consistent with their first round picks

This should not come as a surprise, but the Spurs are good at this thing. The Spurs have been the most consistently dominant team in the league for quite some time. It should come as no surprise then, that they've also been rock solid in the first round of each NBA draft since 2000. Every single player (other than the two most recent draft and stash guys) has played at least 100...
Via Pounding the Rock
1 day ago

LeBron James Offered a Motivational Message to DeJounte Murray After He Slipped to the Late First Round in the NBA Draft

DeJounte Murray, a guard out of the University of Washington, had high hopes for the 2016 NBA Draft. After signing with Klutch Sports and Rich Paul, the same agency that represents LeBron James, Tristan Thompson and now the No. 1 overall pick in the Draft, Ben Simmons, Murray was confident he'd be selected somewhere in the top 10 of Thursday night's festivities. The 19-year...
Via Stack
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Spurs take Washington guard Dejounte Murray at No. 29

SAN ANTONIO (AP) The San Antonio Spurs have selected guard Dejounte Murray of Washington with the 29th pick in the NBA Draft as they enter another uncertain offseason. The 6-foot-5 Murray averaged 16.1 points and 4.5 assists in his lone season with the Huskies. He can play either point guard or shooting guard, but is projected as a point guard in the NBA. San Antonio traded its...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Spurs star Kawhi Leonard won't play for US Olympic team

Kawhi Leonard passed on the opportunity to play, with the San Antonio Spurs announcing his withdrawal in a news release. "This was a very difficult decision. It's an honor to have been considered for the team and I hope that in the future I will have the chance to represent my country by playing for USA Basketball," Leonard said. Anthony won gold medals in the 2008 and 2012 Olympics...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Top San Antonio Spurs Draft Prospects

The San Antonio Spurs have never been a team that holds a very high pick in the NBA Draft, but year after year they continue to make the best of what they’ve been given, churning out gems where there seemed too be a slim chance for success. R.C. Buford and Coach Popovich will make the 29th pick this year, but here are the best players at each position that seem to fit the Spurs...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

San Antonio Spurs: What to make of the odds

LeBron James, in true championship fashion, lead the Cleveland Cavilers to their first NBA Championship in franchise history. When the odds were stacked against him after trailing 3-1 in the NBA Finals to arguably the best offensive team in NBA history, he played like men among boys and beat the odds. If you give any value to the odds, or if you just like to gamble, it is evident...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

San Antonio Spurs reportedly believe Tim Duncan will retire

When the Oklahoma City Thunder eliminated the San Antonio Spurs in the NBA Playoffs, many started to wonder about the future of forward Tim Duncan. The future hall of famer played the least amount he has ever played in his career this season. While many don’t know what Duncan will do, the Spurs think that they have a pretty good idea. According to Buck Harvey of the San Antonio...
Via No Guts, No Glory
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Tony Parker says Zika virus won’t stop him from participating in Olympics

Spurs guard Tony Parker is intent on playing in the Olympics this summer come hell, highwater, or Zika. Parker said Thursday that he won’t let concerns over the mosquito-borne virus prevent him from representing his native France in Rio for what will be his final Olympic games, per Tom Orsborn of the San Antonio-Express News. The 34-year-old Parker is entering the twilight of...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: David West to decline player option for next year, evaluate future

All-Star forward David West left a boatload of cash on the table last summer for a chance to win a championship with the San Antonio Spurs. But with the Spurs suffering an untimely second-round exit this season, West may now be having second thoughts about his decision. According to a report by Shams Charania of The Vertical on Monday, West will decline his $1.55 million player...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

2016 Offseason Preview: San Antonio Spurs

The San Antonio Spurs' nearly historic regular season ended in disappointment with their six-game loss to the Thunder in the second round of the playoffs. With the team's long-term core nearing the end of their storied run, the Spurs could be looking at replacing players who have had a hand in multiple championships. Fortunately for San Antonio, unlike most teams who see their franchise...
Via RealGM - NBA
13 days ago  |  Discuss

San Antonio Spurs: The free agent to sign

The San Antonio Spurs season, as much of a success it was to win 67 games and fall short in the second round of the playoffs, is long over. With that being said, it is time to start looking forward to the offseason duties that lie ahead. None of these duties however, hold as much importance or significance than what the Spurs decided to do in the upcoming free agency. With the LaMarcus...
Via isportsweb.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Steve Kerr goes Gregg Popovich during in-game interview

Needless to say, Steve Kerr was pretty upset over his Golden State Warriors’ performance during the first quarter of Game 3 of the NBA Finals in Cleveland on Wednesday. The Cavs got out to a fast start and led 33-16 after the first 12 minutes of play. Consequently, Kerr ended up pulling a Gregg Popovich during his interview between quarters with ABC’s Doris Burke. Take a look...
Via Larry Brown Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: LaMarcus Aldridge will not compete in Olympics

One of the best frontcourt players in the NBA will not be participating in Rio at the 2016 Summer Olympics. San Antonio Spurs forward LaMarcus Aldridge has pulled his name from consideration. ESPN sources say Spurs forward LaMarcus Aldridge, due to a recent finger/hand injury, has also removed himself from Olympic consideration. — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) June 6, 2016 Monday...
Via Sportsnaut
18 days ago  |  Discuss
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