Spurs Rumors & News

  • Tony Parker has change of heart, will play for France in Olympic qualifiers

    Sporting News "Tony Parker can't resist the pull of playing for his country. A week after indicating on a French radio show that he might not participate in qualifying for the Rio Olympics, or the Games themselves because of the impending birth of his son, the Spurs star says he's all in. Parker's wife,..." February 08

  • Gregg Popovich asks Kobe to 'stay in Kawhi's ear'

    The Score "After bidding him adieu after 20 legendary seasons, San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich had one favor to ask of Kobe Bryant. Popovich met with Bryant following the Spurs' 106-102 victory on Saturday, and asked the future Hall of Famer to share some of his wisdom with the next great Spur..." February 08

  • Kobe gave the Spurs a scare, but Lakers still fall

    San Antonio Express-News "Kobe Bryant has plenty of memories about playing the Spurs. The future Hall of Famer mentioned a few of them prior to Saturday’s game, even adding how he missed the Spurs’ old stomping grounds at the Alamo dome. Bryant can add another to the list of memories: the last game in San..." February 07

  • Kevin Durant says the Thunder are not 'scared' of the Warriors or Spurs

    CBS Sports "The Oklahoma City Thunder stormed back in the second half against the Golden State Warriors on Saturday, but their comeback fell short as they lost 116-108. Kevin Durant was instrumental in the Thunder's rally, hitting big threes down the stretch and finishing with a double-double of 40 points..." February 07

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    Tom Orsborn @tom_orsborn

    Pop, when asked how Duncan is doing, "He's coming along slowly but surely."#Spurs

  • Spurs turn on the heat in the first half, blow out Mavs

    San Antonio Express-News "The Spurs improved to 3-0 against the Dallas Mavericks on Friday night, departing American Airlines Center with a 116-90 victory. Kawhi Leonard led the way for the Spurs, finishing with 23 points, while LaMarcus Aldridge added a double-double (14 points, 10 rebounds). The Mavericks had a..." February 06

  • Silver says changes coming to Hack-A-Shaq rule

    USA Today "NBA Commissioner Adam Silver’s evolving opinion of Hack-A-Player indicates there may be changes to the increasingly practiced and increasingly reviled strategy. After months of media debate, putrid foul shooting, lengthy games and fan discontent, Silver told USA TODAY Sports in an NBA A to Z..." February 05

  • NBA All-Star Saturday Night: LaVine, Curry back to defend their titles

    CBS Sports "The NBA announced its All-Star Weekend participants Thursday, including who will compete in the Slam Dunk Contest, the 3-Point Shootout and the skills competition. Slam Dunk Defending champion Zach LaVine leads the field after last year's electrifying performance. His challengers include..." February 05

  • Spurs, LaMarcus Aldridge brow-beat Pelicans into submission

    Pounding The Rock "Oh, THAT LaMarcus Aldridge. I remember him. We've seen Aldridge experience quite a few highs and lows in his brief time for the Spurs. We've seen him have great nights and some games where he's looked very ordinary. While we've yet to see him have a great game against a great team just yet,..." February 04

  • Groin injury may sideline Spurs vet Manu Ginobili for 4-6 weeks

    CBS Sports "San Antonio Spurs guard Manu Ginobili could be joining Tim Duncan on the injury list. According to San Antonio's KENS 5, Ginobili will miss four to six weeks after suffering a groin injury. However, the Spurs have not officially announced anything and the team's general manager told Tom Osborn of..." February 04

  • Spurs, Clippers, Thunder Eye Adreian Payne

    Hoops Rumors "The Spurs, Clippers and Thunder have “fringe” trade interest in Adreian Payne, as Darren Wolfson of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities says in his latest edition of “The Scoop” podcast. The No. 15 pick from the 2014 draft has seen spotty playing time this season but this week returned earlier than planned from..." February 03

  • Why Abdul-Jabbar says Duncan, not Kobe, has had the 'better' career

    Fox Sports "This is why sports exists, so we debate questions that might not have a right or wrong answer, but are never short on opinions. Los Angeles Lakers legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar chimed in with one of his own when asked recently if Kobe Bryant or Tim Duncan has had the better career. Abdul-Jabbar's..." February 03

  • Aldridge in scoring mode, leads Spurs to victory over Magic

    San Antonio Express-News "The Spurs started the month off on a good note, beating the Orlando Magic, 107-92, at AT&T Center, where they improved to 26-0 this season. LaMarcus Aldridge finished with a game-high 28 points and five blocks, while Patty Mills added 22 points off the bench. Kyle Anderson added nine points,..." February 02

  • Tony Parker might skip the summer Olympics because of his wife's pregnancy with their second son

    Daily Mail "San Antonio Spurs point guard Tony Parker could miss the Olympics because of the expected birth of his second son. Parker told French radio station RMC that his wife is due at the end of July, shortly after France's Olympic qualifying tournament from July 4-10. The Olympic basketball..." February 02

  • NBA 2K basketball video game sued over use of player tattoos

    New York Daily News "The makers of hit video game series NBA 2K have been slapped with a copyright infringement lawsuit for using images of several NBA players’ body art — including four of LeBron James’ tattoos — without permission. Solid Oak Sketches claims Take-Two Interactive Software has used eight of its..." February 02

  • How players are controlling their own media and what it means for the NBA

    CBS Sports "During an otherwise inconsequential regular season game in March 2009, then-Milwaukee Bucks forward Charlie Villanueva did something unusual. He posted the following tweet from the locker room at halftime. The ensuing media coverage of this apparent indiscretion is pure comedy when you read..." February 01

  • Tim Duncan will miss fourth straight game against Orlando on Monday

    San Antonio Express-News "Tim Duncan will miss his fourth consecutive game because of right knee soreness when the Spurs host the Orlando Magic on Monday. The Spurs have dropped two of their last three games without Duncan, including a 30-point loss to the Golden State Warriors on Monday, 120-90, and a 14-point loss to..." February 01

  • Big 3 combine for 71, lead Cleveland Cavaliers to 117-103 victory over San Antonio Spurs

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "The Cleveland Cavaliers entered Saturday's game with a 0-5 record against the San Antonio Spurs, Golden State Warriors and Chicago Bulls. "I don't put a lot of emphasis on it," head coach Tyronn Lue said before tipoff. "I just want to make sure our style of basketball is what we want to play. I..." January 31

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    San Antonio Spurs @spurs

    Spurs assign Ray McCallum to @austin_spurs » https://t.co/FLph1OO1e0

  • Becky Hammon makes more history, will coach in All-Star Game

    Fox Sports "With San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich named head coach of the Western Conference All-Star team, and with two of his own players making the team, it’s only natural he would bring with him assistants familiar with his coaching style, and with the Spurs players. But when he did the expected..." January 29

  • LaMarcus Aldridge: Spurs are Kawhi Leonard’s team

    Pro Basketball Talk "When the Spurs signed LaMarcus Aldridge, many questioned whether Aldridge – a high-volume scorer with the Trail Blazers – would fit in San Antonio. He was compared frequently to Tim Duncan, who – as great as he was with the ball in at his peak – willingly deferred to his teammates at times so he..." January 29

  • All-Star Reserves Announced

    NBA.com "Millions of fan votes decided who the starters would be for the 65th NBA All-Star Game next month in Toronto. Only 12 to 14 were required, from coaches around the league, were required to decide the 14 other players who would fill out the rosters for the Eastern and Western Conference..." January 29

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    Brad Turner @BA_Turner

    East All Star reserves: Jimmy Butler, DeMar DeRozan, Paul Millsap, Andre Drummond, Chris Bosh, John Wall, Isaiah Thomas

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    Jonathan Feigen @Jonathan_Feigen

    Western Conference reserves: Draymond Green, James Harden, Chris Paul, Klay Thompson, Anthony Davis, DeMarcus Cousins, Aldridge. No Dirk.

  • Spurs rebound from loss, blow out Rockets

    San Antonio Express-News "The Spurs were back to themselves on Wednesday night, blowing out the Houston Rockets, 130-99, to remain undefeated at AT&T Center. LaMarcus Aldridge finished with a game-high 25 points, adding 10 rebounds and five assists, while Kawhi Leonard and Danny Green both finished with 18 points." January 28

  • NBA Commissioner Adam Silver to reevaluate fan voting for All-Star Game

    USA Today "Since NBA Commissioner Adam Silver officially took over for David Stern during All-Star weekend nearly two years ago, his willingness to consider any and all changes that would improve the league has been one of the hallmarks of his tenure. That ideology, it appears, will apply to the All-Star..." January 28

  • LaMarcus Aldridge explains why he deleted Twitter account

    Larry Brown Sports "LaMarcus Aldridge decided to delete his Twitter account at some point after his San Antonio Spurs were blown out by the Golden State Warriors on Monday night. Coincidence, right? According to Aldridge, the decision to bail on social media had nothing to do with having one of his worst games of..." January 28

  • Tim Duncan to sit for third time in past 4 games with knee soreness

    ESPN "The San Antonio Spurs announced Tuesday that they'll hold out forward Tim Duncan from Wednesday's game against the Houston Rockets due to soreness in his right knee. The severity of Duncan's condition isn't yet known, but Wednesday night would mark his third absence in San Antonio's past four..." January 27

  • Spurs Coach Gregg Popovich said there’s no timetable for Tim Duncan’s return

    My San Antonio "Tim Duncan will miss his second consecutive game because of right knee soreness when the Spurs host the Houston Rockets on Wednesday. Spurs Coach Gregg Popovich said Duncan underwent an MRI, and has been both actively rehabilitating his knee and trying to rest it. When asked if the MRI..." January 27

  • Gregg Popovich can't be *too* critical of the David Blatt firing

    Yahoo! Sports "On Monday, a much-anticipated showdown between the Golden State Warriors and San Antonio Spurs was shot to bits by the removal of Spurs big man Tim Duncan, and further shot to bits by the sterling play of both the Warriors and Stephen Curry. Curry obliterated San Antonio’s top-ranked defense on..." January 27

  • Greg Popovich earns spot as Western Conference head coach for 2016 NBA All-Star game

    NBA.com "San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich will coach the Western Conference All-Stars in the 2016 NBA All-Star Game, to be televised by TNT at 8 p.m. ET on Sunday, Feb. 14 from Air Canada Centre in Toronto. Head coaches whose teams have the best records in each conference following the games..." January 27

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    Diamond Leung @diamond83

    Manu Ginobili: "At this point, they are better than us. I’m not embarrassed to face it."

  • Warriors dominate matchup of league’s best vs. Spurs

    San Francisco Chronicle "With a little more than four minutes remaining in the third quarter Monday night at Oracle Arena, the fans were chanting “M-V-P” and Draymond Green had his arm around Steve Kerr’s shoulders as the two admired the man receiving the adulation. Stephen Curry posted yet another virtuoso performance..." January 26

  • LaMarcus Aldridge disables Twitter account after Warriors pummel Spurs

    The Score "Where are you, LaMarcus Aldridge? After the Golden State Warriors defeated the San Antonio Spurs 120-90 on Monday night, Aldridge - who managed just five points, three rebounds, and three turnovers in his 25 minutes on the court - disappeared from Twitter altogether." January 26

  • Popovich takes a shot at Cavaliers in post-game interview

    San Antonio Express-News "Spurs coach Gregg Popovich is sly. He saw a golden opportunity and seized it. In the aftermath of the Spurs' 30-point thrashing at the hands of the Golden State Warriors, Popovich used a post-game meeting with reporters to throw some serious shade at Cleveland Cavaliers general manager David..." January 26

  • Pop offers little answers on Duncan’s ailing knee

    San Antonio Express-News "Tim Duncan left the Bay Area on Saturday, two days before the Spurs’ much-anticipated showdown with league-leading Golden State. The Spurs’ 39-year-old captain was sent back to San Antonio to nurse a sore right knee coach Gregg Popovich vows not to worry about. “What do I have to do with it,..." January 26

  • Kerr: Kawhi Leonard is 'probably the best 2-way player in the league'

    The Score "Steve Kerr's Golden State Warriors have a roster littered with excellent two-way players. That's why they rank first in offense and third in defense. No player on Kerr's roster exemplifies that more than breakout star Draymond Green, who's become a walking triple-double to this season to pair..." January 25

  • Spurs’ Tim Duncan will not play Monday vs. Warriors

    SI "San Antonio Spurs forward Tim Duncan will not play against the Golden State Warriors on Monday, the team announced. Duncan is being held our due to soreness in his right knee. The matchup between the Spurs and Warriors is highly anticipated as it is the first meeting between the top two teams..." January 25

  • No Aldridge, no problem as Spurs defeat Lakers

    San Antonio Express-News "The Spurs are still riding high, winning their 13th straight game after beating the Los Angeles Lakers, 108-95 on Friday at Staples Center. Manu Ginobili finished with a game-high 20 points, going 9 of 10 from the field, while Kawhi Leonard added 18 points, four rebounds, three blocks and two..." January 23

  • Leonard leads Spurs past depleted Suns

    San Antonio Express-News "The Spurs started their three-game road trip off with a victory on Thursday night, defeating the Phoenix Suns, 117-89. Kawhi Leonard recorded a team-high 21 points, while Boban Marjanovic led the bench unit with 17 points and 13 rebounds. Express-News Spurs reporters Jabari Young and Nick..." January 22

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    San Antonio Spurs @spurs

    INJURY REPORT: Tim Duncan (rest) and Tony Parker (soreness, right hip) are both out for tonight's Spurs-Suns game.

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    Sporting News NBA @sn_nba

    Eastern Conference All-Star Game Starters: G: K. Lowry G: D. Wade F: L. James F: P. George F: C. Anthony

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    ESPN Stats & Info @ESPNStatsInfo

    Western Conference All-Star Starters: Stephen Curry (GSW) Russell Westbrook (OKC) Kobe Bryant (LAL) Kawhi Leonard (SAS) Kevin Durant (OKC)

  • This simple rule change will end the intentional fouling epidemic in the NBA

    SB Nation "On Wednesday, the Rockets intentionally fouled Andre Drummond 12 times in a row to start the third quarter. This included intentionally putting the Pistons into the bonus using an end-of-the-bench player for the first five fouls. This is not basketball. While intentional fouling is only an..." January 21

  • The Big Shorts: An era in basketball fashion is coming to an end

    Washington Post "Jerry West, the model for the logo of the National Basketball Association, wore basketball shorts the length of loincloths. Michael Jordan inspired a major alteration when he appealed for a longer and baggier cut. Then a group of freshmen at the University of Michigan known as the “Fab Five”..." January 21

  • Adam Silver Says NBA Will Explore the Idea of Weekday Morning Games

    Complex "Imagine a world where you have a day off from work, wake up a little later than usual, grab a bowl of cereal, turn on the TV and watch a live NBA game. Sounds too good to be true? It could become a reality. It's an interesting approach by NBA commissioner Adam Silver, but do the positives..." January 21

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    San Antonio Spurs @spurs

    INJURY REPORT: Tony Parker (soreness, right hip) is out for tomorrow’s Spurs-Suns game.

  • Forbes: Knicks, worth $3 billion, pass Lakers as NBA’s most valuable team

    Pro Basketball Talk "Five years ago, Forbes named the Knicks the NBA’s most valuable team, appraising them at $655 million. Now, that would barely top the last-place Pelicans. Forbes released its latest valuations of NBA teams today, and the Knicks ($3 billion) overtook the Lakers ($2.7 billion) for the top..." January 20

  • Stephen Curry No. 1 On Jersey Sales List, Kristaps Porzingis No. 4

    Real GM Basketball "Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors retained top honors on the NBA’s Most Popular Jersey and Team Merchandise lists. Results are based on NBAStore.com sales from October 2015 through December 2015 and reflect a record-breaking holiday shopping season. NBAStore.com had its largest Black..." January 20

  • Winning, not numbers, take precedence for Spurs’ Aldridge

    San Antonio Express-News "They said LaMarcus Aldridge would have to sacrifice his stats in order to join the Spurs. They said he would have to take fewer shots, that his scoring average would drop, that his string of four consecutive All-Star berths would be imperiled. And those were just the voices in Aldridge’s own..." January 19