Covers.com "The Westgate LV SuperBook released its updated list of 2014-15 NBA regular season win totals on Monday with LeBron James and his new-look Cavaliers topping the list. Here's a look at the odds for every team at the book: HAWKS 40.5 CELTICS 26.5 NETS..." October 01
Pounding The Rock "Two days into training camp and we have the first - and hopefully- last injury of the off-season: SPURS INJURY REPORT Spurs forward Tiago Splitter has suffered a strained right soleus. A timeline for his return to the court has not been determined. He will be re-evaluated in 7-to-10..." September 30
Cleveland Plain Dealer "After 13 years, point guard Earl Watson will retire from the NBA to accept a coaching position with the San Antonio Spurs' NBA Development League affiliate, the Austin Toros, a league source informed Northeast Ohio Media Group. The source spoke on the condition of anonymity because the team has..." September 29
San Antonio Express-News "Kawhi Leonard's 2014 NBA Finals MVP trophy isn't exactly stored forgotten in a basement somewhere, but neither is it the central piece of his home decorating scheme. He keeps the prized piece of hardware on a shelf in the spare room at his house. When the Spurs' small forward returned to his..." September 28
Kyle Anderson admits it could be daunting being the Rookie on a team that brought 14 players back from a championship squad ...
Contrary to what Pop said yesterday, Tony Parker is an excused absence at both today's practice sessions. Will join team tomorrow evening.
Pro Basketball Talk "Boris Diaw was working hard this summer — he was a focal point of the French offense at the World Cup, averaging 9.2 points and 4 assists a game leading France to the bronze medal at the major international tournament. He worked so hard Gregg Popovich is already giving him some time..." September 27
Ginobili: I'm feeling well, I did MRI, CT scan and you can see improvement. I've been cleared to join the team, but it's a work in progess.
San Antonio Express-News "At 38, it takes Tim Duncan a little longer to get warmed up that he used to. That goes for everything from workouts to embarking on the marathon that is the NBA season. And yet, with another championship to defend, Duncan said Friday at the team’s annual media day that he can’t wait to get..." September 27
Aron Baynes' deal with San Antonio? One-year, $2.1 million pact
Pop says Ginobili has been practicing for about a week, looks good.
San Antonio Express-News "The Spurs announced a raft of promotions and additions to their basketball operations staff on Tuesday, including the re-assignment of Sean Marks from the bench, where he served for one season as an assistant coach, back to the front office to aid general manager to R.C. Buford. Standing out..." September 25
Pro Basketball Talk "The Spurs are getting the band back together. Which makes sense — that band won the NBA title and played the most beautiful brand of basketball we have seen in the NBA in years. Why break that up? The final piece from last year was Aron Baynes, the reserve big man from Australia who had..." September 25
Pro Basketball Talk "Sean Marks, since his playing career ended in 2011, has risen quickly through the Spurs organization. He spent one year as basketball operations assistant before being promoted to director of basketball operations. Last season, he served as assistant coach. Now, he’s headed back upstairs." September 24
CBSSports.com "In an interview with San Antonio sports radio ESPN 1250... wait, first off, it's news that Tim Duncan willingly spoke with sports radio in San Antonio. He commented on the Danny Ferry controversy, and said that he doesn't think Ferry "is a racist in any way." Ferry spent several years with the..." September 24
San Antonio Express-News "Add another name to the Spurs’ workout list. Former Memphis Grizzlies guard Jamaal Franklin has been in San Antonio the last few days working out for the Spurs, a league source told the Express-News. Franklin, a 2013 second round pick, was waived by the Grizzlies last month. He averaged 1.9..." September 18
Pro Basketball Talk "In Game 1 of the NBA Finals, an air-conditioning failure – not the Spurs – beat LeBron James and the Heat. That perception gained traction when LeBron dominated Miami’s Game 2 win. Unfortunately, the Heat might have bought into that storyline a little too much themselves. At least that’s..." September 18
Free agent center Gustavo Ayon's debating between formal offers from the San Antonio Spurs and Shandong in China, sources tell RealGM.
The Spurs are open to sign and trade offers for restricted FA C Aron Baynes, who played well for Australia at the World Cup, a source said.
Real GM Basketball "Behind a resurgent desire to pursue the NBA culminating in a successful World Cup showing, Slovenian shooting guard Zoran Dragic has maintained discussions with the four teams interested in signing him for next season: the Miami Heat, Orlando Magic, San Antonio Spurs and Dallas Mavericks, league..." September 10
Free agent center @TheRyanHollins met with the Heat on Friday, sources tell Yahoo Sports. Kings, Bulls & Spurs also have interest in Hollins
Sporting News "Free-agent forward Earl Clark, who followed up a breakthrough year with the Lakers by bouncing between the Cavaliers and Knicks last year, will be working out this week for the defending champion Spurs, a source told Sporting News. Clark is in San Antonio today and will be there through..." September 02
Fox Sports Southwest "Safe to say that Spurs guard Manu Ginobili is having a better offseason than most other NBA players. After all, how many of them can say they had a bronze statue unveiled in their honor? Friday, Ginobili tweeted a photo of himself standing next to his freshly dedicated sculpture in his native..." September 02
One more Spurs rumble with Team USA v Finland now seven hours away: Reigning champs, I'm told, trying to barge into Ray Allen Sweepstakes
Spurs, I'm told, still determined to re-sign Aussie C Aron Baynes but also like Mexico's Ayon, who's among top free agents in FIBA World Cup
Interesting rumble just dribbled in on eve of FIBA World Cup: Reigning champs San Antonio have registered interest in Mexico's Gustavo Ayon
SB Nation "There will be more space around the basket stanchion next season because the NBA is trying to improve player safety. The NBA is attempting to improve player safety by cutting down the amount of photographers around the basket stanchion, according to a memo from Rod Thorn, the league's president..." August 26
Real GM Basketball "Aron Baynes hopes to re-sign with the San Antonio Spurs, but he is also exporing potential deals with European teams. Baynes is reportedly searching for a contract worth $1.5 million Euros." August 25
Pounding The Rock "Kawhi Leonard is eligible for an extension this year and the Spurs will have until the last day of October to decide what to do. Because of Leonard's play -- but also because of the way the market currently values wings with size -- Leonard is probably thinking about a max extension. After The..." August 20
Pro Basketball Talk "The San Antonio Spurs were able to keep Manu Ginobili out of the FIBA World Cup this summer — when he started trying to train for it he felt pain where the stress fracture was in his leg, so they shut him down. Rightfully. But Boris Diaw is going to play. He was being held up by insurance..." August 14
Former NBA player Derrick Byars has signed a two-year deal with ACB Baloncesto Sevilla in Spain. @OfficialDeeBee
CBSSports.com "The NBA announced its 2014-2015 schedule Wednesday, and for the first time in seven years, LeBron James will not feature on its opening night. The season opens Tuesday, October 28th with the defending champion San Antonio Spurs raising their fifth banner before taking on the Dallas Mavericks...." August 13
San Antonio Express-News "In the wake of Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis' whirlwind tour of San Antonio, sources with knowledge of the visit said Spurs Sports & Entertainment would be against the Raiders, as they are currently structured, relocating to South Texas. SS&E is the holding company headed by Peter Holt that..." August 12
USA Today "Even after all these years, Becky Hammon still hears the voice in her ear. The assistant coach at Colorado State was constantly on Hammon, telling her she was going to be the school's first All-American. How she was going to do this. How she was going to do that. "I'm a little girl from..." August 11
San Antonio Express-News "It was the type of argument the Spurs and Manu Ginobili have had before. The Spurs, concerned that the stress fracture in his right leg could spill into their championship defense, wanted him to skip the FIBA Basketball World Cup. Ginobili, of course, was dead set on playing. Only this time the..." August 11
Slam Sports "San Antonio Spurs guard Manu Ginobili has become resigned to not playing for Argentina again after missing the World Cup in Spain through injury. "Today, I can say for almost certain, 98%, that I won't play any more (for Argentina)," the 37-year-old said in an interview with the Buenos Aires..." August 10
San Antonio Express-News "Soon after she discovered how much she enjoyed playing basketball, San Antonio Stars point guard and newly named Spurs assistant coach Becky Hammon saw her first televised NBA game at her family's home in Rapid City, South Dakota. Her memory of the event is vague — she's not sure if it was 1984..." August 06
NBA.com "The San Antonio Spurs today announced that they have signed forward JaMychal Green. Per club policy, terms of the contract were not announced. Green, 6-8/230, was a member of the Spurs 2014 Summer League team in Las Vegas. In six games he averaged 7.8 points and 6.5 rebounds in 16.2..." August 06
NBA.com "The San Antonio Spurs today announced that Becky Hammon has been hired as an assistant coach. Per club policy terms of the contract were not announced. Hammon, who is currently in her 16th WNBA season, announced on July 23 that she would retire as a player at the conclusion of the 2014 season...." August 06
San Antonio Express-News "The Spurs have seemingly signed everyone now, including themselves. When Gregg Popovich agreed to a new contract, he handed a pen to himself. But there is one missing name, and he's the one with the highest earning potential. Kawhi Leonard deserves his payday, and the market demands it, which..." August 04
San Antonio Express-News "Even after receiving a letter from the Spurs prohibiting his participation in the FIBA Basketball World Cup, Manu Ginobili held out hope that he still might be able to join Argentina at the tournament in Spain, perhaps even defying his NBA team’s wishes to pursue mediation. It wasn’t until..." August 02
For those asking why Tony Parker did NOT get a no-trade clause in his new deal, it's because no-trade clauses can't be added to extensions
NBA.com "The San Antonio Spurs today announced guard Tony Parker has signed a multi-year contract extension. Per club policy terms of the contract were not announced. Parker has spent his entire 13-year NBA career with the Spurs after being selected by San Antonio with the 28th overall pick in the 2001..." August 02
Tony Parker's precise contract: Three-years, $43.3 million, league source tells Yahoo.
San Antonio Express-News "Spurs guard Manu Ginobili, suffering from a stress fracture in his right leg incurred during the recent NBA championship run, has been officially ruled out for the upcoming FIBA Basketball World Cup, the Argentine Basketball Federation (CABB) confirmed via statement on Thursday. The CABB cited..." July 31
San Antonio Express-News "The Spurs have sent Manu Ginobili a letter denying him permission to participate in the FIBA Basketball World Cup later this summer, Express-News columnist Buck Harvey reported on Monday. Spurs general manager R.C. Buford cited an eight-week recovery span for the stress fracture in Ginobili’s..." July 30
Oregonian "A soccer television crew for NBC that was dining at the Heathman Restaurant a couple of Thursdays ago provided the first confirmed visual sighting of Gregg Popovich's summer visit to Oregon. The San Antonio Spurs coach walked with a cane. He had dinner with a couple in their 30s. A friend in that..." July 30
San Antonio Express-News "It is Tony Parker’s first full summer off in four years, and he is taking full advantage. The six-time All-Star recently returned to San Antonio from a jaunt to Las Vegas. He’s got another trip planned to an undisclosed destination with his fiancee and infant son Josh, followed by a visit to..." July 30
CBSSports.com "The Boston Globe floats a rumor that the NBA could kick off the 2014-2015 season by having the defending champion San Antonio Spurs start on the road vs. the Cleveland Cavaliers with LeBron's first game back in a Cavs uniform. Rumor has it that the NBA's season-opening game on TNT will be..." July 28