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12 hrs ago | 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

19 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Sports, San Antonio Spurs, NBA Players

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

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

BleacherReport

10 NBA Players Who Will Break Out in New Roles During 2014-15

Movement is constant in basketball, even during the offseason. And for these 10 NBA players, moving into a new role in 2014-15 could be all they need to break out.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Antonio Spurs, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Manu Ginobili, Utah Jazz, Alec Burks

Mon Sep 01, 2014

BleacherReport

Why Don't More NBA Teams Try to Emulate the San Antonio Spurs' Style?

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Antonio Spurs, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Manu Ginobili, Tim Duncan, Patty Mills, Danny Green

Sun Aug 31, 2014

BleacherReport

San Antonio Spurs Offer Ray Allen What No Other NBA Team Can

The San Antonio Spurs rarely make epic free-agent splashes, but they've been known to add the occasional veteran role player.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Antonio Spurs, NBA Basketball, Miami Heat, Boris Diaw, Danny Green, NBA Players, Antonio McDyess

Fri Aug 29, 2014

BleacherReport

10 Predictions for the 2014 FIBA World Cup of Basketball

But with the 2013-14 NBA season wrapped up for a while now and the 2014-15 campaign not set to start for months, I've managed to recalibrate mine.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Antonio Spurs, NBA Basketball, Indiana Pacers, Philadelphia 76ers, Denver Nuggets, NBA Players, Boris Diaw

Pounding the Rock

A Spurs-centric FIBA World Cup preview

The FIBA World Cup is about to start. Here's what you need to know about the Spurs players that are participating.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Antonio Spurs, NBA Basketball, Patty Mills, NBA Players, Tiago Splitter, Boris Diaw, Aron Baynes

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