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FIBA World Cup, NBA / Jul 29, 2014 / 12:30 pm

Spurs Deny Ginobili Permission To Play In FIBA World Cup

Mani Ginobili

Manu Ginobili had hopes of continuing his stellar international basketball career this summer at the FIBA Basketball World Cup. But the Spurs have denied him permission to participate in the event. Read More »

Latest News / Jul 27, 2014 / 7:00 pm

Report: Spurs At Cavs Could Open 2014-2015 Season

LeBron James, Tim Duncan

The reigning NBA Champion San Antonio Spurs might open their quest to repeat in 2014-2015 under the most unenviable of circumstances. According to Gary Washburn of the Boston Globe, rumors are that the league’s season-opening matchup could be the Spurs at the Cavaliers in LeBron James’ first game since his return to Cleveland. Read More »

Twitter / Jul 24, 2014 / 7:00 pm

Teams Kill It On Twitter With #NBASitcoms

Draymond Green

No professional sports league in the world promotes itself through social media like the NBA. Whether it’s fodder gleaned from individual players, promotions ran by the league office, or quirky internet stuff used by specific teams, the NBA is always engaging its fans. A sizable group of clever franchises continued the latter trend today, using the Twitter hashtag #NBAsitcoms to combine the public’s love of hoops and (mostly crappy) television. Read More »

2014 Free Agency / Jul 12, 2014 / 10:00 am

Report: Bulls Close To Deal For Pau Gasol

Joakim Noah, Pau Gasol

After yesterday’s stunning announcement LeBron James was headed back to Cleveland, the dam on the rest of the 2014 free agency class is starting to break. Pau Gasol, who has been rumored in New York and — most recently — San Antonio is nearing a deal to join the Chicago Bulls, Yahoo! Sports reports. Read More »

2014 Free Agency, Latest News / Jul 10, 2014 / 12:45 pm

Spurs “Inching Closer” To Bulls As Favorites To Sign Pau Gasol

Pau Gasol

With the decisions of LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony firmly on the horizon, free agency’s other big-name players will soon be choosing their destinations, too. One of the most highly-sought secondary stars available is Pau Gasol, who has been courted by almost every prominent team in the league. And according to Yahoo Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski, the San Antonio Spurs are “inching closer” to the Chicago Bulls as favorites to land him. Read More »

NBA / Jul 9, 2014 / 6:45 pm

Popovich Agrees To Multi-Year Extension With Spurs

Gregg Popovich

Winning a fifth championship in 2013-2014 with the San Antonio Spurs against the team that broke their hearts the year before would have been a storybook ending to Gregg Popovich’s amazing coaching career. Instead, he’s coming back for more. Read More »

2014 Free Agency, Latest News / Jul 8, 2014 / 5:00 pm

Reports Differ On Gasol’s Interest In OKC

Pau Gasol

Pau Gasol is one of the most sought-after free agents on the market. After a week of incessant wining and dining by his distinguished suitors, reports of Gasol’s preferred destinations are finally emerging. Read More »

2014 Free Agency, instagram / Jul 6, 2014 / 7:30 pm

Boris Diaw Announces Deal With Spurs On Instagram

Boris Diaw

The San Antonio Spurs drafted UCLA’s Kyle Anderson with the last pick of the first-round, a player who some deem the second-coming of free agent Boris Diaw. However, it appears basketball’s favorite portly Frenchman isn’t going anywhere any time soon. Diaw took to Instagram earlier today to announce that he’s staying with the Spurs for the long-haul. Read More »

2014 Free Agency, Latest News / Jul 2, 2014 / 9:15 pm

Report: Patty Mills Re-Signs With Spurs

Patty Mills

The quality of this year’s crop of free agent point guards took a hit when it was announced that Patty Mills would have surgery to repair a rotator cuff issue and miss up to seven months of action. This unfortunate injury depleted his value on the open market and made it a foregone that he’d re-sign with the San Antonio Spurs. According reports, Mills has done just that. Read More »

2014 Free Agency / Jul 2, 2014 / 11:30 am

Patty Mills Expected To Be Out Seven Months With Shoulder Injury

Udonis Haslem, Patty Mills

San Antonio Spurs reserve guard Patty Mills entered free agency this summer with a lot of momentum. After hitting 13 three pointers in the NBA Finals, Mills emerged as a potential option for various teams looking for perimeter shooting. But all of that excitement was dampened yesterday when it was revealed Mills could miss up to seven months with a shoulder injury which will require surgery. Read More »