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San Antonio Spurs: Three sleepers to mull over in the 2020 NBA Draft

After years of drafting in the back-end of the NBA Draft, the San Antonio Spurs can’t let up now. Their second-rounder will prove pivotal in the long run. With a broader pool of talent than ever before, it’s becoming increasingly important to scout for later rounds in the NBA Draft. This...

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Assessing the Spurs’ Future at the Guard Positions

Photo by Ronald Cortes/Getty Images A look at what the future holds for each Spurs guard. Sports seem to be on its way back, but as of now, fans around the world are still waiting with bated breath for the return of NBA basketball. During this stoppage, one area of the San Antonio Spurs’ organization...

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Open Thread: Let’s talk about the San Antonio Spurs 2003 NBA Championship

The Admiral’s final voyage completes the transfer of power. Watching the 1999 Finals really reminds one that Tim Duncan joined the Spurs during the David Robinson era. Until Duncan was drafted, the Big 3 of the early 90s would best be defined by Robinson, Sean Elliott, and Avery Johnson. But by 2003,...

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San Antonio Spurs: Unprecedented cap space in 2021 is a game-changer

Though the San Antonio Spurs haven’t historically made waves in free agency, money talks, and in 2021, they’ll have enough of it to make moves. There’s been a lot of change for the San Antonio Spurs since the end of the Big Three era and while it’s mostly been looked at negatively...

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Spurs: Danny Green compares Duncan to LeBron on their leadership

Former San Antonio Spurs shooting guard Danny Green recently compared Tim Duncan to LeBron James and named them his best teammates ever One of the most powerful moments of ‘The Last Dance’ was when Jud Buechler described the environment of fear and intimidation that Michael Jordan fostered...

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San Antonio Spurs: Tim Duncan’s meek nature puts a target on his legacy

It’s in San Antonio Spurs franchise star Tim Duncan’s nature to be mild-mannered and reserved and unfortunately, it’s put a target on his back. Even when he was playing, San Antonio Spurs superstar Tim Duncan had a target on his back due to his mild demeanor. Timmy was never particularly...

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“The Last Dance” from a young Spurs fan’s perspective

How someone who never got to watch the “GOAT” play still admires what he has done for the NBA. Growing up as part of Generation Z, having been born in September 1997, I was a little over a month old when the Bulls, the Spurs and the rest of the NBA started the season featuring the “Last Dance.” Growing...

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Open Thread: Five single seasons of #3 since the Spurs last Championship

Photos by Logan Riely/NBAE via Getty Images Each year, a new player is ushered in to wear numero tres. When I joined Pounding The Rock, I pitched a project that would cover every player who ever wore a Spurs jersey. Not equally, by any means, but each jersey would be identified numerically by the...

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San Antonio Spurs: Ranking Gregg Popovich amongst the greatest coaches of all-time

Head coach Gregg Popovich has already etched his name into NBA history as the leader of the San Antonio Spurs dynasty, but where does he fall all-time? The path to greatness was a road less traveled for mastermind Gregg Popovich and in turn, the San Antonio Spurs organization as a whole. It took...

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Gregg Popovich releases a statement on the passing of Jerry Sloan

Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images The NBA has lost another legend. The NBA has lost another legend. Former Bulls player and longtime Jazz head coach Jerry Sloan has passed away at age 78 due to complications with Parkinson’s disease and Lewy body dementia. Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich...

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Stephen Jackson thinks Spurs couldn’t have stopped Baron Davis in ’07

The “We Believe” Warriors made a historic run in the ’07 playoffs, and Stephen Jackson seems to think they could’ve stopped the San Antonio Spurs’ title bid. There’s probably never been a former player that talks as much about the San Antonio Spurs as Stephen Jackson...

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Spurs: Ingles raises concerns for at risk NBA members, Pop among them

Utah Jazz small forward Joe Ingles has raised concerns about the safety of a return for play for himself and other at-risk NBA members like San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich Getting the NBA to return to play is no small venture. It will involve coordinating lodging, testing, food, practice...

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Spurs News: San Antonio Spurs and NBA inching closer to return to play

We’re all starved for basketball right now and details about a potential return to play for the San Antonio Spurs and the rest of the NBA are starting to come out We’ve now gone over two months without regular NBA play. Since then, the primary question on San Antonio Spurs fans’ minds...

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Report: The NBA looks into to resuming season as soon as July

Photo by Takashi Aoyama/Getty Images A detailed look at the necessary steps needed to salvage the 2019-2020 season The NBA is discussing a “step-by-step” plan outlining a potential timeline to resume competitive play in July, according to a report by Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN. While the league suspended...

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The Spurs’ Foreign Legion coffee get-togethers are a must see

It’s another edition of the Coffee Gang with the Foreign Legion, and the end is a tear-jerker. Even in three-quarters retirement, no one can ever get enough of the Foreign Legion version of the Spurs Coffee Gang. Patty Mills, Manu Ginobili, Boris Diaw, and Tiago Splitter were a fun group when they were...

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Open Thread: Watch the 2003 NBA Finals- Spurs vs. Nets games 5 and 6

Don’t want to spoil it for you, but the Spurs won this series. There’s something comforting about being stuck in your house with the only available Spurs broadcasts being games they won that led to NBA championships. Honestly, I could go for a complete set of playoff games for each of the five titles....

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Spurs: Possible Disney games perfect place to showcase young talent

Even if though their chances of making the playoffs are slim, potential games at Disney would be the perfect place for the San Antonio Spurs to showcase the young talent they have on the roster As the NBA continues to try to find creative ways to bring back basketball, one frontrunner has emerged from...

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Jakob Poeltl speaks on learning from San Antonio Spurs legends Duncan, Popovich & Aldridge

Though it hasn’t been long since the San Antonio Spurs traded for center Jakob Poeltl, his outlook on the sport has been changed by his experiences since. There are few better teams for a young big man to get traded to than the San Antonio Spurs. Considering their rich history led by two Top 20...

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3 San Antonio Spurs players who would thrive in a different sport

Two-sport athletes aren’t new to the NBA and the San Antonio Spurs, but these three current players could really thrive in another sport Long before he was having his name enshrined in the Basketball Hall of Fame, before he ever put on a San Antonio Spurs jersey, Tim Duncan was swimming laps and...

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Simulating a 7-game series between ’14 San Antonio Spurs and ’05 Finals team

We’ve pitted two of the greatest San Antonio Spurs teams against each other to see which would come out on top in a seven-game Finals series. Recently, I was put on to a site called WhatIfSports.com that simulates sports games based on team statistics and player output in a given season. Today,...

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