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What to make of the LaMarcus Aldridge — Trail Blazers reunion rumors

Not too long ago, LaMarcus Aldridge expressed interest in reuniting with his former club, the Portland Trail Blazers, and teaming up with Damian Lillard one more time. This has triggered mixed responses from Blazers fans (likely depending on...

Open Thread: Spurs SBGB and Frost Bank donate $200,000 to San Antonio nonprofit facilities

Frost Bank and Silver & Black Give Back (SBGB) celebrated the completion of one of two major facility renovation projects with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at AVANCE San Antonio at 10 a.m. on Thursday, July 18. ...

Report: RC Buford may be promoted so the Spurs can name a new GM

Spurs general manager of 15 years RC Buford is reportedly moving up even more in the organization, and that means a new GM for the Spurs as they seek to navigate a new NBA landscape. That new GM...

Why preseason projections seem to annually underestimate the Spurs

On Tuesday, polling and analysis website FiveThirtyEight released its Way-Too-Early Projections for next season, which unapologetically had the Spurs predicted to end their 22-year playoff run by winning 37 games in 2019-20, ahead of only the Suns, Grizzlies and...

Open Thread: LaMarcus Aldridge turns 34 today

Texas born and raised, LaMarcus Aldridge embodies the Spurs work ethic. The 2006 draft pick, second only to Andrea Bargnani, spent his first nine seasons in Portland with the Trail Blazers. When he opened himself up to free agency...

What Spurs fans can expect from Lonnie Walker after his star turn in Summer...

Lonnie Walker IV was a star in this year’s Summer League, averaging 30 points over 4 games on 55% shooting, an incredibly efficient performance for a high volume scorer. He started off hot, and appeared to get hotter the...

Open Thread: Marcus Morris’ decision not to come to Spurs may have caused Rich...

As we are all aware, after the Spurs re-signed Rudy Gay, DeMarre Carroll committed to the Spurs. Instead of taking him through free agency, a savvy three-team trade was designed that sent Davis Bertans to Washington, D.C. The Brooklyn...

Lonnie Walker knows he’ll have to earn playing time with the Spurs

Now that he isn’t a rookie anymore, we’re hearing a lot from Lonnie Walker IV, and he’s sounding more and more like a Spur everyday. After tearing his meniscus for the second time before his rookie season even...

Open Thread: The Spurs spend less on an NBA win than any other team

An exciting new study by Fractl has dissected information on the league’s most overpaid players by salary and compared the requisite success and then used that information to break down the cost each team spends per win. We looked at...

Examining where Jakob Poeltl fits in the Spurs’ future

Summer League is over , and a new NBA season is right around the corner. The Spurs got a peek at what Lonnie Walker IV, Luka Samanic and Keldon Johnson were capable of, but it’s easy to overlook San...

Spurs Summer League roster was the oldest in Las Vegas

With Summer League wrapped up, the players are now all looking for permanent teams to join this fall. Considering that many squads were made up of their most recent draftees and in some cases sophomores players who are still...

Luka Samanic has cultivated some Manu moves

The Croatian Kevin Durant showed off a versatile set of skills in Summer League play last week. His floor game, in particular, stood out, as he looked comfortable off the bounce in a variety of situations, though he seemed...

Lonnie Walker IV named to Summer League Second Team

Lonnie Walker IV was named to the NBA Summer League Second Team today after a pair of breakout performances in Las Vegas last week. Walker played in just two Las Vegas Summer League games after San Antonio held him out...

The toughest hurdle the Spurs cleared on the way to their 2014 championship

When thinking of the San Antonio Spurs’ magical 2014 Championship run, obviously their revenge-fueled take-down of LeBron James and the Miami Heat (initiating the break up of the Heatles) immediately comes to mind, followed closely by a nerve-wracking Game...

Open Thread: The Spurs role in Thomas Robinson’s chance to return to the NBA

“The Spurs are looked at like Basketball U, to even get any type of time under anybody on the staff is helpful for any player whether it’s Summer League, mini-camp, the real roster. There’s no fooling around with these...

Derrick White’s defensive highlights will leave Spurs fans anxious for more

It’s no secret that the Spurs struggled on defense last season. Some of that was due to roster turnover, and losing Dejounte Murray to a season-ending injury before it even started certainly didn’t help. However, if there...

Open Thread: Jeff Ledbetter arrived in Salt Lake City using a road less traveled

If you are an avid Spurs Summer League fan, then you are acquainted with Jeff Ledbetter. The thirty-one year old sharpshooter spent the last three summers with the San Antonio Spurs and rejoined the squad this year in Utah. A...

Brighten up your day with some Manu Ginobili “one more” passes

I was preparing to write something else today, but I made the mistake of checking Twitter. Once I saw this short video of Manu Ginobili‘s extra passes, I had to stop from watching it 26 times and share it...

Open Thread: San Antonio Spurs honored with NBA New Sales Campaign of the Year Award

With all that has been going on in Las Vegas, it may have alluded some sports fans, but five teams were recognized through various aspects of their 2018-19 marketing strategies. The Toronto Raptors won the NBA Team Partnership of the...

Las Vegas Summer League: Spurs vs. Hawks Game Thread

Welcome to the Game Thread. Veterans of the Game Thread know how we do things around here, but for all you newbies we have a few rules. Our community guidelines apply and basically say be cool, no personal attacks,...

Lonnie Walker could be the key to unlocking the 2019-20 Spurs’ potential

The Spurs have had an interesting offseason to say the least, not to mention a more entertaining one than many expected. There have been plenty of ups. They appear to have nailed the draft with three potential...
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