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San Antonio Spurs: Kawhi Leonard saga has support from Isaiah Thomas
The Kawhi Leonard saga with the San Antonio Spurs ended nearly one month ago, when the would-be face of the franchise and Danny Green went to the Toronto Raptors for DeMar DeRozan, Jakob Poeltl and a protected 2019 first-round pick. Leonard asked for a trade in June after the season-long drama over
espn jay williams kawhi leonard thank you letter san antonio spurs video
Finally acknowledging the end of his tenure with the San Antonio Spurs,Kawhi Leonardrecently sent members of the media a letter that thanked the organization, Gregg Popovich, his teammates and the team's fans.
Stephen A. Smith says Bruce Bowen was right in Kawhi Leonard criticism
Leonard was finally traded to the Toronto Raptors in the offseason, but prior to that, former Spurs small forward Bruce Bowen was critical towards Leonard and said that he was getting bad advice from his inner circle. The Los Angeles Clippers didn't elect to retain Bowen's services as a commentator
ESPN predicts the 2018-19 NBA standings
The NBA saw quite a bit of movement throughout the offseason and that's not all that surprising considering the amount of talent that was available in free agency.LeBron Jamesended up leaving the Cleveland Cavaliers and signing a four-year deal with the Los Angeles Lakers as he joins a very young an
Graphic artist redesigns NBA throwback jerseys
As you can see from the following slideshow, the graphic designer has thrown together a number of different concept uniform designs for fans of NBA teams to enjoy as we shift our focus from the 2017-18 campaign, and the summer of free agency, to what is in store once the 2018-19 regular season sched
Summer Forecast: East standings, West standings for 2018-19
Gordon HaywardandKyrie Irvingcombined to miss 103 regular-season games last season and the Celtics still won 55 games. Even if Boston needs to ease Hayward and Irving back a bit, the younger players who sparked Boston's playoff run --Jayson Tatum,Jaylen BrownandTerry Rozier-- will be hungry to showc
San Antonio Spurs: Warriors games on the 2018-19 schedule
The San Antonio Spurs for the past two postseasons were eliminated by the Golden State Warriors. It started with a series sweep in the 2017 Western Conference Finals, after the controversialZaza Pachuliacloseout onKawhi Leonard, which put the Spurs star out for the rest of the playoffs. 2018 saw San
Report: Houston Rockets discussing trade package for Miami Heat's Tyler Johnson
"Now...a possible Rockets deal sending Ryan Anderson to Miami for James Johnson or Tyler Johnson, or someone else the Houston brass thinks can help? That’s definitely something they’d have interest in (no specific position targeted). But Bazemore isn’t part of their discussions."
10 must-see games on the San Antonio Spurs schedule
However,Kawhi Leonardsuffered a quadriceps injury in training camp and only played in nine games throughout the entire season. Over the final six weeks of the season, Leonard wasn't around the team as he spent time in New York with his personal teams of medical professionals. In July, the saga final
OKC Thunder: Steven Adams discovers the one New Zealander unaware of him
OKC Thunder big man Steven Adams plays out a true life – you had to be there moment with a fan’s family member in New Zealand.Steven Adams has been in the news quite a bit recently. First of all there is his autobiography –Steven Adams: My Life, My Fight. Excerpts from the book have made the rounds
Spurs draft picks of the past five years: Where are they now?
How have the San Antonio Spurs draft picks of the past five years performed?The San Antonio Spurs have an extensive draft history, including players that went No. 1 overall or in the second round and found team success. The most recent drafts have uncovered players that impacted modern-day squads, a
San Antonio Spurs: An unusually short span against LeBron James’ Lakers
When the 2018-19 schedule was released for the San Antonio Spurs Friday, an eye was on marquee games, including againstKawhi Leonardand the Toronto Raptors andTony Parkerand the Charlotte Hornets. Critical Western Conference matchups lie throughout the season, however.
Flying through the air with the greatest of ease
NOTE: Jeph Duarte is out from August 9-14. I’m covering the Open Topic with a 5 part story about NBALas Vegas Summer League. This is the third part, the fourth part will be published tomorrow. Read Part 1here,Part 2here,Part 3here.
San Antonio Spurs: A celebration for Patty Mills
Quite a few San Antonio Spurs have birthdays in the summer as Derrick White, Bryn Forbes, Pau Gasol, LaMarcus Aldridge, Manu Ginobili and DeMar DeRozan all celebrated another year over the past five weeks. Rudy Gay’s 32nd birthday is on the way, too.
First look at Lonnie Walker IV in Silver and Black
The rookie looks good in Silver and Black.@lonniewalker_4rocking new threads at today’s#NBARooksPhoto Shoot!pic.twitter.com/7I1zEtkgUQ— San Antonio Spurs (@spurs)August 12, 2018
Things heat up in Vegas
NOTE: Jeph Duarte is out from August 9-14. I’m covering the Open Topic with a 5 part story about NBALas Vegas Summer League. This is the third part, the fourth part will be published tomorrow. Read Part 1here, Part 2 here.
Spurs 2018-19 Schedule: Top Games, Championship Odds and Record Predictions
Jeff Chiu/Associated PressHead coach Gregg Popovich remains on theSan Antonio Spurssideline, but the other cornerstones of the franchise's most recent championship in 2014 continue to fade away.The Spurs traded superstar forward Kawhi Leonard to theToronto Raptorsafter a tumultuous 2017-18 campaign
Bruce Bowen loses Clippers TV gig after Kawhi Leonard criticism
Bruce Bowen, a multi-time champion with the San Antonio Spurs, helmed a television analyst role for the Los Angeles Clippers in the 2017-18 season. However, the organization decided not to renew his deal for the 2018-19 campaign,according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.
The Spurs must make DeMar DeRozan a better defender
DeMar DeRozan’s offensive acumen is well established. He should immediately help aSpursteam that often struggled to consistently get buckets last season. The real concern about his addition comes regarding his ability on the other end, where his track record is spotty at best.TheRaptorstook a step f
NBA Schedule 2018-19: Team-by-Team Record Predictions and Playoff Odds
Tony Dejak/Associated PressThe Golden State Warriors successfully went back-to-back. Now their focus will be trained squarely on becoming the first team to three-peat since the Los Angeles Lakers did it from 2000 to 2002.That quest will begin Oct. 16, when the defending champions hostthe Oklahoma Ci