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Distant Replay: When Video and Numbers Never Lie

Distant Replay: When Video and Numbers Never Lie

The Spurs asked for it, and Golden State delivered. The “Warr-ee-yours” have most definitely come out to play. Too bad for San Antonio the same can’t be said for the NBA rule book during Game 4 of the Western Conference Semifinal on Sunday. You remember, that’s the game where the Spurs had…

The Duality of Manu: Ginobili as Private Joker

The Duality of Manu: Ginobili as Private Joker

Who knew Manu Ginobili was channeling Private Joker all along? Perhaps only someone with a military background. Someone like Gregg Popovich. Maybe that’s why Pop didn’t trade Ginobili on the spot Monday night. Or many other nights in Manu’s 11 roller coaster years in South Texas. While Spurs Nation is still trying…

Fast 4-0: Spurs Off to “Star Trek” Start

Fast 4-0: Spurs Off to “Star Trek” Start

On the day after Election Day, let it be stated that the Spurs early season returns are promising. After all, this is a Spurs start of Star Trek proportions. As in, this Spurs team is boldly going where no Spurs team has gone before. How could it be the Silver…

SA’s Torchbearers: Keepers of the Spurs Flame

You know what is just a mere 78 days away? No, that’s not how far away this year’s Tax Free Weekend is. But someone please let me know what weekend that is. On July 27, the 2012 Summer Olympics will kick off in grand style in merry ole London town. …

Mariano Magic: Shagging Family Memories

“Mariano-o-o-o-o-o-o-o!!!” Imagine a little kid screaming that line. Over and over again. And then some more. Picture him staring at a sea of All-Stars and honing in on one player. The greatest of them all. “Mariano-o-o-o-o-o-o-o!!!” Allow this diversion from the usual AlamoCityTimes.com sports focus on all things local and…

Toros add Butler

Toros add Butler

By Michael De Leon, Project Spurs Rejoice Da’Sean Butler fans, the swingman from West Virginia could still see some time with the silver and black after he was waived on December 13. Butler has joined the Austin Toros (the San Antonio Spurs’ D-League affiliate) along with Luke Zeller, who spent some…

Parker apparently not liked

Parker apparently not liked

By Kyle Boenitz, Project Spurs By now, most everyone has heard that Kris Humphries is the most hated player in the NBA, edging out LeBron James according to Forbes. The whole list is not much of a surprise: three Heat players, two Lakers (three if you count Odom), and a handful of…

Gasol staying in Memphis serves as a reminder to Spurs

Gasol staying in Memphis serves as a reminder to Spurs

By Kyle Boenitz, Project Spurs After an exciting and uplifting finish to their season last year, it looks like the Memphis Grizzlies want to keep building on the blocks they already have. They beat the top-seeded San Antonio Spurs and took the Oklahoma City Thunder to seven games. A big part…

Duncan says no one is happy with new deal

Duncan says no one is happy with new deal

By Paul Garcia, Project Spurs In an article via the Associated Press, some NBA players and coaches question why both sides went into a lockout in the first place since the new Collective Bargaining Agreement looks very similar to the last CBA that caused the five month lockout. One player is…

Spurs bring back Novak

Spurs bring back Novak

By Jeff Garcia, Project Spurs The San Antonio Spurs announced they have re-signed forward Steve Novak. The team did not disclose details of the contract. Last season with San Antonio he averaged 4 points, 1 rebound, shot 52% from the field, 54% from the three-point line in 8.6 minutes. The…

Spurs interested in Reggie Williams?

Spurs interested in Reggie Williams?

By Jeff Garcia, Project Spurs According to Contra Costa Times, the San Antonio Spurs, along with several other teams, have shown interest in restricted free agent forward Reggie Williams. Several teams have shown interest, including San Antonio, Orlando, Denver, Chicago and Charlotte. Should the Spurs make an offer to Williams,…

Spurs making push for Butler

Spurs making push for Butler

By Paul Garcia, Project Spurs Yesterday, the San Antonio Spurs were very active working the phone lines as they were reported to have been in contact with the agents of three free agent small forwards Josh Howard, Maurice Evans, and Bostjan Nachbar. On Wednesday, the first free agent the team…

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