Marquez Anderson, News 4 San Antonio

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WNBA's Bird compares Kyrie Irving's game to Spurs' Becky Hammon's

Becky Hammon is one of the most recognizable players in WNBA history. Known for her unprecedented career trajectory, Hammon is the only undrafted player in league history to fall within the Top 5 all-time in assists and 3-pointers made. Now, she serves as an assistant coach for the San Antonio Spurs. One might ask how did an unheralded college star turn into an assistant for one of the most… → Read More

Dirk Nowitzki discusses how Spurs great Tim Duncan motivated him

NBA great Dirk Nowitzki recently spoke with Mavs. com about his playing days. During the interview, he talked about his upbringing, career, and life in retirement. Fans of the San Antonio Spurs vividly remember him for being a large thorn in the side of the Silver and Black. Throughout the Spurs’ dominance of the Western Conference, Nowitzki and the Dallas Mavericks were one of the the team’s… → Read More

Pau Gasol explains why Manu Ginobili was big factor in joining Spurs

Former NBA champion Pau Gasol joined Europa Press to discuss his career, and the time he spent with the San Antonio Spurs. Gasol signed with the Spurs during the free agency period in 2016. At one point he was asked what specifically attracted him to the Spurs, and he had this to say. “Ginobili was one of the reasons why I went to San Antonio Spurs,” Gasol mentioned to Europa Press. → Read More

David Robinson announces how to get your name called during the 2021 NBA Draft

If you have ever watched the NBA Draft and wondered what it felt like to have your name called, you now have the chance to make it happen. In partnership with NBA Cares, former San Antonio Spurs great David Robinson announced the All In Challenge. In order to participate, a donation of at least $10 for 10 entries must be made. However, there are options to increase the amount of times you are… → Read More

Former Spur Avery Johnson credits David Robinson for personal growth

Former Spur and NBA Coach Avery Johnson joined SiriusXM NBA Radio last week. He discussed his time as a member of the team, and how San Antonio Spurs great David Robinson helped his career. “David made be better because he made me more accountable,” Johnson said. “I had probably four seasons in a row where I played 82 games, and that was because of David. ” Robinson was a consistent performer… → Read More

Former Spurs guard Daniels discusses the road to the '99 NBA title

The San Antonio Spurs path to the 1999 NBA Championship was rather unconventional. The team struggled with finding an identity and dynamic that gelled. At one point, a team meeting was held to discuss head coach Gregg Popovich’s future leading the team. Many players believed he would’ve been fired had they dropped another game. Former Spur, Antonio Daniels checked in with Sirius XM NBA Radio to… → Read More

Spurs' Patty Mills shares his keys to avoiding load management

In today’s NBA, load management is a tactic used by many teams to protect their players from fatigue and over-usage. However, in the case of San Antonio Spurs guard Patty Mills, load management is far from an issue. In fact, he hasn’t missed a single game in two seasons. Mills spoke to Under Armour about playing year round and how he manages his body. “When you play for your national team, you… → Read More

Rare video surfaces of Michael Jordan praising Tim Duncan

San Antonio Spurs legend Tim Duncan was named to the latest class of the Basketball Hall of Fame. This announcement comes as a surprise to no one, as Duncan is one of the best post players in NBA history. However, some recognized Duncan’s immense talent and potential early on in his career. Michael Jordan was one of several that knew Duncan was well on his way to becoming something special.… → Read More

WATCH: Spurs' LaMarcus Aldridge reminisces about his Portland playing days

The Portland Trail Blazers will be hosting a 2010s decade night to highlight its best and brights moments. Current San Antonio Spurs forward LaMarcus Aldridge was previously a staple of the Trail Blazers’ franchise before heading to Texas as a free agent. To prepare for the occasion, former Blazers players are participating in short segments to discuss their experiences on the team. → Read More

NBA vets recall rookie moments against Spurs greats

Being a rookie in the NBA comes with several special moments on the court, with perhaps none bigger than the inevitable "Welcome to the NBA" play. Alex Wong of Yahoo! Sports caught up with several players to discuss their moments, and two included a pair of San Antonio Spurs legends. The first story came from Kevin Love of the Cleveland Cavaliers. His career started with the Minnesota… → Read More

Patty Mills spends break in Australia to see firsthand the brushfire devastation

San Antonio Spurs veteran Patty Mills spent his All-Star weekend making an impact. The 11-year player flew out to Australia to help victims of the massive fires that have destroyed New South Wales. “This trip is about bringing people together to help people that have been affected, and to be able to do it in a way that hopefully we can not only to bring supplies that are needed, but also a sense… → Read More

Spurs Zone Fan Poll: Who will be the next Spurs All-Star?

Fir this first time since the 1996-97 season, no member of the Spurs will be at the upcoming 2020 NBA All-Star Game. In addition, not one Spur will be represented on All-Star Saturday night. But which current member of the Spurs roster could be next? Last week, San Antonio Spurs fans participated in a Twitter poll created by our own Spurs Zone's Jeff Garcia to determine the next young All-Star… → Read More

Tony Parker's impact on France's basketball landscape still felt after retirement

The San Antonio Spurs drafted Tony Parker with the 28th pick in the 2001 NBA Draft. At the time, many believed Parker had potential, but would have to prove he could perform consistently. However, given his spot in the draft, it’s safe to say hardly anyone believed Parker would blossom into the player he became. Parker went on to win four NBA Championships with the Spurs, and is widely regarded… → Read More

Basketball Hall of Famer honored by Spurs' DeRozan's appreciation of his style of play

San Antonio Spurs wing DeMar DeRozan has been playing phenomenally as of late. From near triple-doubles to massive scoring outputs, DeRozan is averaging over 25 points per game in recent play. Earlier this month, DeRozan was asked how he developed his game. In response, he mentioned Alex English, who spent most of his career with the Denver Nuggets from 1980-1990. During his time in the NBA,… → Read More

Hornets coach Borrego blames self for trying to duplicate Spurs defense in Charlotte

James Borrego, former San Antonio Spurs assistant coach, was named the newest head coach of the Charlotte Hornets in May 2018. During the 2018-19 season, the Hornets performed inconsistently, largely because of the team’s inability to play defense. The Hornets finished 39-43, which was good enough for a ninth place finish in the Eastern Conference. However, many within the organization believe a… → Read More

Popovich on the current state of Team USA: 'We’re not there yet'

The United States men’s national team has had a challenging experience during the 2019 FIBA World Cup. Following a loss to Team Australia before the tournament, the U. S. was heavily tested in a 93-92 overtime win against Team Turkey. Throughout the tournament and despite the win, San Antonio Spurs and USA's head coach, Gregg Popovich, has recognized the biggest areas of improvement for the… → Read More

Ginobili impressed with Patty Mills' outstanding play vs. U.S.A.

San Antonio Spurs veteran guard Patty Mills led the Australian men’s basketball national team to an upset win over the United States in Melbourne. Mills dropped 30 points in what resulted in a 98-94 exhibition win for the Boomers ahead of the 2019 FIBA World Cup. Many recognized Mills for his standout performance, but the words from his friend and former teammate Manu Ginobili may just be the… → Read More

ESPN's 2020 playoff predictions have Spurs taking an early summer vacation

ESPN’s Kevin Pelton projected every NBA team’s win-loss record using real plus-minus. The result will not be pleasing to San Antonio Spurs fans, as the Silver and Black are not a playoff team in this Western Conference prediction. The Spurs return every key player from last season’s seventh-place finish and will be bolstered by the return of Dejounte Murray. He was slated to be the starting… → Read More

Popovich couldn't refuse the call to coach Team USA

San Antonio Spurs head coach has the task of assembling a roster to compete with some of the best basketball teams other countries have to offer. With the 2020 Olympics drawing closer, the focus on the roster is becoming clearer. Taking over the USA Basketball program isn’t quite something Popovich envisioned for himself, but it’s an opportunity he knew he couldn’t turn down via USA Basketball:… → Read More

Spurs' Aldridge asks CJ McCollum if he can borrow some money

Portland Trail Blazers guard CJ McCollum signed a 3-year 100 million extension to stay with the Blazers, and San Antonio Spurs veteran LaMarcus Aldridge wants in on the action. Aldridge commented “let me borrow some money” on McCollum’s Instagram post celebrating his newest contract. McCollum jokingly replied, “whatever you need, you just gotta come to PDX to get it. ” Aldridge’s contract goes… → Read More