Aaron Preine

  • joined Mar 04, 2009
  • last login Jul 11, 2014
  • posts 141
  • comments 3729

Follow me on twitter (@DukeOfBexar). I have mad tweets, yo.

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  • NCAAF Texas State Bobcats
  • MLB Philadelphia Phillies
  • Golf Tiger Woods
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  • FIFA U.S.A.
  • EPL Tottenham
  • MLS Houston Dynamos
  • NASCAR LOL. NASCAR isn't a sport.
User Blog

Return to the Fortress of Basketball

Hey! How's it going? Some of you may remember me from last season. I carried last season's burden of attending Spurs home games and writing about the fun I had. Sad, right? Well, due to...

McDyess delaying retirement party (Spurs Nation)


Spurs and Antonio McDyess have agreed to extend the guaranteed-salary deadline on McDyess’ contract for the 2011-12 season. This does not mean McDyess will return next season.... if there is one.

Post-Draft Rambling

Post-Draft Rambling: Aaron "Hirschof" Preine rambles through his half-awake thoughts on the Spurs & NBA draft.

And then... silence.

The ball sailed from Gary Neal’s hands en route towards the basket. This was it – the big shot in the final seconds of the game. The final attempt was his by design. Faith to save the team had been...

Bear Boxing - Friday Fan Chatter

With game three set to tipoff at 6:30 CST Saturday evening, the Memphis Grizzlies should be absolutely brimming with confidence. And why not? The damage has been done. Aside from the young...

What If?

What If? A look at the rather pointless debate of Manu's absence from game one.

Getting Back Up

Getting Back Up - A glance at the Spurs regaining their composure after the 6-game losing streak.

Artis Gilmore selected for Basketball Hall of Fame


2011 Basketball Hall of Fame Class: Teresa Edwards, Tara Vanderveer, Arvydas Sabonis, Tex Winter, Reece "Goose" Tatum, Artis Gilmore, Herb Magee, Chris Mullin, Dennis Rodman, Tom "Satch" Sanders.

A Sunday Morning

Writing is hard. I mean really hard. I'm envious of those who can churn out column after column or book after book. Whenever I need or want to write, I find myself just staring at a glowing white...

Interview with Will and Gloria Drash: #1 Spurs Fans

Interview with Will and Gloria Drash: San Antonio's #1 Spurs Fans

Bad Timing

We all know by now that an MRI revealed that Tim Duncan, who rolled his ankle Monday night when he landed on the foot of Golden States’ Ekpe Udoh, has suffered a grade-one or grade-two ankle...

Spurs Military Appreciation Night

Saturday night's game against the Charlotte Bobcats can be best described as a ho-hum 48 minutes that featured the Spurs bench laying down the hammer on a Charlotte team missing their best player...

The Work before the Grind

Assuming that you’re trendy and with the times, you have most likely seen my comments on twitter (@Preine_PtR) or in various posts here on Pounding the Rock concerning the Spurs individual player...

Bad Swing of the Hammer

Bad Swing of the Hammer. A post-game look at Sunday's tough loss.

Number 12 - Back on the Court

Number 12 is back on the court. A short interview with new Spur, Othyus Jeffers, fresh off signing a 10 day contract with the Spurs.

The Rookie: Round 2

The Rookie: Round 2. After a long recovery, Spurs rookie James Anderson is finally on an NBA stat sheet again.

Home! Sweet Home!

Home! Sweet Home! A look at the atmosphere of the first @Spurs home game after road trip.

What's in a Name?

What the story behind your username on PtR? Hirschof tells his and wants to hear yours.

Game #51 Recap: Spurs 100, Pistons 89 - Back to the Grind

via With the Spurs spending nearly a month away from the AT&T Center, my contributions to Pounding the Rock have been... scarce. I’ve been put on the shelf, slowly collecting...

DeJuan Blair and Gary Neal selected to participate in 2011 Rookie Challenge.


San Antonio Spurs' DeJuan Blair will return to the All-Star Rookie challenge this time representing the NBA sophomore class. Blair will be facing off against fellow Spur Gary Neal, who will be playing for the Mike Budenholzer coached Rookie Team.

Spurs Assign James Anderson To Toros


The San Antonio Spurs today announced that they have assigned rookie James Anderson to the Austin Toros of the NBA Development League.

Trial by Fire: Coach Gregg Popovich

Trial by Fire - The experiences of a rookie writer's interactions with Coach Popovich.

10-day Interview - A Moment with Spurs Larry Owens

Pounding the Rock catches up with new Spur Larry Owens to get his thoughts on his surprising early minutes, his work with the team, and more.

The "Charge-Block" Call

The "Charge-Block" Call: A look at the strange double foul called during the Nuggets - Spurs game on Sunday night.

Game Night Notes: Bumbling Rookie

As noted in my first post as a media representative, I am fortunate to be working with a friendly and dedicated staff at both Pounding the Rock and the San Antonio Spurs organization. My transition...

Keep shooting, Mr. Neal.

Keep shooting, Mr. Neal: A look at the critical role manned by the San Antonio Spurs' surprising rookie, Gary Neal.

The Point Forward: Spurs show off elite D


"I went into the last week of NBA action with the goal of answering one question: What is wrong with San Antonio’s defense?"

His Man Friday: Another £er on the Scene

His Man Friday: Another £er on the Scene. Hirschof relates his initial experiences of being a credentialed member of the sports media.

Game #30 Recap: Wizards 80, Spurs 94 - Tune up for Lakers.

Game #30 Recap: Wizards 80, Spurs 94 - Tune up for Lakers.

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