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J. Gomez (Edg5)

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A Spurs-centric FIBA World Cup preview

The FIBA World Cup is about to start. Here's what you need to know about the Spurs players that are participating.

Spurs sign former Aztec Josh Davis to camp deal

The Spurs' roster now stands at 17 with the addition of the defensive-minded forward out of SDSU.

Test your knowledge about the championship run

Find out how well you know San Antonio's title trek.

Why Aron Baynes remains unsigned

Baynes, like Greg Monroe and Eric Bledose, is severely limited in his options thanks to being a restricted free agent

A quiet FA market has made a repeat more likely

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The Spurs brought back almost their entire team and didn't make any meaningful additions in free agency. But neither did their direct competitors and that makes the off-season ideal for the...

Tiago's part as the Spurs bridge to the future

Manu Ginobili helped ease Tiago Splitter's transition to the NBA during his first years in San Antonio. Now secure with his place on the team, Splitter may play big brother for foreign players as...

ESPN predicts San Antonio Spurs as West Champions

And just like that, the we-get-no-respect era of Spurs-fandom comes to an end.

Kawhi's extension may be waiting on Tim & Manu

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Kawhi Leonard has been patiently waiting while the spotlight moves from the older stars to him. But will that patience last if his contract extension stays up in the air while Duncan and Ginobili...

Checking in on the Spurs' stashed prospects

An update on the whereabouts and potential of the Spurs' draft-and-stash projects

Manu: "almost certain" Argentina career is over

A translation of the interview Manu Ginobili gave Argentine newspaper La Nación about the injury that's keeping him from playing for Argentina in the FIBA World Cup in Spain.

Another look at the Cavs-Wolves trade & LBJ's role

The Cavaliers are now the favorites in the East, and with the Spurs defending their Western (and NBA) title next year, it makes sense to keep tabs on the happenings north of Akron. Here's a...

Hammon and Messina show the Spurs' innovation

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While the hirings of Ettore Messina and Becky Hammon have value on their own, the biggest benefit is they signal the Spurs' continued proclivity toward thinking outside the box

Full translation of Manu's La Nación column

Manu explains why he will miss the FIBA World Cup in his column for La Nación

Manu: the "injury clearly wasn't fully healed"

In his regular article in La Nacion, Ginobili goes over the events surrounding his stress fracture and his attempts to play for Argentina in the FIBA World Cup.

Is the domestic draft-and-stash an option?

The Thunder drafting Josh Huestis only to send him to the D-League to develop without an NBA contract is a very Spurs-like move. But don't expect San Antonio to go that route.

It's official: Manu is out of the World Cup

The progress shown in new tests on Manu's stress fracture wasn't enough for the Spurs, who enforced a clause that will prevent Manu from playing in Spain this summer.

There's no Spurs conspiracy: Manu wants to play

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Have the Spurs been playing along with Manu in order to take the heat in Argentina off him?

A celebration of Manu Ginobili -- on his birthday

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A review of Manu's career so far: where basketball has taken him and what he's accomplished.

Manu's MRI inconclusive: Spurs to make decision

The results on Manu's MRI look good to the national team's doctor but the Spurs will get to make the decision of whether Manu is cleared to play or not

ABA's crisis might keep Manu out of the World Cup

Lingering problems within the Argentine Basketball Association have resurfaced and the players are threatening to sit out the tournament

It looks like Manu will play for the national team

The situation regarding Manu Ginobili's injury seems to get more complicated by the minute. Here's the latest update, in which it looks like Manu will play in the FIBA World Cup in Spain

Did SL teach us anything about Anderson or Ayres?

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Las Vegas Summer League is over and, as always, it's really hard to take anything that just happened as a harbinger of future success or failure in NBA.

Should the Spurs sign Kawhi to an extension?

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NBA free agency is winding down. Obviously, LeBron made the most headlines, and the situation with Kevin Love will drive the rumor mill for the foreseeable future. The East looks less top heavy and...

Free agents that could help the Spurs

With the high-priority free agents mostly off the market, the Spurs could still add some finishing touches to a roster that might not need a whole lot to begin with.

Getting to know Ettore Messina

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The Spurs have crowned an understated but great off-season by locking down a great coach in Ettore Messina.

What Pop's extension means for the Spurs' future

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With Tim Duncan, Manu Ginobili and Tony Parker all under contract only through the 2014-15 season, the coach they call "Pop" signed on to the Spurs for multiple years. This says a lot about the...

Missing out on Pau might not be a bad thing

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There have been several reports that Pau Gasol has been strongly considering signing with the Spurs, but lost in all the excitement is a very simple yet relevant question: would the current version...

Should the Spurs use the mid-level exception?

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Inflated player salaries and uncertainty about the future roster could change the way the Spurs approach the market this off-season

Spurs' Summer League schedule and roster analysis

Who have the Spurs tapped for their team at the Vegas Summer League? What does it mean and when will they play?

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