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janieannie

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2011-2012 NBA Schedule Rest Days Analysis

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Check this analysis of days of rest for all NBA teams - Spurs have 17 b2b games - lowest for any team is 16.

Bill Simmons' "If I Ruled the (NBA) World" -great article

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Really great article by Simmons with some thinking outside the box ideas for settling the labor dispute. Remember the movie "Dave" and how Kevin Kline's character re-worked the budget to save his wife's pet program - now Dave takes on the NBA, with some ideas that actually have merit! READ IT and then add any creative suggestions you have for settling the impasse.

Indiana George - Hill's new Blog

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Hill has started a new blog. The first post is his reaction to being traded and his thank you to his fans.

Hill's intro press conference in Indy

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Link to Pacers website to view the press conference. George thanks the Spurs for teaching him to be a professional, not just a pro.

Back to the Internet Stone Ages for NBA Websites

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The moment the clock strikes midnight on the current CBA, all images and videos of NBA players have to disappear off NBA-owned digital properties. Depending on how you interpret "fair use," the prohibition could include the mere mention of a player's name on an NBA-owned site, though different teams have different interpretations of this particular stipulation.

Photos - George Hill: Saying Goodbye to a Good Guy

Here are 10 photos selected from three seasons that represent various aspects of Hill's career as a Spur. The number of tattoos grew over the years. The SA Express News reported that the...

The Art of Shooting the Spurs. Favorite photo of D.Clarke Evans, the Spurs photographer since...

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The Art of Shooting the Spurs. Favorite photo of D.Clarke Evans, the Spurs photographer since 1989. - from an article on the Spurs' website. http://www.nba.com/spurs/features/110615_rodriguez

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Manu's Update on Elbow: "Small Break in the Humerus"? Huh?

Answering questions in Buenos Aires today, Manu had this to say about the recovery from his elbow injury: "Last Wednesday the medical staff in San Antonio did the last MRI.  The fluid is reabsorbed...

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Translation of Manu's Post Season Column

Manu posted a column in La Nacion, the Buenos Aires newspaper, on May 1.  Here is a rough translation, done with my limited Spanish, some common sense, and Google Translate.

Photos - Running the Pre-game Hotel Gauntlet

ADDITION TO THIS POST ON MONDAY MORNING: Did not get the game photo post done, but here's the link to the Facebook album; Got Those Low-Down Memphis Blues Just a little photo essay about the...

Manu Restores Spurs Roar - Another positive article from Blinebury!

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Fran Blinebury has written ANOTHER positive article about Manu and his influence on the Spurs, calling him the Spurs MVP and the source of the team's "attitude".

Photos - Manu: "I just play basketball the only way I know how to. . ."

Manu has said many times he only knows one way to play basketball - and that's at full speed. It has been said that "courage is the absence of fear; it is the willingness to do what has to be...

Another well-done video compilation of Manu's moves, some from this season, some from last. Good...

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Another well-done video compilation of Manu's moves, some from this season, some from last. Good music, too, and it begins and ends with images of Jalberto's walls!

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Manu's Wednesday Column for La Nacion

In Manu's latest column for La Nacion, Buenos Aires' newspaper, he says he will work out one-on-one at practice on Wednesday morning, wearing a brace on his elbow. If the brace doesn't bogther him...

Photos - Keep on Believing

Spurs Jesus was courtside tonight with a reminder for all Spurs Fans: "Believe". I'm going to heed his word. Playoff atmosphere in and around the arena is special. The AT&T Center was decked...

The Sacrifice ( Best Thing I've Read About the Spurs)

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Simply terrific article about why the Spurs keep on winning. Long, but worth the read - you will feel so good about this team when you finish reading it!

Video of Manu's Highlights from 2010-2011 season, done by one of the guys who posts on his website....

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Video of Manu's Highlights from 2010-2011 season, done by one of the guys who posts on his website. Great job, Pepelui!

At 33, Spurs' Ginobili just hitting the peak of his powers

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What? Fran Blinebury, he whom I have disliked for two seasons for that headline calling Manu "old" when he was recovering from surgery, has written a piece praising Manu, and posted it on the day we all learn the extent of the elbow injury? YES! Fran, you just moved off my "dislike" list - not all the way to "like" yet, though.

Vote for Gus Leeper for Coolest Name in NCAA Tournament

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Gus is a former basketball player at Westlake High, where I kept the scorebook for years. Go to this page and give him a vote - he's a great kid!

Photos - Spurs JV Gives Us Reason to Cheer

When I left Austin for the game, I knew Manu and Tim would not be playing. Shortly after entering the arena, I got the news that Tony and Dice would also be sitting. I joked with Richard Oliver...

Batum & Roy Suffer Injuries Against OKC

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Article from The Oregonian newspaper

Photos - Warriors Don't Enjoy Spurs' Brazilian Carnival

While every Spurs fan was holding a collective breath as Tim Duncan went down early in the first quarter, Tiago Splitter was instead taking a deep breath as he stepped on to the floor to fill...

Photos - Sit Back and Take It Easy Against the 'Cats

Back in the day, when I was a middle school cheerleader, we had a chant that went something like "Texas horses, Texas cactus. We play you, just for practice." This game had the...

Photos - Mavs Fade, Spurs Shine

Tony's magic silver sneakers were back, but they weren't the only thing shiny about the Spurs in defeating the Mavericks. Every time the Mavs made an attempt to shine themselves, the Spurs would...

Photo Essay - Texas Basketball Museum

While driving back from the Spurs' game in Houston last Sunday, I noticed a small sign along the edge of highway 290 in tiny Carmine, Texas: "Texas Basketball Museum." My curiosity was piqued, so...

Photos - Magic Shoes Make the Difference Against Houston

If you've read the original book The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, or seen The Wiz, you know that Dorothy was able to get home to Kansas thanks to the magical powers of the silver shoes (they were...

Photos - Kings Drive Spurs Batty

Manu was playing well in the first half, making those kind of passes and shots that only he can make. And then it happened: Dracula came back to visit the AT&T Center, swooping down to the...

Photos - Man of A Thousand Games

Antonio McDyess became the second current Spur to join the 1,000 Games Played Club, joining Tim Duncan. Coach Popovich started McDyess tonight, and the milestone came against McDyess' old team. ...

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