1. Kawhi Leonard, San Antonio Spurs Shouldn't Worry About a Sophomore Slump

    Kawhi Leonard was a pleasant surprise for the San Antonio Spurs , as the young man's eye-opening rookie season ranked him among the top rookies of the 2011 draft class...

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  2. San Antonio Spurs Remain Better Blueprint Than Superstar Teams

    The San Antonio Spurs drafted Tim Duncan back in 1997 with the hopes that they had acquired the franchise star that had been so widely discussed...

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  3. Why ESPN Should Have Ranked Tim Duncan Ahead of Kevin Garnett

    ESPN has recently concluded their annual edition of rankings, in which they order the top 500 players in the league from 500 all the way down to No. 1...

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  4. Ranking the San Antonio Spurs' Role Players by Importance

    The San Antonio Spurs have been one of the most complete NBA franchises of this decade. With a great coach and management, as well as one of the league's greatest ever to lead the team, every aspect of their organization seems perfect...

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  5. Why Kawhi Leonard Must Become San Antonio Spurs' 2nd Star in 2012-13

    In recent history, the San Antonio Spurs have never found themselves short on identity. David Robinson quickly emerged as an all-time great, and in 1997 he was joined by another superstar, Tim Duncan ...

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  6. How Tim Duncan's Pay Cut Ensures San Antonio Spurs Remain Long-Term Contenders

    In what may have been the most hectic offseason in recent history, the entire league seemed to make numerous transactions—except for the Spurs ...

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  7. 5 Ways San Antonio Spurs Can Prepare for Franchise's Next Chapter Now

    Every so often, a dynasty emerges in the NBA that reshapes the way the game is played. Luckily for fans in San Antonio, they had the good fortune to witness such a team first hand...

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  8. Should the Memphis Grizzlies Consider Amnestying Zach Randolph?

    Before the summer began, the Memphis Grizzlies made it perfectly clear that Zach Randolph 's spot on the team was not secure...

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  9. Was Trading for Stephen Jackson a Mistake for the San Antonio Spurs?

    When the San Antonio Spurs first traded for Stephen Jackson , my initial reaction contradicted my later feelings on the matter. I was astounded, and at first could not see the reasoning behind the trade...

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  10. It's Too Soon for San Antonio Spurs to Give Up on DeJuan Blair

    DeJuan Blair 's career with the Spurs has certainly been a roller coaster. Being just a second round pick, not much was expected of the Pittsburgh product initially, however, he—like ...

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  11. Statistical Predictions for Every NBA 1st-Round Pick in 2012-13

    The 2012 NBA draft class was seen by many to be one of the deepest in history. Now, with the upcoming season looming, it is time to see if all of the hype is true. Some rookies have a lot to prove immediately...

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  12. Realistic Stat Projections for Each Member of the San Antonio Spurs in 2012-13

    Last season, Tony Parker surprised everyone with a breakout season, deserving of MVP mention. He was accompanied by Tim Duncan , whose bounce back year proved that he still had gas left in the tank...

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  13. The Greatest Player in Every NBA Team's History

    The game of basketball has been reshaped every generation since it was first invented by James Naismith. Every once in a while, a player comes along who changes the game, and brings fame and glory upon their franchise...

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  14. How the San Antonio Spurs and Andray Blatche Can Save Each Other

    The San Antonio Spurs have gone through the summer without making very much noise, with their only new addition to the roster being the signing of French combo-guard Nando De Colo...

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  15. San Antonio Spurs: Why Current Roster Deserved Another Shot at NBA Finals

    The San Antonio Spurs spent the offseason making very few adjustments to their roster, while the league around them changed entirely...

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  16. How the San Antonio Spurs Can Best Utilize Each Young Stud in 2012-13

    The San Antonio Spurs are often criticized for being one of the league's oldest teams, and with Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobili leading the attack, "old" may seem like the perfect label...

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  17. 7 NBA Players Who Will Make Great Future Coaches

    The complicated game of basketball requires more than just pure talent for a player to be great. As a sport with so many different rules, a true leader also needs to understand every aspect of the game to the fullest extent...

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  18. 5 Reasons San Antonio Spurs Will Regret a Lack of Changes This Offseason

    With the majority of the free agents having found a home for the upcoming season, the 2012 offseason's excitement has begun to die down, and the end is near...

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  19. San Antonio Spurs: Do They Stand a Chance Against the Revamped Lakers?

    The Los Angeles Lakers had a busy offseason, as they dominated the news headlines in their efforts to once again emerge as a top-tier team...

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  20. San Antonio Spurs: Predicting the Full Roster for the 2012-13 Season

    The San Antonio Spurs ' offseason will likely consist of two major tasks—re-signing the players whose contracts expired and bringing over some fresh talent from Europe...

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  21. Realistic Trade Destinations for Every San Antonio Spurs Role Player

    The Spurs 4-2 loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder marked the end of their regular season, allowing them to move their focus to their next priority—the offseason...

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  22. San Antonio Spurs: 10 Free Agents Who Would Complement Tim Duncan

    After failing to secure a title in the 2012 season, the San Antonio Spurs may look to make a splash in free agency by adding a player to further guarantee success...

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  23. San Antonio Spurs: 10 Reasons Why We Haven't Seen the Last of Tim Duncan

    With the Spurs ' season now officially over, their offseason is comprised of one major decision: Will Tim Duncan retire or not? After spending his entire career in San Antonio, ...

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  24. Breaking Down Why OKC Thunder Will Win the 2012 NBA Finals in Six Games

    After narrowly escaping the Boston Celtics in the Eastern Conference Finals, the Heat will be next in line to face the Oklahoma City Thunder —this time with the stakes much higher...

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  25. Gregg Popovich: Where Does He Sit Among the All-Time Great NBA Coaches?

    As the final seconds of Game 6 ticked away, an era passed in the NBA . The loss may appear to have only marked the end of the Spurs ' season, but in reality, it meant a lot more...

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