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Game Preview: San Antonio Spurs at Toronto Raptors

Game Preview: San Antonio Spurs at Toronto Raptors

Scott Wachter-USA TODAY Sports The Spurs hunt for a win with a roster in flux Writing about basketball match-ups is always an interesting task right around the trade deadline. Even more so when both of the teams involved are being heavily mentioned in trade rumors and trade machine internet discourse. The Spurs and Raptors might end rostering a number of new players by the time this game tips off, with multiple individuals serving as high-demand trade fodder, from Fred Van Vleet to Jakob Poeltl, and odds are that each team will make at least one move in the next two...
Pounding The Rock Feb 3, 2023
Game Thread: San Antonio Spurs vs Philadelphia 76ers

Game Thread: San Antonio Spurs vs Philadelphia 76ers

John Geliebter-USA TODAY Sports The Spurs are on a seven game losing streak and don’t want the Sixers to make it eight Welcome to the Game Thread. Veterans of the Game Thread know how we do things around here, but for all you newbies we have a few rules. Our community guidelines apply and basically say be cool, no personal attacks, don’t troll and don’t swear too much. My power is still out for some reason, and I’m writing this on my phone, so I’ll make this short: Go Spurs Go! Game Prediction: Joel Embiid and Jakob Poeltl will trade dunks for most of the...
ClutchPoints Jan 31, 2023
Why Thunder-Spurs hypothetical trade involving Jakob Poeltl doesn’t make sense

Why Thunder-Spurs hypothetical trade involving Jakob Poeltl doesn’t make sense

Jakob Poeltl has been included in several trade rumors and mock trades this season. That’s not shocking, given his skill set and production. Many teams would love to have an inside presence like Poeltl bolstering their frontlines. Here we will look at one of those hypothetical trades. This time, we’ll look at the Thunder-Spurs mock […] The post Why Thunder-Spurs hypothetical trade involving Jakob Poeltl doesn’t make sense appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Hoops Habit Jan 27, 2023

Why Jakob Poeltl is the missing piece for the Celtics

The Boston Celtics are the betting favorites to win the NBA Finals. But before they arrive on basketball’s biggest stage, they’ll have to go through an Eastern Conference ripe with talented bigs such as Joel Embiid and Brook Lopez. Frontcourt reinforcements could be needed. A trade for the San Antonio Spurs’ Jakob Poeltl could put […] Why Jakob Poeltl is the missing piece for the Celtics - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Pounding The Rock Jan 27, 2023
Open Thread: Jakob Poeltl goes “One on One” with Bruce Bowen

Open Thread: Jakob Poeltl goes “One on One” with Bruce Bowen

The Spurs new series features players from different eras of the franchise The San Antonio Spurs continue to add media content as part of their 50th anniversary celebration. Last month the Spurs premiered their One on One series, pitting a current Spurs player with one of their historical stars. Episode one featured Devin Vassell and George Gervin. Episdoe two just dropped with Jakob Poeltl and Bruce Bowen. Putting two of the Spurs defensive stalwarts together makes for one great conversation. The three-time NBA Champion met up with current Spurs big man at Escobar Park here...
ClutchPoints Jan 26, 2023
RUMOR: Why Celtics trading for Jakob Poeltl is unlikely

RUMOR: Why Celtics trading for Jakob Poeltl is unlikely

With the Boston Celtics committed to big men Al Horford and Robert Williams III, they’re unlikely to trade for San Antonio Spurs center Jakob Poeltl prior to the NBA trade deadline. “League sources outside of the Boston organization downplayed the likelihood of a Poeltl acquisition,” reports The Athletic’s Jay King. King adds that “if the […] The post RUMOR: Why Celtics trading for Jakob Poeltl is unlikely appeared first on ClutchPoints.
The Sixer Sense Jan 24, 2023

Is Jakob Poeltl a trade option for 76ers?

The Philadelphia 76ers are in a dogfight for a top-four seed in the Eastern Conference. The team wants to secure one of those top four seeds and will look to improve at the upcoming trade deadline.  The San Antonio Spurs are reportedly shopping starting center Jakob Poeltl as the team has the fourth-worst record in […] Is Jakob Poeltl a trade option for 76ers? - The Sixer Sense - The Sixer Sense - A Philadelphia 76ers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
ClutchPoints Jan 23, 2023
RUMOR: 2 ‘surprising’ teams ‘active’ in Jakob Poeltl trade talks with Spurs

RUMOR: 2 ‘surprising’ teams ‘active’ in Jakob Poeltl trade talks with Spurs

Jakob Poeltl is quietly becoming one of the more coveted names in the trade market today. The San Antonio Spurs big man is having a career year, and his team is actively shopping him for a pretty penny. Many teams are interested in Poeltl, including his former team Toronto Raptors. Now, a couple of surprising […] The post RUMOR: 2 ‘surprising’ teams ‘active’ in Jakob Poeltl trade talks with Spurs appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Jan 23, 2023
RUMOR: Details emerge of Raptors, Celtics’ Jakob Poeltl trade offers

RUMOR: Details emerge of Raptors, Celtics’ Jakob Poeltl trade offers

The San Antonio Spurs have reportedly been “very active” on the trade market ahead of the NBA’s deadline, and more than half a dozen teams have inquired about center Jakob Poeltl, including the Toronto Raptors and Boston Celtics. The Austrian center has averaged 12.2 points, 9.3 rebounds and 2.9 assists this season in 26.3 minutes […] The post RUMOR: Details emerge of Raptors, Celtics’ Jakob Poeltl trade offers appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Jan 23, 2023
RUMOR: Warriors’ trade pursuit of Spurs’ Jakob Poeltl hits a wall

RUMOR: Warriors’ trade pursuit of Spurs’ Jakob Poeltl hits a wall

The San Antonio Spurs are one of the main teams to watch at the NBA trade deadline. Since they have one of the more coveted players that could be available for trade, center Jakob Poeltl, every team that wants an upgrade at center will be calling San Antonio about him. The Golden State Warriors are […] The post RUMOR: Warriors’ trade pursuit of Spurs’ Jakob Poeltl hits a wall appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Jan 23, 2023
NBA rumors: Spurs slapped with Jakob Poeltl trade reality amid sky-high asking price

NBA rumors: Spurs slapped with Jakob Poeltl trade reality amid sky-high asking price

San Antonio Spurs big man Jakob Poeltl will hear his name in NBA trade discussions more as we get nearer to February’s deadline. As the best player of the Spurs in the 2022-23 NBA season, San Antonio definitely would want a sizable return from any team interested in acquiring the services of the big man […] The post NBA rumors: Spurs slapped with Jakob Poeltl trade reality amid sky-high asking price appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Jan 22, 2023
Jakob Poeltl’s lucrative new contract desires as trade rumblings heat up

Jakob Poeltl’s lucrative new contract desires as trade rumblings heat up

San Antonio Spurs center Jakob Poeltl may get a lucrative new deal once the NBA’s free agency period rolls around, the Stein Line’s Marc Stein wrote in a Sunday article. “One more leftover rumble from my recent San Antonio trip: League sources say in-demand Spurs center Jakob Poeltl, who is in the final season of […] The post Jakob Poeltl’s lucrative new contract desires as trade rumblings heat up appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Pounding The Rock Jan 21, 2023
Why the Spurs should trade Jakob Poeltl

Why the Spurs should trade Jakob Poeltl

Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports Poeltl has been a good Spur, but at this state of the rebuild, trading him makes more sense than keeping him, like the front office is reportedly considering. Jakob Poeltl has been a fixture in trade rumors and seems like a natural candidate to be moved before the deadline, but the reports about the Spurs wanting to actually retain him, keep coming up. To even consider trading him, apparently, San Antonio is asking for two first-rounders. which feels like an unrealistic price for someone who could be a rental. It’s always hard to parse...
Pounding The Rock Jan 19, 2023
Report: The Spurs are demanding two first round picks for Jakob Poeltl

Report: The Spurs are demanding two first round picks for Jakob Poeltl

Photos by Michael Gonzales/NBAE via The Spurs are making it hard to acquire their starting center, with an asking price that very few teams would be willing or able to meet. Jakob Poeltl continues to be the hottest Spurs name on the trade market, but as has already been reported, the Spurs are still very high on him, and as a result they rightfully have a very high asking price for him. According to Jared Weiss of The Athletic, that asking price is two first round picks, which is right in line with what they have been asking for their other high-demand players in...
ClutchPoints Jan 18, 2023
RUMOR: Spurs’ asking price in Jakob Poeltl trade, revealed

RUMOR: Spurs’ asking price in Jakob Poeltl trade, revealed

It’s no secret that the San Antonio Spurs, owners of a terrible 14-31 record, plan to sell with the trade deadline fast approaching. One such Spurs player that has found himself involved in trade talks for the past few months is starting center Jakob Poeltl, who, in turn, has attracted interest from the Golden State […] The post RUMOR: Spurs’ asking price in Jakob Poeltl trade, revealed appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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