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Jun 20, 2017
Hoops Hype
The San Antonio Spurs will likely bring back Pau Gasol but on a new contract. Manu Ginobili may come back too instead of choosing to retire. Gasol declined his $16.2 million player option for next season but he was expected to work with the team “on a longer deal” to stay with the team. The 36-year-old NBA veteran averaged 12.4 ppg with 6.8 rpg during his first year with the team. Sources: Pau Gasol will decline his $16.2M option for 2017-18, but intends to work with Spurs on a longer term deal to remain with team. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojVerticalNBA) June 20, 2017 He previous two...
Pounding The Rock Jun 22, 2017
The Spurs may be prepping for a big play in free agency

The Spurs may be prepping for a big play in free agency

If the Spurs are targeting Chris Paul, they'll have to make more sacrifices than just trading Green. Well, this crazy off-season is showing no signs of slowing down, and now the Spurs are getting in on the fun. First they convinced Pau Gasol to opt out and now they are listening to offers on Danny Green, according to the San Antonio Express News' Jabari Young. Now, apart from the fact that no deal is imminent, there haven't been any other details reported. We don't know what the front office would be after in a potential trade. But since there's been talk for weeks about the Spurs’...
Pounding The Rock Jun 21, 2017
Evaluating the Spurss frontcourt options in the NBA Draft

Evaluating the Spurss frontcourt options in the NBA Draft

With Pau Gasol and David Lee opting out, odds have improved that the Spurs will select a forward at pick number 29 on Thursday The San Antonio Spurs enter Thursday night’s NBA Draft in an enviable position, thanks to the recent opt-outs of Pau Gasol and David Lee, who both reportedly declined their player options on Tuesday afternoon. With Gasol declining his $16.2 million player option, and Lee declining his $1.6 million option as well, the Spurs now have more flexibility than expected under the salary cap. The Spurs can now chase free agents that otherwise would have been too expensive,...
Pounding The Rock Jun 21, 2017
Pau Gasol opting out doesn’t mean the Spurs can make a splash in free agency

Pau Gasol opting out doesn’t mean the Spurs can make a splash in free agency

Pau Gasol surprised everyone by opting out of the last year of his contract with the Spurs, as reported by The Vertical's Adrian Wojnarowski. He's not going anywhere, though. Pau will re-sign for more money over more years, essentially allowing San Antonio to restructure his deal to lessen the cap hit in this offseason. My immediate reaction to the news was probably similar to most Spurs' fans. I quickly started to think of the cap space it would generate and how it could help the front office land a big free agent. If not Chris Paul, then at least George Hill or Paul Millsap. But after...
CSN Bay Area Jun 20, 2017

Report: Gasol to opt out of deal with Spurs, but will re-sign

Much like Kevin Durant, Spurs bigman Pau Gasol plans to opt out of his deal with the Spurs, but he intends to sign a new deal to stay put.
Sun Herald Jun 20, 2017

AP Source: Pau Gasol opts out, will re-sign with Spurs

A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that Pau Gasol will not exercise the player option on his contract for next year, but intends to sign …
Pounding The Rock Jun 20, 2017
What are the San Antonio Spurs up to?

What are the San Antonio Spurs up to?

With Pau Gasol opting out, the Spurs may become a major player in free agency this summer. As reported earlier today, Spurs center Pau Gasol will opt out of the second year of his contract, presumably to re-sign for more years and to give the Spurs more flexibility this summer. Immediately, that means Gasol’s cap hold goes down from its original $16.2 million mark and (according to The Vertical) brings the Spurs’ current guaranteed money for next season to $76 million. Cap holds for players like Patty Mills, Manu Ginobili and Dewayne Dedmon push that number into an area that’s still...
Hoops Hype Jun 20, 2017
Spurs' Pau Gasol, Manu Ginobili rumored to come back on new deals

Spurs' Pau Gasol, Manu Ginobili rumored to come back on new deals

The San Antonio Spurs will likely bring back Pau Gasol but on a new contract. Manu Ginobili may come back too instead of choosing to retire. Gasol declined his $16.2 million player option for next season but he was expected to work with the team “on a longer deal” to stay with the team. The 36-year-old NBA veteran averaged 12.4 ppg with 6.8 rpg during his first year with the team. Sources: Pau Gasol will decline his $16.2M option for 2017-18, but intends to work with Spurs on a longer term deal to remain with team. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojVerticalNBA) June 20, 2017 He previous two...
Pounding The Rock Jun 20, 2017
Report: Spurs forward David Lee will decline player option

Report: Spurs forward David Lee will decline player option

Another player giving the Spurs cap space relief After news broke on Tuesday that Pau Gasol reportedly declined his player option and is working on a new deal with the San Antonio Spurs, it appears David Lee will also be providing the team with some financial relief. According to Tom Osborn of the San Antonio Express-News: More #Spurs news: League source says David Lee is expected to decline his $1.6 million player option for 2017-18.— Tom Orsborn (@tom_orsborn) June 20, 2017 Gasol declined his option to work on a longer deal with the club, but again according to Tom Osborn, David...
Pounding The Rock Jun 20, 2017
Report: Pau Gasol declines player option, plans to re-sign with the Spurs

Report: Pau Gasol declines player option, plans to re-sign with the Spurs

Fans have been hoping for this, but who expected it? San Antonio Spurs forward Pau Gasol will decline his $16.2 million player option for next season, but is planning to re-sign with the Spurs this summer, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical. Sources: Pau Gasol will decline his $16.2M option for 2017-18, but intends to work with Spurs on a longer term deal to remain with team.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojVerticalNBA) June 20, 2017 For the Spurs, this is a way to get salary cap relief on the 2017-18 roster. Gasol will return on a smaller annual salary....

Gasol to opt out, may stay with Spurs

According to a report, Pau Gasol has decided to opt out of his $16.2 million deal with the Spurs in order to re-sign at a lower starting salary.
Pounding The Rock May 30, 2017
Why Jonathon Simmons will stay in San Antonio next season (and other Spurs off-season stuff)

Why Jonathon Simmons will stay in San Antonio next season (and other Spurs off-season stuff)

In the first ever installment of Three Man Weave, Michael Erler, Jesus Gomez and J.R. Wilco discuss everything that the Spurs’ front office will need to address this summer. Yesterday, I got together with Jesus Gomez and Michael Erler for a couple of hours and we had a wide-ranging conversation about what we expected from the San Antonio Spurs’ this offseason: what will happen with the point guard position, is Dejounte Murray ready to start, will Jonathon Simmons re-sign, what’s happening with Patty Mills, Dewayne Dedmon, Manu Ginobili, Pau Gasol and LaMarcus Aldridge? (FYI: the...

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