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Eras of Tim Duncan: Rise of the Big Three

Eras of Tim Duncan: Rise of the Big Three

In the mid 2000s, the Spurs pivoted from a one-man show to ensemble, with Duncan remaining dominant while making room for two other All-Stars to produce. Three is greater than one, and the Spurs, for all their success while prime Tim Duncan was their sole fulcrum, took another step forward with the ascent of Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili. It took a few years, sure—Parker had been drafted in 2001 and Ginobili came over the following year, and both tested their coach’s patience early—but by the mid 2000s, it was clear Gregg Popovich had struck a balance on his roster, with his two...
Pounding The Rock Sep 15, 2017
Sports Illustrated’s rankings of the Spurs best players

Sports Illustrated’s rankings of the Spurs best players

Sports Illustrated ranked the top 100 players in the league and here’s where the boys from San Antonio came in. Sports Illustrated released their top 100 players in the NBA and there were five Spurs scattered throughout the list. Patty Mills, Danny Green, Pau Gasol, Lamarcus Aldridge, and Kawhi Leonard were all included. This is the first time for Patty Mills to make the list, and he made it at 92: Mills is easy to overlook, what with future Hall of Famer Tony Parker running San Antonio’s show for years and 2016 first-round pick Dejounte Murray lining up as a potential point guard of...
Pounding The Rock Sep 8, 2017
Spurs are heading to the Eurobasket knockout round

Spurs are heading to the Eurobasket knockout round

Gasol, Bertans, and Lauvergne lead Spain, Latvia, and France to the Round of 16 Eurobasket report – Gasol and Bertans join Lauvergne in the knockouts Spain played against Hungary in the final group stage game for both teams. The first seed already locked up, the Spaniards reasserted their dominance with a resounding 87-64 victory. Pau Gasol finished with 20 points and 8 rebounds, leading his team in both categories and managing it in less than 20 minutes of playing time. In addition, he passed Tony Parker to become Eurobasket’s all-time leading scorer. In his 55 career Eurobasket games...
Pounding The Rock Sep 7, 2017
Paul Gasol becomes EuroBasket’s All-Time leading scorer

Paul Gasol becomes EuroBasket’s All-Time leading scorer

Gasol passed his Spurs teammate Tony Parker when Spain played Hungary Thursday. San Antonio Spurs forward Pau Gasol continued to cement his legacy as one of the top forwards to ever play the game of basketball. Gasol has been no stranger to success in the NBA, winning multiple championships and participating in six All-Star games. In addition to his NBA success, Gasol has become distinguished in the international game as well, as exhibited by his latest accomplishment overseas. With 4:52 remaining in the second half of Spain’s win over Hungary on Thursday, Gasol became EuroBasket’s...
NBA Sep 7, 2017

Pau Gasol passes Tony Parker to take FIBA EuroBasket's all-time scoring mark

Add another accolade to Pau Gasol's distinguished career.
Pounding The Rock Sep 4, 2017
Danny Green: Tony Parker is rehabbing

Danny Green: Tony Parker is rehabbing "like a maniac" and ahead of schedule

Danny Green gives Spurs fans some encouraging updates on Tony’s recovery San Antonio Spurs guard Tony Parker is supposed to be back in January 2018, which puts a lot of pressure on Patty Mills and Dejounte Murray to keep the point guard situation manageable in the first half of the season. But Danny Green spoke with French media recently and gave a very encouraging update on the status of Tony’s recovery. If Green’s words are anything to go by, Parker will be back a lot sooner than expected. Here’s Green’s interview with LCI per Jeff Garcia of NEWS4SA: “He obviously had a...
Pounding The Rock Aug 31, 2017
Spurs help serve Food Bank meals at local shelter

Spurs help serve Food Bank meals at local shelter

The Spurs are doing their part to help serve Harvey victims The Spurs have joined in helping serve the victims of Hurricane Harvey. Manu Ginobili, Tony Parker and Patty Mills were serving meals at a local San Antonio shelter. Yesterday, our friends from the @spurs helped us serve Food Bank meals at a local shelter. Thank you for your help! #HurricaneHarveyRelief pic.twitter.com/QQgGu6GdFq— SA Food Bank (@safoodbank) August 31, 2017 Athletes from all over the nation have been joining in to help the people in the Houston area. The area needs as much help as it can get and we...

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