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Lonnie Walker IV says going to Spurs ‘one of the best things’ to ever happen to him

The San Antonio Spurs selected Lonnie Walkie IV with their 18th pick in the 2018 NBA Draft, one of the few bright lights for the team in a turmoil of events this summer. As much as the Spurs have been criticized for handling Kawhi Leonard’s injury issue last season, who wouldn’t want to play for a […] The post Lonnie Walker IV says going to Spurs ‘one of the best things’ to ever happen to him appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Open Thread: Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass ... it’s about learning to dance in the rain

It never rains in Southern Nevada NOTE: Jeph Duarte is out from August 9-14. I’m covering the Open Thread with a 5 part story about NBA Las Vegas Summer League. This is the final installment. Previous parts are here: part 1, part 2, part 3, part 4. Las Vegas Summer League, the final chapter We’ve finally reached Monday, my last full day in Vegas. I’m going to miss the final day of pool play on Tuesday, which includes the Spurs final game against the Blazers. The Spurs had already shut down their two best players due to injury (White/Walker—The Game of Thrones lineup) and the Blazers...

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Spurs rookie Lonnie Walker ‘fully healed’ from Summer League ankle injury

San Antonio Spurs rookie Lonnie Walker has now recovered from an ankle injury he suffered during the Summer League, which is great news as training camp gets closer and closer. Lonnie Walker IV said the ankle injury he suffered in summer league is "fully healed." #Spurs — Tom Orsborn (@tom_orsborn) August 8, 2018 In a game […] The post Spurs rookie Lonnie Walker ‘fully healed’ from Summer League ankle injury appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Grizzlies news: Mike Conley (Achilles) not doing full contact at Team USA Camp

It’s been a while since we last heard of Mike Conley Jr., who barely played last season because of an Achilles injury. The 30-year-old Memphis Grizzlies point guard was at the University of Las Vegas on Thursday to attend the voluntary Team USA minicamp ran by San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich, but did […] The post Grizzlies news: Mike Conley (Achilles) not doing full contact at Team USA Camp appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Danny Green: Reports about his injury are twisting his words

A story from Green’s podcast has turned into another attack on the Spurs medical staff. Maybe this is why the Spurs don’t allow players to do their own podcasts. In the latest “bombshell” report tied to the Spurs’ “fallout” from the Kawhi Leonard saga, Bleacher Report posted an article based on the first episode of former Spur Danny Green ‘s new podcast: “Inside the Green Room with Danny Green” (which coincidentally or not came out within a week of him being traded to the Toronto Raptors.) You can click on the link or listen below. From the 14:25 to 17:30 mark, Green...

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Kawhi Leonard expressed commitment to teammates in closed-door meeting, but not to organization

The San Antonio Spurs dealt with Kawhi Leonard’s injury for the entire regular season, but it did not become a cloud of horror until the infamous players-only closed-door meeting took place near the end of their 2017-18 campaign. ESPN’s Michael C. Wright, who covered the Spurs last season, cleaned up part of the controversy surrounding […] The post Kawhi Leonard expressed commitment to teammates in closed-door meeting, but not to organization appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Stu Jackson straight off the phone with Danny Green, talks last season’s groin tear

Former NBA head coach Stu Jackson has discussed Danny Green's injury with the player himself over the phone, and joins Nick Wright, Cris Carter and Jenna Wolfe on First Things First to share his thoughts. Green suffered a groin tear last season that went undetected by the San Antonio Spurs medical staff. He was recently traded to the Toronto Raptors with Kawhi Leonard.

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Spurs news: Danny Green unknowingly played with a torn groin last season

Danny Green played most of last season through injury, he just didn’t actually know how injured he was until the season was over. Green revealed on his Inside the Green Room with Danny Green podcast that he thought he just strained his groin in a December game against the Boston Celtics. Green found out during his […] The post Spurs news: Danny Green unknowingly played with a torn groin last season appeared first on ClutchPoints.