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July 15, 2014 Updates

The San Antonio Spurs today announced that they have hired Ettore Messina as an assistant coach. A four-time Euroleague Champion and a two-time Euroleague Coach of the Year, Messina brings over 25 years of coaching experience to the bench. "I am honored to have such an accomplished individual join our program,” Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich said. “Coach Messina is an exceptional coach, a great leader and someone we can all learn from." NBA.com

Adrian Wojnarowski: Spurs assistant, Sean Marks, will return to the front office, league source tells Yahoo Sports. Marks moved down to the bench to help Gregg Popovich this season, but plan was always to return upstairs. Spurs have big plans for Marks. Twitter @WojYahooNBA

The San Antonio Spurs completed their signing of veteran forward Boris Diaw on Tuesday. The Spurs announced the contract after agreeing to terms July 6 on a three-year, $22 million deal. The contract is only partly guaranteed for the final season. The Wichita Eagle

In an interview with Fifa.com, Bryant was asked about the Lakers’ West rival and while he did say he is happy for San Antonio, he also admits the Lakers will be using the Spurs 2014 NBA title as fuel for next season. Well deserved. It really is a lesson on how you get guys to play together if they share one goal. I am very happy for the Spurs. It is a motivation for us. Hopefully we can do the same next season. ProjectSpurs.com

LeBron James gets all the attention, but the San Antonio Spurs are quietly and effectively rebuilding the team that just clobbered James to win the NBA Championship, 1200 WOAI news reports. The Spurs today announced that Boris Diaw, who was a key player in the Spurs Drive for Five, has been resigned to a new contract. As is usual for the Spurs, the terms of Diaw's agreement were not announced. WOAI.com

July 14, 2014 Updates

It appears Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard, the 2014 NBA Finals MVP, has withdrawn from the Team USA training camp at which the team that will represent the United States in the FIBA World Cup tournament will be selected. Sources familiar with USA Basketball’s plans for the camp, scheduled to begin in Las Vegas on July 28, said the Spurs forward has not yet given a firm commitment to participate in the camp and may be pulling out. USA Basketball is to issue a press release on Monday about the players who will be at the camp. San Antonio Express-News

July 13, 2014 Updates
July 12, 2014 Updates

The San Antonio Spurs today announced that they have re-signed guard Patty Mills. Per club policy details of the contract were not announced. Last season Mills appeared in a team-high 81 games and averaged 10.2 points, 2.1 rebounds and 1.8 assists in a career-high 18.9 minutes while shooting .464 (309-666) from the field and .425 (135-318) from beyond the arc. He ranked seventh in the league in three-point percentage and connected on a team-high 135 three-pointers for the season. In the 2014 Finals Mills averaged 10.2 points while shooting .543 (19-35) from the field and .565 (13-23) from beyond the arc. NBA.com

The San Antonio Spurs today announced that they have signed Kyle Anderson. Per club policy, terms of the contract were not announced. The Spurs selected Anderson with the 30th overall pick in the first round of the 2014 NBA Draft. NBA.com

 

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