San Antonio Spurs Rumors
As if San Antonio Spurs fans need to be teased more about free agent LaMarcus Aldridge and his possibility of joining the Spurs, comes video of him with coach Gregg Popovich, Ime Udoka, and Sean Marks in L.A. as the courting of the big man continues. There’s still no word on any decision from the big man as to whether he will or will not sign with San Antonio. The Suns are reprotedly in the hunt for LaMarcus as well.: 91 more rumors
Ken Berger: The Spurs, Suns and Blazers have separated themselves in the chase for LaMarcus Aldridge, two people directly involved tell @CBSSports. One source stopped short of describing other teams (beyond obvious) as eliminated. But Spurs, Suns, Blazers at top of Aldridge’s list.: 91 more rumors
Adrian Wojnarowski: Spurs and Suns have solidified themselves as frontrunners in pursuit of free agent LaMarcus Aldridge, league sources tell Yahoo.: 91 more rumors
Becky Hammon is about to become the first woman to serve as the head coach of an NBA summer league team. San Antonio announced Friday that Hammon will lead the Spurs during summer league play in Las Vegas. She is entering her second season as an assistant coach for the Spurs.
Selz: #Spurs Gregg Popovich still recruiting LaMarcus Aldridge at lunch in LA. #NBA #FreeAgency pic.twitter.com/t8vlYRr1Lz: 91 more rumors
Ken Berger: No options in Belinelli’s deal, source says.: 8 more rumors
Jared Zwerling: Source: Mutual interest between Amar’e Stoudemire and Clippers, Lakers, Mavericks, Spurs and Suns.: 6 more rumors
Jeff McDonald: Non-free agency update: Becky Hammon will coach Spurs’ Summer Leaguers in Vegas. Will Hardy will coach Spurs in Salt Lake.
John Canzano: Spurs coach Gregg Popovich looking for another meeting w LaMarcus Aldridge today or tomorrow, per source.: 91 more rumors
Tiago Splitter: I want to announce that I have completed my cycle in San Antonio Spurs. This way, I end a glorious stage with the Spurs Family, that I started 5 years ago, and in which I’ve accomplished something as unique and amazing as winning a Championship. From the first moment when I came to this city, I felt the love and warmth of its people, so I can only thank you all. Here I grew up as a player and person. During these years, we went through unforgettable moments, the hardest and the happiest ones. I’ll take them for my whole life. I would like to express all my Respect, Admiration and Gratitude to my coach and mentor Gregg Popovic for his confidence and tremendous professionalism.
Jeff McDonald: Hearing Marco Belinelli wants to return to SA. Spurs’ ability to bring him back to be clarified by Aldridge decision.
Marc Stein: But San Antonio remains firmly in David West hunt. Hearing Golden State now highly unlikely for D-West; looks like SA or DC are his spots
As the Heat tonight pursues a long shot bid for free agent star forward LaMarcus Aldridge (which would very likely require a sign-and-trade), the Heat has reached out to a few skilled veteran three-point shooters, including Marco Bellinelli and Marcus Thornton, according to a Heat source.
Marc Stein: ESPN sources say David West is most likely to wind up with one of two teams after leaving Indiana: San Antonio or Washington: 15 more rumors
As the Heat tonight pursues a long shot bid for free agent star forward LaMarcus Aldridge (which would very likely require a sign-and-trade), the Heat has reached out to a few skilled veteran three-point shooters, including Marco Bellinelli and Marcus Thornton, according to a Heat source. Other teams also are interested in Williams, who averaged 15.5 points last season, and I have no indication of any ongoing sign-and-trade discussions on this front.: 8 more rumors
Bill Ingram: A front office source was told no point in meeting with Aldridge…he’s sold on the Spurs… awesome fit if he lands @San Antonio Spurs: 91 more rumors
Aron Baynes: Thank you @San Antonio Spurs family. Appreciate the support over the last 3 years. I loved my time & will always remember the great team & community.
Alex Kennedy: Unrestricted free agent Quincy Acy has received interest from Orlando, Sacramento, New Orleans, Atlanta and San Antonio, per sources.: 1 more rumor
Tim Duncan will be back on the court for the Spurs next season. The 39-year-old Spurs captain on Thursday told the Express-News that a chance to sit down with Gregg Popovich on Wednesday led him to his decision to return for a 19th season in silver and black. Duncan, a two-time Most Valuable Player and three-time NBA Finals MVP, was part of a Spurs contingent that met in Los Angeles on Wednesday with free agent big man LaMarcus Aldridge in an attempt to induce him to sign on with the team. It was during the trip to L.A that he had a chance to sit down with the only NBA head coach for whom he has played.
Details of a contract for Duncan are not yet known but the Spurs made clear they wanted him to return if he wanted to continue to play.: 7 more rumors
Mike Monroe: Straight from Tim Duncan: “I’ll be on the court next year” … story coming soon on SpursNation.com: 7 more rumors
David West is willing to put his money where his mouth is – even if he loses quite a bit of it in the process. According to a person with knowledge of his situation, the free agent forward who declined a $12.2 million player option to stay with the Indiana Pacers next season, has serious interest in playing for the San Antonio Spurs or the Golden State Warriors. The person spoke to USA TODAY Sports on the condition of anonymity because of the private nature of the free agency process.: 15 more rumors
Chris Vivlamore: I’m told the Tiago Splitter deal will be done July 9. May have to wait until then for all the details. Stay tuned.
Jabari Young: So Patty Mills meet with Aldridge today too….interesting #Spurs #Blazers: 91 more rumors