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  1. Boris Diaw agrees to re-sign with Spurs

    Jul 10, 2012, 9:49 AM EDT

    Los Angeles Clippers v San Antonio Spurs - Game Two

    Boris Diaw was largely a punchline for the few seasons he spent in Charlotte. Primarily people joked about his weight and how he was on such a bad team with such a bad contract. Then he was traded to San Antonio, and low and behold, he became a playoff contributor who was able to make…

  2. Report: Spurs, Danny Green agree to three-year deal

    Jul 10, 2012, 8:11 AM EDT

    San Antonio Spurs v Los Angeles Clippers - Game Three

    When the Spurs find a role player they like, they keep them. Enter Danny Green. The Spurs and Green, a restricted free agent, have agreed to a three-year, $12 million deal, reports Sam Amick of Sports Illustrated. Green took a big step forward for the Spurs last year, scoring 9.1 points per game and being…

  3. Greg Monroe is ticked he was snubbed by USA Basketball

    Jul 9, 2012, 4:17 PM EDT

    Shane Battier, Ronny turiaf, Greg Monroe

    Pistons big man Greg Monroe is in Orlando right now, working out against recent Detroit draft pick Andre Drummond in between games of the Orlando Summer League. Where he is not is Las Vegas as a member of the USA Select team that goes against the United States Olympic squad in practice. He’s pretty ticked…

  4. DeJuan Blair expects Spurs to trade him. He’s right.

    Jul 9, 2012, 12:42 PM EDT

    DeJuan Blair, Al Harrington

    At the start of last season, DeJuan Blair was the Spurs special find. Everybody wanted their own Blair — hard working guy who did the dirty work inside, would score efficiently (53.4 percent shooting last year) and could rebound a little. He started nearly every game for the Spurs last season. By the end of…

  5. Not even Drake can keep Tony Parker out of Olympics

    Jul 6, 2012, 10:46 AM EDT

    Tony Parker

    Not Drake. Not Chris Brown. Nobody is keeping Tony Parker out of the Olympics. The French point guard has been “given the green light” by doctors to compete for France in the Olympics and he will play in some of their tune-up games in the next few weeks, the team announced (via the AP). “The…

  6. Bulls’ Noah’s ankle injury keeps him out of Olympics for France

    Jul 4, 2012, 11:30 AM EDT

    Joakim Noah

    France enters the London Olympics with an outside shot at a medal. Everyone expects the gold and silver will go to the USA and Spain in some order, but bronze is wide open and France brings some real talent — Tony Parker, Nicolas Batum, Boris Diaw… But not Joakim Noah. Remember he rolled his ankle…

  7. Top 10 most interesting NBA free agents to watch

    Jul 2, 2012, 9:34 AM EDT

    Taco Bell Skills Challenge

    Lockout? You mean those months last year we didn’t have basketball as owners fought to put constraints on themselves because when it comes time to bid for free agents they don’t trust themselves to be rational? What lockout? Less than 48 hours into the 2012 summer free agent frenzy owner rationality has gone the way…

  8. Video: Anthony Davis becomes No. 1 pick, Hornets’ future

    Jun 29, 2012, 2:13 AM EDT

    2012 NBA Draft

    Some day we may look back on this moment like we look back on when Tim Duncan, KG, Wade and other NBA franchise players were drafted — Anthony Davis is potentially that good. What would make me really happy as a Hornets fan is that this is a humble, hard-working young man. The guy with…

  9. NBA Draft: PBT’s pick-by-pick Draft tracker

    Jun 28, 2012, 11:11 PM EDT

    Final Four - Louisville v Kentucky

    Locate the refresh button on your browser now, because this is where you are going to want to be for the entire 2012 NBA Draft. Every pick will be discussed here, from Anthony Davis at No. 1 to the next Isaiah Thomas at No. 60 (last year’s final pick who turned out to end the…

  10. Report: Spurs shopping DeJuan Blair for trade

    Jun 28, 2012, 1:53 PM EDT

    DeJuan Blair, Al Harrington

    A year ago, everybody in the second round of the NBA Draft was saying “we want to find our DeJuan Blair.” Now, they can have the real DeJuan Blair because the San Antonio Spurs are shopping him around, tweets Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports. Spurs are shopping forward DeJuan Blair, league sources tell Y! Spurs…

  11. Report: Tony Parker needed eye surgery, Olympics still likely

    Jun 24, 2012, 3:12 PM EDT

    San Antonio Spurs v Atlanta Hawks

    This might help you understand why Tony Parker was frustrated enough to file a $20 million lawsuit. He had to have surgery or he could have lost an eye injured as a bystander in a TMZ dream fight in a club in New York, and in a couple weeks he’s flying back to the United…

  12. Which teams could crash the Thunder/Heat finals next year?

    Jun 22, 2012, 1:47 PM EDT

    Oklahoma City Thunder v Miami Heat - Game Five

    These finals didn’t feel like a one-time thing. One year from now the Miami Heat and Oklahoma City Thunder could well be back on the NBA’s biggest stage. This is a budding rivalry. Between LeBron James and Kevin Durant. Between the flashy East Coast city and the solid Midwestern city. Miami’s stars are in their…

  13. Parker files lawsuit over injury in Chris Brown/Drake fight

    Jun 22, 2012, 7:50 AM EDT

    Parker of the Spurs competes in the skills competition during the NBA All-Star weekend in Orlando, Florida

    Tony Parker is getting back on the court — just not that kind of court. Tony Parker was out with his girl at a trendy SoHo nightclub the night a fight broke out between the camps of singer Chris Brown and rapper Drake. It was a good, old fashioned bar fight with mass confusion and…

  14. Kobe Bryant still king of international NBA jersey sales

    Jun 21, 2012, 10:35 AM EDT

    kobe-game-3-nuggets

    Kobe Bryant is still the biggest brand in the NBA. Others are in line for his crown, but if you want to use an NBA star to sell shoes or soft drink or whatever internationally, Kobe is the gold standard. And he can sell jerseys, too. The league announced the top NBA jersey sales internationally…

  15. Karl Malone and the Grand Slam of Sheep

    Jun 16, 2012, 1:00 PM EDT

    Disneyland 50th Anniversary Celebration

    There’s a book on the Dream Team coming out on July 10th by Jack McCallum, who writes for Sports Illustrated and who wrote “:07 Seconds or Less” and it’s incredible like you’d imagine. I got a sneak copy of it that I’ll share thoughts on about later. But as prep for the book’s publication, McCallum…

  16. Tony Parker injures eye during Drake/Chris Brown fight

    Jun 15, 2012, 2:54 PM EDT

    San Antonio Spurs v Atlanta Hawks

    So Tony Parker was just sitting there minding his own business in a hot New York bar with his hot new girlfriend — as superstar NBA players are wont to do — when the perfect storm of a TMZ story broke out. Rapper Drake and R&B singer Chris Brown got in a fight reportedly over…

  17. Wade: Durant playing in Oklahoma City “dims his light a little”

    Jun 15, 2012, 11:20 AM EDT

    Miami Heat v Oklahoma City Thunder – Game Two

    Kevin Durant is one of the NBA’s biggest, most marketable stars. He’s already landing national commercials — “Doodle jump? Man, that’s messed up.” — has a big Nike deal and this summer will star in what promises to be a delightfully awful movie “Thunderstruck.” All at age 23. But he could be even bigger off…

  18. 2012 NBA Finals: 50 Observations

    Jun 12, 2012, 11:30 AM EDT

    Oklahoma City Thunder v Miami Heat

    The most entertaining Finals of probably the last fifteen years begins Tuesday night in Oklahoma City. With that here are 50 thoughts, observations, and predictions as the Oklahoma City Thunder face the Miami Heat in the 2012 NBA Finals. 1. This is going to be fun. 2. I’m not talking like “oh, hey, we’re going…

  19. 2012 adidas Eurocamp: Day 2 recap

    Jun 11, 2012, 7:04 PM EDT

    adidas Eurocamp Day 2

    Evan Fournier is the top international prospect in attendance at adidas Eurocamp, and after skipping the first day of action, Fournier was a full participant in Day Two’s activities. Projected as a mid-to-late first round pick before playing at Eurocamp, if anything, his play on Monday solidified his draft position, and perhaps even made his…

  20. Bosh may start. Or he may not. He’s not worried either way.

    Jun 11, 2012, 6:30 PM EDT

    Boston Celtics v Miami Heat - Game Seven

    For the three games since he returned from a strained abdomen, Chris Bosh has come off the bench — but in Game 7 against Boston he played 31 minutes. Which is basically James Harden/Manu Ginobili sixth man minutes. So for the finals Game 1, does Bosh go back into the starting lineup? Or is he…

  21. Monday And-1 links: An oral history of the Dream Team

    Jun 11, 2012, 3:08 PM EDT

    Image (1) Dream-Team-thumb-250x274-18169.jpg for post 3660

    Here is our regular look around the NBA — links to stories worth reading and notes to check out (stuff that did not get its own post here at PBT) — done in bullet point form. Because bloggers love bullet points like Texans love barbeque. • If you read just one thing today, make it…

  22. Report: Spurs interested in Kevin Garnett… really?

    Jun 11, 2012, 12:45 AM EDT

    tim duncan, Kevin Garnett

    Kevin Garnett next to Tim Duncan on the San Antonio Spurs? Really?!? Who came up with this? This is the Spurs organization loyal to Duncan, and reportedly Duncan hates Garnett. So you’re going to pair them? It sounds both ill advised and strange. That said, it would make the already formidable Spurs potential frontrunners in…

  23. Spurs want to keep Boris Diaw, but at what price?

    Jun 10, 2012, 8:17 PM EDT

    Los Angeles Clippers v San Antonio Spurs - Game Two

    What a long, strange trip it’s been. Boris Diaw went from being the guy who won the “Shawn Kemp Award for most weight gained during the lockout” to a guy waived by the woeful Charlotte Bobcats to a guy who put up quality numbers for the San Antonio Spurs in the playoffs. Diaw had a…

  24. A super Spurs fan is not having a great week

    Jun 9, 2012, 12:37 PM EDT

    Image (1) Spurs_logo-thumb-250x132-17942.gif for post 3607

    You know, sometimes, when it rains, it pours. You’re living the life. You’ve got a custom tricked out motorcycle with Manu Ginobili‘s face on it, the Spurs are the favorites to win the Western Conference Finals and advance with a shot at their fifth title, you’re high on cocaine, the weather in San Antonio is…

  25. San Antonio Spurs: Time is not on their side. No it isn’t.

    Jun 7, 2012, 8:48 AM EDT

    Tim Duncan

    For a stretch of 20 games, 10 of those in the playoffs, no team has played a more pure, more beautiful brand of basketball in recent years than what the San Antonio Spurs did. It was Hall of Fame talent being selfless — Tony Parker would get in the lane and score or kick to…

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