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Spurs' Leonard set to make season debut Friday

Spurs' Leonard set to make season debut Friday

nba.com ESPN.com Updated 1 hour ago
NBA Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard is set to make his season debut for the San Antonio Spurs on Friday night against the Phoenix Suns.
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  • Lord of the rings: Spurs edge Mavs in opener

    Lord of the rings: Spurs edge Mavs in opener

    ESPN.com yahoo.com dimemag.com Oct 28 (yesterday)
    Tony Parker scored 23 points, Manu Ginobili had 20 and the San Antonio Spurs opened their title defense with a thrilling 101-100 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Tuesday night.
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  • Kawhi Leonard’s Sick New Jordan Brand Logo Is Based On “The Kla…

    Kawhi Leonard’s Sick New Jordan Brand Logo Is Based On “The Klaw”

    dimemag.com Oct 28 (2 days ago)
    If this is the year Kawhi Leonard truly becomes a superstar, a signature logo for the reigning Finals MVP was released just in time. Riffing on the notoriously giant hands of the precocious San Antonio Spurs wing, Jordan Brand came up with a slick new s…
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  • The NBA's offseason is needlessly bleeding over into the regula…

    The NBA's offseason is needlessly bleeding over into the regular season

    yahoo.com Oct 28 (2 days ago)
    Not sure if you’ve heard, but with three days left to go before the two sides can agree on a contract extension, the San Antonio Spurs and Kawhi Leonard aren’t seeing eye to eye on terms (no pun intended) of the potential deal! The same disconnect, weir…
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  • BDL's 2014-15 NBA Season Previews: All 30 team previews, collec…

    BDL's 2014-15 NBA Season Previews: All 30 team previews, collected in one spot

    yahoo.com Oct 28 (2 days ago)
    It's been 136 days since the San Antonio Spurs put the finishing touches on their five-game demolition of the Miami Heat to win the 2013-14 NBA championship. Since then, we've seen a new decision that knocked over the dominoes that shifted the balance o…
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  • Report: Kawhi Leonard Seeks Max Extension, But No Progress In S…

    Report: Kawhi Leonard Seeks Max Extension, But No Progress In Spurs Talks

    dimemag.com Oct 27 (3 days ago)
    Tim Duncan famously signed for less than he could command on the open market a few years back in an attempt to free up more room for the Spurs to get him some help. Conversely, 2014 NBA Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard, who will be a restricted free agent next …
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  • Gregg Popovich On Spurs’ 2-5 Preseason After Loss Last Night: “…

    Gregg Popovich On Spurs’ 2-5 Preseason After Loss Last Night: “We Look Very Poor”

    dimemag.com Oct 25 (5 days ago)
    The defending champion San Antonio Spurs haven’t had the best preseason. They’re 2-5 after losing at in-state rivals Houston last night, 96-87, and their pithy coach didn’t pull any punches when asked how they’re coming together for Tuesday’s regular se…
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  • Spurs fill out roster with Vaden and Edwin

    Spurs fill out roster with Vaden and Edwin

    nba.com Oct 24 (6 days ago)
    The San Antonio Spurs have signed forwards Robert Vaden and Fuquan Edwin. Per club policy, terms of the contract were not announced.
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  • Now a leader, LeBron is undisputed face of the NBA

    Now a leader, LeBron is undisputed face of the NBA

    nba.com Oct 24 (6 days ago)
    His shirt soaked with champagne after winning his fourth title in 2007, Tim Duncan had one more move before celebrating further with his Spurs teammates. He pivoted in a hallway inside Quicken Loans Arena, pulled 22-year-old LeBron James close and deliv…
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  • Grant Hill Says Handing Cavs Eastern Conference Title Is “A Bit…

    Grant Hill Says Handing Cavs Eastern Conference Title Is “A Bit Premature”

    dimemag.com Oct 24 (6 days ago)
    The Cleveland Cavaliers are clear NBA title contenders, and perhaps favorites to win the Larry O’Brien Trophy. Sportsbooks across the betting world place Cleveland’s odds to win the championship ahead of the reigning champion San Antonio Spurs’. And whi…
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  • Manu Ginobili Kicks Shot In From Beyond Mid-Court

    Manu Ginobili Kicks Shot In From Beyond Mid-Court

    dimemag.com Oct 23
    Spurs six man and Argentinian wing Manu Ginobili was having some at practice the other day. He was attempting to kick a basketball from beyond mid-court into the basket. This is no small feat. After an NBA camera caught one attempt bounce wildly off the…
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  • NBA GMs Pick LeBron James For MVP, Spurs To Repeat As Champions…

    NBA GMs Pick LeBron James For MVP, Spurs To Repeat As Champions In Survey

    According to those most in the know, the NBA’s rich will be even richer after 2014-2015. In a wide-ranging, anonymous survey conducted by NBA.com’s John Schumann, league general managers predict LeBron James to win MVP and the San Antonio Spurs to repea…
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  • NBA TV to salute San Antonio Spurs with special 'Champions Day'…

    NBA TV to salute San Antonio Spurs with special 'Champions Day' programming Monday, Oct. 27

    nba.com Oct 21
    NBA TV will feature special daylong programming on Monday, Oct. 27, to celebrate the 2014 NBA Champion San Antonio Spurs. The network will premiere three original programs -- Champions Revealed: 2014 San Antonio Spurs, Open Court: NBA Champions Edition …
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  • Manu Ginobili Says He’s Pain-Free But “Way Behind Basketball-Wi…

    Manu Ginobili Says He’s Pain-Free But “Way Behind Basketball-Wise”

    dimemag.com Oct 19
    No team’s system is more effective or relentless than the San Antonio Spurs’. In the past two seasons alone, Gregg Popovich and company have turned cast-offs Danny Green, Boris Diaw, and Patty Mills into extremely valuable, role-playing cogs that helped…
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  • Popovich Says Suns Owner Should Have Been Wearing A Chicken Sui…

    Popovich Says Suns Owner Should Have Been Wearing A Chicken Suit For Comments

    Two days after Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sarver apologized to his fans for the San Antonio Spurs bringing a depleted team to an exhibition between the Western Conference foes, Gregg Popovich fired back in a way only he could. Calling Sarver’s comments “…
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  • Suns Owner Robert Sarver Calls Out Spurs For Phoning In Preseas…

    Suns Owner Robert Sarver Calls Out Spurs For Phoning In Preseason Game

    The Spurs' starting five for last night's game against the Suns was a bit underwhelming: Matt Bonner, Aron Baynes, Tony Parker, Danny Green, and Kyle Anderson. Tim Duncan, Tiago Splitter, Manu Ginobili, Kawhi Leonard, and Patty Mills all sat out. Gregg …
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  • The Three Best “Bets” To Win The 2015 NBA MVP, Where LeBron Is …

    The Three Best “Bets” To Win The 2015 NBA MVP, Where LeBron Is Heavily Favored

    dimemag.com Oct 15
    Last season Kevin Durant prevented LeBron James from winning this third straight MVP award. The Spurs prevented ‘Bron from taking home his third straight NBA championship. This season, James is the overwhelming favorite to win MVP (5/6), and the Cavs ar…
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  • Video - Best Point Guard In NBA? 01:53

    Best Point Guard In NBA?

    Oct 29
    Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless debate who is the best point guard in the NBA.
  • Video - Robinson Talks Spurs 02:53

    Robinson Talks Spurs

    Oct 28
    Former Spur and Hall of Famer David Robinson talks about the evolution of the team and its impact on the San Antonio community.
  • Video - Will the REAL Mavs Please Stand Up? 05:36

    Will the REAL Mavs Please Stand Up?

    Oct 28
    ESPN Dallas' Craig Hoffman discusses just how good the Mavericks can be this season and whether Chandler Parsons was a worthwhile investment.
  • Video - Dirk Motivated By Opener Against Rival Spurs 02:53

    Dirk Motivated By Opener Against Rival Spurs

    Oct 28
    Dirk Nowitzki discusses his relationship with Tim Duncan and why he's excited to face the Spurs on opening night with the new-look Mavericks.

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    Oct 30
    The Cleveland Cavaliers are nearing agreement on a contract extension with long-serving big man Anderson Varejao, according to league sources.
  • NBA: LeBron James wants to be hero in Cleveland

    Oct 30
    LeBron James has accomplished a lot in his career, but the one thing left to do is become a hero in Cleveland, writes Brian Windhorst.
  • Chicago Bulls couldn't have asked for a better season opener

    Oct 30
    Yes, the Knicks are ugly, but it was top-to-bottom domination for Chicago at Madison Square Garden, Michael Wilbon writes.
  • Chicago Bulls poised to beat LeBron James' Cavaliers with playoff savvy, e…

    Oct 28
    The Chicago Bulls know playoff heartache and failure intimately, which makes this Bulls team more ready than LeBron James and the imposing Cleveland Cavaliers to win a championship, Michael Wilbon writes.