Dec 01, 2013 8:09 PM EST
Malcolm Thomas will be called up to the San Antonio Spurs.
Thomas has played with the NBA D-League's Los Angeles D-Fenders this season and was off to a strong start.
Thomas was pulled from the D-Fenders' game on Sunday.
Thomas spent parts of last season with the Chicago Bulls and Golden State Warriors.
Dec 01, 2013 2:32 PM EST
The San Antonio Spurs have assigned center Aron Baynes and guard Nando De Colo to the Austin Toros of the NBA Development League.
Baynes has appeared in 10 games for the Spurs this season, averaging 1.5 points and 2.2 rebounds in 8.1 minutes.
De Colo has seen action in six contests, averaging 2.7 points, 1.7 rebounds and 1.7 assists in 9.0 minutes.
Nov 29, 2013 11:20 AM EST
Tony Parker believes he can play as many as 20 years with the San Antonio Spurs, similar to the longevity of Kobe Bryant with the Los Angeles Lakers.
“Why not?” Parker said. “The way I play, I think I can definitely play that long.”
“When I see (Lakers point guard) Steve Nash being an All-Star at 38, I feel like I've got the same kind of game,” he said. “Neither one of us jumps that much. We're sort of like the kings of layups and great pick-and-roll players, so I can see myself playing that long, too.”
Parker plans to play for France in the 2016 Olympics, which he promised will be his last international competition to Gregg Popovich.
Parker's current deal with the Spurs expires in 2015 and won't turn 32 until May.
“It all depends on what Coach Pop and the Spurs are going to decide with the team, but me, I'd like to play a long time,” said Parker. “I feel like I'm in my prime and my body feels great.
“I take care of my body, and I've already told Coach Pop that after 2016 I will be done with the (French) national team. So I think I can play a long time.”
Nov 04, 2013 2:25 PM EST
The NBA handed flop warnings on Monday to Patty Mills, Zaza Pachulia, Kevin Love and Corey Brewer.
Both Mills' and Pachulia's incidents occurred on Nov. 1.
Love and Brewer were warned for flops during Sunday night's win over the New York Knicks.
Oct 31, 2013 4:29 PM EDT
Spurs forward Tim Duncan underwent a CT scan this morning in San Antonio which confirmed that he has a chest contusion, the team announced on Thursday.
He suffered the injury during the third quarter of last night's Spurs-Grizzlies game. His status is day-to-day and he is listed as doubtful for Friday night's Spurs-Lakers game.
Duncan will travel with the team this afternoon when the Spurs depart for a three-game trip that begins in Los Angeles.
Oct 31, 2013 12:47 PM EDT
Manu Ginobili was upset when the San Antonio Spurs decided to trade George Hill to the Indiana Pacers for Kawhi Leonard.
"When he came to the Spurs, I got really angry because enjoyed playing with George Hill," said Ginobili to Ole.com. "I was frustrated that they had traded him for a rookie (Kawhi Leonard). But I did not know who he was. Since his first year, despite the lockout, he showed some things. One glimpsed at his potential. But in the second half of last season, it was crazy."
Leonard averaged 11.9 points and 6.0 rebounds in 31 minutes per game last season.
Oct 29, 2013 3:28 PM EDT
With the Boston Celtics as the leading candidate to acquire his rights, Romero Osby is finalizing a deal to sign in the NBA D-League, league sources told RealGM.
Osby was a final cut of the Orlando Magic, who selected the rugged, active forward with the No. 51 pick in the NBA draft. Since Osby’s release in training camp, the Oklahoma City Thunder, Golden State Warriors, San Antonio Spurs and Brooklyn Nets have also expressed interest in him, sources said.
Fort Wayne currently owns rights to Osby, but the Celtics’ D-League affiliate – the Maine Red Claws – is working to acquire the 23-year-old. The Celtics have one roster spot open and could call up Osby at a point that is flexible on the team’s salary situation.
Osby averaged 16 points and seven rebounds last season at the University of Oklahoma. He was part of the Magic’s summer league team and became one of the last rookie signings to officially join his drafted organization.
In seven preseason games for the Magic, Osby averaged 5.7 points and four rebounds in 15.4 minutes a game.
Oct 28, 2013 6:51 PM EDT
The San Antonio Spurs have exercised their fourth-year options on forward Kawhi Leonard and guard Cory Joseph.
Both players are now signed through the 2014-15 season.
In two seasons with the Spurs, Leonard has appeared in 122 games, averaging 9.8 points, 5.5 rebounds and 1.49 steals in 32.8 minutes.
Now entering his third season in San Antonio, Joseph has averaged 3.2 points, 1.5 assists and 1.4 rebounds in 11.5 minutes in a total of 57 games during his first two NBA campaigns.
Oct 26, 2013 12:24 PM EDT
The San Antonio Spurs have waived Josh Howard.
Howard was signed fewer than 24 hours earlier on Friday.
Howard is expected to end up with the Austin Toros, D-League affiliate of the Spurs.
Oct 25, 2013 1:35 PM EDT
The San Antonio Spurs have signed Josh Howard to a non-guaranteed deal, the team announced.
The contract was expected to be finalized by Friday afternoon, according to the San Antonio Express-News.
Howard is 33 and coming off his second major knee surgery in less than three years.
There is a strong chance that Howard does not open the season on the Spurs' 15-player roster.
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Corey Maggette said he knew making the Spurs' roster would be an uphill battle.
Sam Young recorded four rebounds and one steal in the Spurs' win over CSKA Moscow on Wednesday.
Gregg Popovich believes the NBA is ready for a head coach from overseas.
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Josh Howard is coming off knee surgery.
Myck Kabongo will likely be assigned to the Austin Toros of the D-League.
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A defensive-minded swingman at 6-foot-6, Sam Young received interest from several teams throughout free agency.
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Sep 20, 2013 | Mark Woods/ESPN
Tony Parker does not believe the Spurs' championship window has closed.
Jeff Ayres had taken the surname of a stepfather who hasn't been in his life since he was in high school.
Sean Marks has worked in the Spurs' front office over the past two seasons.
Sam Young played with the Pacers last season.
Dave Telep recently left his position as a prep recruiting analyst for ESPN.
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