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Shanghai Making Strong Push To Sign Aron Baynes

The Shanghai Sharks are making a strong push to sign Aron Baynes.

Baynes is currently a restricted free agent of the San Antonio Spurs.

The Spurs would retain Baynes' restricted free agent rights if he signs abroad.

Via Marc Stein/ESPN

Popovich Worried Spurs Will Get Satisfied From 13-14 Championship

Gregg Popovich made sure the San Antonio Spurs used their 2013 NBA Finals defeat as motiviation, but he faces the opposite problem now.

“I'm worried for one reason,” Popovich said. “They are human beings. They are going to feel satisfied.”

The Spurs defeated the Miami Heat in five games for the championship last season. Miami stole Game 2 on the Spurs' home court before losing three in a row.

“When they won Game 2,” Popovich said, “they probably didn't handle that win real well. They were probably thinking that we got lucky in Game 1, with the air conditioning issue, and they thought they were just going to do it again. As two-time defending champs, it was natural. This had become their place in the world.”

The Spurs rebounded from losing Game 2.

“There was a different mantra,” Popovich said. “Boarding the plane, before practices, during shootaround, we said, 'We came here to win two.' We totally believed at that point. We thought we were better.”

Via Buck Harvey/San Antonio Express-News

Gustavo Ayon Receives Formal Offer From Spurs

Gustavo Ayon has received a formal offer from the San Antonio Spurs, sources tell RealGM.

Shandong of the Chinese Basketball Association has also presented a formal offer to Ayon, sources confirm to RealGM.

Ayon has previously received offers in Europe, though the language of the contract concerning an NBA out held up an agreement being reached.

Ayon is now deciding between three formal offers.

Ayon spent last season with the Atlanta Hawks.

Via Shams Charania/RealGM

Michael Beasley Working Out For Spurs

Michael Beasley is working out for the San Antonio Spurs this week.

Beasley had workouts for several teams this offseason, including two with the Los Angeles Lakers, but he remains a free agent.

Beasley spent last season with the Miami Heat.

The Spurs have an open roster spot as they continue to be unable to sign restricted free agent Aron Baynes.

Via Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Spurs More Active In Development Of Unsigned Draft Rights Players

The San Antonio Spurs are taking a more active involvement in the development of unsigned players whom they own the draft rights for in the NBA.

The Spurs have sent an assistant to work with Livio Jean-Charles.

"David was sent by the Spurs, and he will be present throughout the year," said Jean-Charles in an interview with BeBasket. "He is here to witness but also be involved with my season here. But I want to be clear, Peter Vincent is in charge of my evolution at ASVEL."

Tony Parker partially owns ASVEL.

The Spurs also played a role in setting a timetable for Davis Betrans' return from injury. Betrans was a 2011 draft pick of the Spurs, but he has no contractual obligations to the team.

Via J. Gomes/Pounding The Rock

Spurs Open To Sign-And-Trade Deal For Ayon Baynes

The San Antonio Spurs are open to signing-and-trading Aron Baynes, according to source.

Baynes is coming off a strong World Cup for Australia.

Via Marc J. Spears/Yahoo! Sports

Spurs Sign New Trainer Xavi Schelling

The San Antonio Spurs have signed a new trainer, Xavi Schelling, from Spanish club Manresa, according to a report from Spain.

Schelling will be the head of the department of applied science in sport.

Schelling has a PhD in physical activity and sport. He also has a Masters degree in high performance sports groups. This summer he worked with Serge Ibaka of the Oklahoma City Thunder and the center of the Spanish national team.

Via Jeff Garcia/Project Spurs

Spurs' New Court Design To Feature NBA's Largest Halfcourt Logo

The San Antonio Spurs are updating their court design for the 14-15 season.

The new floor will feature a 25x20 foot spur logo at center court, which is easily the largest in the NBA, according to Grantland's Zach Lowe.

Via Dan McCarney/San Antonio Express-News

Zoran Dragic In Talks With Heat, Spurs, Mavericks, Magic

Behind a resurgent desire to pursue the NBA culminating in a successful World Cup showing, Slovenian shooting guard Zoran Dragic has maintained discussions with the four teams interested in signing him for next season: the Miami Heat, San Antonio Spurs, Dallas Mavericks and Orlando Magic, league sources told RealGM.

Dragic, the younger brother of Goran Dragic, had 11 points and five rebounds in 28 minutes against the United States national team on Tuesday. He has informed teams of an Oct. 5 buyout deadline in the language of his contract with Unicaja Malaga of the European League, a source told RealGM.

Dragic, a 6-foot-5 product, has received NBA interest in past summers, and he played for the Houston Rockets’ summer league team in 2012. Several NBA organizations have scouted him throughout the World Cup, sources said, and several new inquiries are placed per day.

In his second year with BC Malaga last season, Dragic, 25, averaged 10.6 points and 2.8 rebounds over 50 games.

Via Shams Charania/RealGM

Ryan Hollins Receiving Interest From Heat, Spurs, Bulls, Kings

Ryan Hollins met with the Miami Heat on Friday, according to sources.

The Sacramento Kings, San Antonio Spurs and Chicago Bulls are also interested in Hollins.

Hollins spent the past two seasons with the Los Angeles Clippers.

Via Marc J. Spears/Yahoo! Sports

San Antonio Spurs Archives

Clippers, Spurs Enter Picture For Ray Allen

The Spurs and Clippers have emerged as possible destinations for Ray Allen.

Spurs Express Interest In Gustavo Ayon

The Spurs have expressed interest in Gustavo Ayon.

RealGM Radio: On The Southwest Division With Maisonet, Tjarks

They review the events of the offseason including which teams improved and which teams got worse, with special attention for the overhauls in Dallas and Houston. After that, the group previews the upcoming season including ranking the teams 1-5.

Erazem Lorbek Agrees To Buyout With Barcelona

The Spurs own the draft rights to Erazem Lorbek.

Spurs Sign Josh Davis

Josh Davis went undrafted in June out of San Diego State.

Aron Baynes Exploring Deals In Europe, Still Hopes To Re-Sign With Spurs

Aron Baynes is searching for a contract worth $1.5 million Euros.

Hakim Warrick To Work Out For Spurs

Hakim Warrick will work out for the Spurs on Sept. 1.

Marcus Denmon Signs With Enel Brindisi

Marcus Denmon was a second round pick for the Spurs in 2012.

Spurs Sign JaMychal Green To Two-Year, Partially Guaranteed Deal

JaMychal Green signed a two-year, partially guaranteed contract with the Spurs on Wednesday, a league source told RealGM.

Becky Hammon Hired By Spurs As Assistant Coach

A six-time WNBA All-Star, Becky Hammon has spent the last eight seasons with the San Antonio Stars.

Gregg Popovich Undergoes Offseason Hip Replacement

Gregg Popovich has undergone hip replacement surgery this offseason.

Tony Parker Signs Three-Year, $45M Extension With Spurs

Tony Parker has signed a contract extension with the Spurs.

Spurs Won't Give Manu Ginobili Permission To Play In World Cup

Manu Ginobili had a highly productive season as the Spurs attempt to extend his career.

Matt Bonner Agrees To One-Year Vet Minimum Deal With Spurs

Matt Bonner joined the Spurs in 2006 and has been a useful floor stretching big.

Pau Gasol Working Toward Agreement With Bulls

Pau Gasol had narrowed his choices to the Bulls and Spurs.

Bulls, Spurs Most Likely To Acquire Pau Gasol

The Lakers, Thunder and Knicks are almost certainly out of contention to acquire Pau Gasol.

Clippers, Cavaliers Among Teams Interested In Anthony Tolliver

Anthony Tolliver has also received interest from the Pistons, Wizards, Spurs and Hornets among other teams, sources said.

Gregg Popovich Signs Extension With Spurs

Gregg Popovich is expected to coach another four to five seasons.

Bulls, Thunder Considered Favorites For Pau Gasol

The Bulls and Thunder have emerged as the favorites to sign Pau Gasol.

Boris Diaw Agrees To Three-Year, $22M Deal With Spurs

Boris Diaw has agreed to a three-year, $22 million contract with the Spurs, according to sources.
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