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

The San Antoino Spurs will not grant Manu Ginobili permission to play in the World Cup of Basketball for Argentina.

Ginobili is recovering from a stress fracture.

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

Via Paul Garcia/Project Spurs

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

Matt Bonner has agreed upon a one-year contract with the San Antonio Spurs for the league-minimum, a source tells RealGM.

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

Via Shams Charania/RealGM

Pau Gasol Working Toward Agreement With Bulls

Pau Gasol and the Chicago Bulls are working toward completing an agreement.

Gasol had narrowed his choices to the Bulls and San Antonio Spurs.

If Gasol agrees to a deal with the Bulls, they would essentially be taken out of consideration for Carmelo Anthony.

Carlos Boozer is expected to be traded to the Los Angeles Lakers in a sign-and-trade for Gasol.

Via Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Bulls, Spurs Most Likely To Acquire Pau Gasol

The Chicago Bulls and San Antonio Spurs are the leading contenders to sign Pau Gasol.

Gasol is giving strong consideration to signing with the Spurs despite their limited cap situation in case the Bulls can't agree upon a sign-and-trade deal involving Carlos Boozer.

The Los Angeles Lakers are reluctant to take on the contract of Boozer unless they receive an asset back from the Bulls.

The Oklahoma City Thunder have a $6.5 million trade exception that expires Friday night at 11:59 p.m., that they hoped to use in their own sign-and-trade with the Lakers.

The New York Knicks appear to be out of contention as well.

Via Marc Stein, Ramona Shelburne/ESPN

Clippers, Cavaliers Among Teams Interested In Anthony Tolliver

Free agent Anthony Tolliver has been in substantial conversations with six NBA teams – including the Los Angeles Clippers and Cleveland Cavaliers – as a stretch-forward addition, league sources told RealGM.

Tolliver has also received interest from the Detroit Pistons, Washington Wizards, San Antonio Spurs and Charlotte Hornets among other organizations, sources said, and teams expect a possible signing next week.

For a playoff team in Charlotte, Tolliver averaged 6.1 points and 2.6 rebounds while shooting 41.3 percent from three-point range. He developed a strong relationship with coach Steve Clifford and a leadership role within the Hornets’ locker room.

Tolliver, 29, has averaged 6.1 points and 3.7 rebounds over six NBA seasons with the Spurs, Golden State Warriors, Portland Trail Blazers, Minnesota Timberwolves, Atlanta Hawks and Hornets. After four collegiate years at Creighton, Tolliver broke into the NBA through the Development League, solidified a niche as a shooter and earned a position in the players’ union.

Tolliver once scored 12.3 points and grabbed 7.3 rebounds per game for the Warriors in 2009-10.

Via Shams Charania/RealGM

Gregg Popovich Signs Extension With Spurs

Gregg Popovich has agreed upon a contract extension with the San Antonio Spurs.

Popovich is expected to coach another four to five seasons.

Popovich has won five titles as head coach of the Spurs.

Via Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Bulls, Thunder Considered Favorites For Pau Gasol

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

Gasol is also considering re-signing with the Los Angeles Lakers, while the New York Knicks and San Antonio Spurs are additional possibilities. 

Via Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

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

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

Diaw is guaranteed $15.5 million over the first two years of the deal, sources said. The third season is partially guaranteed.

The Spurs plan to continue to pursue Pau Gasol with their midlevel exception.

Via Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Marvin Williams Receiving Interest From Spurs, Heat, Wizards, Others

Marvin Williams is solidly in line to reach a contract agreement after the top free agents sign.

Williams is receiving interest from the San Antonio Spurs, Miami Heat, Washington Wizards, Charlotte Hornets, Los Angeles Clippers, Orlando Magic and Phoenix Suns.

Williams averaged 9.1 points for the Utah Jazz last season.

Via David Aldridge/NBA.com

Patty Mills Agrees Upon Three-Year, $12M Deal With Spurs

The San Antonio Spurs and Patty Mills have agreed upon a three-year contract.

Mills became a key rotation player for the Spurs this past season.

Mills will be out for several months with shoulder surgery, but is expected to be back by January.

Marc Stein reports that hte deal is worth $12 million over three seasons.

Via Buck Harvey/San Antonio Express-News

San Antonio Spurs Archives

Ginobili Has Stress Fracture In Right Leg

Manu Ginobili was diagnosed with the early stages of a stress fracture in his exit physical with the Spurs.

Spurs Reach Two-Year Deal With Bryce Cotton

Bryce Cotton has reached agreement on a partially guaranteed two-year contract with the Spurs, league sources told RealGM.

Patty Mills To Miss Seven Months With Shoulder Surgery

Patty Mills will need to undergo rotator cuff surgery in his right shoulder and is expected to miss up to seven months.

Troy Daniels Receives Interest From Rockets, Mavs, Spurs, Grizzlies, Pelicans

The Rockets hope to re-sign Troy Daniels.

Spurs To Keep Austin Daye, Guarantee His Deal For 14-15

The Spurs will keep forward Austin Daye beyond Tuesday’s contract guarantee deadline, a league source told RealGM.

Nobel Boungou-Colo To Play For Spurs In Summer League

Nobel Boungou-Colo, a 26-year-old forward playing in France, averaged 18.7 points and 6.4 rebounds last season with Limoges.

Tim Duncan Opts Into $10.3M Contract For 14-15 With Spurs

Tim Duncan has decided to opt into the final season of his contract with the Spurs, worth approximately $10.3 million.

Parker Expects Tim Duncan To Return For 14-15

m Duncan was non-committal about his future following the series-clinching win.

Spurs Win 2014 NBA Finals, Kawhi Leonard Named MVP

The Spurs have now won five championships during the era of Gregg Popovich and Tim Duncan, while winning for the first time since 2007.

Bosh: We're Not Losing Game 5, We'll Win Plain And Simple

No team has come back from a 3-1 deficit in the NBA Finals.

Gregg Popovich Plans To Continue Coaching, But Tim Duncan Undecided On Future

Gregg Popovich wants to continue coaching the Spurs into next season.

Ginobili Plans To Continue Career At Least One More Season

Manu Ginobili will turn 37 this July and has been with the San Antonio Spurs since 2002.

Tim Duncan Has Until June 24 To Decide On $10.3M Option For 14-15

Tim Duncan has until June 24 to inform the Spurs on whether he intends to pick up his $10.3 million player option for the 14-15 season.

Warriors, Jazz Pursuing Spurs' Shooting Coach Engelland For Assistant Job

Steve Kerr succeeded Chip Engelland as the top perimeter gun at Pacific Palisades High School.

Spurs To Hire Ettore Messina As Assistant Coach

Ettore Messina was most recently head coach of CSKA Moscow.

Sean May To Attend Mini-Camps With Spurs, Warriors

Sean May has played internationally since his last NBA stint in 2010 with the Kings.

Heat +11 In Finals With LeBron On Floor, -24 On Bench

With LeBron James on the floor, the Heat shoot 60.4 percent and an averaged field goal attempt of 11.5 feet.

Tony Parker Tells French Radio Station He'll Play In Game 1

Tony Parker told a French radio station that he will play in Game 1 for the Spurs against the Heat despite an ankle sprain.

Tony Parker Hopeful Of Playing Game 1

Tony Parker "should be ready" to play in Game 1, two sources with direct knowledge said.

Duncan: We'll Do It This Time

The Spurs advanced to the Finals for the second straight season and get to face the Heat in a rematch of last year's Finals.
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