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Spurs Sign Damion James For Remainder Of Season

The San Antonio Spurs have signed forward Damion James for the remainder of the season.

James was originally signed by the Spurs to a 10-day contract on April 3.

James has appeared in three games for the Spurs, averaging 1.0 rebounds in 3.3 minutes.

Via RealGM Staff Report

Thunder Join Spurs In Securing Homecourt In Finals

The Oklahoma City Thunder have joined the San Antonio Spurs in securing homecourt advantage in The Finals should they make it.

The Thunder are guaranteed to have a better record than both the Indiana Pacers and Miami Heat with their win on Friday.

Via Anthony Slate/Oklahoman

Tony Parker Listed Day-To-Day After MRI Revealing Sprained Facet Joint

Tony Parker underwent an MRI exam on Monday that revealed a sprained facet joint on his left side, the San Antonio Spurs announced.

Parker, who suffered the injury in Sunday's game, will not travel with the Spurs on their upcoming road trip.

Parker is listed day-to-day.

Via RealGM Staff Report

Tony Parker To Undergo MRI On Back

Tony Parker is scheduled to undergo an MRI on Monday after he left Sunday's game in the first quarter with back spasms.

Parker has had a string of nagging injuries this season, missing 11 games with a mild ankle sprain, a shin contusion, tightness in his low back, a sore Achilles and the "variety of maladies" that earned him extended time off in late February.

Parker will turn 32 in May and is averaging just 30 minutes per game.

Via Dan McCarney/San Antonio Express-News

Spurs To Sign Damion James To 10-Day Contract

The San Antonio Spurs will sign Damion James to a 10-day contract.

James has played in the D-League this season with the Bakersfield Jam and Texas Legends.

Via Marc Stein/ESPN

Jason Kidd, Gregg Popovich Named Coaches Of Month

Jason Kidd and Gregg Popovich on Tuesday were named the NBA Eastern and Western Conference Coaches of the Month, respectively, for games played in March.

Kidd guided the Brooklyn Nets to a 12-4 record in March, and the highest winning percentage (.750) in the Eastern Conference.

Popovich led the San Antonio Spurs to an NBA-best 16-0 record in March, propelling them to a 58-16 record, tops in the NBA.

Via RealGM Staff Report

Tim Duncan, Nikola Vucevic Named NBA Players Of The Week

Tim Duncan and Nikola Vucevic have been named the NBA Western and Eastern Conference Players of the Week.

Duncan averaged 20 points and 8.5 rebounds over the course of the week.

Vucevic averaged 22.7 points and 14.3 rebounds during the week.

Via RealGM Staff Report

Matt Bonner Out Two Weeks With Calf Strain

Matt Bonner underwent an MRI on Tuesday that confirmed a right calf strain, the San Antonio Spurs announced.

Bonner is expected to be out approximately two weeks.

Bonner sat out the San Antonio Spurs' last two games with the injury.

Via RealGM Staff Report

Ginobili Expects To Return In 14-15

Manu Ginobili signed a two-year, $14 million contract with the San Antonio Spurs just a few weeks after their difficult loss in The Finals.

Ginobili has rounded from a disappointing 12-13 regular season.

"I had a terrible season," said Ginobili. "I had a season where I had three tears in my hamstring, and I could never get in rhythm and it was starting to play in my head. This year, I had none (of that). ... I've been healthy. I've been strong, and I'm not thinking about my body. I'm thinking about the game. That completely changes everything.

"Overall, I just sometimes look at this team, look at what we've accomplished, and say, 'I'm 36, about to be 37, playing big minutes, playing well, enjoying the situation?' I'm very lucky."

Ginobili is averaging 12.5 points (on 46.8% shooting), 4.4 assists and 23.0 minutes per game this season.

"Even before I signed for the two years, I thought, 'OK, I want to sign for two years because I can and because they want me for two years, so I'm going to do it,' " he said. "But I wasn't sure that I was going to play both, depending on how I felt. But after seeing how I feel and how I still enjoy (the game), I'm pretty sure I'm going to play (both seasons)."

Via Sam Amick/USA Today

Tony Parker To Become Majority Owner, President Of ASVEL

Tony Parker has become the majority shareholder of ASVEL of the French league.

Parker had served as the team's Vice President of Basketball Operations.

“I decided to buy the whole club. Now I’m the majority shareholder and from the end of May I will be president of the Asvel," said Parker.

“I started to have a real history with this club, I am involved in the City of Lyon, with my foundation, my basketball camps. I told myself that if I wanted to apply my vision, my philosophy, inspire me that I know the Spurs to only one benefits Asvel up there I had to be president to impose it all.”

Via Jeff Garcia/Project Spurs

San Antonio Spurs Archives

Austin Daye Recalled To Spurs

The Spurs have recalled Austin Daye from the Austin Toros of the NBA D-League.

Spurs Assign Austin Daye To D-League

Austin Daye has appeared in two games this season for the Spurs since being acquired on Feb. 20.

Buford: Duncan Hasn't Discussed Retirement With Spurs

There has been speculation in the media that Tim Duncan may have already decided he will retire following the end of the 13-14 season.

Danny Granger Agrees To Sign With Clippers

Danny Granger has decided to sign with the Clippers.

Granger Having Thursday Calls With Spurs, Clippers, Heat, Rockets, Bulls

Danny Granger is expected to sign with the Clippers or Spurs.

Caron Butler, Bucks Reach Agreement On Buyout; Heat, Thunder Deemed Favorites

The Thunder, Heat, Spurs and Bulls will pursue Caron Butler.

Granger Buyout Expected Wednesday, Clippers, Bulls, Heat, Rockets, Spurs Interested

The 76ers and Danny Granger are expected to finish their buyout agreement on Wednesday.

Popovich Believes Strategic Rest Extends Careers

Gregg Popovich has frequently given some of his players strategic rest over the course of the season to preserve their bodies for the playoffs and also to extend their playing careers.

Sources: Danny Granger To Decide Between Heat, Clippers, Bulls, Mavs If Bought Out

Danny Granger and the 76ers have been in discussions on a contract buyout and sources tells RealGM that management has given their complete cooperation.

Granger 'Pissed' When Told Of Trade, Could Sign With Heat Or Spurs

Danny Granger had spent his entire career with the Pacers' organization.

Spurs Trade Nando De Colo To Raptors For Austin Daye

The Spurs have traded Nando De Colo to the Raptors for Austin Daye.

Spurs Shut Down Tony Parker Indefinitely

The Spurs want to ensure Tony Parker is playing at 100 percent health.

Rumor: Tim Duncan Could Retire At End Of Current Season

Tim Duncan has a player option for the 14-15 season with the San Antonio Spurs.

Spurs, Wizards Interested In Beno Udrih

Beno Udrih hasn't been played by Mike Woodson for nine straight games.

Spurs Sign Shannon Brown To 2nd 10-Day Contract

Shannon Brown averaged 2.2 points and 1.2 rebounds in 6.3 minutes per game during his first six games with the Spurs.

Tony Parker Plans To Play 6-7 More Seasons In NBA

Tony Parker would like to spend the final season of his basketball career in France.

Manu Ginobili To Return To Spurs After All-Star Break

Barring a setback, Manu Ginobili could return immediately after the break.

Tony Parker Named FIBA Europe Player Of The Year

Tony Parker led France to a championship at EuroBasket last summer.

Spurs, Bobcats Could Be Interested In Evan Turner

Evan Turner will be a restricted free agent in the offseason if the 76ers elect to extend the qualifying offer.

Garnett Has $91M More In Career Earnings Than Duncan

Kevin Garnett and Tim Duncan are the same age, but their career salary earnings are considerably different due to their decisions on when to enter the NBA.
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