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Marco Belinelli To Receive Interest From Warriors, Hornets

Jun 30, 2015 4:52 PM

The Golden State Warriors and Charlotte Hornets are expected to pursue Marco Belinelli.

Belinelli was drafted by the Warriors in 2007.

The Hornet can offer the mid-level exception to Belinelli. 

Marc J. Spears, Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Tags: Marco Belinelli, Charlotte Hornets, Golden State Warriors, San Antonio Spurs, NBA, NBA Signing Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor

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Spurs In Talks With Cavs On Brendan Haywood's Non-Guaranteed Contract

Jun 30, 2015 2:57 PM

The San Antonio Spurs are discussing acquiring the non-guaranteed contract of Brendan Haywood from the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Haywood's contract has a trade value of $10.5 million.

The Spurs have interest in trading away Tiago Splitter to create cap room in their pursuit of LaMarcus Aldridge. Patty Mills could also be dealt for the Spurs to create additional cap space. Boris Diaw is another potential trade candidate.

Mike Monroe/San Antonio Express-News

Tags: Brendan Haywood, Cleveland Cavaliers, San Antonio Spurs, NBA, NBA Signing Rumor, NBA Trade Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor

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LaMarcus Aldridge Sets Order Of Free Agency Meetings

Jun 29, 2015 10:57 PM

LaMarcus Aldridge will meet with seven teams in free agency in the following order:

Los Angeles Lakers
Houston Rockets
San Antonio Spurs
Phoenix Suns
Dallas Mavericks
Toronto Raptors
New York Knicks

Aldridge is not currently planning on meeting with the Portland Trail Blazers as they've already offered a full maximum contract.

David Aldridge/NBA.com

Tags: LaMarcus Aldridge, Dallas Mavericks, Houston Rockets, Los Angeles Lakers, New York Knicks, Phoenix Suns, Portland Trail Blazers, San Antonio Spurs, Toronto Raptors, NBA, NBA Signing Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor

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Popovich, Duncan, Parker To Attend Spurs' Meeting With Aldridge

Jun 29, 2015 9:55 PM

LaMarcus Aldridge will meet with the San Antonio Spurs on July 1 in Los Angeles.

Gregg Popovich, Tim Duncan and Tony Parker will be amongst the Spurs' contingent to meet with Aldridge. Duncan has yet to formally announce his plans for the 15-16 season and is also a free agent.

Aldridge is widely expected to leave the Portland Trail Blazers this offseason.

Marc J. Spears/Yahoo! Sports

Tags: LaMarcus Aldridge, San Antonio Spurs, NBA, NBA Signing Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor

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Spurs Make Tiago Splitter Available In Trade Talks

Jun 29, 2015 7:55 PM

The San Antonio Spurs have made Tiago Splitter available in trade talks as they look to clear cap space. The Spurs have strong interest in signing LaMarcus Aldridge to a max contract.

The Spurs reportedly rejected draft night trade interest involving Splitter.

Splitter is due $8.5 million next season.

Jeff McDonald/San Antonio Express-News

Tags: Tiago Splitter, San Antonio Spurs, NBA, NBA Trade Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor

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Caron Butler Expected To Field Interest From Bulls, Clippers, Spurs, Lakers, Knicks

Jun 28, 2015 4:07 PM

After his release from the Milwaukee Bucks before July 1, Caron Butler has emerged as a candidate for the Chicago Bulls, Los Angeles Clippers and San Antonio Spurs, a league source told RealGM.

The Lakers and New York Knicks also expect to make an inquiry on Butler, a 13-year NBA veteran who has averaged 14.3 points and 5.1 rebounds for his career.

Each of the contending teams -- Bulls, Clippers and Spurs -- interested in Butler will have a wing need this offseason, and the 35-year-old has either played for or considered each in the past.

Butler scored 5.9 points while shooting 37.9 percent from three-point range in 78 games last season with the Detroit Pistons.

The Bucks plan to waive Butler and Shawne Williams before their guarantee dates on June 30, barring an unexpected deal, sources told RealGM.

Butler has played for eight different teams over his 13 seasons.

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Tags: Caron Butler, Chicago Bulls, Los Angeles Clippers, Los Angeles Lakers, New York Knicks, San Antonio Spurs, NBA, NBA Signing Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor

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Dunc'd On Podcast: Offseason Previews For Spurs, Blazers, Nets, Pacers

Jun 28, 2015 11:13 AM

Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Daniel Leroux of RealGM (@DannyLeroux) preview the upcoming offseason for the Spurs, Trail Blazers, Nets and Pacers.

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RealGM Staff Report

Tags: Indiana Pacers, Portland Trail Blazers, San Antonio Spurs, Brooklyn Nets, NBA, Dunc'd On

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Spurs Rejected Trade Interest In Tiago Splitter

Jun 26, 2015 5:43 PM

If the San Antonio Spurs are able to sign LaMarcus Aldridge, they will have to find a trade involving Tiago Splitter to open up cap room.

But the Spurs actually rejected trade offers for Splitter on draft night, which raises speculation he could be kept.

Marc Stein/ESPN

Tags: Tiago Splitter, San Antonio Spurs, NBA, NBA Signing Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor

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Spurs Expect Tim Duncan To Play In 15-16

Jun 26, 2015 5:38 PM

The San Antonio Spurs expect Tim Duncan to return for the 15-16 season.

Duncan and Manu Ginobili have yet to make formal declarations.

The Spurs are expected to pursue LaMarcus Aldridge on a max contract while also working with Kawhi Leonard on a new contract.

The Spurs are expected to trade away Tiago Splitter to create salary cap flexibility.

The futures are less clear for Danny Green and Marco Belinelli.

Marc Stein/ESPN

Tags: Tim Duncan, San Antonio Spurs, NBA, NBA Signing Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor

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Nets, Spurs Interested In Acquiring Sasha Kaun's Draft Rights From Cavs

Jun 25, 2015 10:36 AM

The Brooklyn Nets and San Antonio Spurs have interest in acquiring the rights to Sasha Kaun.

Kaun was drafted by the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2008 out of Kansas, but he's since been playing in Russia for CSKA Moscow.

Kaun would like to finally play in the NBA.

Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Tags: Sasha Kaun, Cleveland Cavaliers, San Antonio Spurs, Brooklyn Nets, Euroleague, Russian PBL, NBA, NBA Trade Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor, International, International League

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Lakers Moving Up On Free Agency List Of LaMarcus Aldridge
The Lakers appear to be passing the Mavericks on LaMarcus Aldridge's list with the Spurs remaining No. 1.

Marc Stein, Chris Broussard/ESPN

Mavericks Targeting Danny Green As Monta Ellis Pursues Deal On East Coast
The Maveicks are targeting Spurs free agent Danny Green, league sources told RealGM

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Tim Duncan Lost More Than $20M Due To Alleged Fraud By Financial Advisor
Tim Duncan will be a free agent this offseason, but the financial loss won't be a factor in whether or not he decides to continue his career.

Scott Soshnick/Bloomberg

James Borrego Reaches Coaching Deal With Spurs, Leaving Magic
James Borrego was an assistant coach under Gregg Popovich from 2003 to 2010.

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Bulls Pursuing Jim Boylen To Become Hoiberg's Top Assistant
Fred Hoiberg is pursuing Jim Boylen to join him with the Bulls as his top assistant coach.

Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Mavs Believed To Be Bigger Threat For LaMarcus Aldridge Than Spurs
The general idea of returning to Texas rather than a specific city or team appeals to LaMarcus Aldridge the most at this point.

Ric Bucher/Bleacher Report

Marc Gasol: Spurs Are An Example Franchise
Marc Gasol admitted his free agency decision will be complicated.

Abraham Romero/AS.com (h/t Dan McCarney/San Antonio Express-News)

Kawhi, Draymond, Tony Allen, Jordan, Paul Headline All-Defensive Team
Kawhi Leonard, Draymond Green and DeAndre Jordan are all on the First Team for the first time in their career.

RealGM Staff Report

Marc Gasol Expected To Receive Free Agency Pitch From Spurs, Lakers, Knicks, Mavs
The Spurs, Los Angeles Lakers, New York Knicks and Dallas Mavericks all are developing proposals to present to Marc Gasol on July 1, according sources.

Michael Wallace/ESPN

Spurs Expected To Prioritize LaMarcus Aldridge Over Marc Gasol
While the Spurs will certainly pursue Marc Gasol, they're expected to initially focus on LaMarcus Aldridge.

Marc Stein/ESPN

Antonio Daniels Believes Tim Duncan Will Return For 19th Season
Tim Duncan is believed to be leaning toward a return for his 19th season with the Spurs.

Jeff McDonald/San Antonio Express-News

Manu Ginobili Will Be Patient In Making Decision On 15-16
Manu Ginobili will wait at least a month to make his decision on whether to continue his playing career.

Dan McCarney/San Antonio Express-News

Ettore Messina Interested In NBA Head Coaching Opportunities
Ettore Messina is currently an assistant coach for the Spurs after a lengthy career as a head coach in Europe.

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Spurs Expect To Make Considerable Roster Changes In Offseason
Gregg Popovich expects the Spurs to have a different look next season.

Dan McCarney/San Antonio Express-News

Danny Green Hopes To Return To Spurs With Tim Duncan, Manu Ginobili
Danny Green will become a free agent in July along with Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobili.

Mike Monroe/San Antonio Express-News

Spurs Will Have $23M In Cap Space
LaMarcus Aldridge and Marc Gasol are the Spurs' two probable targets in free agency.

Dan McCarney/San Antonio Express-News

Tim Duncan, Manu Ginobili Undecided On Possible Retirement
Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobili said they would not be rushing into a decision regarding their respective futures.

Marc J. Spears/Yahoo! Sports

LaMarcus Aldridge Believed To Have Strongest Interest In Spurs
Another possible scenario for LaMarcus Aldridge would be to replace Kevin Love with the Cavaliers should he leave in free agency.

Marc Stein/ESPN

Doc Rivers Calls Clippers-Spurs His Hardest Playoff Series 'By Far'
Doc Rivers has faced the Cavaliers and Heat with LeBron James as a head coach, as well as twice meeting Kobe Bryant in the NBA Finals.

Ken Berger/CBS Sports

Tim Duncan Enjoys This Season More As Career 'Winding Down'
Doc Rivers criticized the officiating after Game 5 but changed his tone when discussing Tim Duncan.

Marc J. Spears/Yahoo! Sports

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