Spurs rookie Cory Joseph spent 10 days with the D-League’s Toros and will likely be visiting Austin again at some point this year.
“Everybody looks at the D-League and thinks it’s a bad thing,” Joseph said. “But Pop just told me to go down and get some minutes. This year we only had like a week of training camp and there aren’t many practices because we have so many games. He just wanted me to go down there and get some minutes and get some game experience.”
The Spurs appreciate Joseph’s work ethic and character.
“He’s a high-character young man. He’s got a great work ethic. He’s very coachable. He wants to learn. He will learn,” Popovich said. “He is an easy student or an easy person to have on the team. He probably just needs to play.”