Monday, November 30, 2015

Rock and Brews

Paul Stanley from KISS will sing the national anthem at the Spurs game vs Lakers on Dec 11.
It will also be the Grand opening of the restaurant. The restaurant is already open.

Friday, November 27, 2015

NEWS/RUMORS 11/27/15

11/27/15 Jason Kidd suspended 1 game for "aggressively pursuing and confronting" ref Zach Zarba Wed. during Kings game. Kidd also slapped the ball out of the ref's hands and did not leave in a timely manner after being ejected.

National Basketball Referees Association issues statement angry that Mike Budenholzer wasn't suspended for physical contact with official

Phoenix will be signing Bryce Cotton from the Austin Spurs (D-League). Cotton has been amazing for the Austin Spurs.

Evan Fournier rejected four-year, $32 million contract extension from Magic

Brian Windhorst believe Lebron James has "Warrior Paranoia". He is more concerned about winning regular season games than before, due to the Warriors 16-0 start.

After loss to the Raptors, the Cavs held a player only meeting.

Warriors are ahead of the 72 win pace of the 95-96 Chicago Bulls

Jahlil Okafor punched a man outside of a Boston night Club. Apparently what was shouted at him was "The 76ers suck and you guys are all losers. You'll never win a game". TMZ did get video where you can hear Okafor shouting "We got money you broke ass .... (racial slur).

Amare Stoudamire is taking classes to possibly become a sports agent.

Ben Simmons from LSU, is considered to be the consensus #1 draft pick in the 2016 draft.

Pop needs 10 more to move past Rick Adelman into the No. 8 spot on the NBA's career coaching wins list Current standings
1 Cleveland Cavaliers 11 4 .733
2 Chicago Bulls 9 4 .692
3 Indiana Pacers 9 5 .643
4 Miami Heat 9 5 .643
5 Toronto Raptors 10 6 .625
6 Charlotte Hornets 9 6 .600
7 Atlanta Hawks 10 7 .588
8 Detroit Pistons 8 7 .533

1 Golden State Warriors 16 0 1.000
2 San Antonio Spurs 12 3 .800 3 Oklahoma City Thunder 10 6 .625
4 Memphis Grizzlies 9 7 .563
5 Dallas Mavericks 9 7 .563
6 Utah Jazz 7 7 .500
7 Phoenix Suns 7 8 .467
8 Los Angeles Clippers 7 8 .467

Monday, November 16, 2015

Saturday, November 14, 2015

Jonathan Simmons

Jonathan Simmons has been recalled from the Austin Spurs. I would assume he'd see action tonight vs Sixers.

Quick update

Rasual Butler or Kyle Anderson will start in place of Kawhi Leonard tonight vs. Sixers.

Friday, November 13, 2015

News 11/13

Portland forward Meyers Leonard, dislocated his shoulder in Wednesday's loss to the Spurs. Out 4-6 weeks

Clippers' DeAndre Jordan also hurt his shoulder in last night's loss to the Suns. Supposedly he won't miss any time.

Suns Markieff Morris suffered a mild left knee sprain

Nuggets Forward Wilson Chandler will undergo season ending hip surgery

Hawks have assigned Walter "Edy" Tavares to the Austin Spurs

Bulls announce purchase of their own D-League team

Kevin Durant has a left hamstring strain. Out 10 days before being re-evaluated.

Only Spurs, Warriors and Cavs in top 10 of both offensive and defensive ratings.

LaMarcus Aldridge is just the 3rd Spurs with 125+ points and 70+ rebounds in first 8 games since 1985. The other two? David Robinson and Tim Duncan

Kawhi Leonard is using old Charles Barkley film, to learn how to beat double teams.

LaMarcus Aldridge spent nearly $6,500 for 70 tickets to the Spurs/Blazers game for children in need, including Boys & Girls club.

Spurs lead league in shooting at 49.7%

More news when I have it.


Thursday, November 12, 2015

Spurs vs Blazers recap

FG Spurs 46-82 (.561) Blazers 39-88 (.443)
3P Made-AttemptedSpurs 7-15 (.467)
Blazers 9-22 (.409)

FT Made-Attempted Spurs 14-18 (.778) Blazers 14-23 (.609)
Rebounds (Off-Total) Spurs 8-42 Blazers 10-36
Assists Spurs 27 Blazers 26
Steals Spurs 4 Blazers 6
Blocks Spurs 4 Blazers 3
Turnovers Spurs 11 Blazers 9
Fast Break Points Spurs 7 Blazers 16
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) Spurs 21 Blazers 15
Largest Lead Spurs 12 Blazers 8

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Spurs vs Kings recap

Spurs 106
53% FG, 26% 3P, 73% FT
18 Fast Break Points
52 points in the paint
16 turnovers (19pts scored off of)
KAWHI 24PTS, 10-13 FG, 3-4 3P

Kings 88
41% FG, 37% 3P, 68% FT
16 Fast Break Points
32 points in the paint
19 turnovers (20 pts scored off of)
DeMarcus Cousins 21pts, 12 rebounds, 1 block. 5-20 FG, 0-4 3P, 11-15 FT

Monday, November 9, 2015

Jimmer Fredette

Has signed with the New Orleans Pelicans. Fredette was a Spurs camp invitee,  before being waived. Best of luck to him.

Sunday, November 8, 2015

Spurs vs Wizards recap

Spurs 99
46% FG, 32% 3P, 90% FT
17 Fast Break Points
42 pts in paint
21 turnovers (28 pts scored off)
Kawhi Leonard 23 pts, 10-22 FG, 1-4 3P

Wizards 102
48% FG, 35% 3P, 71% FT
24 Fast Break pts
44 points in paint
10 turnovers (7pts scored off)
Bradley Beal 25 pts 11-22 FG, 3-8 3P
John Wall 17 pts 6-16 FG, 1-5 3P,

Spurs vs Hornets recap

Charlotte 94
47% FG, 31% 3P, 65% FT
15 Fast Break Points
36 Points in Paint
15 turnovers, 21 pts off turnovers
Kemba Walker(pg) 27 pts 11-15 FG, 2-2 3P

San Antonio 114
56% FG, 43% 3P, 65% FT
8 Fast Break Points
40 points in paint
13 turnovers, 18 pts off turnovers
Kawhi Leonard 23 pts, 10-16 FG, 2-4 3P,
Aldridge 16pts, Mills 15pts, Ginobili 13 pts

Spurs Stats 11/8/15, Record is 4-2

Team Leaders
Points per game: Kawhi Leonard 21.8
Assists per game: Manu Ginobili 3.7
Field Goal Percentage: Manu Ginobili 53.1

Rebounds per game: LaMarcus Aldridge 9.2
Steals per game: Kawhi Leonard 2.0
Blocks per game: Kawhi Leonard 1.3

Team Stats
Points per game: 101.7 (17th)
Rebounds per game: 46.5 (tied 8th)
Assists per game: 24 (4th)
Points allowed: 92.3 (4th)

Jonathan Simmons

Spurs announced Saturday that Jonathan Simmons has been assigned to the Austin Spurs. This is similar to what the Spurs did with Kyle Anderson last year.

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Spurs Sports & Entertainment and MLS

City and county officials announced Wednesday that they've reached a deal to purchase Toyota Stadium from Gordon Hartman and have realized a pathway with Spurs Sports & Entertainment to bring Major League Soccer to the Alamo City.

Subject to approval by the Bexar County Commissioners Court and the City Council next week, the two entities will purchase the soccer stadium from Hartman for $18 million, split equally among the two. SS&E will also pay Hartman $3 million. The city and county will jointly own the facility, which will be leased to SS&E for 20 years.

The Spurs ownership has 13 years to win an expansion team from MLS. If the group is unsuccessful, it will pay a $5 million fee to the city and county.

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

News/Rumors 11/3/15

The Cavs JR Smith will undergo an MRI to take a look at his injured Knee

Terrance Ross, signs extension with Raptors. 3yr 33 million

Bucks Jabari Parker, is expected to make his return Wednesday night after suffering a ACL tear last season.

DeMarcus cousins will miss next two games to cover from his Achilles strain.

Warriors Andrew Bogut is still out due to a concussion. No timetable on his return.

Pacers decline 16-17 option on Solomon Hill Dion

Waiters and Thunder, did not agree on an extension.

Jeremy Lamb and Hornets agree on 3 year extension worth 21 million

Wizards did not sign Bradley Beal to an extension. they are waiting on Durant's decision before making any other decisions on the roster. Durant is a free agent this coming summer.

Pelicans lose Kendrick Persons to a right pectoral injury. No timetable on his return.

Rockets sign Chuck Hayes to aid injuries. He could be waived and if he is, could become part of coaching staff.

Warriors, Clippers, Raptors and Pistons are the only unbeaten teams left. Seven without a single win.


Spurs' LaMarcus Aldridge signed with new Agency Excel SM

Duncan, Parker and Ginobili's first win together was back on October 29, 2002. the trio now has the most wins of any trio at 542 (after beating the Knicks)

March 31st, 2011 was the last time the Celtics beat the Spurs.

Carmelo Anthony was asked how well Kawhi guarded him, said he eventually decided to simply start trying to draw fouls because he couldn't get good looks.

Through 4 games Spurs...
15th in Offense
3rd in Defense
2nd in Opponents points per game
1st in fouling least
5th in shooting at 47%

More news when I have it. -Ray