Spurs

Popovich ‘couldn’t be happier’ to acquire DeRozan

San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich addressed the Kawhi Leonard trade Wednesday and said he’s “thrilled” to acquire DeMar DeRozan from the Toronto Raptors. The Raptors traded DeRozan, Jakob Poeltl and a protected 2019 first-round pick to the Spurs for Leonard and Danny Green. Popovich says the franchise tried to get the best return for Leonard and is ready […]


Spurs, Raptors agree to Leonard-DeRozan trade

It’s finally happened. According to a report from Yahoo Sports, Kawhi Leonard has been traded. The All-Star forward will be heading to the Toronto Raptors in a package that will return All-Star shooting guard DeMar DeRozan to the San Antonio Spurs. Shooting guard Danny Green will also be sent from the Spurs to the Raptors, […]


Spurs, Raptors in serious talks about Kawhi-DeRozan deal

Early Wednesday morning, Shams Charania of Yahoo Sports reported the San Antonio Spurs and the Toronto Raptors are “engaged in serious talks” about a deal featuring Kawhi Leonard and DeMar DeRozan, according to Charania’s sources. Spurs, Raptors engaged in serious discussions on trade centered around All-Stars Kawhi Leonard and DeMar DeRozan. Story: https://t.co/43Dd7JlP6B — Shams […]


Kawhi considering taking part in USA Basketball camp

While the relationship between Kawhi Leonard and the San Antonio Spurs remains anything but certain, the two-time first-team All-NBA player is reportedly seriously considering taking part in the USA Basketball national team’s minicamp in Las Vegas next week. Adrian Wojnarowski and Ramona Shelburne of ESPN report it would be an opportunity for Leonard to showcase […]


Gervin on Kawhi: ‘I’d go after the $219 million’

Placed in Kawhi Leonard’s shoes, George Gervin has zero doubt what he would do. Gervin, the San Antonio Spurs legend and a Hall of Famer known as “The Iceman” and now in his second year coaching the Ghost Ballers in the BIG3 league, says Leonard does have a choice to make, but it would be […]


Leonard viewed players-only meeting as ambush

When Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili led a players-only meeting in which players asked Kawhi Leonard whether he planned to return this past season, Leonard was caught off guard by the meeting and viewed it as an ambush, according to a report from Jeff McDonald of the San Antonio Express-News. Shortly after the meeting, Leonard left the team for New York to rehab […]


Cunningham lands one-year deal with Spurs

The San Antonio Spurs have agreed to a one-year deal with free agent forward Dante Cunningham, according to multiple reports. The deal is for one year, ESPN reported. Cunningham is 6-foot-7 and appeared in 73 combined games last season with the New Orleans Pelicans and Brooklyn Nets. He averaged 7.5 points and 4.8 rebounds in […]


Leonard now eligible for supermax deal from Spurs

It’s been an offseason full of innuendo, whispers and rumors and Monday, Kawhi Leonard became eligible for a supermax contract. The day marks the three-year anniversary of the contract he signed July 16, 2015, which means the disgruntled San Antonio Spurs star is now eligible to receive a five-year, $219 million extension from the team […]


Spurs’ Metu has fractured left wrist

Chimezie Metu of the San Antonio Spurs suffered a fractured left wrist in Las Vegas Summer League play. According to a report by Tom Osborn of the San Antonio Express-News, Metu, the 48th overall selection in the draft June 21, was injured late in the Spurs’ 95-90 victory over Washington last Sunday. Metu, a Southern […]


Spurs continue to have high threshold on Leonard trade

The San Antonio Spurs continue to discuss a trade of star forward Kawhi Leonard with several teams, but it appears no agreement is close. The Spurs have reportedly held talks with the Los Angeles Lakers, Los Angeles Clippers, Philadelphia 76ers and Toronto Raptors. As expected, San Antonio is in no rush to trade Leonard and […]


Popovich is trying to accommodate Leonard in trade

Hall-of-Fame NFL receiver Cris Carter has consistently been a source of reliable news on the Kawhi Leonard situation this year. During his playing days, Carter was represented by Mitch Frankel, who represents Leonard at the moment, so Carter has some inside information that others don’t have access to. On Friday, Carter revealed some new tidbits regarding […]


Bertans returning to Spurs on two-year deal

Davis Bertans will be remaining with the San Antonio Spurs, according to a report. Shams Charania of Yahoo Sports reports Bertans, a restricted free agent, and the Spurs have agreed to a two-year deal worth $14.5 million. Spurs restricted free agent Davis Bertans has agreed to a two-year, $14.5M deal to re-sign with San Antonio, […]


Teams may trade for Leonard without guarantee he’d stay

Nearly half a dozen general managers told Bleacher Report’s Ric Bucher during the first weekend of the Las Vegas Summer League that they would trade for San Antonio Spurs star Kawhi Leonard even without a guarantee he’ll stay beyond next season. Leonard, who has requested a trade from the Spurs, will become a unrestricted free agent in 2019. […]


Forbes, Spurs come to terms on two-year deal

The San Antonio Spurs have agreed to terms on a two-year contract with free-agent guard Bryn Forbes, according to the San Antonio Express-News. Forbes was a restricted free agent, meaning the Spurs had a right to match other offers and keep him. The 6-foot-3 Forbes averaged 6.9 points in 80 games last season. He went […]