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Spurs Roundup - October 7th, 2012

Welcome back to the NBA season with a roundup of Spurs-related articles from around the internet.

Soobum Im-US PRESSWIRE - Presswire

‘Jack’ happy with role, wishing for new deal - Spurs Nation

Stephen Jackson talks about his contract at Media Day, but also wants everyone to know his new album, "Jack of All Trades", comes out at the end of the month.

"I want it, but I can’t control it," Jackson said.

"I think I deserve it, but at the end of the day I’m still happy to be here and all I can worry about is what I can control, and that’s my play."

The case against trading Stephen Jackson - 48 Minutes of Hell

With these Spurs, this has become Jack’s identity. He’s the guy who brings the physicality, the attitude, the swashbuckling nature. That kind of presence can infect those around him, but he can’t transfer it to them.

For Duncan, it's not about the Benjamins - Spurs Nation

Fortunately for the front office, Tim decided not to be difficult during contract negotiations.

"He was just as big a pain in the neck as he was when he almost went to Orlando," Popovich said, referencing Duncan’s serious flirtation with the Magic during free agency in 2000. "He toyed with me. He lied to me. He intimidated me. He threatened me.

"In the end, it worked out. But I had to take much abuse to get it done."

Extension in the works for Ginobili? - Spurs Nation

May Manu be a Spur for life.

Diaw looking for new accommodations - Spurs Nation

Apparently, Tony is running a stateside fraternity for the French!

Think "Animal House" in the Dominion.

Alas, the establishment of a French chapter of Delta Tau Chi in South Texas might never happen.

EDDY CURRY WHERE DID HE COME FROM?!?! - 48 Minutes of Hell

Andrew McNeil opines about the surprise addition to training camp.

Eddy Curry signing a training camp deal with the Spurs was downright dumbfounding. But when you take a step back and let it simmer, this is just the kind of move the Spurs make.

And last, but not least,

Matt Bonner's Grand Prix lives

"When it comes to cars," Bonner said at the time, "there are two things that equal satisfaction. No. 1, leg room. No. 2, gas mileage."

What else would you expect from the Sandwich Man?