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Spur Of The Moment: San Antonio Spurs News and Links, March 29

Pop and Craig Sager's relationship gets immortalized with a pin, critics still doubting Kawhi Leonard's greatness, and Steve Kerr thinks Pop is 'smart' to rest players.

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Kerr: 'Locked into No. 2,' Popovich 'smart' to rest players -

Atleast he is not getting fined $250,000 like he did when David Stern was around. Pop resting his players might be a disappointment to the fans attending the games, but a strategic move on his part to keep his team healthy.

Craig Sager, Gregg Popovich relationship immortalized with pin benefiting cancer research -

This is an amazing idea, for an amazing person like Craig Sager.

Sirius XM NBA Radio host: Kawhi Leonard is a 'system player', shouldn't be MVP runner-up -

Kawhi is this still a topic of conversation? People have to realize, a system does not make a player like Kawhi play the kind of defense he does night in and night out. A system does not make a player like Kawhi the best two way player in the game. Sure the Spurs system does not hurt Kawhi, but at the end of the day, Kawhi does what Kawhi does. Kawpeesh?

San Antonio Spurs playoff tickets go on sale April 1 -

Friendly reminder to all the Spurs fans out there in the universe.

Manu Ginobili's return to Olympics will be Argentina's passing of the torch -

I got captivated into watching basketball after the Argentinian team took gold in the 2004 olympics. My parents were both born in Buenos Aires, so my Argentinian pride rang loud that summer. So personally, I would like to see Ginobili ride off into the sunset, in a golden chariot, with a montage of the 2004 olympic team playing in the background.