clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

The Spurs have DeJuan Blair’s draft rights...again

The twenty-nine year old big man has been signed to the G-League Austin Spurs.

Los Angeles Lakers v San Antonio Spurs Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images

DeJuan Blair has been drafted by the Spurs — the Austin Spurs. He went in the 4th round as the 107th pick.

Blair was originally drafted by the San Antonio Spurs in 2009 in the 2nd round, 38th overall. He played with the Silver & Black for four seasons before signing a one-year deal with the I-35 rival Dallas Mavericks.

In true rival fashion, Blair spent Game 5 of the 2014 playoffs suspended for kicking Tiago Splitter in the head during Game 4. The Spurs won the series and went on to claim the NBA Championship.

After Dallas, Blair spent two more NBA seasons with the Washington Wizards, where he saw his playing limited. The following year he played in China before returning to the states as part of G-League, first with the Texas Legends then the Los Angeles D-Fenders.

Yesterday, the Austin Spurs drafted Blair which could put him in his first Spurs jersey since the 2013 Finals.

Austin Spurs 2018 Draft:

Welcome to The Thread. Join in the conversation, start your own discussion, and share your thoughts. This is the Spurs community, your Spurs community. Thanks for being here.

Our community guidelines apply which should remind everyone to be cool, avoid personal attacks, do not troll and watch the language.