A four-guard starting lineup. Less DeMar DeRozan. Drew Eubanks. The Spurs are giving themselves a puncher’s chance at the postseason by reinventing who they are on the fly.
The lone Spurs star who made the trip to Orlando, DeRozan’s willingness to accept a smaller role is giving San Antonio’s youngsters the chance to stretch their legs.
Conditions seemed ripe for experimentation and an emphasis on development in Orlando, and the Spurs’ opening scrimmage only affirmed that.
If Murray proves his improvement as a shooter is real, the Spurs’ future will be bright.
A pre-lottery look at the college and international prospects the Spurs may select with their two picks.
Lyles has stepped up his production with the other bigs out with injury, but nothing he does this year should guarantee him a role next season.
The mere thought of DeMarre Carroll playing for the Spurs seems far-fetched, and that points to serious problems.
After fumbling away another lead down the stretch, this time at home to the Hawks, a frustrated Gregg Popovich and his players offered some insights and telling soundbytes about how it all went down.
The Spurs have several veteran players that could generate interest before the trade deadline, but the uncertainty of the upcoming draft could affect trade discussions.
Murray’s defense and rebounding are already great and his scoring is progressing — but creating for others...
The Spurs guard has shown he can take and make the long ball. What could keep him from abandoning it again, like he did last season?
The Spurs’ throwback guard is shooting less threes than ever while putting up career-best true shooting and effective field goal percentages. Here are some reasons why.
Moving Dejounte Murray to the bench in favor of Derrick White may shore up the problems with the starting unit, but it only raises questions in the short term and future.
San Antonio always seemed to do a good job of juggling the future and present while keeping its eclectic casts of players in the air too. But this season...
We can expect players to continue to develop their games next season, but what upgrades are realistic and which ones could make the biggest difference?
Taking stock of the summer Spurs Summer League performance
A team that has routinely operating close to the cap and spent the last two years regaining its balance will be able to boldly define itself in 2021. What might that look like?
The Spurs are developing their prospects in Austin, not San Antonio.
Using San Antonio’s last game as a lens to analyze their summer and next season.
The series against Denver confirmed some strengths and revealed some issues to address in the offseason.
If Denver makes it their mission to stop White from going off again, DeRozan and Aldridge could feast.
...and there are a lot of them.
To be their best, the Spurs will count on the young guard’s tone-setting defense and ability to counterbalance LaMarcus Aldridge and DeMar DeRozan on offense.