Spurs spoil Kings season opener

Spurs open season tomorrow against Pelicans.

The San Antonio Spurs (2-0) began the season on the road and so far have come away with 10 plus point wins in their first two games.  Last night against the Sacramento Kings, the Spurs were outplayed early but rebounded to grab a 102-94 win.

spurs-02“(Kings) Coach Joerger’s . . . got them playing defense after one game already the way they played defense in Memphis,” Popovich said. “That’s because he knows what he’s doing, and it’s a tribute to those guys to pick that up and jump in and buy in all of a sudden.”

The Spurs will open their home regular season tomorrow night against the New Orleans Pelicans (0-1) .  Plenty of great seats and affordable tickets are still available so be sure to grab yours today and help cheer on your San Antonio Spurs!

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Spurs bench explode in 4th quarter to smash the Kings

The San Antonio Spurs have had depth on their roster for a number of seasons, but this year they may be even deeper than before.  Six through 13 played last night against the Kings and accounted for 37 points and led by PG Patty Mills who ended the game with nine points and eight assists.

“I understand you can’t live and die off your shot, so if my shot is not falling I have to do other things,” said Mills, who missed 6 of 7 shots through three quarters. “I’m trying to become more of an all-around player.

The Spurs continue their road trip taking on the Trail Blazers in Portland tomorrow before heading back home for a game against the Philadelphia 76er’s this Saturday.  Plenty of great seats and affordable tickets are still available so be sure to get yours today and help cheer on your Spurs this Saturday!

 

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Spurs add two more to roster

The San Antonio Spurs are on a continuing mission to find shooters and have landed former Pelicans guard Jimmer Fredette.   Fredette, the former 10th overall pick in the 2011 NBA Draft by the Milwaukee Bucks, was immediately traded to the Sacramento Kings.  After two seasons with Sacramento, he spent the 13-14 season with the Bulls before signing on with New Orleans.  Fredette is a career .485 FG shooter while shooting .381 from beyond the arc.

The Spurs also inked the reigning Summer League Champion MVP Jonathon Simmons.  In the NBASL, Simmons averaged 17.0 points, 4.0 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 1.71 steals in 24.6 minutes per game.  Simmons also shot above 50% (51.9) from the field and was a 70% free throw shooter.

The Spurs open the preseason against the Phoenix Suns.  Plenty of individual and season tickets are still available so be sure to get yours today and help cheer on your San Antonio Spurs.