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.


“Sleepers of the West” rock Heat at home

Miami never led in game two of the season match up.

The talk at the mid point of the season was that the “Old” San Antonio Spurs we able to beat up on sub-par teams but could not muster wins against the top tier teams of the league. And, quite frankly, they couldn’t.  But you never heard the “P” word – Panic- come from the organization and anyone who resides withing the Spurs viewing range were not really concerned, since it was the Spurs being the Spurs, after all.

And now, with less than 20 games remaining on the regular season schedule, the Spurs are beating those team that they “couldn’t beat.”  In the month of February, the Spurs took care of the Clippers (113-103), the Trailblazers the following day (111-109), the Mavericks (106-112), thumped Cleveland (122-101) while setting an All Time NBA Team Record for Assists then handled the Heat 87-111 who served up their worst performance of the year.

With 21 games remaining  with a handful of top tier teams on the schedule to include the Bulls, Blazers, Jazz, Pacers, Grizzlies, Thunder and the Rockets.  Be sure to get out and support your Spurs as they prepare for a run through the playoffs.  Great seats and tickets still remain!

Spurs hand Lakers 5th loss in a row

Look to disarm 23-10 Grizzlies

The San Antonio Spurs put the Los Angeles Lakers in a place they haven’t been in since April 10, 2011 – the last time they lost five consecutive games. This time though, the righting of the ship is nowhere in sight.

But for the Spurs, their focus is now on the team that is trailing them by only 2.5 games.  The San Antonio Spurs come visiting a Memphis Grizzlies team that is riding a three game winning streak and, even though the Spurs have won the last five games between them, they are not taking them lightly especially after they eliminated the veteran Spurs from the 2010-11 Playoffs.

“You never forget those kinds of series,” Spurs guard Tony Parker said. “Memphis is playing well so it’s going to be a tough game.”

The Grizzlies also come into the game with a league leading 89.1 scoring defense while the Spurs have struggled from the 3-point line over their last two road games shooting 15 of 55 (27.3 percent). In comparison, against the Lakers, they shot 12 of 25 (48.0 percent).

“We’re just going to have to play a little bit better,” Parker said. “That’s the NBA season, you’re going to have ups and downs.”

The game kicks off at 7:30 at the FedEx Forum.