Atlanta Hawks guard Dejounte Murray sits down with our Digital Reporter Annie Finberg for his first interview since being acquired in a trade with the San Antonio Spurs. He discusses why Atlanta was the only team on his mind, how he and Trae Young can fit together running the Hawks offense, and the impact he hopes to make on Atlanta's defense.
Thank you Dejounte, for embodying what it means to be a Spur. Grateful for all of the memories together and we wish you the best with the Atlanta Hawks. Spurs Family forever.
In a sit-down with Michelle Beadle, the Spurs 2022 Draft Class dish on their draft experience, San Antonio's culture and what it means to join the Black and Silver
Welcome home, guys! We surprised our 2022 NBA Draft Picks with a special message from their family, friends and coaches. The Spurs drafted Jeremy Sochan, Malaki Branham and Blake Wesley in the 2022 NBA Draft.
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The San Antonio Spurs held a press conference to welcome the 2022 Spurs Draft Class to San Antonio. The Black and Silver drafted Baylor's Jeremy Sochan, Ohio State's Malaki Branham and Notre Dame's Blake Wesley in the 2022 NBA Draft on Thursday, June 23.
Post-draft interview with San Antonio Spurs GM Brian Wright
Highlights from San Antonio Spurs draftee Blake Wesley Blake played one season at University Notre Dame. In 35 games, he led the Fighting Irish in scoring with 14.4 points, 3.7 rebounds and 2.4 assists in 29.4 minutes as a freshman. He finished with the fourth-most points (504) by a freshman in Notre Dame program history. Wesley became the first Fighting Irish player selected in the first round since Jerian Grant in 2015 and Notre Dame’s first player to leave for the NBA draft after one season. Footage courtesy of The University of Notre Dame Men's Basketball
Highlights from San Antonio Spurs draftee Malaki Branham's collegiate career at Ohio State University Malaki played one season at Ohio State University where he was named Big Ten Freshman of the Year, the Kyle Macy Award winner and to the Kyle Macy Freshman All-America Team. The former Buckeye averaged 13.7 points and 3.6 rebounds in 32 games while shooting 49.8 percent from the floor and finished second in the Big Ten in free throw percentage at 83.3 percent. Footage courtesy of Ohio State University Men's Basketball
Highlights from San Antonio Spurs Draft Pick Jeremy Sochan's time at Baylor University. The 19-year-old played one season at Baylor University where he helped lead the Bears to a 27-7 record and to the second round of the NCAA Tournament. Sochan was named the Big 12 Sixth Man of the Year and was selected to the Big 12 All-Freshman Team, averaging 9.2 points, 6.4 rebounds and 1.27 steals while appearing in 30 games. Footage courtesy of Baylor University Men's Basketball
Media interview with San Antonio Spurs 2022 NBA Draft pick Jeremy Sochan
Welcome to San Antonio, Blake! With the 25th pick of the 2022 NBA Draft, the San Antonio Spurs select Blake Wesley.
Heat star Bam Adebayo shares his animosity towards Gregg Popovich for cutting him from Team USA with Sports Illustrated host Ashley Nicole MossMiami Heat star Bam Adebayo shares his animosity towards Gregg Popovich for cutting him from Team USA with Sports Illustrated host Ashley Nicole Moss .
Morant dropped a career-high 52 points, threw down a highlight-reel slam and sank an acrobatic buzzer-beater.View the original article to see embedded media.Make that back-to-back career nights for Grizzlies superstar Ja Morant. The dynamic point guard dropped a career-best 52 points in Monday night's 118-105 home win over the Spurs, topping a career-high 46-point performance against the Bulls that made him the talk of NBA Twitter two nights ago.The first-time All-Star, who also contributed seven rebounds and two assists, capped his big night with a special post-game interview with his daughter.Morant's explosive encore to last Saturday's performance paced Memphis to its 33rd win of the season to put the Grizzlies just one game behind the Warriors for second place in the Western Conference.The 22-year-old brought it early and often against the Dejounte Murray-led Spurs, scoring 14 of Memphis' 42 points in the opening period.Two of Morant's most memorable plays of the night came late in the second quarter.
The point guard was originally drafted by Washington in 2012.View the original article to see embedded media.Tomáš Satoranský is set to head back to Washington to play for the Wizards after the Spurs bought out his contract on Saturday, as reported by ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Satoranský is expected to sign a free agent deal with the Wizards after the Spurs agreed to a contract buyout. Satoranský was taken by the Wizards in the 2012 NBA draft, making his NBA debut with the team in 2016.
The veteran point guard will become a free agent.View the original article to see embedded media.Goran Dragić and the Spurs have reportedly agreed to a buyout of the point guard‘s expiring contract, allowing him to enter free agency just days after being traded to San Antonio, according to The Athletic’s Shams Charania. Dragic, who began the year with the Raptors, was due a base salary of just more than $19.4 million this season.
The two-way role player who’s under contract through 2025, in his prime and already familiar with the offensive system head coach Ime Udoka has implemented in Boston.As a standalone transaction, the suddenly dangerous Celtics acquired Derrick White, a malleable two-way role player who’s under contract through 2025, in his prime and already familiar with the offensive system head coach Ime Udoka has implemented in Boston.
Five players are on the move.The Jazz are reportedly set to land shooting guard Nickeil Alexander-Walker and forward Juancho Hernangómez in a three-team trade with the Blazers and the Spurs, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. The Spurs will receive Tomáš Satoranský and a second-round pick from the Jazz, while the Blazers will obtain Joe Ingles, Elijah Hughes and a second-round pick from the Jazz.Alexander-Walker, 23, was traded earlier this week by the Pelicans in a deal centered on veteran guard CJ McCollum.
He's just five wins away from another major milestone.View the original article to see embedded media.With the Spurs's Friday win over the Rockets, coach Gregg Popovich became the only coach in NBA history to reach 1,500 wins.
Brooklyn and Golden State own two of the best records in basketball and they’re on the line Tuesday night.The top teams are starting to pull away from the pack with another week of games behind us.
The four-time NBA champion retired in 2018 following 16 seasons with the Spurs, which led to his jersey being retired in '19.View the original article to see embedded media.Manu Ginóbili is officially returning to the Spurs as a special adviser to basketball operations. ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski was the first to report the news of the former San Antonio star's return.
Which teams in the Western Conference earned high marks? Which teams disappointed?View the original article to see embedded media.Coming off an 18-month stretch that included postseason play inside a single-site bubble, extended isolation from friends and family, an abundance of injuries that were (somewhat) brought on by an atypically tight regular-season schedule and shortened offseason, dozens of players either contracting COVID-19 themselves or being held out of games and practice due to the league’s necessarily harsh health and safety protocols, NBA teams had a difficult time weighing what was real against what might not be sustainable in a normal environment.These unprecedented factors made this offseason such a difficult one to participate in, let alone analyze from afar.
Chicago keeps upgrading its offense with DeRozan addition after picking up Lonzo Ball on Day 1 of free agency.View the original article to see embedded media.DeMar DeRozan is trading the River Walk for Lake Michigan.