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Kawhi Leonard – Youthful Reminder

Much like most pre-seasons all we seem to hear about when it comes to the San Antonio Spurs is how old they are and how likely they might be to finally fade away this season. Well, in the spirit of bringing a Yin to the Internet's Yang, the NBA's YouTube channel released this little beauty, showcasing the past seasons work of Kawhi Leonard. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yE17DjGeLFE We can all consider ourselves thoroughly reminded that not all of the San Antonio Spurs roster is aging and (supposedly) seeking a farewell tour. The...

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Patty Millions – Circa 1990/91 NBA Hoops

Patty Mills is the next in line to receive the magical retro NBA trading card treatment from @Wince84. I'm not sure what the best part of this one is. Is it the old school Spurs colors? Or Patty burning Chris Paul? I cannot decide. https://twitter.com/wince84/status/644450576063791104 Another sensational addition to the "OMG Wince is Amazing" trading card family. Follow @hoopdiary// ...

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Larry O’Brien Trophy in Oz

Australian NBA champions Patty Mills and Aron Baynes have given the NBA's Larry O'Brien championship trophy an unprecedented holiday, visiting multiple cities around Australia. The two proud San Antonio Spurs showed off their handiwork to thousands and thousands of adoring Aussie hoops fans and took the time to pose for photos with the trophy. [embedvideo id="QXLpZSnF7Vg" website="youtube"]   [caption id="attachment_7053" align="aligncenter" width="650"] Picture: Michael Klein[/caption] [caption id="attachment_7054" align="aligncenter" width="709"] Image via poundingtherock.com[/caption] [caption id="attachment_7055" align="aligncenter" width="1000"] Image via aminus3.com[/caption] An incredible event for Australian basketball fans or more so, Australia's NBA supporters....

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Free Agency Windfall For Aron Baynes?

As the 2014 NBA free agency roller coaster cruises along, it seems Matthew Dellavedova isn't the only potential Aussie lotto winner. With rumors circulating that Spanish big man Pau Gasol is considering offers from the Chicago Bulls and San Antonio Spurs, the potential for an Aron Baynes financial windfall grows, thanks to the number 16. We've seen other players give up jersey numbers for cash in the past and Baynes could be in a similar position. It's hard to picture Pau in any number other than 16...

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Picture Spur-fect – San Antonio Are Champs Again

The San Antonio Spurs are the 2014 NBA champions. They received that distinction by throat-punching the hapless Miami Heat 104-87 in Game Five of the NBA Finals on Sunday. San Antonio took each of their NBA Finals victories by 15+ points, won the series 4-1 and pulled the plug on Miami's three-peat plans. The points differential over this series was the largest in NBA Finals history. You've no doubt read all of the news, notes and quotes on this game already so we'll keep it pretty Australian-focused and...

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Patty Mills – For My People

While Patty Mills is caught up in the midst of the NBA Finals once again, his entire country will be right behind him. As he struts his stuff on basketball's biggest stage, thousands and thousands of Aussie kids will watch, wide-eyed and inspired. There's a very large number of hoops fans in Australia but there's an even larger number of indigenous Australians who look up to Mills as a role model not only in sport but also in life. As Australians we are all aware of Patty's...

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NBA Finals Predictions

The 2014 NBA Finals are here and as some suspected all along, the San Antonio Spurs will again face the Miami Heat. We've seen an incredible NBA Playoffs this year and this series has the potential to provide the perfect finish. To conclude this series Bakes, Mitch and myself are joined once again by our pals below, as we predict our 2014 NBA Champions. Once again, here's the crew: Nick Metallinos - starting5online.com Steve Smith - Fairfax Media Tom Read - believethehypeNBA.com Benyam Kidane - believethehypeNBA.com Adam Ryan - inallairness.com Brendan Ed - hardwoodsports.com.au Greg Hire - NBL Champion Perth Wildcats Jamieson Welsh - believethehypeNBA.com NBA FINALS San Antonio Spurs vs....

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Spurs Basketball – A Thing of Beauty

When you think about the San Antonio Spurs you picture fundamentals, interchangeable players filling roles and of course gorgeous ball movement. The Spurs may be considered 'boring' by a lot of basketball enthusiasts but quite frankly I'd love them all to see this video and reconsider their respective views. As they march towards yet another NBA Finals, watch this video and if you don't already, appreciate the beauty of the San Antonio Spurs. [embedvideo id="-6NbJMq-QfU" website="youtube"] Hats off to uploader Stronger Team. Follow @hoopdiary// ...

When you think about the San A...

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