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5dMarc Stein

Sources: Spurs pursuing Argentina's Laprovittola

The Spurs are actively lobbying Argentinean guard Nicolas Laprovittola to make the jump to the NBA after the rugged guard's solid play in the Rio Olympics.

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Mills should be hot item next summer

Patty Mills turned 28 while in Rio, where he was one of the dominant players in the men's basketball competition. Kevin Pelton writes that Mills' stock could benefit from more playing time next season as Tony Parker's career winds down. Ranking 2017 NBA free agents (Insider)

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How will Spurs' post-Timmy era begin?

Kevin Pelton writes that ESPN's real plus-minus shows San Antonio again second in the West behind Golden State. But the regular-season gap between the teams will grow. Projected W-L records for 2016-17 (Insider)

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'Admiral' sees small window for Dubs

Zach Frydenlund reports that Basketball Hall of Famer David Robinson told a recent gathering at the NBA Store in New York that the Warriors' loaded lineup probably won't stay loaded for long: "You can't pay all those guys to keep them together." Complex Sports

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With 29th pick in draft, Spurs would ...

Grab Clemson swingman Jaron Blossomgame, who nearly came out for this summer's draft, writes Chad Ford. Leave it to the Spurs to be Ford's only team to select a college senior in the first round, albeit near the tail end. Mock Draft 1.0 (Insider)

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Which Spurs are among tops in Olympic hoop history?

Two players currently on San Antonio's roster and two from the past (one you might not remember) make Kevin Pelton's list of the best to play Olympic men's basketball. Best Olympic players ever (Insider)

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Mills went down swinging for Aussies

Patty Mills scored 30 points, shooting 11-for-23 from the floor, in Australia's 89-88 bronze-medal loss to Spain on Sunday. It was his second 30-point game in Rio. Mills averaged 21.3 points in the tournament, playing in seven of Australia's eight games.

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Gasol was hit-and-rarely-miss vs. Aussies

Pau Gasol dominated Spain's 89-88 bronze-medal win over Australia on Sunday at Rio. He went into the contest averaging 17.9 points per game having scored 23 vs. Team USA after his coach said he might sit out with a calf injury.

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Can Aussies claim first hoop medal?

Patty Mills and Australia will face Spain in Rio's men's basketball bronze-medal game on Sunday morning. The Aussies are 0-3 in Olympic bronze games, losing to Team USA in 1988 and to Lithuania in 1996 and 2000.

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10dJackie MacMullan

Introducing Team USA's next coach: Gregg Popovich

Four-plus decades after he was left off the Team USA squad, being asked to lead the Americans in 2020 is a significant personal triumph for the Spurs icon, even if he won't say so.

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Close defeat no moral victory for Gasol

Marc Stein reports that Pau Gasol regretted an opportunity lost when Spain fell to Team USA 82-76 in Friday's Rio semifinals: "If we would have boxed out a little more ... then you're talking about a whole different story." Team USA wins ugly

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A difficult night for Patty Mills

And for all of the Australian men's basketball team. Mills was held to 13 points, shot only 1-for-9 from downtown and had a plus-minus of -32 in the Aussies' 87-61 semifinal loss to Serbia on Friday. Australia will play Spain for the bronze medal on Sunday. Game recap

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Gasol played vs. Team USA -- and how

Spain's coach said Thursday that Pau Gasol could miss Friday's men's basketball semifinal vs. Team USA because of a calf injury. Gasol played the entire 10-minute first period, scoring 12 points. He finished with a game-high 23 points and eight rebounds, playing nearly 29 minutes in Spain's 82-76 loss. Game recap

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Aussie men seek 1st Olympic hoop medal

Patty Mills and Australia will face Serbia in Friday's second men's basketball semifinal. ESPN Stats & Info notes the Aussie men have never earned an Olympic medal in the sport. Mills scored 26 points when Australia beat Serbia by 15 in group play.

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Will Gasol play vs. Team USA?

Spain's coach told Spanish reporters on Thursday that Pau Gasol might sit out Friday's Olympic semifinal game because of a calf injury. Marc Stein notes that Gasol, even at 36, remains Spain's most important player. Game preview

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Pau Gasol's "day off" didn't cost Spain

Spain won its quarterfinal matchup against France on Wednesday despite Gasol being held to five points and eight rebounds in 23 minutes. ESPN Stats & Info notes that Gasol entered the game averaging 19.4 points without being held to single figures.

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Mills has hot hand for Aussies

With a team-high 24 points in Australia's 90-64 quarterfinal rout of Lithuania on Wednesday, Patty Mills has scored at least 20 points in four of the five Rio games that he's played in, ESPN Stats & Info notes. Australia will play Serbia in Friday's semifinals.

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Rare position for Manu and Argentines

Argentina, a 105-78 quarterfinal loser to Team USA on Wednesday, failed to reach the men's basketball semifinals for the first time in four Olympics, ESPN Stats & Info notes. Manu Ginobili is one of three players who was on all four squads.

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Ginobili bids Games farewell: Been amazing run

Argentina's latest run at another medal came to an end Wednesday night, as the U.S. rolled to a 105-78 win and ended an era for Manu Ginobili and the "Golden Generation."

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13dMarc Stein

France's Parker, 34, done with international play

Tony Parker said after France's lopsided loss to its longtime Spanish rivals that he has promised the San Antonio Spurs he would halt his international career at age 34.

Mills paces Aussies to quarterfinal rout

Patty Mills scored 24 points in 27 minutes, shooting 5-for-11 on 3-pointers, to lead Australia to a 90-64 win over Lithuania on Wednesday morning in the Rio men's basketball quarterfinals. The Aussies will play either Croatia or Serbia in Friday's semifinals. Game recap

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Spurs old and new making presence known

ESPN Stats & Info notes that Patty Mills and San Antonio newcomer Pau Gasol are among the scoring leaders heading into Wednesday's men's basketball quarterfinals. That round begins when Mills' Australia team faces Lithuania at 10 a.m. ET.

  • 24.8: Bojan Bogdanovic, Croatia (Nets)
  • 20.5: Patty Mills, Australia (Spurs)
  • 20.4: Yi Jianlian, China (none)
  • 19.4: Pau Gasol, Spain (Spurs)

Team Stats

Points Per Game103.510th
Rebounds Per Game43.915th
Assists Per Game24.53rd
Points Allowed92.91st

Team History

YEARWLPCT
2015-166715.817
2014-155527.671
2013-146220.756
2012-135824.707
2011-125016.758

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