What are the spurs doing?

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  1. what

    what Member

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    They have only resigned patty mills. They lost Simmons and Dedmon. Pau opted out if his contract presumably to help the spurs land a big free agent, that hasn't happen and it would be sick if the spurs stuck it to him.

    During the draft, the spurs were trying to trade lamarcus and nobody wanted him.

    It was also said that spurs didn't want to pay an aging Chris Paul. Can anybody figure thus out?
     
  2. couple of d's

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    and yet they will be right back next season as one of the top teams in the league
     
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  3. Vivi

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    Lol, that is what salty Spurs fans have been saying since CP picked us right? I guess so.
     
  4. JMAD21

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    One of my best friends is a Spurs fan. Texted him yesterday after they lost simmons to see if he was worried. His response was typical of an arrogant Spurs fan. Not worried at all, assumes someone will step up...

    I think they're still a top 3 seed, but I could see them taking a step back.
     
  5. ThatBoyNick

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    So far Dedmon has been the only real hit they have taken, his defense and rebounding can be a difference maker, but they didn't really utilize him that much (didn't even play him in the playoffs) so it's not that bad.

    I'll take Gay over Simmons, Pau will likely come back, picked up Lauvergne who's a decent big.

    Overall their age/health will be a problem, Pau/Ginobili/Parker are at the very end of their careers.
     
  6. ZJP3

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    They still have kawhi and are going to have a ton of cap space next summer. They will be fine (unfortunately)
     
  7. BackdoorHarden

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    Spurs about to show the world they are on Warriors level.

    YULE C
     
  8. KlutchQT

    KlutchQT I am a Girl

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    I assume setting up for next summer. They should have a ton of cap space -- and anyway, a "down" season for the Spurs still means 50+ wins and HCA.
     
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    heypartner Contributing Member

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    Gay is no longer a "big free agent." Did I read that right? Am I in a what thread?
     
  10. Mathrocker

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    No I dont think so. I think they will be around the 3-5 spot.

    They will not have homecourt past the 1st round again IMO. I wouldnt be surprised if they dropped to 5 but they will prolly be 4 I think.

    Their backcourt is going to get roasted.
     
  11. Mathrocker

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    Yeah I think this is a punt season though. They are setting themselves up to build around kawhi next summer.

    This season they will be good but not one of the 4 best teams in the nba again IMO
     
  12. Phreak3

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    Waiting out the Warriors. Kawhi won't reach peak prime for a couple more years so why do anything now.
     
  13. J.R.

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    Cranking out another 55+ win season while loading up for a free agent run next year. I hear there are some potentially good free birds next year.

    Count on the machine to keep rolling on. 20 years & counting...
     
  14. Jatman20

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    My understanding is LaMarcus Aldridge agreed to going to the Spurs on condition that Popovich
    would not retire during the length of the contract. Pops wanted to retire with Duncan; but agreed.

    They found out that first year that LMA is an ISO guy that doesn't really fit into their share the ball system.
    Now Kawhi Leonard and LMA are feuding internally; but we are hearing about it.

    If LMA is traded.......look for Pops to retire soon after. They are having a hard time trading LMA.
     
  15. napalm_black

    napalm_black Contributing Member

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    Spurs won't be top 3. $50 tipjar bet on it.
     
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  16. don grahamleone

    don grahamleone Contributing Member

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    I think they're in rebuild mode yet haven't decided how to do it. They think they're awesome at doing the win and rebuild but forget that everything they were doing before was with that whiny baby Duncan anchoring the weaknesses of their draft picks. They need an anchor and Cerwhy isn't it. He doesn't make his teammates better. He's a second fiddle and they're playing him like he's a first.

    I hope Pau jumps ship. He's the only likeable guy they have.
     
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  17. steveng125

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    I know alot of people say it every year but honestly I predict the spurs to drop off drastically this year. I say 5th seed
     
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  18. Mathrocker

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    is manu gonna retire or nah?
     
  19. blackistan

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    To answer your question not a damn thing
     
  20. pippendagimp

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    game 6 was their last hurrah. next season they fall hard. probably reload well next summer though
     
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