SAN ANTONIO (June 15, 2011) – ESPN The Magazine released its ‘The Ultimate Standings’ rankings for 2011 today and the San Antonio Spurs were named the top NBA franchise and the fifth-best professional team out of 122 total teams from the NBA, NFL, NHL and MLB franchises. The Spurs have ranked as the top NBA franchise six times and is the only franchise to have been named the top overall team twice among the four major sports since ESPN introduced its annual survey in 2003.
Ken Rodriguez is a San Antonio native who covered his first Spurs game in 1981 for The Daily Texan, the University of Texas student newspaper. He spent 26 years in the newspaper business -- 21 of them covering sports -- before joining the marketing department at Our Lady of the Lake University in 2009. His Spurs.com column will appear every Wednesday.
Submitted by bhunt on June 13, 2011 - 12:01pm
Spurs center Tiago Splitter recently spent some time with fans signing autographs, taking photos and playing some basketball at the Texas Folklife Festival.
SAN ANTONIO – The San Antonio Spurs today announced that long-time strength and conditioning coach Mike Brungardt has elected to retire from his position. His last day with the Spurs will be June 30.
Submitted by bhunt on June 10, 2011 - 11:10am
Spurs great Mike Mitchell passed away Thursday, June 9, at the age of 55, after a lengthy battle with cancer.
Submitted by smcallister on June 8, 2011 - 4:00pm
Tony Parker answered questions and played games with the kids at Spurs Basketball Camp