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Can Dejounte Murray be the next great for San Antonio Spurs?

SAN ANTONIO — Nicknamed “Baby Boy,” second-year San Antonio Spurs guard Dejounte Murray presides over a maturation process that needs him to transform into a man in a hurry. “Where I come from, people don’t make it to this,” Murray told ESPN. “Of course, it’s enjoyable. But I can’t be out there with that type […]

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Gregg Popovich of San Antonio Spurs — ‘Still have work to do’

San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich expressed appreciation Monday for the NBA’s annual promotion of Black History Month before his squad’s game at Utah, saying “it’s important to bring attention to it, even if it angers some people.” Popovich was asked about why it’s important for the league to promote Black History Month. “I think […]

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Utah Jazz plane woes make for late arrival into San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO — Already listed as one of ESPN’s schedule alert matchups, the Utah Jazz’s meeting Saturday night with the San Antonio Spurs could be even more difficult given the travel issues they experienced on the way to the second outing of a back-to-back. After their 129-97 win Friday night against the Suns, the Jazz’s […]