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Spurs focused on Ginobili after Aldridge signing (3:46)
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The LaMarcus Aldridge signing has the Spurs even more determined to try to convince Manu Ginobili to play one more season, sources told ESPN Marc Stein.

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Spurs focused on Ginobili after Aldridge signing

After signing LaMarcus Aldridge, the San Antonio Spurs are even more determined to try to convince Manu Ginobili to play one more season, sources told ESPN.com's Marc Stein.

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Aldridge announces he will sign with Spurs (0:52)
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Arnovitz on Aldridge/Blazers split

Kevin Arnovitz writes of Portland's attempts to keep LaMarcus Aldridge in town: "The Blazers had effectively been engaged in a three-year recruiting effort, marriage counseling between team and star." Blazers kept door open

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Popovich intends to coach out contract

Gregg Popovich will look to complete the five-year contract he signed last summer, sources tell ESPN's Marc Stein. Adding LaMarcus Aldridge, sources say, all but clinches that he will indeed coach beyond Tim Duncan's playing career.

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Aldridge picks the Spurs

The free agent tweeted, "I'm happy to say I'm going home to Texas and will be a Spur!! I'm excited to join the team and be close to my family and friends." His deal will be a four-year max contract worth more than $80M, with an opt-out after the third year, according to ESPN's Marc Stein. Story

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Aldridge could give Duncan more rest

Signing Aldridge would allow the Spurs to rest Tim Duncan more. On the second night of back-to-back games last season, Duncan averaged 12.5 PPG and 8.1 RPG while playing just under 27 minutes. Aldridge averaged 22 points and almost 10 rebounds in 35 minutes a game on no days rest.

Popovich's pitch to Aldridge effective

Sources told ESPN's Marc Stein that Gregg Popovich's pitch LaMarcus Aldridge Friday in Los Angeles -- both about playing with Tim Duncan and then taking over for him in the Spurs frontcourt -- resonated strongly. The free agent plans to take "a couple of days" to digest the pitches he's received from seven team meetings.

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Chris Broussard and Bruce Bowen react to the news that Becky Hammon will coach the Spurs' Las Vegas summer league team.

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Sources: Aldridge pauses to mull teams' pitches

LaMarcus Aldridge currently has no plans to make out-of-town visits and, at this stage, plans to take "a couple of days" to digest all the pitches he's received.

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Sources: Aldridge digesting team pitches

LaMarcus Aldridge currently has no plans to make out-of-town visits and, at this stage, plans to take "a couple of days" to digest all the pitches he's received after meeting with seven teams: He met with the Lakers twice, and the Spurs, Suns, Mavs, Rockets, Raptors and Heat. (via ESPN's Marc Stein)

Becky Hammon to coach in summer league

San Antonio's assistant coach will lead the Spurs' Las Vegas team, becoming the first woman to serve as a head coach of a summer league team. Last year, Natalie Nakase was an assistant coach for the Clippers' summer league team. (via San Antonio Express-News)

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Reports: Wizards want David West

According to league sources, the Wizards are pushing to sign David West, who passed up a $12.2M player option with the Pacers next season to become a free agent. Sources told ESPN's Marc Stein that the Wizards or Spurs are the two teams at the top of West's list.

2014-15 Team Stats

Points Per Game103.27th
Rebounds Per Game43.615th
Assists Per Game24.45th
Points Allowed97.03rd

Team History

YearWLPCT
2014-155527.670
2013-146220.756
2012-135824.707
2011-125016.757
2010-116121.743

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