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Spurs' Ginobili gets contract extension

Spurs' Ginobili gets contract extension

SAN ANTONIO, April 9 (UPI) -- Guard Manu Ginobili, who has averaged 15 points a game in eight years with the San Antonio Spurs, has been given a multiyear contract extension, the team said.

NBA: San Antonio 100, Indiana 99

SAN ANTONIO, Dec. 20 (UPI) -- A dunk by Tim Duncan with 4.6 seconds to play gave the San Antonio Spurs a 100-99 win over the visiting Indiana Pacers Saturday.

NBA: Phoenix 103, San Antonio 98

SAN ANTONIO, Oct. 29 (UPI) -- Two free throws by Leandro Barbosa with three seconds left Wednesday gave Coach Terry Porter a win in his Phoenix debut -- a 103-98 victory over San Antonio.

NBA: San Antonio 108, Indiana 97

SAN ANTONIO, March 6 (UPI) -- Manu Ginobili made 10 of 13 shots from the field and scored 28 points Thursday, leading the San Antonio Spurs to a 108-97 victory over Indiana.

Tim Duncan signs contract extension

SAN ANTONIO, Nov. 2 (UPI) -- San Antonio Spurs superstar Tim Duncan Friday signed a contract extension worth a reported $40 million.

SuperSonics hire Carlesimo as head coach

SEATTLE, July 5 (UPI) -- P.J. Carlesimo, who has been coaching basketball on various levels for 36 years, was named Thursday as the new head coach of the Seattle SuperSonics.

Report: Sonics to hire Carlesimo as coach

SAN ANTONIO, July 3 (UPI) -- The Seattle SuperSonics reportedly hired P.J. Carlesimo Tuesday as their new head coach.

NBA Finals open Thursday night

SAN ANTONIO, June 6 (UPI) -- Playoff seasoned San Antonio and upstart Cleveland begin the NBA Finals Thursday night with Tim Duncan and LeBron James in the spotlight.

NBA: San Antonio 99, New Orleans 86

SAN ANTONIO, Jan. 19 (UPI) -- San Antonio Coach Gregg Popovich was ejected but the Spurs then went on a run that carried them to a 99-86 win over the New Orleans Hornets Friday night.

NBA suspends Jason Terry for one game

NEW YORK, May 18 (UPI) -- Jason Terry of Dallas Thursday was suspended for Game Six of the Western Conference semifinal series against San Antonio for throwing a punch.

Reserves named for NBA West All-Stars

NEW YORK, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- Pau Gasol of Memphis and San Antonio guard Tony Parker headline the reserves named for the Western Conference All-Stars on Thursday.

Spurs sign Michael Finley

SAN ANTONIO, Sept. 2 (UPI) -- The San Antonio Spurs Friday signed swingman Michael Finley to an undisclosed contract.

NBA: Denver 102, San Antonio 84

DENVER, April 2 (UPI) -- Earl Boykins contributed 23 points Friday night in carrying Denver to a surprisingly easy 102-84 win over San Antonio.

NBA All-Star Game set Sunday

DENVER, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- The Western Conference shoots for its fourth straight win in the annual NBA All-Star Game Sunday in Denver.

NBA: San Antonio 91, Golden State 71

SAN ANTONIO, Nov. 10 (UPI) -- Tim Duncan scored 23 points and claimed 18 rebounds Wednesday night as San Antonio coasted past Golden State, 91-71.

NBA: San Antonio 88, L.A. Clippers 79

LOS ANGELES, April 12 (UPI) -- Tim Duncan scored 18 of his 26 points in the fourth quarter to propel the San Antonio Spurs to an 88-79 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers.

NBA: San Antonio 85, Utah 81

SAN ANTONIO, Feb. 1 (UPI) -- Tim Duncan got 33 points and 14 rebounds and Tony Parker scored 10 of his 20 points in the final period as the San Antonio Spurs edged Utah 85-81 Saturday.

Spurs extend coach's contract

SAN ANTONIO, Dec. 16 (UPI) -- Coach Gregg Popovich, who guided the San Antonio Spurs to their second NBA title last season, received a multi-year contract extension Tuesday.

NBA: San Antonio 80, Miami 73

SAN ANTONIO, Nov. 4 (UPI) -- Manu Ginobili had 15 points, eight rebounds and six assists Tuesday to lead the San Antonio Spurs to a 80-73 victory over the winless Miami Heat.

Spurs coach Popovich suspended one game

NEW YORK, Nov. 4 (UPI) -- San Antonio Spurs Coach Gregg Popovich was suspended one game by the NBA Tuesday for making contact with an official in Monday's loss to Memphis.

Spurs sign Puerto Rican

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Aug. 27 (UPI) -- San Antonio Coach Gregg Popovich said Wednesday the team had signed Puerto Rican Elias Ayuso to a one-year contract.

Duncan carries Spurs to second NBA title

SAN ANTONIO, June 16 (UPI) -- The San Antonio Spurs captured the NBA championship with an 88-77 victory over the New Jersey Nets in game six.

Spurs, Nets clash Friday night

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., June 13 (UPI) -- Continental Airlines in East Rutherford, N.J., will be the site of Game Five of the NBA Finals Friday night.

Dallas 103; San Antonio 91

SAN ANTONIO, May 28 (UPI) -- Led by an inspirational effort by Michael Finley, Dallas stayed alive in the NBA playoffs Tuesday night with a shocking 103-91 win over San Antonio.

Spurs try to get even with Mavericks

SAN ANTONIO, May 21 (UPI) -- San Antonio and Dallas meet Wednesday night in Game Two of the Western Conference finals.
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