CPS Energy trustees to consider whether to give away or sell downtown real estate
Back in 2015, CPS Energy’s trustees at the time agreed to split a nearly 7-acre surplus property at the corner of Camden Street and W. Jones Avenue in half, conveying the southern portion to the San Antonio Museum of Art while selling off the northern portion. Now, staring down the barrel of some tough financial straits, including a near-certain rate increase, the utility's current trustees will need to decide if giving away millions of dollars worth of prime, downtown real estate is still the best idea.
DeRozan, Spurs beat Towns, Wolves 125-122 in overtime
(Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)MINNEAPOLIS – DeMar DeRozan scored 38 points, helping the San Antonio Spurs beat Minnesota 125-122 in overtime on Saturday night in Karl-Anthony Towns’ return to the Timberwolves. Dejounte Murray (22 points) and Patty Mills (21 points) knocked down plenty of timely 3-pointers. Minnesota made three go-ahead 3-pointers over the last 2:14 of regulation, by Edwards, Towns and D’Angelo Russell, but DeRozan relentlessly answered with nine points in the last 1:29. He had 12 points in a nine-minute stretch of the third quarter. ... Edwards had 13 points, half of the career high he posted on Thursday at Portland.
Wolves select Edwards with No. 1 pick in delayed NBA draft
The Minnesota Timberwolves selected Edwards with the first pick in the NBA draft Wednesday, Nov. 18. Tears flowed freely for those and many more players Wednesday night when their long-awaited, months-delayed NBA dreams were finally realized. 1 pick in an NBA draft delayed multiple times because of the coronavirus pandemic. 12 pick Tyrese Haliburton of Sacramento, whose blue, floral suit had the words “Black Lives Matter” on the inside. Duke didn't have a player picked in the first round after having 39 since the league went to a two-round draft in 1989.
It’s NBA draft day: 3 things to watch from the Spurs
For the first time in more than two decades, the San Antonio Spurs will have a draft lottery selection. This year, San Antonio has been rumored in several possible draft day deals. Draft goes virtual, Spurs hosting virtual draft partyThe draft is usually held in June in New York, where Adam Silver announces the first-round picks. The Spurs are hosting a virtual draft party of their own with fan giveaways. We’re revealing our brand new #SpursFiesta court this Wednesday during the 2020 Spurs Virtual Draft Watch Party pres.
The wait is over: Delayed NBA draft finally comes Wednesday
1 overall pick in the NBA draft on Nov. 18, 2020. After multiple delays, the NBA draft finally arrives Wednesday. The draft is usually held in June in New York, where Adam Silver announces the first-round picks. It's not the draft night they wanted, but the excitement of becoming a pro player won't diminish. But at the same time, this extra time, it’s only helping me,” said forward Obi Toppin, the national college player of the year from Dayton.
What’s Up South Texas!: San Antonio man shares legacy of African American art, collections
San Antonio – A San Antonio man hopes to share his legacy of collecting and painting historic African American art to inspire others to never stop being creative. I see myself, clearly, as this person who has a strong sensei for creative things.”Edwards said he was inspired to start his journey of painting after his brother invited him to come to an African American art show in Atlanta. “They are one of the largest collectors of African American art in the country,” Edwards said. He even started a band and got a chance to entertain his parents for their 50th wedding anniversary at the San Antonio Majestic Theatre, which was once segregated. It made them the stars of the night.”Edwards said there is a reason why he does African American art.
Two brothers reflect on Million Man March 25th anniversary through documentary
San Antonio – After months of working on creating a documentary about the Million Man March, two brothers were able to bring the project to fruition just in time for the historical event’s 25th anniversary. The footage and photos used were captured by Leo Edwards, 70, who attended the march October 16, 1995. “I went to the march to videotape the event,” Leo Edwards said. “This was all before the internet and to gather that many people to come to D.C. was just an unbelievable experience,” Leo Edwards said. That synergy brought people together and that synergy still exists 25 years later.”“He inspired so many,” said Leo Edwards.