Spurs recall Luka Samanic and Tre Jones from Austin Spurs
SAN ANTONIO – The San Antonio Spurs announced Sunday that the team has recalled Luka Samanic and Tre Jones from the Austin Spurs. MORE: https://t.co/CCoO560An8 pic.twitter.com/Wm0ZAWl5rk — San Antonio Spurs (@spurs) February 21, 2021Both Samanic and Jones helped the Austin team open the season with a 6-1 record and are currently tied for the most wins in the NBA G-League. At the end of January, Jones was assigned to the Austin team after nine games. RELATED: Spurs assign Tre Jones to Austin Spurs after 9 games this seasonSamanic has averaged 21.8 points, 11.3 rebounds and 2.2 assists in 32.8 minutes over six games played. AdRELATED: NBA postpones next 3 Spurs games after four players test positive for COVID-19
Spurs assign Tre Jones to Austin Spurs after 9 games this season
HOUSTON, TEXAS - DECEMBER 17: Tre Jones #33 of the San Antonio Spurs controls the ball during the fourth quarter of a game against the Houston Rockets at the Toyota Center on December 17, 2020 in Houston, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Carmen Mandato/Getty Images)SAN ANTONIO – The San Antonio Spurs announced on Sunday that they have assigned Tre Jones, guard, to the Austin Spurs after nine games with the team this season. Tre will join Austin in Orlando as the team tips off the G League season at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World Resort. The Austin Spurs start training camp in Orlando on Sunday before opening the season at 10:30 a.m., Feb. 10 against the Memphis Hustle.
Doncic, Mavericks fend off late rally to beat Spurs, 122-107
San Antonio defeats Memphis 131-119. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Brett Carlsen/Getty Images)SAN ANTONIO – Luka Doncic had 36 points, 11 assists and nine rebounds and the Dallas Mavericks withstood a late rally to beat the San Antonio Spurs 122-117 on Friday night. San Antonio lost starting point guard Dejounte Murray in the opening minute. ... San Antonio made seven 3-pointers in the first quarter tonight, which is one shy of its franchise record for a single quarter.
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.
Spurs go 3-and-D: Select Florida State wing Devin Vassell in NBA draft
SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio boosted its backcourt in the NBA draft Wednesday night, taking Florida State’s Devin Vassell at No. #Spurs lottery draft pick Devin Vassell discusses being selected by San Antonio, what he brings to the table, the opportunity to play for Gregg Popovich and moving to SA. Trade questions involving veterans DeMar DeRozan and LaMarcus Aldridge were rampant prior to the draft, but San Antonio did not complete any deals. The quartet led San Antonio to a 5-3 record during the restart, finishing 1 1/2 games behind Portland for eighth in the Western Conference. “I’m very excited for the opportunity and very thankful for the San Antonio Spurs organization for believing in me,” Jones said.
Georgetown player leaves team amid harassment complaint
(AP Photo/Kathy Willens)WASHINGTON, DC – A Georgetown men’s basketball player who is now off the team was among three Hoyas who were the subject of complaints accusing them of burglary and harassment. Georgetown athletic director Lee Reed said Tuesday that LeBlanc is seeking a transfer. Gardner and Alexander were still listed on the Hoyas’ roster Tuesday night on Georgetown’s website, while LeBlanc and Akinjo have been removed. The university issued a statement Monday saying: “Georgetown takes student conduct issues very seriously and ensures that they are investigated thoroughly. According to the documents, a female Georgetown student accused the trio of “threats against my personal safety.” Temporary restraining orders filed by a different student against LeBlanc and Alexander were granted days later.
Krzyzewski gets milestone, Duke tops tough Georgetown in NYC
The Blue Devils are used to playing big games at the Garden, while the improving Hoyas are still finding their way. Krzyzewski is 218-34 when the Blue Devils hold the top spot, a mark they hit this week in The Associated Press poll. The Blue Devils hung tight, and Joe Baker hit a 3 that pulled them within three. Duke: The Blue Devils will retain their No. Duke: The Blue Devils return home Tuesday to play Stephen F. Austin.