NBA Trade Rumors: Spurs’ Star Requested Shocking NBA Trade, Coach Popovich Reveals [Video]To see the original post and the Video, click here
While the San Antonio Spurs have been the benchmark of a successful franchise for years now, frequent NBA trade rumors had popped up regarding one of their stars. On Friday, Spurs’ head coach Greg Popovich revealed that in fact, those rumors were correct and it actually surprised him when he heard it straight from the player himself. However, that player is still with the team and is enjoying a “resurgence.” Here are the latest details on which of San Antonio’s top stars was nearly on the trading block but has turned things around this season.
Manu Ginobili, Tony Parker, Jeff Green, and Kawhi Leonard have all recently been sidelined due to various issues. With San Antonio having struggles due to injuries this season, the tried and true formula of Greg Popovich’s coaching system has always served the team and its players well as they seem to contend each season. However,
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