The Golden State Warriors may be the reigning champions, but the San Antonio Spurs are still the gold standard.
There’s a bigger picture here that’s still very much in play, a history of success and smarts that has netted them five titles since 1999 and currently has them with an 18-5 record that hardly anyone has noticed amid all the Warriors mania. But (Warriors GM Bob) Myers will never make the mistake of overlooking San Antonio. He’s too busy admiring them.
“They are a model franchise,” Myers told USA TODAY Sports on Thursday. “We are all trying to emulate them.”
Source: Sam Amick of USA TODAY Sports
Sources: Nikola Mirotic Out Two-to-Four Weeks with Left Thumb Fracture
Bucks forward Nikola Mirotic has suffered a slight fracture of his left thumb and will miss at least two-to-four weeks, league sources tell @TheAthleticNBA @Stadium.
— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) March 20, 2019
Source: Shams Charania on Twitter
Sources: Suns to Meet with Jimmer Fredette
The Phoenix Suns will meet with former BYU star and Sacramento Kings first-round pick Jimmer Fredette on Thursday, according to 98.7 FM Arizona’s Sports Station’s John Gambadoro.
Gambadoro reports the Suns could sign Fredette through the rest of the season. The Suns currently have an open roster spot.
The 30-year-old guard is currently playing for the Shanghai Sharks of the Chinese Basketball Association. On Tuesday, the Sharks were eliminated from the postseason. Fredette averaged 36.9 points per game for Shanghai, the league’s top mark.