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Spurs waive first-rounder Livio Jean-Charles before first NBA game, putting him in small club

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It took a few years, but the Spurs finally signed Livio Jean-Charles – the No. 28 pick in the 2013 draft – to a rookie-scale contract this summer. The problem: Jean-Charles tore his ACL in Europe and hadn’t developed as San Antonio hoped. So, San Antonio is cutting bait historically quickly. Spurs release: The San [more]

Spurs 2010 second-rounder Ryan Richards joins mix in San Antonio

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The Spurs built an international farm system by drafting or trading for the rights of players who remained overseas. San Antonio is hoping to yield dividends this year. The Spurs have signed Livio Jean-Charles (No. 28 pick in 2013) and Davis Bertans (No. 42 pick in 2011). Now, they’re adding Ryan Richards (No. 49 pick [more]

Report: Spurs trying to sign Argentinian Nicolas Laprovittola


Manu Ginobili is retiring from the Argentinian national team. So, the Spurs are bringing Argentina to him. After signing Patricio Garino, San Antonio is now looking to add Nicolas Laprovittola. Marc Stein of ESPN: The San Antonio Spurs are indeed working on trying to bring rugged Argentinean guard Nicolas Laprovittola to the NBA, league sources [more]