San Antonio Spurs Dynasty: The End of an Era

July 20th, 2010 by max minsker Leave a reply »
The San Antonio Spurs have been very good for a very long time. In fact, the Spurs have made the playoffs in 13 straight seasons. However, the Spurs are in trouble of losing their elite status for multiple reasons.

The San Antonio spurs roster is built primarily veterans. They do have solid young role players like Dejuan Blair, George Hill, Alonzo Gee, James Anderson, and possibly Tiago Splitter, but it is unlikely any of these players will turn out to be the kind of guys the Spurs have built franchises around in the past, namely David Robinson and Tim Duncan. 

Dejaun Blair, George Hill, and Tiago Splitter will probably not be as effective as the trio of Duncan, Parker, and Ginobili going forward. It seems as if this run of dominance is coming to an end, and it may be faster than you think. 

Tony Parker is the youngest of the trio at 28 as he is just reaching his prime. Unfortunately, the same cannot be said for his two teammates. Duncan is 34, and Ginobili will turn 33 this month.

Duncan specifically is starting to show his age, and is seeing his numbers as well as his minutes deteriorate. Ginobili has been struggling with na ...

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