Monday, August 19, 2013

David Robinson Should Work With Spurs’ Big Men

The San Antonio Spurs are entering next season with the bitter taste of defeat in their mouths, and they will be hell-bent on trying to make it back to the NBA Finals to redeem themselves. One of the major factors that will determine their chances of grabbing that fifth title will be the development of their young front line.

Tim Duncan will remain Tim Duncan but it is the other players like Baynes, Pendegraph, and Splitter that the Spurs need to improve.

The Spurs have the luxury of having Duncan around to help teach these players good big man practices, but there is another person that could be just as beneficial to them—former Spurs' superstar David Robinson. Robinson was the most athletic center to ever play the game, but he wasn’t always the most gifted offensively at first. He had to work on his game, developing a jump shot and hook shot in the off-season.

These are both moves that the Spurs’ big men desperately need to add to their games. For instance, in last year’s playoffs teams wouldn’t guard Tiago Splitter outside the painted area.... read the full post and more from David Rountree follow the link to MVPTexas!            

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