Jun 11, 2013; San Antonio, TX, USA; San Antonio Spurs point guard Gary Neal addresses the media during a press conference after game three of the 2013 NBA Finals against the Miami Heat at the AT
That’s the exact same facial expression I made when I heard the news.
According to Jared Zwerling of ESPN New York and ESPN.com, an unnamed league source states that the Spurs are likely to resign Gary Neal. This of course confirms Adrian Wojnarowski’s original report that even with the Belinelli signing, the Spurs would look to resign Neal, which was the opposite of what ESPN’s Marc Stein reported.
Last night, news came out that the Milwaukee Bucks were in pursuit of Neal, along with three other unknown teams. The Bucks have already signed Carlos Delfino, O.J. Mayo and Zaza Pachulia this off-season, while at risk of losing their free agents Brandon Jennings and Monta Ellis. Neal’s restricted free agent status means the Spurs can still match any offer he gets, if they want to keep
an overly crowded backcourt
the 28-year-old, undrafted guard.
Neal averaged 22 minutes of playing time last year while coming off the bench for the Spurs.