San Antonio Spurs: 5 Regular season games to circle
December 27th - 8:30 pm ET vs Utah Jazz
Rudy Gay returns to San Antonio, where he spent the last four seasons. Rudy averaged just over 11 points per game in his time with the Spurs, and while he won’t ever be regarded as an all-time Spur, he never gave fans any reason to dislike him.
January 26th - 8:30 pm ET vs Memphis Grizzlies, ESPN
Of the five nationally televised games the Spurs have this season, this is the only one on ESPN. The other four are on NBA TV. Already a few months into the season, this could be a tremendous opportunity for the Spurs’ young guns to catch some national attention.
February 4th - 8:30 pm ET vs Houston Rockets
In 2019, the trade deadline was on 2/7. We don’t have an exact date for the 2021 season, but if you assume it’s around that time again, this would be the last game before the deadline. With the Spurs beginning a rebuild (or retool, whichever you prefer), Bryn Forbes and Thaddeus Young are two veterans that many believe may be shipped out midseason in exchange for either draft capital or younger players.