Spurs still contender?

2010-2011 season is going coming up and Spurs are not getting younger.

This is the question everybody will ask ,”Are they still contender for a championship?”

Other teams in the league are getting better especially with the historic 2010 free agency.

Teams had great additions were Miami, with Lebron and Bosh; Chicago, with Boozer, Kyle Korver, Ronnie Brewer and rumors say Carmelo might want to join Bulls.

Defending Champion Lakers added another great defender in Matt Barnes. Amare Stoudemire went to New York.

This means our San Antonio Spurs will have to make some great additions. Spurs got Tiago Splitter a draft pick Spurs from 2007. He will help San Antonio on rebounds and blocks and will give Tim Duncan resting time.

The already 34-year-old future fall of famer and the best power forward in the game, Duncan will try to stay healthy as the whole team should. A bad move to me was re-signing Jefferson. Spurs used a lot of money to get him and he did nothing to help the Spurs. 

Spurs still have some young guns on the team George Hill at 24 years, Tiago Splitter at 25 years and DeJuan Blair at 21 years young. Good for the Spurs even though they are still one of the oldest teams in NBA.

Spurs still want to be a contender let these young guns get lots of playing time. George Hill, a terrific point guard and a great defender, should be a starter and Splitter should be helping Tim Duncan down low.

Spurs will need to stay healthy especially in a hard Western Conference with teams like Lakers, Thunder, Trailblazers, Mavericks, Suns, and Jazz. Last season Manu got injured twice and Parker got hurt for a good number of games.

Tim Duncan and his Spurs have been in this situation before so don’t count the Spurs out of being a contender. All they have to do is stay healthy and the Spurs can continue in the playoffs and maybe “Drive for 5” in this upcoming exciting 2010-2011 NBA season.

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