• The San Antonio Spurs will face the Chicago Bulls tomorrow night to conclude their Rodeo Road Trip. It will be a huge game for both teams but don't tell that to Bulls' coach Tom Thibodeau:
“Every game's a measuring stick for us,” Thibodeau said Wednesday at the Berto Center. “We want to be consistent with our approach.” (dailyherald.com)
• Bulls' Derrick Rose weighed in on tomorrow's matchup and if it's a measuring stick for the Bulls:
“If they think that, that's great,” Rose said. “I wouldn't mind that at all. It's a measuring stick for us to see how far we've come.” (dailyherald.com)
New Orleans Hornets trade: Emeka Okafor and Jarrett Jack to the Utah Jazz; David West to the Phoenix Suns; and Trevor Ariza, Marcus Banks and Willie Green to the San Antonio Spurs.
Utah Jazz trade: Deron Williams to the New Orleans Hornets.
Phoenix Suns trade: Steve Nash to the New Orleans Hornets.
San Antonio Spurs trade: Tony Parker to the New Orleans Hornets.• Seems the Spurs were interested in acquiring Portland Trailblazers' Joel Pryzbilla:
They offered Przybilla a reported two-year, $3.35 million contract. When that expired, there were other teams interested in him, notably the soon-to-be NBA champion San Antonio Spurs, but Przybilla opted to remain loyal and reward the faith Portland originally had in him. (mndaily.com)
• Express News' Tim Griffin asks if you can name all former Spurs players who played in at least 1,000 NBA games.
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