Matt Guzman

Matt Guzman

Matt Guzman is a sports journalist and storyteller from Austin, Texas. He serves as a credentialed reporter and site manager for San Antonio Spurs On SI and a staff writer for multiple collegiate sites in the same network. In the world of professional sports, he is a firm believer that athletes are people, too, and intends to tell stories of players and teams’ true, behind-the-scenes character that otherwise would not be seen through strong narrative writing, hooking ledes and passionate words.

D.J. Horne works out during the offseason prior to playing in the 2K25 NBA Summer League for the San Antonio Spurs.
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Opportunities & 1st Impressions: Behind the Scenes of Spurs' Summer League with D.J. Horne

A good portion of NBA Summer League is about teams' first looks at their incoming rookies, but the somewhat overlooked aspect lies in undrafted players like D.J. Horne and their hopes of securing a spot in the league.

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Apr 5, 2024; New Orleans, Louisiana, USA; San Antonio Spurs guard Devonte' Graham (4) reacts to making a 3-point basket against the New Orleans Pelicans during the first half at Smoothie King Center.
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BREAKING: Spurs Trade Devonte' Graham to Hornets, Guard Likely To Be Waived

The San Antonio Spurs sent Devonte' Graham and his partially-guaranteed contract to the Charlotte Hornets as a way to clear up roster space to potentially add another player this offseason.

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Wake Forest Demon Deacons guard Tim Duncan in action against the North Carolina Tar Heels.
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The San Antonio Minute: Stephon Castle's Fitting Connection to Tim Duncan

San Antonio rookie Stephon Castle comes to the franchise as a rookie with plenty to offer, but interestingly enough, now being a signed member of the Silver & Black is the only connection he's ever had with the Spurs.

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Mar 15, 2024; Austin, Texas, USA; San Antonio Spurs mascot Coyote excites fans during a timeout in the second half against the Denver Nuggets at Moody Center.
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Spurs Starter, Thursday, July 4, 2024: San Antonio '2nd Happiest' Fanbase After Draft

Your daily briefing on what's going on with the San Antonio Spurs, including news, draft & more.

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Feb 27, 2024; Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA; Minnesota Timberwolves center Rudy Gobert (27) and San Antonio Spurs center Victor Wembanyama (1) talk after the game at Target Center.
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Victor Wembanyama, Rudy Gobert Put Up Defensive Masterclass vs. Turkey in France Blowout Win

San Antonio Spurs star Victor Wembanyama and Les Bleus notched a win in their first exhibition game of the summer, cruising past Turkey 96-56 behind the 7-footer's strong all-around performance.

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Apr 12, 2024; San Antonio, Texas, USA; San Antonio Spurs forward Sandro Mamukelashvili (54) reacts during the first half against the Denver Nuggets at Frost Bank Center.
Free Agency

Sandro Mamukelashvili, David Duke Jr. & Dominick Barlow: What Do Spurs' Qualifying Offers Mean?

The San Antonio Spurs made some key decisions at the beginning of free agency regarding their fringe players. Here's what that means and how it could impact the roster moving forward:

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Jun 26, 2024; Brooklyn, NY, USA; Connecticut Huskies head coach coach Dan Hurley talks to Stephon Castle (left) and Donovan Clingan (right) before the start of the first round of the 2024 NBA Draft at Barclays Center.
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The San Antonio Minute: Reacting to the Spurs' 3-Man Draft Class

The San Antonio Spurs welcomed their three-man draft class to Texas Saturday, which revealed the promise they saw in them and reaffirmed their patient approach. But how do their rookies show that?

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Jun 26, 2024; Brooklyn, NY, USA; Stephon Castle poses for photos with NBA commissioner Adam Silver after being selected in the first round by the San Antonio Spurs in the 2024 NBA Draft at Barclays Center.
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'Perfect Fit': Stephon Castle, With Humility, Is Ready For Rookie Season With Spurs

The San Antonio Spurs introduced Stephon Castle to his new city Saturday afternoon, and it was quickly clear how much the rookie valued his opportunity to showcase his talent and help the NBA's youngest team find success.

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Apr 23, 2024; Los Angeles, California, USA; Chris Paul attends game two of the first round for the 2024 NBA playoffs between the Los Angeles Clippers and the Dallas Mavericks at Crypto.com Arena.
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Spurs Starter, Monday, July 1, 2024: San Antonio Makes 1st Offseason Splash With Chris Paul

Your daily briefing on what's going on with the San Antonio Spurs, including news, draft & more.

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Mar 31, 2024; San Antonio, Texas, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Chris Paul (3) dribbles in front of San Antonio Spurs guard Blake Wesley (14) in the first half at Frost Bank Center.
Free Agency

BREAKING: San Antonio Spurs Land NBA Veteran Chris Paul in Free Agency

The San Antonio Spurs finally decided to pursue Chris Paul after he'd been mentioned as a target several other times. Now, the 20-year veteran is set to bring his expertise to the NBA's youngest squad.

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Jun 24, 2023; San Antonio, TX, USA; San Antonio Spurs draft pick Victor Wembanyama stands with family during a video presentation at a press conference at Frost Bank Center.
Draft Coverage

'That's Why We Are Here': If Victor Wembanyama Was 'The Wave,' The NBA Is Riding It

French prospect Zaccharie Risacher being taken No. 1 overall by the Atlanta Hawks marked the second straight season a Frenchman was taken tops, and the beginning of a new era of France-made NBA talent.

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Jun 26, 2024; Brooklyn, NY, USA; Stephon Castle arrives for the first round of the 2024 NBA Draft at Barclays Center.
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2024 NBA Draft Roundup: What Did We Learn From Spurs' Picks, Trades?

The San Antonio Spurs' 2024 NBA Draft was telling regarding the direction the young team is choosing to take to improve, and for multiple reasons. Here's what we learned.

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