Monday , Feb , 04 , 2008 C.Y. Ellis

Greg Popovich Pulled Out all the Stops to Land Damon Stoudamire


Damon Stoudamire is 34 years old, an age that puts him closer to being an NBA senior citizen than a senior in high school. One day last week, however, he experienced a full-fledged teenage flashback. Spurs coach Gregg Popovich, not exactly recreating a recruiting trek from his days at Pomona-Pitzer College, flew halfway across the country and back Wednesday, from Seattle to Memphis to Phoenix. All to try to convince Stoudamire, the veteran point guard whose contract the Grizzlies had just bought out, to come play for him. [Click here for more from the San Antonio Express News.->http://www.mysanantonio.com/sports/basketball/nba/spurs/stories/MYSA020408.03D.Spurs_sign_stoudamire.en.2e95421.html]