By Trevor Zickgraf, ProjectSpurs.com
LAS VEGAS - The San Antonio Spurs open their Summer League schedule against the Atlanta Hawks Sunday. The team features former Vanderbilt forward John Jenkins. Its coaching staff features former San Antonio Spurs point guard Nick Van Exel. Van Exel was a Spur for one season, the 2006 season when the Spurs lost to the Mavericks in the second round of the playoffs. Van Exel said Coach Gregg Popovich has been a huge influence on his coaching style despite his short stint in San Antonio.
"I took so much with me from him, Van Exel said. "I take more from him in that one year with me than any other coach I played for."
Read the full interview at Project Spurs.