A group of San Antonio investors purchased the Dallas Chaparrals from the American Basketball Association in 1973 and decided to hold a public contest to rename the team. Five thousand entries with over 500 names were submitted. After reconsidering their first decision to call the team the Aztecs (several teams already used that name), the judges (investors and local press representatives) settled on Spurs. It may have just been a coincidence that one of the team’s main investors, Red McCombs, was born in Spur, Texas.

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San Antonio Spurs Fan Shop

Collect San Antonio Spurs Fan Shop Gear Represent your team your way – with San Antonio Spurs gear. Watch the Spurs go head-to-head with the competition in style with items from the San Antonio Spurs Fan Shop. You can kick your tailgating party up a notch with themed games, drinkware and other Fan Shop items […]

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San Antonio Spurs Owner Steps Down, Wife Named Chairman And CEO

Photo via Andy Lyons/Getty.The San Antonio Spurs announced tonight that Peter Holt has retired as chairman and CEO of Spurs Sports & Entertainment—the company that owns the Spurs and a number of other San Antonio-area sports teams—which Holt has led since 1996. He will be replaced by his wife, Julianna Hawn Holt, who will also…

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San Antonio Spurs | NBATA

San Antonio Spurs | NBATA Will Sevening joined the San Antonio Spurs as the Head Athletic Trainer in 1998. Prior to joining the Spurs, Sevening worked under the tutelage of longtime Indiana Pacers Head Athletic Trainer, David Craig. He was an intern with the Pacers from 1992-1994, and the Assistant Athletic Trainer with the Pacers […]

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San Antonio Spurs Coach Gregg Popovich Calls President Trump ‘Soulless Coward’

In his latest rant against Donald Trump, San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich called the president a “soulless coward” for making a false claim that Barack Obama and George W. Bush did not contact the families of U.S. soldiers killed in battle.Speaking to The Nation’s Dave Zirin, Popovich lambasted Trump for his “never-ending divisiveness”…

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Spurs’ Dejounte Murray opens up about tough upbringing, being labeled a ‘gang member’ during NBA draft

Sports San Antonio Spurs guard Dejounte Murray (5) during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Charlotte Hornets in San Antonio, Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020. San Antonio won 114-90. (AP Photo/Eric Gay) (Copyright 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.) SAN ANTONIO – Dejounte Murray recently opened up about his upbringing in […]