The Winning Formula Behind The San Antonio Spurs
May 23, 2014INDIANA SPORTS PAGE
Did you know that the San Antonio Spurs were one of the 11 original ABA franchises? That they were originally dubbed the Dallas Chaparrals and played games in Fort Worth and Lubbock? Did you know that low attendance prompted the team to relocate to San Antonio in 1973?
Those bits of trivia are just a small window into the curious history of the Spurs, a team that has been usually snubbed from the limelight despite its success. Now again on the cusp of yet another trip to the NBA Finals, the Spurs simply refuse to go away despite an aging core and the notion that this kind of NBA streak of winning should simply not happen.
Today we take a look at how the Spurs have been able to dominate for more than a decade and a half, the legacy they are building and how they compare to the rest of the NBA.