The sporting activity serves as the best platform when it comes to proving one’s talent to the outside world. Sport is an activity that involves skills and physical strength. Physical activity always plays a key role to be healthy and fit. Sport helps to improve the character and the personality of a person. Sports are always helpful to make a positive effect on both body and the mind. There are so many sports such as cricket, football, basketball, hockey, and other team sports. Basketball is one of the major sports which attract a larger number of fans.
Basketball is a game that can be played between two teams which consist of five players each. Basketball is usually played indoors on a rectangular court. There is an elevated horizontal hoop and net called a basket on both sides of the court, where each team tries to score a goal by tossing the ball through the opponent’s basket. San Antonia Spurs is one of the professional basketball team based in San Antonio, USA. In North America, there is a professional league for basketball for men which are called the NBA (National Basketball Association). For all the recent San Antonio Spurs News you can visit the official website of Spurs.
History of National Basketball Association:
National Basketball Association is formed in 1949 in the United States by two organizations, the Basketball Association of America and the National Basketball League. Both BAA and NBL merged to form the National Basketball Association (NBA). The two organizations are rivals where BAA is founded in 1946 and the NBL is formed in 1937. The National Basket League was comprised of two conferences, each has three divisions and there were 30 teams in total.
History of San Antonio Spurs:
San Antonio Spurs one of the best American professional basketball team which has been established in 1967 based in San Antonio in Texas, America. San Antonio Spurs won a total of five National Basketball Association championships in 1999, 2003, 2005, 2007, and 2014 in NBA history. The Spurs plays in the Western Conference in the Southwest division of the NBA league. The Spurs was first started as the Dallas Chaparrals in the American Basketball Association. The Dallas Chaparrals was then sold to a group of businessmen in San Antonio in 1973 and then it is renamed as Spurs.
George Gervin, who joined the franchise, was the star of the early San Antonio team, who helped to establish the Spurs throughout the 1970s and 1980s. The Spurs starts to lose a four-year string of seasons after Gervin was traded from the Spurs in 1985. David Robinson moved to San Antonio Spurs for the season 1989-90. Robinson’s presence made a win improvement for Spurs. The Spurs choose Tim Duncan from the NBA draft lottery. The duo of Robinson and Tim Duncan helped the Spurs to a 36-win improvement in the 1997-98 seasons and the duo is nicknamed as “Twin Towers.” Following that remarkable year, they guided the San Antonio Spurs to their first National Basketball Association (NBA), championship title.
The recent San Antonio Spurs News is that the Spurs have a great record of winning the head-to-head regular season against all active franchises in NBA.