San Antonio Spurs: Then and Now
Like every other major professional sports team that has survived from its league’s humble days, the modern day operations of the San Antonio Spurs would be unrecognizable to anyone involved with the team in 1973. While the franchise was blessed with national headlines for its early years, in today’s NBA, Spurs news and rumors are as consistent as those coming from the Los Angeles or Boston Lakers. Celtics.
But the fervor surrounding the team’s media coverage — and the virtually limitless ways fans can get that news — is just one of many things that’s changed drastically from the old days. From Spurs ticket prices to the logo, arena, coaching staff and team roster, here’s a look at how the San Antonio NBA team looked compared to how it looks today.