San Antonio Spurs

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San Antonio Spurs
First Season
1967-68
Team History
San Antonio Spurs (1973-present)
Dallas Chaparrals (1967-70, 1971-73)
Texas Chaparrals (1970-71)
Conference/Division
National Basketball Association (1976-present)
  • Western Conference (1980-present)
    • Southwest Division (2004-present)
    • Midwest Division (1980-2004)
  • Eastern Conference (1976-80)
    • Central Division (1976-80)

American Basketball Association (1967-76)

  • Eastern Division (1967-75)
Venue
AT&T Center (2002-present)
Alamodome (1993-2002)
HemisFair Arena (1973-93)
Moody Coliseum (1967-73)
Lubbock Municipal Coliseum (1970-71)
Tarrant County Convention Center (1970-71)
State Fair Coliseum
Key People
Players • Head Coaches • Executives


The San Antonio Spurs are an American professional basketball team based in San Antonio, Texas. The Spurs compete in the National Basketball Association (NBA) as a member of the league's Western Conference Southwest Division. The Spurs were established in 1967 as Dallas Chaparrals, a charter member of the American Basketball Association (ABA). They moved to San Antonio in 1973 and became a member of the NBA in 1976 as a result of the ABA-NBA merger.

Publications

Home programs by season

Season/Date Type Opponent Venue
1960s
Dallas Chaparrals
November 21, 1967 Regular Season Kentucky Colonels Dallas Memorial Auditorium
March 22, 1969 Regular Season Denver Rockets Moody Coliseum
1970s
1971-72 Regular Season n/a Moody Coliseum
October 2, 1972 Preseason Denver Rockets McPherson High School Roundhouse
San Antonio Spurs
1975-76 Postseason New York Nets HemisFair Arena
1976-77 Postseason Boston Celtics HemisFair Arena
1990s
1991-92 Regular Season various HemisFair Arena
1998-99 NBA Finals New York Knicks Alamodome, Madison Square Garden
2000s
2002-03 NBA Finals New Jersey Nets AT&T Center, Continental Airlines Arena
2004-05 NBA Finals Detroit Pistons SBC Center, The Palace of Auburn Hills
2010s
2012-13 NBA Finals Miami Heat American Airlines Arena, AT&T Center
2013-14 NBA Finals Miami Heat American Airlines Arena, AT&T Center

Seasons

San Antonio Spurs publications by season
1967-68 • 1968-69 • 1969-70 • 1970-71 • 1971-72 • 1972-73 • 1973-74 • 1974-75 • 1975-76 • 1976-77 • 1977-78 • 1978-79 • 1979-80 • 1980-81 • 1981-82 • 1982-83 • 1983-84 • 1984-85 • 1985-86 • 1986-87 • 1987-88 •  1988-89 • 1989-90 • 1990-91 • 1991-92 • 1992-93 • 1993-94 • 1994-95 • 1995-96 • 1996-97 • 1997-98 • 1998-99 • 1999-2000 • 2000-01 • 2001-02 • 2002-03 • 2003-04 • 2004-05 • 2005-06 • 2006-07 • 2007-08 • 2008-09 •  2009-10 • 2010-11 • 2011-12 • 2012-13 • 2013-14 • 2014-15 • 2015-16 • 2016-17 • 2017-18 • 2018-19 • 2019-20 • 2020-21 • 2021-22 • 2022-23


Head Coaches

San Antonio Spurs head coaches
Cliff Hagan (1967-70) • Max Williams (1970) • Bill Blakeley (1970-71) • Tom Nissalke (1971-72) • Babe McCarthy (1972-73) • Tom Nissalke (1973-74) • Dave Brown* (1973) • Bob Bass (1974-76) • Doug Moe (1976-80) • Bob Bass (1980) • Stan Albeck (1980-83) • Morris McHone (1983) • Bob Bass (1983-84) • Cotton Fitzsimmons (1984-86) • Bob Weiss (1986-88) • Larry Brown (1988-92) • Bob Bass (1992) • Jerry Tarkanian (1992) • Rex Hughes* (1992) • John Lucas II (1992-94) • Bob Hill (1994-96) • Gregg Popovich (1996-present)

*interim head coach


National Basketball Association
Eastern Conference Atlantic Central Southeast
Boston Celtics (TD Garden)
Brooklyn Nets (Barclays Center)
New York Knicks (Madison Square Garden)
Philadelphia 76ers (Wells Fargo Center)
Toronto Raptors (Scotiabank Arena)
Chicago Bulls (United Center)
Cleveland Cavaliers (Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse)
Detroit Pistons (Little Caesars Arena)
Indiana Pacers (Bankers Life Fieldhouse)
Milwaukee Bucks (Fiserv Forum)
Atlanta Hawks (State Farm Arena)
Charlotte Hornets (Spectrum Center)
Miami Heat (FTX Arena)
Orlando Magic (Amway Center)
Washington Wizards (Capital One Arena)
Western Conference Northwest Pacific Southwest
Denver Nuggets (Ball Arena)
Minnesota Timberwolves (Target Center)
Oklahoma City Thunder (Paycom Center)
Portland Trail Blazers (Moda Center)
Utah Jazz (Vivint Arena)
Golden State Warriors (Chase Center)
Los Angeles Clippers (Crypto.com Arena)
Los Angeles Lakers (Crypto.com Arena)
Phoenix Suns (Footprint Center)
Sacramento Kings (Golden 1 Center)
Dallas Mavericks (American Airlines Center)
Houston Rockets (Toyota Center)
Memphis Grizzlies (FedExForum)
New Orleans Pelicans (Smoothie King Center)
San Antonio Spurs (AT&T Center)
Defunct franchises All defunct franchises
Related Hoop Magazine • League publications • All-Star Games • Seasons • Venues


American Basketball Association
Teams ABA league publications • Denver Nuggets • The Floridians • Indiana Pacers • Kentucky Colonels • Memphis Sounds • New York Nets • Pittsburgh Condors • San Antonio Spurs • San Diego Sails • Spirits of St. Louis • Utah Stars • Virginia Squires
Seasons 1967-68 • 1968-69 • 1969-70 • 1970-71 • 1971-72 • 1972-73 • 1973-74 • 1974-75 • 1975-76
Venues Civic Arena • Dallas Memorial Auditorium • Denver Auditorium Arena • Freedom Hall • Golden Hall • Hampton Roads Coliseum • Island Garden • Indiana State Fairgrounds Coliseum • Long Island Arena • Louisville Convention Center • Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena • McNichols Sports Arena • Metropolitan Sports Center • Mid-South Coliseum • Moody Coliseum • Salt Palace • St. Louis Arena • Tarrant County Convention Center • Teaneck Armory
Related Gary Davidson • ABA All-Star Games • Cage Stars


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