Mayor Ron Nirenberg said the four-day event will attract 70,000 visitors, fill more than 40,000 hotel room nights, and generate “priceless media exposure.”
Former Spurs player Tim Duncan announced Tuesday the beginning of an effort to raise $500,000 for hungry San Antonio families during the holiday season, pledging to contribute two dollars for every dollar donated to the San Antonio Food Bank.
The 16th annual Antonio Daniels Basketball camp begins June 12 at Cornerstone Christian School’s Warrior Arena.
According to ESPN, Plum has a quicker release than Golden State All-Star Klay Thompson and a wrist flick almost as quick as Golden State’s Stephen Curry.
The Twig Book Shop will host longtime sports writer Mike Monroe as he celebrates the publication of his book, “100 Things Spurs Fans Should Know and Do Before They Die.”
Nobody needed social media to identify the mishaps that doomed the Kings and allowed the Spurs to claim a 102-94 victory in a grind-out game that had its own level of satisfaction that matched Tuesday’s thumping of the Golden State Warriors.
“Every year I’m completely amazed by their impact,” said Cory Basso, H-E-B’s group vice-president of marketing and advertising and the man responsible for conceptualizing the creative use of Spurs players to market the grocery chain’s products.
Everything Spurs fans need to know about the importance of this season’s pre-season schedule is contained in the passenger manifest for the team’s Sunday afternoon flight to Phoenix for the first of six exhibition games that will help shape a roster that has more new faces than old.
Spurs center Pau Gasol ended one of the most distinguished careers in international basketball competition with a win over Australia in Sunday’s bronze medal game in the Olympic tournament in Rio de Janeiro.
The sterling international basketball careers of Spurs stars Manu Ginobili and Tony Parker ended Wednesday in Rio de Janeiro when their Argentine and French teams lost in the quarterfinals of the 2016 Olympic tournament.