The Heat missed their field goal attempt, but the undersized Spurs could not grab the defensive rebound.
They have made the playoffs in 27 of the last 28 seasons (since 198990) and have only missed the playoffs four times since entering the NBA; they have not missed the playoffs in the 20 seasons since.
"San Antonio Spurs Primary Logo (1976/77-1988/89.Although San Antonio had over 650,000 people at the time (and has since grown to become the seventh-largest city danielle's baskets & gifts oradell nj in the United States it has always been a medium-sized market because the surrounding suburban and rural areas are not much larger than the city itself.Aparicio, Ricardo (April 23, 2004).The Spurs wear black sneakers and socks on the road, and white sneakers and socks at home (except for select games with the silver alternates a practice that began in the 200203 season.
This agreement placed particular financial pressure on the Spurs and the other three former ABA teams.
19851989: Difficult years edit The next four seasons were a dark time in Spurs ' history with the team having a combined record of 115289.
The long-term viability of the Spurs franchise in San Antonio was, however, achieved during the season, as Bexar County voters approved increases in car rental and hotel taxes which would allow for the construction of a new arena next to the Freeman Coliseum.The San Antonio Spurs became the first defending champions since the 201112 Dallas Mavericks to be eliminated in the first round of the NBA playoffs.Hotspurs News, wembley Stadium has not been too kind to Tottenham over the years, but former club captain, Gary Mabbutt, believes thats about to change.Chiari, Mike (March 22, 2018)." Spurs edge Mavericks to sweep season series".However, the Oklahoma City Thunder would end up winning the next four games in the West Finals, to take the series.Retrieved July 11, 2016.Manu Ginóbili (14,043).The biggest personnel move of the Spurs ' off-season had the club sending the beloved guard George Hill to his hometown Indiana Pacers for San Diego State 's Kawhi Leonard, a hyper-athletic forward selected #15 overall by the Pacers in the 2011 NBA draft.