With an eye towards yet another title and a plan for the future, San Antonio is leaving no shades of gray about just how good they can be
Perhaps symbolic, San Antonio ditched their gray alts that they had worn at home all post-season, for their traditional whites on Tuesday Night. That was preceded by handing out black t-shirts adorned with their familiar, albeit boring ‘U’ Spur logo to all fans in attendance.
The AT&T Center looked more like a sea of darkness than a celebration, almost mockingly taking on Miami’s customary white outs. There was no gray to be found.
No sass, no sizzle, just straight forward. It was as if the Spurs organization said to their fans, tonight is a gift to ‘U.’
The Spurs hadn’t been back at home in the Finals since shredding LeBron James’ heavily over-matched Cavs in a forgettable Finals beat-down. That was 2007, a cool 6 years earlier.
The crowd hooted and hollered, ready to go, back in the ‘ship, with a marquee opponent on their court, in their den. This would not be a typical Tuesday night in the hoops-happy Alamo. (more…)
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