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This sign is in our front yard, and yes I spray painted
the black and silver stripes on the post.
We love our (NBA Champions 2005) Spurs.
Not just because they are a very good team, but because
they are a class act all the way.
Mainly from the guidance of retired center David Robinson, who
made San Antonio his only NBA home during his professional career,
and who learned a thing or two about leadership and class as a
Naval Academy graduate and Naval Officer before becoming a star
as a member of the US Olympic 'Dream Team' that spread basketball
fever to the entire world. More than anyone else, 'The Admiral'
instilled a belief in values, community responsibility and true
professionalism into the Spurs organization that continues today
under the leadership of Coach Gregg Popovich (Air Force Academy)
and superstar forward Tim Duncan. Both of whom are known for
having a wonderfully dry sense of humor.
We don't have to worry about thugs and criminals on this team.
With the exception of Dennis Rodman, there have been no embarrassing
players on the Spurs, at least as long as they were under contract
For example, Guard Avery 'The Little General' Johnson, for years
the man-in-charge out on the court, was just voted NBA Coach of
the Year after only his 1st full season leading the
Here's a view of their state-of-the-art practice facility,
which was recently built near our home.