Friday , Aug , 03 , 2007 Oly Sandor

San Antonio The NBA’s Best City & The Spurs The NBA’s Best Organization?

San Antonio is definitely the NBA’s model organization. Their assistant coaches and front office staff constantly gets hired by other teams. The Spurs played the Spurs-East, in the NBA finals because the Cleveland Cavaliers’ coach, Mike Brown, and GM, Danny Ferry, were both former San Antonio employees. But is San Antonio the NBA’s best basketball market and city? Get at us with your thoughts on this matter …

Steve Greenberg, a Sporting News writer, and SanAnDynasty argue that San Antonio is the NBA’s best city:

"Although I would love an NFL team in my hometown, the Spurs’ being the only pro franchise allows us, as fans, to concentrate all of our energy and focus on the team we love so dearly."

SanAnDynasty breaks down about 1,000 other reasons San Antone is No. 1, including:

1. The Spurs and their fans handle winning with class. "Do we overturn cars and start fires when we win a title?" he writes. "No. We celebrate with friends and family, maybe have a margarita on the Riverwalk and turn our focus to next season."

2. Spurs players don’t get into any trouble off the court. "They represent our city with pride and dignity."

3. The bottom line: "Nothing comes before the Spurs. That’s what makes San Antonio the best NBA town."

My Quick Take: is definitely the NBA’s model organization. Their assistant coaches and front office staff constantly gets hired by other teams. In fact, the Spurs played the Spurs-East, in the NBA finals because the Cleveland Cavaliers’ coach, Mike Brown, and GM, Danny Ferry, were both former San Antonio employees. No doubt about it, the Spurs also have excellent fan support.

But is San Antonio the NBA’s best basketball market and city? It’s one of the best if not the best. I also believe the , under Joe Dumars, has to be considered one of the league’s best all-around organizations and markets. The Pistons are always competitive, sell-out their building every night, and usually behave with dignity.

What city do you think is the NBA’s best market? Get at us in the comment box below with your thoughts.

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