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The historic run that started it all.

1999 McDonalds Open: San Antonio Spurs v Vasco Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images

If you are like me, then you spent a few nights this week watching games 1, ,2, 4, and 5 of the 1999 NBA Finals on Fox Sports Southwest. It’s great to reminisce. The San Antonio Spurs vs. New York Knicks. No Patrick Ewing. The first ABA team to make the Finals.

Four of the five starters from that historic series have their jerseys hanging in the rafters: Tim Duncan, David Robinson, Sean Elliott, and Avery Johnson have become legends of that end of the millennium series. Trivia: who is the starter whose number is not retired by the Spurs?

Did you watch the games this week . . . ?

. . . or an entire game on YouTube . . .

. . . or do you remember the highlights . . .

. . . or, even more, maybe you were there?!?

I know it’s a day late, but we had to make room for Tony Parker’s birthday. Either way, what are your favorite memories of the Spurs first title?

Next Finals Games: Tuesday, May 19th 6:00 and 8:00 p.m. 2003 Games 1 and 3 on Fox Sports Southwest

[Today is the birthday of one of the country musics greatest, George Strait. If you are a fan of his music, I will be playing a tribute show tonight on Facebook Live at 9:00 pm CST.]


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