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The Spurs are always about more than basketball.

Memphis Grizzlies v San Antonio Spurs Photos by Chris Elise/NBAE via Getty Images

The improbable snow storm that has taken over San Antonio has me holed up in my home for the last 48 hours. Schools have been canceled. Businesses are closed. The Catholic church even suspended Ash Wednesday.

We are lucky to have power. We are lucky our water began to trickle back on. We have additional family staying with us whose power has been out.

The Henry B. Gonzales Convention Center is opening up for people who have no heat and electricity. The San Antonio Food Bank is serving meals.

San Antonio is staying strong and looking out for one another. That’s what makes this community so wonderful.

And the Spurs are a huge part of this community. Their generosity and commitment to the people of San Antonio is the backbone of the term “Spurs Culture.”

Yesterday it was announced the Spurs were going to have postpone games due to COVID protocols. Here was R. C. Buford’s comment:

“Our team is responsibly handling our health and safety situation and will return to playing games as soon as it is safe to do so. At this time, basketball is secondary as we witness hundreds of thousands of people in our community who are without power and other vital resources. Our hearts and thoughts are with our friends and neighbors who are dealing with these severe circumstances. We hope that everyone stays safe, warm, and strong.”

Well said, R.C. Amen.

*If you are in town and in need and cannot find resources, feel free to email me. I will do my best to get you any support I can.


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