The Story Behind Every NBA Team’s Name

The San Antonio Spurs were originally the Dallas Chaparrals in the ABA before moving to San Antonio in 1973. After the move, the team was renamed to Gunslingers, but before they played their fist game, they were renamed to the Spurs. Coincidentally or not, one of the investors behind the move from Dallas, Red McCombs, was born in Spur, Texas.