Spurs Announce 2012-13 Schedule

Spurs 40th Anniversary Season Tips-Off Oct. 31 at New Orleans

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The San Antonio Spurs will begin their 40th season of professional basketball on Wednesday, Oct. 31 against No.1 draft pick Anthony Davis and the Hornets at New Orleans. The Spurs will turn around and host their home opener at the AT&T Center on Nov. 1 at 8:30 p.m. against the Oklahoma City Thunder in a rematch of last season’s Western Conference Finals.

Celebrating their 40th anniversary of professional basketball, the Spurs played their first official game on Oct. 10, 1973 against the San Diego Conquistadors in a matchup of ABA teams. Since joining the NBA in 1976, the Spurs have only missed the playoffs four times and sport a winning percentage of .607 (1764-1140), which ranks second in the league over that time period. And since Tim Duncan joined the team, the Spurs have the best winning percentage over any 15-year span in NBA history with a .702 (830-352) mark. The .702 winning percentage is the top winning percentage in all four major sports over the past 15 seasons (1997-present).

The Silver and Black will face the defending NBA champions Miami Heat on Thursday, Nov. 29 in Miami and will host LeBron James and company at the AT&T Center on Sunday, March 31. Spurs fans will get their first look at Steve Nash in a Lakers jersey when Los Angeles visits San Antonio on January 9.

The Spurs hit the road and travel on a nine-game away stretch starting Wednesday, Feb. 6. for their annual rodeo road trip and will return to Alamo City Wednesday, Feb. 27 to host the Phoenix Suns.

Season ticket packages and partial game plans, including the Texas Rivalry and Weekend plan, are available now by calling (210) 444-5050, visiting Spurs.com or at the AT&T Center Southeast Box Office Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. or on weekend event days starting at 10 a.m. Ticket plans start at just $10 per game.

The broadcast schedule and on-sale date for single game tickets will be announced at a later time.

For additional ticket information or to download the entire 2012-2013 Spurs schedule, please visit Spurs.com.


SCHEDULE BREAKDOWN


BY MONTH BY DAY BACK-TO-BACKS (17 = 34 games: 8h-26a) RODEO ROADTRIP (9)
Oct. - 1 (1a) Sun. - 10 (4h/6a)
Oct. 31-Nov. 1 - @Hornets/Thunder
Feb. 6 Wed. @T-Wolves
Nov. - 16 (6h/10a) Mon. - 12 (4h/8a)
Nov. 9/10 - @Kings/@Blazers Feb. 8 Fri. @Pistons
Dec. - 16 (9h/7a)
Tue. - 4 (0h/4a) Nov. 25/26 - @Raptors/@Wizards Feb. 10 Sun. @Nets
Jan. - 15 (8h/7a) Wed. - 21 (12h/9a) Nov. 28/29 - @Magic/@Heat
Feb. 11 Mon. @Bulls
Feb. - 11 (2h/9a) Thu. - 8 (3h/5a) Dec. 7/8 - Rockets/@Bobcats
Feb. 13 Wed. @Cavs
March - 14 (12h/2a) Fri. - 15 (9h/6a)
Dec. 12/13 - @Jazz/@Blazers
Feb. 19 Tue. @Kings
April - 9 (4h/5a) Sat. - 12 (9h/3a) Dec. 17/18 - @Thunder/@Nuggets
Feb. 21 Thur. @Clippers
Dec. 30/31 - @Mavs/Nets
Feb. 22 Fri. @Warriors
Jan. 2/3 - @Bucks/@Knicks
Feb. 24 Sun. @Suns
Jan. 18/19 - Warriors/@Hawks
Jan. 25/26 - @Mavs/Suns
Feb. 10/11 - @Nets/@Bulls
Feb. 21/22 - @Clippers/@Warriors
Mar. 11/12 - Thunder/@T-Wolves
Mar.-Apr. 31/1 - Heat/@Grizzlies
Apr. 3/4 - Magic/@Thunder
Apr. 14/15 - @Lakers/@Warriors