History bodes well for Spurs' perfect road start
Of the four teams to open 10-0 away from home, three won the title
If you’re looking to make travel plans for June, you might want to start checking out airfares and hotel rooms in San Antonio.
With their 112-100 win over the Wizards at Washington on Saturday night, the Spurs became just the fifth team in NBA history to open a season with 10 consecutive road wins.
The previous four teams to make the 10-0 road start all reached the NBA Finals and only the Warriors of last season failed to win the championship.
14 — Golden State Warriors, Oct 30, 2015—Dec 11, 2015 (lost in Finals)
12 — New York Knicks, Oct 15, 1969—Dec 10, 1969 (won championship)
10 — Boston Celtics, Oct 28, 1960—Dec 5, 1960 (won championship)
10 — Boston Celtics, Nov 3, 1961—Dec 17, 1961 (won championship)
10 — San Antonio Spurs, Oct. 25-Nov. 26, 2016 (active)
The Spurs’ next road game is Wednesday night at Dallas.