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The Spurs have played Basketball in San Antonio since 1836, when Davy Crockett (the team's founder) invented the slam dunk a few hours before being killed at the Battle of the Alamo. They were named the Spurs because the original team wore spurs and cowboy boots instead of basketball shoes.

Interesting fact: The San Antonio Spurs are the only team in the NBA that has a werewolf, a vampire AND a zombie pirate on the roster.

The San Antonio Spurs also capitalize the 'S' in Spurs because it's part of a proper noun.

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