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24 Reasons You Should Be Cheering For The San Antonio Spurs This Playoff Season

Go Spurs Go!

1. Tim Duncan is the greatest power forward of all time.

2. Tony Parker is one of the most dynamic point guards in the game.

Which makes us happy that he stuck to basketball instead of rap.

3. Manu Ginobli, is always super intense.

Really intense.

Actually really really intense.

4. Together they make up the Spurs' big three, and they know a thing or two about loyalty. All three have spent their entire NBA careers in San Antonio.

No other trio has more playoff wins together.

5. They are the only team in the league to regularly feature mariachi performances.

6. Local businesses give out free coffee after every playoff wins.

Even the @SpursCoyote needs his cup of joe! Get your #FreeCoffee at Valero Corner Stores this morning! #GoSpursGo

News 4 San Antonio@News4SA

Even the @SpursCoyote needs his cup of joe! Get your #FreeCoffee at Valero Corner Stores this morning! #GoSpursGo

5:49 AM - 20 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

7. Coach Popovich is a total baddass during games.

And his baddassery carries over to media interviews.

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8. They stay true to a diverse fan base, and mix things up with bilingual jerseys.

9. Oh, and their bench is ridiculously good.

10. Fans always bring the noise.

Which gives them a distinct home court advantage.

11. The Coyote mascot always mingles with the public.

@spurs hanging with homies! #SummerWonderland #GoSpursGo

The Coyote@SpursCoyote

@spurs hanging with homies! #SummerWonderland #GoSpursGo

6:57 PM - 21 Dec 13ReplyRetweetFavorite

And he is never afraid to dress up.

12. The team has an entertaining and hilarious rivalry with sports commentator Charles Barkley.

13. The great Matt "Red Mamba" Bonner may have the best nickname in the league.

14. General Manager R.C. Buford is one of the league's premier team architects.

R.C. Buford honored as NBA Executive of the Year http://t.co/H9rtV5mntE #LiveOnNews4SA

News 4 San Antonio@News4SA

R.C. Buford honored as NBA Executive of the Year http://t.co/H9rtV5mntE #LiveOnNews4SA

8:30 AM - 07 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

15. He has been instrumental in taking them to the mountain top four times.

16. They are always all business on the court.

17. But also know how to have fun off it.

@manuginobili @NandoDeColo #Halloween #party #gospursgo #family#dl ahahahahah...

Marco Belinelli@marcobelinelli

@manuginobili @NandoDeColo #Halloween #party #gospursgo #family#dl ahahahahah...

9:48 AM - 27 Oct 13ReplyRetweetFavorite

18. They have given Texas sports fans much to cheer about.

19. Don't forget they have a higher power cheering them on.

God---and His people are spurs fans. It's a fact. #210 #LosSpurs

Anna Amy@annaamy927

God---and His people are spurs fans. It's a fact. #210 #LosSpurs

9:18 PM - 30 Oct 13ReplyRetweetFavorite

20. You might want to think twice before crossing a superstitious Spurs fan.

21. No other team celebrates championships with a river parade.

22. They are the White Walkers of the playoffs: cold, precise, and often deadly.

23. Let's be honest, they could use another banner hanging above the stands.

24. And Duncan deserves to go out on top.