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Are the Spurs Eyeing a Move to Austin?Forgive the thought, but every now and then it seems as if the San Antonio Spurs have been living on borrowed time in the Alamo City for the past 35 years. Their departure felt imminent back in the eighties—right up until a seven-foot-one graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy named David Robinson arrived at the end of the decade and kick-started the Spurs’ transformation into one of the most successful franchises in NBA history.Then, in 1999, the organization again seemed to have one foot out the door when San Antonio voters first rejected then approved the construction of the $186 million AT&T Center. Thus ended the Spurs’ talks of possible relocation to Nashville or Anaheim. The team had won the first of its five NBA…

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