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WHO: The San Antonio Spurs, Manu Ginóbili, and the people of Uvalde.WHAT: An afternoon of basketball and togetherness. WHY IT’S SO GREAT: On Saturday, the Spurs moved their practice about eighty miles southwest of their usual facility—to the Uvalde High School gymnasium, where, in addition to prepping for the start of the NBA season, the team played hoops with students and tossed out T-shirts. Coach Gregg Popovich, of course, is perhaps the most recognizable member of the Spurs’ organization these days, as the league’s longest-tenured head coach—and he arrived in Uvalde with his trademark curmudgeon-with-a-heart-of-gold persona intact. His goal in making the trip, he said through the team’s front office, was “to show the residents that their pain has not been forgotten,” even as attention, in the…
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