They arrive hours early to the AT&T Center, paint their faces black and sliver, wear everything and anything related to the Spurs and will gladly chant “Go Spurs Go” on command.
Of course I am talking about the San Antonio Spurs fans! Well Spurs fanatics, your efforts have not gone unnoticed.
According to Forbes.com, the Spurs’ fan-base has been ranked in the top 10 of America’s Best Sports Fans:
Right behind the Celtics at No. 8 are the San Antonio Spurs. Like their team leader, Tim Duncan, the Spurs are quiet champions. They’ve made the playoffs the last 13 seasons. Fan devotion is may be increased by the fact that they are the only big pro team in town.
Way to go Spurs fans. To rank eighth overall in all of the big four professional leagues (NFL, NBA, NHL, and MLB) speaks volumes.
You know what else speaks volumes? The fact Spurs fans beat out Los Angeles Lakers fans where they ranked 12th overall on the list.