Emanuel Ginobili presence a historic NBA game and the fans went crazy with his presence in the night that San Antonio Spurs, celebrate their 50th anniversary this season, and set a new attendance record by bringing together 68,323 spectators in their crushing defeat against the Golden State Warriors by 113 to 144.
San Antonio kept the new mark by surpassing at the Alamodome, the home of the Spurs between 1993 and 2002, the 1998 mark at the Georgia Dome in a game between the Atlanta Hawks and the Chicago Bulls, which was attended by 63,592 spectators.
To commemorate their half century of life, the five-time NBA champions (1999, 2003, 2005, 2007 and 2014) organize parties before and after this game, including fireworks.
With a great atmosphere in the stadium, this historic meeting was attended by Spurs icons such as David Robinson (he announced to those present that the attendance record had been broken), Parker and Ginóbili. “More than 68,000 people! Spurs fans, you are the best! Congratulations to everyone who made this possible!” the former Argentine player tweeted after the game.
Gregg Popovichthe eternal coach of San Antonio, also faced an illustrious disciple of his on the benches as Steve Kerr, Warriors coach and who played for the Spurs in two stages (1998-2001 and 2002-2003).
Despite the fact that the party was remarkable, it could not be complete since the Spurs fell to the Warriors by 144 to 113. Both teams came into this match after losing three games in a row. jordan poole was the best of the visitors with 25 points and Donte Di Vincenzo contributed 22 points. klay thompson Y Andrew Wiggins added 16 points each and Stephen Curry stayed at 15.