The Spurs are a five-time National Basketball Association (NBA) championship team with 20 division titles to their name. They compete in the Western Conference Southwest Division of the NBA. The Lakers–Spurs rivalry was once considered as the best in NBA. Houston Rockets are another team with which the Spurs share notable rivalry,
Tim Duncan, Manu Ginobili and Tony Parker make up the Spurs’ Big Three. Gregg Popovich has been the Spurs’ head coach since the 1996 season and they have made the playoffs 24 out of the last 25 seasons. The Spurs play their home games at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas. You can’t say that you’ve experienced San Antonio until you have seen a San Antonio Spurs game yourself!
The Houston Rockets are a professional basketball team in Houston, Texas, that belongs to the National Basketball Association’s (NBA) Western Conference Southwest Division. Its home games are played in downtown Houston’s Toyota Center. Mike D’Antoni became the Rockets’ head coach in June 2016. Over the years, the Houston Rockets have included many incredible players like Hakeem Olajuwon, Moses Malone, Tracy Grady, Yao Ming, Rick Barry, Elvin Hayes, Calvin Murphy, Clyde Drexler, Charles Barkley, Scottie Pippen, Ralph Sampson, and Dikembe Mutombo. In the mid-2010s, James Harden and Dwight Howard helped the Houston Rockets become championship ready again. They won their first division title in 21 years during the 2014-15 NBA season.
The 2016-17 season is 50th season of the franchise in the National Basketball Association. It will also be their 46th season in Houston area. The Rockets are currently second places in Southwest Division with a winning percentage of .733. The win-loss record for the ongoing season stands at 33-12 with home record of 17-4 and away record of 16-8.
The Dallas Cowboys compete in National Football League (NFL) since 1960. The Cowboys have a number of NFL records to their name including 190 consecutive sellouts beginning way back in 2002. Over the years the Cowboys have had multiple Hall of Fame players in Roger Staubach, Rayfield Wright, Randy White, Tony Dorsett, Troy Aikman, Emmitt Smith, and Michael Irvin. They have been to Super Bowl record eight times and winning five of those won five of those with the first being Super Bowl VI in 1971 and the most recent one back in 1995. The Cowboys are the only team in NFL history to record 20 straight winning seasons: 1966-1985 during which they missed the playoffs only twice. This record still remains unchallenged.
The Super Bowl is the National Football League’s annual championship game, which closes the season from the previous calendar year. Super Bowl Sunday is an unofficial American holiday! It is the one of the most watched sporting events on the planet. Most viewers are in the North America but people worldwide enjoy the Super Bowl. The Super Bowl XLIX in 2015 set a record for the most watched program in history with 114.4 million viewers. Both the pre-game and halftime ceremonies have seen performances from famous artists like Beyoncé, Madonna, The Rolling Stones, Whitney Houston, Prince, The Who, and Michael Jackson.
The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Final Four is one of the most watched and anticipated college basketball games to occur throughout the year. The Final Four consists of the last games of the NCAA men’s basketball tournament. In the past, the Final Four games have been the most memorable and exciting games all season. Some former and current NBA players, like Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Earvin “Magic” Johnson, build their reputations thanks to their participation in the NCAA. The Final Four can make or break a college team’s season and hopes of ever winning the tournament for the years to come.