not only is the alamodome put together with spit and wax, sa can't even support a semi-pro tm- we've been tryin for decades. i'm sure cisneros dangled a nfl tm in front of the locals, but that was just to get the votes he needed for the alamodome construction- and all the locals know what a joke that has been- a bad joke!
as far as the spurs makin it here, it was a case of them building a garage around the car. the fan base was already established when they made the jump from the old aba to the nba in '76.
red may be a texan, but $ speaks a whole lot louder than state allegiance does to a wiley businessman [in this case, 'screams' may be a more accurate word].