Spurs to once again ask Bexar County Commissioners for permission to play “home” games away from home

SAN ANTONIO (KTSA News) — Bexar County Commissioners are expected to take up the possibility of the San Antonio Spurs playing a few home games away from the AT&T Center.

It’s a move that created some controversy when the idea was floated prior to last season. Many in the community assumed it was a way for the Spurs to test the waters in Austin in advance of a potential move. But the team assured community leaders that was not the case, saying they just want to expand their fan base to Austin and Mexico City.

The Spurs did end up playing home games in arenas outside San Antonio. The April 6 game in Austin brought in more than 16,000 fans and set an attendance record for the Moody Center.

Now the Spurs are asking for a repeat. They will approach county commissioners and seek permission to play three “home” games in locations that are not in San Antonio in the next two seasons.

The planned locations will be announced prior to the commissioner’s vote.

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