Originally posted on Project Spurs  |  Last updated 10/1/13
SAN ANTONIO - For a team as well-traveled as the San Antonio Spurs, you wouldn’t think a place like Colorado Springs would seem so foreign, especially considering they are a team boasting talent from France, Argentina, Brazil, Australia, Italy and Canada But for many that went on the trek to the Air Force Academy after media day yesterday for training camp, which begins today, it will mark their first time in the county seat of El Paso County. Just as boxers like to train in high altitudes for big fights, the Spurs will take advantage of being one mile above sea level as they get ready for their 82-plus round fight. Running the hill by the practice facility will be a far cry from what the Spurs will have to endure this week, and it’s no Pikes Peak, so some already see the pains coming their way. “(It’s going to be) a lot different, a lot different, it’s going to hurt really bad, but it’ll be fun to have a little change of scenery for a little while,” Spurs forward ...
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