Posted June 11, 2013 on AP on Fox
The NBA Finals are back in San Antonio for the first time since 2007 - hardly a drought by any measure. Yet it still feels overdue to many in ''Military City USA,'' where the Spurs - helmed by Air Force graduate Gregg Popovich - are the only game in town. Fans say the Spurs have a particularly deep connection with their city. Game 3 is Tuesday night. The series with the Miami Heat is tied 1-1. Larry Coker sees a perfect marriage of a no-nonsense coach in Popovich and a no-nonsense city. The former Miami Hurricanes coach is now at Texas-San Antonio, and he's rooting for the Spurs to win their fifth ring in the Tim Duncan era.
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