Avid San Antonio Spurs Fan Praises World Champs on Female Coaching Hire

August 9th, 2014 by Andre Johnson Leave a reply »
DALLAS — At approximately 12:30 p.m. on January 7, Stella Faye Adams walked inside what was an empty FedExForum.

What she witnessed shortly thereafter is something she admittedly will cherish for the rest of her life.

An avid San Antonio Spurs fan, Adams got to meet future Hall of Famer Tim Duncan, whom she deems her “favorite athlete of all time.”

As Adams recalls, meeting Duncan, a 14-time All-Star, for the first time following the team’s shootaround is something she had envisioned for quite some time. A native Memphian who has supported the Grizzlies since their move from Vancouver to Memphis, Adams has had a greater admiration for the Spurs, in large because the team has proven to be what she labels the “model organization of the NBA.”

“When I met Tim Duncan, my favorite player of a time and the Spurs, I felt like I was on top of the world,” Adams said in a telephone interview from Memphis. “I couldn't wait to show off my pictures. I remember saying to him that it was nice meeting you. Tim said to me that it was nice meeting you also, and I couldn't contain myself. He is s ...

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