San Antonio Spurs Reportedly Would Oppose Raiders’ Move to San Antonio

August 12th, 2014 by Tim Daniels Leave a reply »

Amid rumors and speculation about the future of the Oakland Raiders, including those mentioning a possible move to San Antonio, the defending NBA champion San Antonio Spurs are reportedly prepared to defend their turf.   

Tom Orsborn and Josh Baugh of the San Antonio Express-News report those close to Spurs Sports & Entertainment are watching the situation closely after Raiders owner Mark Davis visited the area. They would be against a direct move without their involvement:

In the wake of Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis' whirlwind tour of San Antonio, sources with knowledge of the visit said Spurs Sports & Entertainment would be against the Raiders, as they are currently structured, relocating to South Texas.

SS&E is the holding company headed by Peter Holt that owns the Spurs, the WNBA's Stars and the minor league hockey Rampage team. According to sources, it continues to studiously eye a venture into professional soccer.

The report states Davis did visit with Holt during his tour of the area, but it's unclear how much business was discussed during the meeting.

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