SAN ANTONIO — After months of anticipation, the hometown Spurs and defending champion Warriors played in front of 68,323 NBA fans at the Alamodome Friday night, the biggest regular-season crowd in league history.
Hall of Famer David Robinson came out before the fourth quarter to announce the size of the crowd, telling fans that San Antonio had once again set the standard for the NBA.
Tipoff wasn't until 6:30 p.m. but fans could be seen filing into the east-side facility – and the team's former home – as early as 4 p.m. At 4:30 p.m. the doors opened.
Meanwhile, we got an early look at the stage where the Spurs and Warriors will play.
Attendees were also amassing at VIA Park and Ride's Crossroads location Friday afternoon before being bussed to the Alamodome.
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