Finals starts tonight and let's hit it off with 50 random cards of five-time NBA champions San Antonio Spurs. I picked this up when I was down in San Antonio at Fanzz shop. Cards will be split by year and set.
1981-82 Topps: 103 - Johnny Moore - one of seven players Spurs have retired the jersey number. His career cut short when he contacted Desert Fever
1990-91 Fleer: 168 - Willie Anderson
1990-91 Hoops: 264 - Uwe Blab; 265 - Frank Brickowski; 267 - Sean Elliott - Elliot is another of seven Spurs retired their jersey number. One of first to comeback from a transplant to play in the NBA.
1991-91 Hoops: 193 - Paul Pressey
1991-92 Fleer: 185 - Sean Elliott; 356 - Greg Sutton
1991-92 Skybox: 264 - David Wingate; 401 - Larry Brown - Larry Brown in one many stints of head coach which includes ABA, NBA, and college. Now coaching at SMU.
1992-93 Topps: 287 - Avery Johnson - became a head coach in the NBA for two teams. Now coaching at Alabama. Also one of seven players who jersey numbers Spurs retired
1992-93 Fleer Ultra: 164 - Terry Cummings - Cummings for Alvin Robertson trade help bring 1-2 punch with David Robinson
1992-93 Fleer: 206 - Vinnie Johnson; 207 - David Robinson - got The Admiral and The Microwave
1992-93 Upper Deck: 170 - Willie Anderson; 204 - Sidney Green; 280 - Greg Sutton
1992-93 Hoops: 210 - Rod Strickland; 466 - Vinny Del Negro; 467 - Dale Ellis; 469 - David Wood; 481- David Robinson - VDN became NBA head coach before getting unceremoniously dumped twice. Now analyst for NBA TV.
1993-94 Fleer: 190 - Lloyd Daniels
1993-94 Skybox: 277 - Terry Cummings
1993-94 Hoops: 403 - Vinny Del Negro; 404 - Sleepy Floyd - Floyd wore 21 before Tim Duncan did
1994-95 Hoops: 370 - Sean Elliott
1994-95 Skybox: 336 - Dennis Rodman
1995-96 Fleer Ultra: 240 - Will Purdue; 308 - Sean Elliott
1997-98 Hoops: 137 - Dominique Wilkins; 305 - Chuck Person
1997-98 Skybox: 214 - Corey Alexander
1998-99 Topps: 100 - Sean Elliott
1999-2000 Fleer Focus: 99 - Tim Duncan - got The Big Fundamental and he shoots over a Warrior
2002-03 Fleer Hot Shots: 86 - Tony Parker - got another of Spurs Big 3
2002-03 Upper Deck SP Authentics: 84 - Tony Parker
2003-04 Fleer Patchworks: 78 - Tony Parker - right passed Jason Collins
2004-05 Upper Deck ProSigs: 76 - Tony Parker
2005-06 Upper Deck SP Authentics: 79 - Tony Parker
2005-06 Bowman Draft Picks and Prospects: 108 - Tony Parker - six straight TP cards
2006-07 Topps: 145 - Manu Ginobili - last member of Spurs Big 3
2007-08 Fleer: 182 - Manu Ginobili
2007-08 Topps: 57 - Manu Ginobili - above the hoop shot with Manu about lay up the basket
2008-09 Topps: 63 - Manu Ginobili - laying up past Timberwolves defense especially Johnny Flynn who stood with his hand sticking out. Did James Harden learn defense from him?
2011-12 Hoops: 73 - Gregg Popovich - all hail Commander Gregg!
2013-14 Hoops: 195 - Manu Ginobili - he slams it down the hoop
Fun to open with getting members of Spurs Big 3 on 1/4 of the pack mostly consist of Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili. At least got few David Robinson who help set the team course to playoff contenders.