Vote now in the 2021 Best of San Antonio Readers Poll.

Thursday, October 25, 2018

After Overtime Win Earlier This Week, Spurs Come Back to San Antonio to Host LA Lakers

Posted By on Thu, Oct 25, 2018 at 9:56 AM

  • Spurs Sports & Entertainment
During LeBron James’ back-to-back championship winning tenure in Miami, rival Joakim Noah famously referred to King James and the Heat as “Hollywood as hell.” Over the summer, James fully embraced his inner producer by relocating to Los Angeles and jump-starting the Spurs-Lakers rivalry that had remained dormant since 2013.

After a string of untimely backcourt injuries during the preseason, NBA pundits are predicting that San Antonio’s 21-season playoff streak is likely at its end, with James and his “Meme Team” among the squads supplanting the Spurs in the pre-season. Although neither team is projected to be hoisting the Larry O’Brien trophy in June, Spurs vs. Lakers still presents some intriguing matchups. Besides, anytime Michael Beasly, JaVale McGee and Lance Stephenson are on the court at the same time, expect the unexpected.

$22-$398, Sat Oct. 27, 7:30pm, AT&T Center, One AT&T Center Pkwy., (210) 444-5000,

Get our top picks for the best events in San Antonio every Thursday morning. Sign up for our Events Newsletter.

Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Support Local Journalism.
Join the San Antonio Current Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the San Antonio Press Club for as little as $5 a month.

Related Locations

Read the Digital Print Issue

April 7, 2021

View more issues


Join SA Current Newsletters

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.


© 2021 San Antonio Current

Website powered by Foundation