Duplicating Spurs’ structure isn’t easy 

August, 16, 2013
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The small-market San Antonio Spurs are the model franchise in the NBA due to their success on and off the floor. Some might say a lot of it is luck after winning the lottery twice to draft David Robinson and Tim Duncan, however they have done a brilliant job assembling teams with stellar late first round picks, second round picks, signing free agents and making quality trades.