What life was like the last time the Spurs missed the playoffs.
The San Antonio Spurs missed the playoffs this year, ending a 22 year streak, where they’ve won 5 titles during that run. Here’s what life was like in 1997.......the last time the Spurs missed the playoffs.
The Chicago Bulls would go on to win their 5th NBA championship.
"Titanic" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1997.
American actress Teri Hatcher is listed as FHM's sexiest woman in 1997.
The San Antonio Spurs played in the Alamodome.
1997 in movies.
Mike Tyson did this to Evander Holyfield:
Tiger Woods, at 21 years old, became the youngest player to win the Masters.
The Green Bay Packers were Super Bowl Champions. They defeated the New England Patriots, 35-21.
The Notorious B.I.G. was killed in a drive by shooting.
Late 1990s Fashion was something....
The New York Yankees were the defending World Series champions.
The first Harry Potter book was published. Released in the U.K. As “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone.”
Chairman and CEO of Intel, Andrew Grove, was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1997.
1997 in music.
This guy was the president:
Gregg Popovich had a record of 17-47 (he’s now 1245-575), Tim Duncan was wrapping up his college career at Wake Forest and Tony Parker was 15 years old.
If you’re reading this you might be depressed wondering where the time has gone or what the hell was happening 22 years ago. Either way, this is the end of an era so to speak. If you happen to be a Spurs fan, well, it only took a couple seasons to reach the top of the mountain last time San Antonio missed the playoffs!