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They are among the most promising female basketball teams in the division, they are San Antonio Silver Stars. This Silver Stars definitely know the art of giving the opponents a tough time. San Antonio Silver Stars has been active in baseball league for almost two decades now and being a relatively new team they surely hold an impressive record. An exciting game of basketball awaits you so better not miss it. Book San Antonio Silver Stars tickets and catch the excitement.
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One of San Antonio’s most recognized basketball franchises; San Antonio Silver Stars is preparing to compete against some of their fiercest rivals. Watch the clash of titans as venues such as the AT&T Center, Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Key Arena and Target Center prepare to invite the best of the basketball teams. Get hold of the San Antonio Silver Stars tickets now and watch any one of the upcoming games.
Established in 1997 in the Salt Lake City, the San Antonio Silver Stars were created as the Utah Starzz. It was amongst one of the eight original teams that were part of the Women’s National Basketball Association. The team was named after the old American Basketball Association franchise titled Utah Stars. A year after the formation of the Starzz, it was included in the Women’s National Basketball Association’s draft. In the draft, center player Margo Dydek became a member of the San Antonio Silver Stars, who went onto becoming the tallest player in the history of WNBA. The basketball team started attracting viewership from 2000 onwards when it started producing winning records. Making it to the playoffs in 2001 and 2002, the team competed against the Sacramento Monarchs and the Los Angeles Sparks in the semi-finals.
At the end of the 2002 season, National Basketball Association was seen divesting all of its Women’s National Basketball Association’s teams. The Starzz didn’t want to fold and were bought by San Antonio Spur’s owner, Peter Holt. With this the team relocated to San Antonio and changed its name to San Antonio Silver Stars. It also changed its official team colors to black and silver, similar colors that were used by the San Antonio Spurs. The name and color changes also brought forth player changes as Coretta Brown and Natalie Williams were seen leaving to join Indiana Fever. Their places were taken by Gwen Jackson and Sylvia Crawley. 2004 also saw Margo Dydek leaving the Stars. As Utah Starzz the team was able to score a record of 87-99 for the years 1997 and 2002. From 2003 to 2006, the team as the San Antonio Silver Stars was able to establish a record score of 41-88.
The following year brought several changes for the team as it was seen acquiring several successful players such as Sandora Irvin, Ruth Riley, Becky Hammon, Camille Little, Vickie Johnson, Marie Ferdinand-Harris, Sophia Young, Kendra Wecker and Shanna Crossley. The newly established team started competing in WNBA’s Western Conference. In 2007, the Stars were able to make their way to the playoffs for the first time ever since it relocated to San Antonio. Winning two out of three games, the team was able to advance into the Western Conference Finals. However, they lost the game to Phoenix Mercury with a score of 102-100. The following year saw the San Antonio Silver Stars gaining momentum as the team went onto establishing the best record in the conference. The Stars were able to make their way to the playoffs once again beating the Sacramento Monarchs with a score of 86-81. In the finals game, the team competed against the Los Angeles Sparks and was able to defeat them with a score of 76-72 during free throws.
In 2011, the popular basketball franchise announced to become host to the 2011 Women’s Basketball National Association All-Star Game. Players such as Danielle Adams, Danielle Robinson, Sophia Young, Becky Hammon and Porsha Phillips were able to shine during the season. Adams was even awarded the Rookie of the Month award in 2011. In 2012, the San Antonio Silver Stars were able to make their way to the Western semi-finals, playing against Los Angeles Sparks.
Watch your favorite women’s basketball franchise as it prepares to compete against some of its oldest rivals such as Seattle Storm, Indiana Fever, Phoenix Mercury, Minnesota Lynx and Tulsa Shock. Grab your set of San Antonio Silver Stars tickets today.
San Antonio Silver Stars is a basketball team that is based in San Antonio, Texas. The Silver Stars play in the Women National Basketball Association Western (WNBA) Conference. The team originated in Utah in 1997 as Utah Starzz. In 2003, the team was relocated to San Antonio and renamed as S.A Silver Stars. The team is owned by well known business man Peter Holt who is the owner of Spur Sports & Entertainment. He also owns the four time NBA champion men’s team San Antonio Spurs. Current general manager as well as head coach of the Silver Stars is Dan Hughes. San Antonio Silver Stars play all their home games at the AT&T Center that is located on 1 AT&T Center Parkway in San Antonio. This is a multi-purpose sports complex that not just hosts basketball games but also ice hockey as well as concerts. The average seating capacity of this center is around 19000.
San Antonio Silver Stars game record is good, the team reached the Conference finals for the first time in 2003 but lost to Los Angeles Sparks 2-0. In 2007 the team was 2nd in the conference as they lost in the final 2-0 to Phoenix Mercury. The year 2008 was the best season for San Antonio Silver Stars as they were on top on the conference table by beating Sacramento Monarchs in the semifinals and Los Angeles Sparks in the finals. The team then went on to play in the WNBA finals but lost to Detroit Shock. Since then the team has been reaching the conference semifinals every season but has failed to register another conference title win.
The current roster includes players like Danielle Robinson, Jia Perkins, Jayne Appel, Danielle Adams, Sophia Young, Chelsea Poppens, Shenise Johnson and Kayla Alexander. Some former head coaches are Sandy Brondello, Dee Brown, Candi Harvey and Shell Dailey.
San Antonio Silver Stars has some very gifted players on its roster. The current lineup is strong and all the players are geared up to win the upcoming games. This time the Silver Stars are up against a very tough opponent and this means that the fans are bound to see an exciting game. If you need tickets then you better hurry up as limited deals are left, book San Antonio Silver Stars tickets fast.