Sports in San Antonio includes a number of professional major and minor league sports teams. The American city of San Antonio, Texas also has college, high school, and other amateur or semi-pro sports teams.
The city's only top-level professional sports team, and consequently the team most San Antonians follow, is the San Antonio Spurs of the National Basketball Association. The Spurs have been playing in San Antonio since 1973 and have won five NBA Championships (1999, 2003, 2005, 2007, and 2014). Previously, the Spurs played at the Alamodome, which was built for football, and before that the HemisFair Arena, but the Spurs built – with public money – and moved into the SBC Center in 2002, since renamed the AT&T Center, following the merger of SBC and AT&T.
San Antonio is home to the Double-A Minor League Baseball affiliate of the San Diego Padres, the San Antonio Missions, who play at Nelson Wolff Stadium on the west side of the city.
The University of Texas at San Antonio and the University of the Incarnate Word fields San Antonio's two college athletic teams.