Before the season, the San Antonio Spurs were officially written off by the overwhelming majority of talking heads as finished.
The team was still, inaccurately, reported as being old/decrepit, and those that didn't classify themselves as San Antonio Spurs' stalwarts overlooked the Spurs as even being in the discussion of championship contenders.
As I picked up the latest issue of the New Yorker and realized Thanksgiving wasn't having an off-year, I deduced that the Spurs are, indeed, on an 11-game winning streak as we near the Thanksgiving holiday.
Attention: it is now acceptable to take your fork out of the Spurs' collective roster, NBA fans.
Following a 12-1 start, the Spurs are again in the discussion as one of the premier NBA contenders.
I will discuss five reasons why the Spurs have gotten off to such an impressive start to their 2010-2011 campaign and are again in the discussion as one of the serious contenders for the NBA championship.