The San Antonio Spurs are a professional basketball team based in San Antonio, Texas, USA. They compete in the Western Conference of the National Basketball Association (NBA) and are one of the most successful franchises in the league's history. The Spurs have won five NBA championships (1999, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2014) and have consistently been a playoff contender for the past few decades. The team is known for their strong emphasis on teamwork and fundamentals, which has helped them to develop a reputation as a model franchise in the NBA. The Spurs have had many notable players throughout their history, including Tim Duncan, Tony Parker, Manu Ginobili, and David Robinson, among others.