* Address: 1 AT&T Center Parkway, San Antonio
* Country: United States
* Capacity: 18,000
* Opened: 18 October 2002
* Main use: Basketball
* Tenants: San Antonio Spurs (basketball)
Extra stadium info – AT&T Center
The construction of the arena, which opened as the SBC Center, started in 2000. The construction costs of the AT&T Center, which opened as one of the largest sports venues by capacity in San Antonio, were $175 million. It is named after AT&T, which became the largest telecommunications company in the world and the largest provider of mobile telephone services in the United States. The arena is known as a venue for several events, like basketball, bull riding, concerts, gymnastics, ice hockey, mixed martial arts, religious gatherings and wrestling.
The AT&T Center also became a venue for the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo. In 2016, the famous English rock band Black Sabbath played their final show in the United States at the AT&T Center. The San Antonio Spurs use the arena for home games. They won the NBA championship in 1999 for the first time in their history after beating the New York Knicks. 39,000 people attended their first-ever National Basketball Association championship round game in San Antonio. The Spurs won several NBA championship titles.