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Consistency is the Key

The San Antonio Spurs are unmatched in their consistency. In fact, they are so consistent that it is almost boring. They are highly efficient and make the playoffs seemingly every year. They are currently the holders of the longest playoff appearance streak in the NBA. The team behind the Spurs, the Denver Nuggets, are six seasons behind the Spurs. The team holding the longest consecutive playoff streak in the NBA all time is the then Syracuse Nationals who made the playoffs consecutively for 22 seasons from 1950-1971. The Nationals even changed their name to the Philadelphia 76ers in 1963 and still continued winning. What the Spurs are doing is amazing. It pains me to say this being the die-hard Dallas Mavericks fan that I am, but the Spurs are always one of the best teams in the NBA year after year. I had been trying to think of a team, in any sport, that parallels the success the Spurs have had in this incredible run they have been on, and there aren't many out there. Only two…