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Spurs set attendance record with 65,000-plus at Alamodome

SAN ANTONIO -- The San Antonio Spurs are hosting the largest crowd ever for an NBA regular-season game in their return to the Alamodome.

The Spurs, celebrating their 50th anniversary season, have returned to their former home to face the Golden State Warriors on Friday night.

Official attendance will be announced in the third quarter, but a Spurs official said more than 65,000 are on hand at the Alamodome for the game against the defending NBA champions.

It shatters the previous record of 62,046 who gathered to watch Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls play the Atlanta Hawks at the Georgia Dome on March 27, 1998.