February 7 in San Antonio history…
After being holed up at the Hilton Palacio del Rio for nearly a month waiting on a judge to rule on his trade from the Virginia Squires, George Gervin plays his first game as a San Antonio Spur at HemisFair Arena against the Utah Stars. Gervin started slowly, scoring only 12 points on 5-for-16 shooting from the field in San Antonio’s 86-83 loss to Stars in his first game.
The Metropolitan Transit Authority begins using new RTS-II buses (right) on various routes in the city. San Antonio is the second city in the US to obtain this type of bus. 121 buses are purchased and will be fully operational by March.
Selena Gomez performs at the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo in the AT&T Center.