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Breaking News: Spurs Peter Holt Has Retired As Chairman and CEO

Oct 28, 2014; San Antonio, TX, USA; San Antonio Spurs owner Peter Holt (right) receives the NBA Championship ring from NBA commissioner Adam Silver (left) prior to an NBA basketball game between the San Antonio Spurs and the Dallas Mavericks at AT&T Center. Mandatory Credit: Soobum Im-USA TODAY Sports
Oct 28, 2014; San Antonio, TX, USA; San Antonio Spurs owner Peter Holt (right) receives the NBA Championship ring from NBA commissioner Adam Silver (left) prior to an NBA basketball game between the San Antonio Spurs and the Dallas Mavericks at AT&T Center. Mandatory Credit: Soobum Im-USA TODAY Sports /
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It has been a day of announcements for the San Antonio Spurs organization. Their latest involves the Organizations Chairman and CEO Peter Holt.

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Spurs announced that Holt has retired. His wife Julianna Hawn Holt will assume both roles. Under Holt’s 20 years with the organization there have been many accolades. Spurs have captured five NBA Titles while qualifying for the playoffs 19 straight seasons. Holt spoke on his achievements over his two-decades with the team.

“I’m proud of what we’ve achieved over the last two decades,” said Peter Holt. “The championships are wonderful, bringing new sports franchises to San Antonio is important but the biggest accomplishment for me will always be the impact we’ve had in our community. The pride, support and love that our city has for the Spurs is truly amazing.”

Today was a busy day for the Spurs organization with the release of Rasual Butler to the signing of Kevin Martin. With the sad news of Holt’s retiring, you hope this does not damper the day that was for the Spurs. Mrs. Holt seems ready for the challenge ahead.

“Our ownership in the Spurs has always been a family affair,” said Julianna Hawn Holt. “For many years I’ve had the desire to take a more active role with Spurs Sports & Entertainment. We felt this was the right time to make this transition. We are very excited about the current Spurs season and the future of the organization.”

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