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Spurs fans dunk on British TV company for massive oversight

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The dynasty days of the San Antonio Spurs might be gone, but that doesn't mean fans will let it be forgotten.

From ESPN to Sports Illustrated to the NBA itself, Spurs fans have been given several reasons to feel slighted over the years, and they can add another outlet to their list of offenders.

British sports channel Sky Sports tweeted this from their NBA account on Tuesday morning:

There's a lot to poke fun at in the graphic besides the fact that they conveniently left the exact period from 1999 to 2014 out of their list of NBA dynasties. For one, the Chicago Bulls won six titles from 1990 through 1998 yet are only given credit for the last four years of their run. Strange call there.

But the fact that the list is missing the precise gap in which the Spurs won all five of their titles is hilarious. Of course, Spurs fans didn't let the oversight go without a fight.

Spurs fans respond to the glaring omission from Sky Sports

"It’s absolutely insane and asinine how much sports media and sports pages disrespect and forget about the Spurs Big 3," replied @Gavin_T_Clem to the tweet.

"You’re missing a big gap between 1999 and 2014. I wonder if there is a particular dynasty that covers that exact span of time," said @PorVida5x.

Others also pointed out leaving the Spurs off the list wasn't the only mistake made in the tweet.

A simple GIF was also enough to show Sky Sports the error of their ways.

To their credit, they eventually admitted to their mistake with a GIF response of their own.

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It's up to Spurs fans to accept the apology, but to this fan for over 20 years, it's just another name for me to add to the list.

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