After the Spurs beat the Miami Heat 92-88 in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday, the actress tweeted her support for the team and predicted they would win the series in five games:
Go Spurs Go! I say Spurs in 5!!!!
— Eva Longoria (@EvaLongoria) June 7, 2013
Longoria is a native of Corpus Christi, which is two hours from San Antonio. She has said she was a Spurs fan even before meeting Parker in 2004. She even tweeted before the NBA Finals began to make that point:
I’ve been a Spurs fan my whole life! And an even bigger Pop fan! #GoSpursGo
— Eva Longoria (@EvaLongoria) June 4, 2013
Longoria and Parker became engaged in 2006, married in 2007, and officially divorced in 2011. Longoria reportedly claimed that Parker was involved with the wife of one of his Spurs teammates. She even removed tattoos commemorating her relationship with Parker, so you know the split was bitter. Despite all that, she still supports the team.
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Now, if you thought the Longoria-Spurs romance ended there, you were wrong. Dick Vitale responded to Longoria’s tweet with an awesome one of his own:
— Dick Vitale (@DickieV) June 7, 2013
Now that is fantastic on several levels. It’s nice to see the Spurs as one big happy family. Ex-wives and all.