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San Antonio, Memphis mayors bet BBQ

Image: San Antonio mayor Julian Castro (© Robin Jerstad/AP)
San Antonio mayor Julian Castro is betting some of his city's finest BBQ on the Spurs.
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP)

The mayor of San Antonio says everyone knows the best barbecue and basketball comes from Texas. The mayor of Memphis notes barbecue is prized in his city, where restaurant smoke stacks rise like steeples.

So the mayors have bet barbecue on the NBA Western Conference final.

Mayor Julian Castro will pay up with barbecue from The Granary `Cue & Brew if the Spurs lose, while Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. will put up the Rendezvous if the Grizzlies lose.

The Spurs lead 2-0 with Game 3 on Saturday in Memphis.

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