Mayor Proclaims Saturday "Tony Parker Day" In San Antonio

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San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg has proclaimed Saturday as "Tony Parker Day" in San Antonio.

The mayor tweeted, "I will proclaim Sat., Nov. 9, 2019 as "Tony Parker Day" in #satx during tomorrow's Council A-Session. The Spurs will retire Tony's #9 on Monday. Merci, @tonyparker, for being such a pivotal part of the @spurs beautiful game for 17 seasons. We miss you on that court! #GoSpursGo

Parker later tweeted, "Thank you so much @Ron_Nirenberg! Such a huge honor, I love my city! San Antonio for life! #GoSpursGo

The Spurs will honor Parker on Monday night during their game against the Memphis Grizzlies, with a jersey retiring ceremony after the game.

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