Mayor to declare Saturday 'Tony Parker Day' in San Antonio

Spurs will retire Parker's jersey on Monday

SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg will declare Saturday as "Tony Parker Day."

He announced on Twitter that he plans to make the proclamation during Thursday's city council A-session. 

"Merci, @tonyparker, for being such a pivotal part of the @spurs beautiful game for 17 seasons. We miss you on that court! #GoSpursGo," Nirenberg posted.

Parker's jersey will be retired after Monday night's Spurs game against the Memphis Grizzlies.

Tony Parker holding meet-and-greet at North Star Mall two days before jersey retirement

Fans have been encouraged to use the hashtag #MerciTony to share their favorite memories of the Spurs legend's time in the Alamo City.

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