City reveals banner to honor Tim Duncan

Banner displayed at City Hall Wednesday evening through Sunday

SAN ANTONIO – The city of San Antonio has revealed a banner honoring Tim Duncan that will be displayed above the front steps of City Hall.

The banner reads, "Thank you, Tim" with Duncan's number 21 below. It will be raised at 5 p.m. Wednesday ahead of Tim Duncan Day on Thursday, and will remain in front of City Hall through Sunday.

"Tim was an amazing representative for San Antonio as he always played with integrity, heart and professionalism,” San Antonio Mayor Ivy Taylor said. “Tomorrow, Tim Duncan Day will be, in part, a virtual tribute to the real-world love fans have for the basketball giant.”

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Taylor encouraged businesses, organizations and citizens to show their appreciation for Duncan by wearing a No. 21 Spurs jersey or Spurs colors and posting pictures on social media using #TimDuncanDay.

Taylor will also issue a proclamation tomorrow in honor of Tim Duncan Day.

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The city of San Antonio said Duncan, who had five NBA championships and two league MVP awards, represented the city with integrity, teamwork and professionalism. He retired after 19 seasons with the San Antonio Spurs.

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About the Author:

Diana Winters is a San Antonio-area native, Emmy award-winning and GLAAD-nominated journalist and baker who loves the Alamo City. She is the executive producer of SA Live, creator of South Texas PRIDE and co-creator of Texas Eats.