An era in San Antonio will officially come to a close when Tony Parker's jersey joins Tim Duncan's and Manu Ginobili's in The AT&T Center rafters.
San Antonio will host the Memphis Grizzlies to celebrate the first-ballot Hall of Famer on Nov. 11 in order to retire his jersey, in what will likely be a similar ceremony to Duncan and Ginobili's jersey retirements.
Parker's resume speaks for itself: four-time NBA champion, 2007 Finals MVP , six-time All-Star and four-time All-NBA selection. Parker has reached greatness as an integral part of the Spurs for 17 seasons, going 28th overall in the 2001 draft.
It's unfortunate that Parker didn't spend his entire career with the Spurs, opting to sign with the Charlotte Hornets for a bigger role and reunion with former Spurs assistant coach, James Borrego last season.
Parker should count on both Duncan and Ginobili to be in attendance for his ceremony, with TD serving as an assistant coach on Gregg Popovich's staff and Ginobili likely to return Parker's favor from his jersey retirement in March.