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San Antonio Spurs Unveil 2023-24 City Edition Theme Inspired by Hemisfair

Design Pays Tribute to San Antonio’s 1968 World’s Fair, Hemisfair and Tower of Americas

SAN ANTONIO (Nov. 2, 2023) – The San Antonio Spurs today unveiled their 2023-24 Nike NBA City Edition uniforms and court paying tribute to Hemisfair and the iconic role it played in San Antonio history as the site of the 1968 World’s Fair. The retail collection is now available for sale at the Spurs Fan Shop in the Frost Bank Center and on SpursFanShop.com.

A tribute to San Antonio and its unique history, the Nike NBA City Edition uniform design features details inspired by the late ‘60s era. Against a white base, the San Antonio wordmark arches across the chest and is accented by chocolate brown and saffron orange arm trim. Inspired by the earth-toned fashion trends of the late ‘60s, the color palette expands down the short sides with shades of terracotta pink, sunflower yellow and succulent green. The logo on the lower left side of the uniform shorts pays tribute to our city’s landmark: the Tower of Americas, which was built for the 1968 World’s Fair. As with all uniforms worn by the Spurs this season, the jersey features the Self Financial (Self) logo in the corner as part of Self’s multi-year jersey patch partnership with the team.

The Spurs have also revealed a corresponding City Edition court, which fully embraces the thematic color palette and complements their matching uniforms. The court is bordered with a pop of succulent green around the perimeter and color blocking of the saffron orange and rich chocolate brown within the key. The Hemisfair logo appears center court around which all of the game action will revolve, a massive tribute to the city the Spurs call home. The phrase “Viva Spurs” emblazoned on the court and above the jock tag on each jersey turns back the clock to a timeless mantra forever tied to the team.

“This uniform design is inspired by HemisFair’s legacy and the role it played launching San Antonio onto the global stage and fostering its multicultural identity,” said Becky Kimbro, Senior Vice President of Brand Engagement. “The World’s Fair was the first officially designated international exposition in the Southwest United States and made the late ‘60s a pivotal time in our city. We saw this era as the perfect illustration of the growth and vibrancy embodied by both our community and our team.”

"Incorporating Hemisfair on the City Edition jersey and court is a statement of heritage, a tribute to the past, an inspiration for the future, and a visual reminder that the team we love is woven into the fabric of our community," Andres Andujar, CEO of Hemisfair said. "It is a badge of honor for Hemisfair to be included, highlighting our organizations’ spirit, values, and a shared history — a deep history that continues to deliver pride to the city we love."

The Spurs will sport their Nike NBA City Edition uniforms for the first time in their Friday, Nov. 10 game hosting the Minnesota Timberwolves at the Frost Bank Center at 7 p.m. This will also be the first of their in-season tournament games. The Spurs City Edition court will make its debut on Monday, Nov. 20 when they host the Los Angeles Clippers at 7 p.m. These games are two of the 10 City Nights, presented by Michelob ULTRA, that will take place throughout the 2023-24 season.