Jersey retirement and Hall of Fame status will come in due time, but Nirenberg is inviting San Antonians to take part in celebrating Manu Ginobili Day, set for this Thursday.
A few hours after Ginobili's announcement, Nirenberg shared this "thank you" tweet to our favorite Argentinean.
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Thank you @manuginobili for exemplifying what’s best about professional sports & demonstrating true grit for the last 16 seasons with the #SanAntonio @spurs— Mayor Ron Nirenberg (@Ron_Nirenberg) August 27, 2018
✅ 4x NBA Champion 🏆🏆🏆🏆
✅ 2x Olympic Medals🥇🥉🇦🇷
✅ 2x All-Star
✅ 2x All-NBA
✅ Sixth Man of the Year#GoSpursGo https://t.co/5OklbkfwXi