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It’s finally here! The 2020-2021 NBA Season kicks off tonight in Memphis for your San Antonio Spurs. It’s time to see if the new exciting roster with the additions of Devin Vassell and Tre Jones will look better against the young Grizzlies than they did in their 0-3 preseason. Did I say look better? That’s a guarantee tonight, as they Spurs play their first game in the 2020-2021 City Edition Fiesta Jerseys. It’s gonna be colorful, people!
Grit and Grind is a thing of the past, and Teal Orange and Pink face speedy soph Ja Morant and the young lineup of the Memphis Grizzlies as they try to outgun their opponents this year. Jaren Jackson Jr is still out for tonight’s game, but he should return later this season as they fight for one of the final playoff spots with the hungry Spurs. It’s going to be interesting to see how the youth movement of the Spurs can integrate with the veterans, especially DeMar DeRozan and LaMarcus Aldridge. LaMarcus wasn’t hitting his shots in the preseason, but he took plenty, and if he starts making them, the Spurs should be difficult to beat. Derrick White, recently signed to a 4-year extension, is still out with a toe injury, but Dejounte Murray should be able to pick up some of the slack.
Fiesta Jersey Trivia:
- The Spurs have never lost a game while wearing the 2020-2021 City Edition Fiesta Jerseys.
- The Spurs have never won a game while wearing the 2020-2021 City Edition Fiesta Jerseys.
- I can only use one of these facts the next time they wear Fiesta colors, let’s hope it’s a win.
One final word:
Go Spurs GOOOOOO!!
San Antonio Spurs at Memphis Grizzlies
December 23, 2020 | 7:00 PM CT
Streaming: NBA League Pass
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