SAN ANTONIO — February marks a time to celebrate Black history and culture, and on Friday the Spurs hosted Black Heritage Night to do just that ahead of the team's last home game for a month.
The team hosted a showcase of local Black artists inside the AT&T Center before tipping off against the visiting 76ers, the festivities hosted by Great Day SA Host Clarke Finney. The Spurs also announced they would present a check for $10,000 to St. Philip's College, San Antonio's only historically Black university, at halftime of Friday's game.
"We celebrate Fiesta, we celebrate a ton of cultures here, we really are a huge melting pot. But Black History Month, you really do feel the love and the support," Finney said. "Being here with the Spurs and knowing it's coming from an authentic place, it just makes it that much more sweet."
Friday's home game is the Spurs' final one before heading out on their annual Rodeo Road Trip, which will see the team play nine games in other cities before returning to the AT&T Center on March 2 to play the Indiana Pacers.
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