San Antonio is a military town, and on Thursday night against the Memphis Grizzlies the Spurs held a Military Appreciation Night. The team donned their camouflage uniforms, then held court for a very special guest: Richard Overton.
Mr. Overton is the oldest living U.S. veteran at age 110. He was in the Pacific theater during WWII and served in the Army with the 1887th Engineer Aviation Battalion.
The team honored Mr. Overton during the game, and he received a standing ovation during a timeout.
Plus, Mr. Overton got to hang with the Spurs dancers:
Pretty neat of the team to do.