Austin Spurs, new name of Austin Toros

Austin Spurs

Spurs Sports & Entertainment has announced that its NBA D-League team Austin Toros will now be known the as the Austin Spurs. It is the D-League affiliate of the San Antonio Spurs and will now bear the same nickname as the parent club.

“The rebranding of the Austin franchise is a terrific opportunity to capitalize on the substantial equity of the Spurs brand,” said Rick Pych, Spurs Sports & Entertainment President of Business Operations. “The name change creates an instantly recognizable link between the two franchises and is a natural progression based on the important role the Austin team plays in the development of young players, general managers and coaches who are on their way to reaching their dream of making it to the NBA.”

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