Couple taps Spurs announcer to incorporate San Antonio into Minnesota wedding


  • Justin Johnson was transplanted to Brooklyn, N.Y. years ago yet still maintains his loyalty to a Spurs with a assistance of his fiance Emily Coleman. Since a integrate is removing married in Emily's home state of Minnesota on Aug. 18, they have been anticipating ways to incorporate Texas Easter eggs during their large day. They're formulation on portion Big Red and Ranger Creek whiskey and have recently successfully consecrated Jonathan Sanford to make an audio cameo. Photo: Courtesy, Emily Coleman And Justin Johnson

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Justin Johnson was transplanted to Brooklyn, N.Y. years ago yet still maintains his loyalty to a Spurs with a assistance of his fiance Emily Coleman. Since a integrate is removing married in Emily’s home state of Minnesota on Aug. 18, they have been anticipating ways to incorporate “Texas Easter eggs” during their large day. They’re formulation on portion Big Red and Ranger Creek whiskey and have recently successfully consecrated Jonathan Sanford to make an audio cameo.

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Justin Johnson was transplanted to Brooklyn, N.Y. years ago yet still maintains his loyalty to a Spurs with a assistance of his fiance Emily Coleman. Since a integrate is removing married in Emily’s home state

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Photo: Courtesy, Emily Coleman And Justin Johnson


Justin Johnson was transplanted to Brooklyn, N.Y. years ago yet still maintains his loyalty to a Spurs with a assistance of his fiance Emily Coleman. Since a integrate is removing married in Emily’s home state of Minnesota on Aug. 18, they have been anticipating ways to incorporate “Texas Easter eggs” during their large day. They’re formulation on portion Big Red and Ranger Creek whiskey and have recently successfully consecrated Jonathan Sanford to make an audio cameo.

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Justin Johnson was transplanted to Brooklyn, N.Y. years ago yet still maintains his loyalty to a Spurs with a assistance of his fiance Emily Coleman. Since a integrate is removing married in Emily’s home state

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Photo: Courtesy, Emily Coleman And Justin Johnson





One San Antonio local is removing married some-more than a thousand miles away, yet a Alamo City won’t feel too apart on a large day interjection to Spurs announcer Jonathan Sanford.

Justin Johnson changed to Brooklyn, New York, years ago yet still maintains his loyalty to a Spurs with a assistance of his fiancée Emily Coleman. The integrate is removing married in Coleman’s home state of Minnesota on Aug. 18 and they’ve been anticipating ways to incorporate “Texas Easter eggs” into a wedding.




They’re formulation on portion Big Red and Ranger Creek whiskey and this week they successfully consecrated Sanford to make an audio cameo.

Coleman told mySA.com she’s never been a fan of normal marriage introductions and creatively only wanted a DJ to announce herself and Johnson to a sounds of Run a Jewels, given a Spurs mostly measure organisation introductions to a group’s music. Then they came adult another idea.


“‘But we know what would be cool,'” Coleman pronounced she asked Johnson. “If it was him, if it was Jonathan’s (Sanford’s) voice.”


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Johnson and Coleman are informed with Sanford’s voice from fastening over examination Spurs games in their Brooklyn apartment. Like many Spurs fans, they scream out a announcer’s signature “two shots” right along with him.

Johnson pronounced texting behind and onward with his family in a organisation discuss during Spurs games helps him feel connected to home. As for Coleman, she pronounced being with Johnson for 9 years has done her a “diehard” of a Spurs and “everything Texas,” too. Whenever a Spurs are in New York, a dual make certain to get tickets to a diversion with their friends and associate Silver Black transplants.


With a assistance of friends, a integrate was means to lane down Sanford’s email residence and yet they didn’t design to get a response, Coleman sent their ask on Monday.

About an hour-and-a-half later, Sanford replied, similar to record a spousal celebration introduction that would impersonate a Spurs lineup.

“That was a outrageous shock, it was flattering amazing,” Coleman said.

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Since she is from Minnesota, Sanford’s book will deliver Emily as a “surprise trade” from a Timberwolves, a integrate said.

Johnson, a high propagandize English teacher, pronounced he immediately started revelation his co-workers how Sanford came in purchase to assistance make their marriage day a win.

The voice of a Spurs was not immediately accessible to comment, yet did share a few honeyed sentiments on Twitter, observant a ask “put a smile” on his face.

“Their kind difference and enterprise to supplement partial a Spurs diversion day knowledge to their marriage day will be a prominence of my off season,” he tweeted.

Madalyn Mendoza is a digital contributor for MySA.com. Read some-more of her stories here.| mmendoza@mysa.com | Twitter: @MaddySkye

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