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Delayed by an eye infection suffered by rising star Kawhi Leonard, the San Antonio Spurs finally shot the newest batch of commercials for H-E-B following practice on Monday.
Per Dan McCarney of MySanAntonio.com, "the Spurs typically shoot the popular spots during the postseason. But with Leonard, whose incorporation last season mirrors his on-court ascent, sidelined for roughly three weeks with a nasty case of pink eye, production was pushed into the regular season."
Despite the shoots usually taking all afternoon, creating a very long day after morning practice, Spurs players look forward to doing the commercials every single year.
“First you have fun shooting it,” said Manu Ginobili, a mainstay of the spots for several years. “Then you see the end product, and you feel proud of it. It’s a great job that they do with the scripts. They put us in a great spot to perform well and be funny, so it’s something we all really enjoy.”
You can view some photos from the shoot along with commercials from years past at this link.
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