Tony Parker RUMORS & NEWS

  • Tony Parker Accepting Evolving Role With Spurs

    Real GM Basketball "The San Antonio Spurs want Tony Parker to evolve into more of a facilitator this season. Parker's game has been built on being a scoring point guard but he'll know work to setup LaMarcus Aldridge and Kawhi Leonard. "It's been great," Parker said of his changing role. "I love my role, and..." October 11

  • Tony Parker reacts to Sarkozy’s controversial statement "Tony Parker couldn’t help but “laugh” when he heard former president of France Nicolas Sarkozy say that “once you are French your ancestors are the Gauls.” This statement, which was directed to migrants, spawned much controversy in France, and not only. It didn’t come out of nowhere though..." September 22

  • Tony Parker hosted a basketball game atop a glacier in Switzerland

    Fox Sports "What's cooler than being cool? Ice cold, of course. What's cooler than that? Playing basketball atop a glacier in the Swiss Alps while hanging out with Tony Parker. The San Antonio Spurs guard partnered with Swiss watchmaker Tissot to host the game at a staggering elevation of over 11,000..." September 15

  • Tony Parker reiterates desire to play five more years with the Spurs

    Larry Brown Sports "Tony Parker’s illustrious international basketball career may be over, but he sees his time with the San Antonio Spurs continuing for significantly longer. Parker, who announced his retirement from the French national basketball team after they lost to Spain in the Olympic quarterfinal on..." August 18

  • Tony Parker Announces Retirement from France National Team

    Bleacher Report "Tony Parker's international career at the Olympics will end without a medal. The French point guard announced Wednesday that the 2016 Rio Games will be his last appearance with the national team. Brian Mahoney of the Associated Press reported the news, which came minutes after France's 92-67..." August 17

  • Stephen Jackson blames Tony Parker for Spurs' 2012 playoff loss to Thunder

    CBS Sports "Former NBA player Stephen Jackson is not one to mince words. He'll say whatever he feels about another player and a lot of the time it's something negative about that player, even if it's a former teammate. Right now, that former teammate is San Antonio Spurs point guard Tony Parker. Jackson..." August 09

  • Report: Feud with Tony Parker to blame for Alexis Ajinca's failure to make French team?

    The Bird Writes "In a surprise announcement, Alexis Ajinca has failed to make the 12-man squad that will represent France in the upcoming FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Manila. According to Fabrice Auclert of Basket USA, there was likely more to the decision than just basketball reasons. Have a look at how..." July 05

  • Spurs’ retirement decisions not necessarily imminent

    San Antonio Express-News "Manu Ginobili faces a Wednesday deadline to decide whether to exercise a $2.94 million option for next season. Tim Duncan has until June 29 to opt into $6.39 million for next season. On the surface, it seems return or retirement decisions are nigh for the pair of Spurs’ future Hall of Famers...." June 18

  • Philosophical Parker awaits fate of Spurs’ roster

    San Antonio Express-News "Tony Parker was in France earlier this week, an ocean separating him from an NBA Finals that does not include him or the Spurs. That didn’t stop Parker from adding another championship to his collection. ASVEL Lyon, the French club Parker has owned and managed since 2014, won its league..." June 17

  • Tony Parker says Zika virus won’t stop him from participating in Olympics

    Larry Brown Sports "Spurs guard Tony Parker is intent on playing in the Olympics this summer come hell, highwater, or Zika. Parker said Thursday that he won’t let concerns over the mosquito-borne virus prevent him from representing his native France in Rio for what will be his final Olympic games, per Tom Orsborn..." June 16

  • Tony Parker dreams to be an NBA GM after retirement

    NBC San Antonio "There is a time in life when it's time to hang it up and retire. In the NBA, there have been many elite players who after retiring from the game, want to stay in the field they know - basketball. From Larry Bird with the Pacers, Michael Jordan with the Hornets to even ex-Spur Sean Elliott who..." June 02

  • Russell Westbrook takes blame for Tony Parker having wide open shot

    Larry Brown Sports "The Oklahoma City Thunder had an embarrassing defensive breakdown late in their Game 3 loss to the San Antonio Spurs on Friday night, and Russell Westbrook is taking the blame for it. With less than five minutes remaining and the score tied, Tony Parker was given the ball in transition and..." May 07

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