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
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
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
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
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
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
Larry Brown Sports "Tony Parker is somehow only 33 years old, and he believes he has a lot left to offer the San Antonio Spurs. Parker, who is in his 15th season with San Antonio, intends to make it to twenty seasons with the Spurs before the two parties part ways. “I want to go to 20 seasons, hopefully, with..." April 29
Kawhi Leonard (right quad contusion) is out for tonight's Spurs-Grizzlies game. Duncan (rest), Ginobili (rest) and Parker (rest) remain out.
San Antonio Express-News "The Golden State Warriors’ pursuit of an NBA-record 73 wins swings through San Antonio on Saturday, in another ultra-hyped battle of the NBA’s top two teams by far. If the Warriors, 61-6 heading into a game tonight in Dallas, eventually complete their rundown of the 1995-96 Chicago Bulls as the..." March 19
Coach Pop says Tony Parker will play tonight vs the Bulls.
San Antonio Express-News "The Spurs will be without Tim Duncan (rest), Manu Ginobili (rest) and Tony Parker (left toe contusion) when they play the Timberwolves on Tuesday in Minnesota. The Spurs are coming off a 99-91 loss to the Indiana Pacers on Monday, their 10th loss of the season. So far this season, the Spurs..." March 08
Parker just informed us he's out. "I'm not going to argue any more," he said with a laugh. #Spurs
Sporting News "Tony Parker can't resist the pull of playing for his country. A week after indicating on a French radio show that he might not participate in qualifying for the Rio Olympics, or the Games themselves because of the impending birth of his son, the Spurs star says he's all in. Parker's wife,..." February 08
Daily Mail "San Antonio Spurs point guard Tony Parker could miss the Olympics because of the expected birth of his second son. Parker told French radio station RMC that his wife is due at the end of July, shortly after France's Olympic qualifying tournament from July 4-10. The Olympic basketball..." February 02