Found December 30, 2013 on The Victory Formation:
PLAYERS: Tony Parker
TEAMS: San Antonio Spurs

San Antonio Spurs guard Tony Parker is under fire from a Jewish human rights group, after being seen in a photo giving what appears to be anti-Semitic gesture.Read more →

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