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In less than a month, the 2012 Olympics will kick off in London and the San Antonio Spurs will be well represented in the basketball tournament.

The French national team will have a roster filled with NBA payers including Spurs' Boris Diaw, Nando De Colo and possibly Tony Parker who may sit out the entire London games due to an eye injury he suffered when he was caught up in the middle of a Drake-Chris Brown brawl in a nightclub brawl in New York City.

However, the final French national roster was released and it included Parker which might indicate he is feeling well enough to suit up for Les Bleus. If so, this is good news for France and for the Spurs knowing their leader is healing fine. Though it should be noted this doesn't mean TP is 100% recovered.

Here is the final roster for France and as you can see, it is a stacked roster.

Nicolas Batum, Yannick Bokolo, Fabien Causeur, Nando De Colo, Boris Diaw, Mickael Gelabale, Charles Kahudi, Tony Parker, Florent Pietrus, Kevin Séraphin, Ali Traore, and Ronny Turiaf.

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