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San Antonio Spurs guard Tony Parker was included on the 12-man roster for France's Olympic basketball team despite a left eye injury that could keep him sidelined.
Parker suffered a scratch to his cornea in a fight involving singer Chris Brown and members of hip-hop star Drake's entourage in a New York nightclub last month.
A final decision on his participation in the London Olympics is expected to be announced in the coming days after Parker meets with the Spurs' medical staff.
France will be missing Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah, who is still recovering from a left ankle injury he sustained during the NBA playoffs.
France's first game at the Olympics is against the United States on July 29.
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The French Basketball Federation says Tony Parker can play in the Olympic Games after the San Antonio Spurs medical staff agreed that the guard has fully recovered from an eye injury.
Parker scratched his cornea during a nightclub fight in New York last month.
The French federation said on its website on Friday that the Spurs medical staff ''confirmed the opinion of the...
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PARIS (AP) -- Spurs guard Tony Parker can play for European runner-up France in the Olympic Games after San Antonio's doctors agreed he has recovered from an eye injury.
Parker scratched his left cornea during a nightclub melee in New York last month.
"The two ophthalmologists (from the Spurs) confirmed the opinion of the French doctor who operated on Tony Parker, and...
San Antonio Spurs guard Tony Parker has been given clearance to play for France in the Olympic Games after the the NBA team's doctors agreed that he has recovered from an eye injury suffered as a bystander in a Manhattan nightclub bottle-tossing brawl.
Parker scratched his left cornea during the wild fight and has been wearing special eyeglasses since the June 17 incident.
All-Star point guard Tony Parker has been cleared to play in the London Olympics later this month. The French national said on his social media sites Friday he had received clearance from Spurs coach Greg Popovich and other team officials to play in the games after suffering an eye injury last month. Parker's post said, "I just arrived in Paris with good news. I'...
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It is less than one month before the start of the 2012 Olympic games and many teams in the basketball tournament are finalizing their rosters.
Like Team U.S.A., Team France, considered one of the stronger teams heading into London, is also limping into the tournament and will not have a squad full of their best players.
Joakim Noah will not suit up for France (ankle injury), Mickael...
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...
Tony Parker is waiting for the Spurs to grant him clearance to play in the London Olympics.
Heading into the 2012 Olympics, the French national team was not coming in at full strength. Joakim Noah, Ian Mahinmi, Mickael Pietrus, and Rodrigue Beaubois decided not to play due to various reason but perhaps the biggest blow was the possibility of losing their floor leader - San Antonio Spurs' Tony Parker.
TP suffered a scratch cornea when he found himself in the middle...
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Parker has just been cleared after a off-season that was highlighted by a speck of turmoil.
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