Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 6/24/12
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San Antonio Spurs point guard Tony Parker reportedly is flying to New York soon to see an eye specialist.

Parker is worried a left eye injury, which happened during a celebrated nightclub fight, may keep him from playing in the Olympics next month, according to international basketball website Sportando.

The French star had to have surgery after suffering a lacerated left eye. A piece of glass penetrated "99 percent" of the tissue, he said in a Q&A on his blog, adding the Spurs are worried about his long-term career.

Parker sustained the injury early June 15 while attending a party as guests of musicians Chris Brown and Drake. A fight began between the rappers' entourages and reportedly Parker was hit on the eye by a bottle while trying to protect a girl.

Last week, Parker sued the owners of the nightclub for $20 million for allowing the incident to escalate.

"I see a specialist in New York with the hope of obtaining the agreement of competing in the Olympics," Parker wrote on his blog. "The Spurs are very worried. Based on the results, one can imagine that any one package. The decision is no longer mine. It is in the hands of the physician and San Antonio."

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