Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 6/24/12
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 ...
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