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With Eurobasket 2013 set to start in a little over a month, teams are coming together to start practicing in preparation of one of the most popular tournaments in Europe. San Antonio Spurs' Tony Parker answered some questions for the French press in which he gave some opinions about the state of this current French national team.
Regarding his playing time in the upcoming friendly games Parker had this to say (via French site BasketActu.com):
“The staff wants to build on what Pop did with the Spurs: play me ten minutes per game preparation. The most important thing is that I am well at the European Championships and not in friendly matches.”
Parker had this to say on what he thinks of their chances in the tournament and his thoughts on the recent controversy surrounding the withdrawals of players such as Joakim Noah, Kevin Seraphin, Ian Mahinmi, Rudy Gobert, and Ronny Turiaf:
“We are not favorites but in all cases it will be a very open ...
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