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San Antonio Spurs 2013 NBA Draft pick Livio Jean-Charles underwent surgery to repair his torn right knee ACL yesterday according to French site EuroSport.com.
According to the report, the surgery was performed in France with one of the Spurs' doctors there on hand. Livio will be out of action for 6-months.
Jean-Charles suffered a right knee injury in the FIBA U-20 games against the Czech Republic.
It hasn't been a good summer for Spurs' assets and current players on the roster overseas.
Aside from Livio, Davis Bertans, Adam Hanga had injuries which required surgery. In addition, Aron Baynes suffered a hamstring injury which caused him to sit out play with Team Australia this summer. Not to mention Tony Parker who is set to have an MRI done on his right knee as well when he injured it yet again in a loss to Spain.
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Tony Parker is no stranger to knee problems.
The Spurs guard played through the pain during the NBA Finals while tendons in his knee were on the verge of tearing.
With rehabilitation, Parker seemed back on track, but his recovery may have hit a bump in the road.
According to a report from San Antonio News' Dan McCarney, Tony Parker is scheduled for an MRI after hurting his...
Tracy McGrady says he is retiring from the NBA.
The seven-time All-Star announced his decision on ESPN and Twitter on Monday morning. McGrady spent 16 seasons in the NBA playing for the Raptors, Magic, Rockets, Knicks, Pistons and Hawks. He finished his career last season by signing with the San Antonio Spurs late in the year.
Thank all of you who have supported me over 16 NBA...
Tracy McGrady announced his retirement today. For any NBA fan, or for anyone that grew up watching T-Mac’s brilliance, it’s a sad day. It’s a sad day because not only is one of the most dominant players from his era hanging it up today, but also because it officially marks the end of McGrady’s “what could’ve been” career. A career that we now know has ended with zero...
If you had to narrow down one definitive move from Tracy McGrady’s NBA career, it has to be the self-alley-oop.
In the below YouTube clip, some of the best McGrady’s self alley-oops were compiled for your enjoyment:
Tracy McGrady off-the-glass alley-oops [The Basketball Jones]
HANGIN' EM UP
The former scoring champ has decided to call it a career after 16 seasons in the Association.
Last Thursday, San Antonio Spurs point guard Tony Parker had sustained a minor injury to his right knee in the French National teams practice session. After sitting out in France's loss to Spain on Friday, Parker returned to the court Monday as France lost to Spain once again 85-84.
According to the French website L'Equipe, Parker's knee was injured again in the match...
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Athletes are always looking for new ways to keep them in shape and give themselves that edge as they progress through their careers. Various NFL players, most notably Clay Mathews and Brian Cushing, have trained with Randy Couture and Jay Glazer and their Xtreme Couture MMA Training. As Tim Duncan’s time with the San Antonio Spurs is starting to come to an end, he is looking...
Tracy McGrady, a seven-time NBA All-Star, announced his retirement from the NBA Monday on ESPN’s First Take. “It’s been 16 years playing the game I love. I’ve had a great run, but it’s time for it to come to an
Tracy McGrady joined the debate desk on ESPN’s First Take Monday morning where he made a big announcement. The 34-year-old guard said he’s officially retiring from the NBA after 16 years in the league, however, he is leaving the “door open” to China.
The 7x NBA All-Star and 2x scoring champ has career averages of 19.6 points, 5.6 rebounds, 4.4 assists and 1.2 steals per...
The NBA is a business. But a business can be fun, and the marketability of the product is largely contingent on fan revenue. So fun is good.
And what can be more fun than basketball and, during brief intermissions, cheerleaders strutting their stuff for the fans in the seats.
Now you, the fan, can help shape the future of the San Antonio Spurs Silver Dancers...
On Monday, news came after France's 85-84 loss to Spain that San Antonio Spurs point guard Tony Parker had re-injured his right knee in the match and would need an MRI conducted on Tuesday to discover the severity of his injury.
Early Tuesday in France, the results came in, and according to the French National team director Patrick Beesley, Parker's examines showed his...
Tracy McGrady has announced his retirement from the NBA.
McGrady played last season in China before returning to the NBA for a playoff run with the San Antonio Spurs. McGrady played sparingly for the Spurs.
McGrady was drafted in the lottery by the Toronto Raptors in 1997 and became one of the NBA's best players after signing with the Orlando Magic in free agency in 2000. McGrady...
As the 2013 FIBA Americas and Eurobasket championships are just days away from kicking off, a couple of San Antonio Spurs players continued to prepare for the FIBA games with more exhibition matches as Spurs players from France, Italy, and Canada all ended up on the losing end this past weekend.
The action began Friday in Madrid where France was set to take on Spain without...