Originally posted on The Other Paper  |  Last updated 6/15/12
Tony Parker might have more than one reason to wish his San Antonio Spurs team was still in the NBA playoffs.  The NBA star was in the wrong place at the wrong time early Thursday morning when he suffered a scratched retina on one of his eyes during the bottle-hurling brawl at a New York City nightclub involving rappers Chris Brown and Drake— reportedly over the singer Rihanna.Parker , wearing dark glasses, described the incident Friday in Paris during a news conference posted on YouTube.  He said he expects to be sidelined about a week while the French Olympic team prepares for the London Games. The Spurs' guard said he was wearing a "therapeutic" contact lens and had to go to an emergency room after arriving in Paris. The French basketball star described the melee and aftermath: "I was with my friend Chris Brown and me and my friends took some punches, so I'll be missing the start of the French team because I can't do anything for a week except keep the lens in and then take d...
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