Parker suffers ankle injury
Tony Parker's eyes were perhaps getting a little big for his stomach.
These last two years, Parker has transformed himself into one of the premier point guards in the league. Maybe the 2007 Finals MVP was that already, but now Gregg Popovich has turned the team over to him and told him to dominate the same way he does when he plays for the French national team.
Parker has done that this year, averaging 21.0 points and 7.6 assists per game. He has led the Spurs to the best record in the Western Conference and in the league. The MVP whispers have circled around Parker from luminaries such as Charles Barkley for the impact he has made on the court.
Parker even had dreams of an NBA title/Euroleague title double this year. That would certainly be a fanastic year that could measure up in some sense to the 2012 LeBron James put in.
Those dreams might very well be on hold now.
Parker sprained his ankle Friday in a blowout win over the ...