Originally posted on RealGM  |  Last updated 9/20/13
Tony Parker still has scars about how the close the San Antonio Spurs were to winning his fourth NBA championship -- most notably the Game 6 collapse that was capped by Ray Allen's three-pointer to send the game into overtime. The Miami Heat ended up winning Game 6 and capturing the title in Game 7. "I was lucky enough to win three times already," Parker said. "It's obviously going to hurt until I die. I'll be 95 years old and dying, and I'll be like, 'Oh, Game 6.' That's life." Parker does not believe the Spurs' championship window has closed, and he applauds their offseason acquisitions. "The signing of Marco Belinelli is a great signing for us," Parker said. "Pop is going to do a great job of resting me, Manu and Tim during the season. We have those young guys -- Danny Green, Kawhi Leonard -- getting better and better. "So I think we're going to have a great chance to do it again next year. That's what you want as a basketball player, to have that opportunity to try to win it. You don't win it every year but you try to have the opportunity, and that's what we have with the Spurs."
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