Found January 30, 2014 on Pass The Pill:

Tony Parker has established himself as one of the premier point guards we have been blessed to watch in the NBA. Parker possesses the ability to get anywhere on the floor, and proved his clutch characteristics last year in the NBA Finals. Naturally, when Joakim Noah of the Chicago Bulls picked up a technical foul in a 51-51 tie game in the third quarter against Parker’s San Antonio Spurs, Parker stepped up to the line to take the free throw. What happened after is both weird, and hilarious. From the looks of it, Parker takes a half-hearted free throw attempt that never has a chance of hitting the rim. For one reason or another, the referee decides to give him a second attempt, figuring the first was so bad, there is no way it could have been a legitimate attempt. As you might imagine, Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau wasn’t very pleased. Here’s the video: That was an attempt even Dwight Howard would be embarrassed by. But, Parker has rings, and he’s probably hit on your wife when you weren’t around, so what does he care? By: Frank Santos- Sports-Kings Co-Founder H/T Basketball Fans Only

THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

Parker selected as reserve for 2014 NBA All-Star game

The NBA announced today that San Antonio Spurs guard Tony Parker was selected to his third consecutive All-Star game appearance. He'll be representing the Western Conference for the sixth time in New Orleans during the 2014 NBA All-Star game next month. Parker will be the lone Spur in the All-Star game, as Tim Duncan was not selected for his 15th appearance. Parker joins...

WATCH: Gregg Popovich gives two-word interview

Having to interview San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich in the middle of a game is one of the most uncomfortable tasks a sports reporter can be assigned. Popovich despises talking to reporters between quarters, and that hatred is magnified when his team is losing. ESPN’s Mark Jones was his latest victim. Jones interviewed Pop […]

Diaw wants to play in 2014 FIBA World Cup

San Antonio Spurs' Boris Diaw wants to play in the 2014 FIBA World Cup in Spain. And he confirmed his interest on Twitter (albeit in French). Diaw, 31, has been one of the pleasant surprises of the Spurs' season. In fact, I would go as far as to proclaim him the Spurs' fourth best player -- behind Tony Parker, Manu Ginobili and Tim Duncan. He's been...

Spurs Keeping an Eye on the Big Picture

For most teams, poor showings against other title contenders would be a reason to raise the red flag for both the organization and the head coach.  When you have a fifteen year streak of reaching the playoffs, as Gregg Popovich and the San Antonio Spurs do, you are able to take a few liberties that are not afforded to others.  As was shown by Sunday’s game versus the...

San Antonio Spurs: Tony Parker Needs To Step Up

San Antonio Spurs: Tony Parker Needs To Step Up At Once By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Many expected injuries to be the biggest factor in keeping the San Antonio Spurs from competing, but those same people were thinking about Tim Duncan and Tony Parker, who seem to be the only healthy players on the team. Their 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th best players, Kawhi Leonard...

Popovich on fatigue: "That's just an excuse"

The San Antonio Spurs have not been playing the type of basketball that at one point in this season, the team having the best record in all of the league.  Recently, they have taking a dip.  Being hit with injuries to three of their starting five have started to show. With their recently loss to the Chicago Bulls on Wednesday, San Antonio have now lost the last three of their...

5 things to watch: Spurs vs. Bulls

The San Antonio Spurs (33-12) will look to snap their first losing streak of the season as they host the Chicago Bulls (22-22) tonight at the AT&T Center. San Antonio will still be without Tiago Splitter, Kawhi Leonard, and Danny Green due to injuries. The Spurs are coming off a 90-97 loss to the Rockets. Boris Diaw finished with 22 points and 11 rebounds to pace the Spurs...

Manu Ginobili Out 3-4 Weeks With Strained Hamstring

The Spurs announced Wednesday that guard Manu Ginobili will miss approximately 3-4 weeks after straining his hamstring during Tuesday’s game against the Rockets. Spurs guard Manu Ginobili underwent an MRI exam earlier today. The MRI revealed a strained left hamstring. Ginobili suffered the injury during the third quarter of last night’s Spurs-Rockets game. He is expected to miss...

Duncan passes Russell on all-time double-double list

Injury woes and the Spurs’ first three-game losing streak notwithstanding, it’s been a memorable week for Tim Duncan from a historical standpoint. Having moved into seventh on the career blocked shot list and 20th on the career scoring list, Duncan climbed up another chart on Wednesday with the 786th double-double of his career, moving him past Boston Celtics legend Bill Russell...

WATCH: Spurs Head Coach Gregg Popovich Proves Once Again He is the Master of the In-Game Interview

The San Antonio Spurs are one of the better teams in the NBA. More often than not they are going to at least give fans a good game if not bring home the win--so win or lose the fans are entertained. However, on the off chance that the team does play like crap entertainment is still readily available.You just have to wait for someone to try and interview head coach Gregg Popovich...

A look ahead to the Spurs' annual Rodeo Road Trip

It is that time of year again as the San Antonio Spurs prepare for their annual Rodeo Road Trip.  Every February the Spurs are forced out of the comfy confines of the AT&T Center, due to the San Antonio Rodeo.  This is the time of year that San Antonio is looking towards the playoffs and gaining ground in their conference.  The team this year will be faced with some adversity...

Sixers Coach Brett Brown Brings ‘Bos-tralian’ Accent Back To New England

BOSTON — Brett Brown doesn’t really have his New England accent anymore, but he never really lost it, either. Somewhere along the way, in his travels from South Portland, Maine, through extended stays in Australia and San Antonio and now to Philadelphia, Brown’s voice became a mixture of tones from multiple corners of the world. “Tim Duncan called it ‘Bos-tralian,’...

Manu Ginobili Out For 3-4 Weeks

Photo Credit:Andrew Richardson/USA TODAY Sports Neil Mehta Staff Writer San Antonio Spurs guard Manu Ginobili will be out with a left hamstring strain suffered during Tuesday night’s loss against the Houston Rockets. 36-year-old Ginobili will be out for about 3-4 weeks. The injury to Ginobili comes at the worst time for San Antonio. The Spurs are already without Danny Green (broken...

Gregg Popovich states ‘we’re behind’ during Spurs/Bulls quarter interview

During last night’s San Antonio Spurs/Chicago Bulls primetime affair, Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich decided to continue his tradition of short quarter interviews with ESPN’s Mark Jones. Check out Pop stating the obvious when Mr. Jones asks him a question regarding the third quarter of play: *** Popovich image courtesy of Getty Images

Bulls-Spurs Preview

The San Antonio Spurs have dropped back-to-back games for the first time all season, and each performance has been a bit uncharacteristic. They'll look to get back on track Wednesday night against a Chicago Bulls team hoping to have Joakim Noah back in the lineup to begin its six-game road trip. San Antonio (33-12) has lost four of six following a six-game winning streak, struggling...
NBA News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.