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Tony Parker ‘very happy’ with progress from quad injury

Despite the obvious concerns that come with a major leg injury to a 35-year-old, San Antonio Spurs guard Tony Parker is encouraged by his progress.In a recent interview with Argentinian outlet LPG TV, Parker was asked about his recovery from the torn left quadriceps he suffered in this year’s playoffs.“It’s OK. It’s OK,” said the ex-All-Star, per Jeff Garcia of WOAI. ...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Tony Parker not retiring, wants to play 20 seasons with Spurs

Tony Parker may be 35 years old and in the twilight of his NBA career, but that doesn’t mean he intends to ride off into the sunset just yet.The San Antonio Spurs veteran point guard even envisions playing beyond the 2017-18 NBA season. In fact, Parker hopes to sign an extension with the Spurs so he can play a full 20 seasons with the only NBA team with which he has ever played...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
June 06, 2017  |  Discuss

Tony Parker vows to return better than ever after injury

Following surgery to repair a ruptured quadriceps tendon, Tony Parker vows to return to the San Antonio Spurs in January better than ever.“I will play my best basketball when I return in January”, Parker told L’Equipe (h/t Eurohoops.net).Parker was injured during San Antonio’s playoff series against the Houston Rockets. His injury, and the one to Kawhi Leonard, made it impossible...
Via Sportsnaut
May 29, 2017  |  Discuss

Tony Parker’s career could be over after injury

The San Antonio Spurs will be without Tony Parker for the remainder of the postseason. Given the nature of Parker’s injury and the point in his career at which it occurred, many are wondering if we have seen the last of the star point guard in the NBA.Parker suffered a torn quadriceps in Game 2 against the Houston Rockets Wednesday night. On Friday, the Spurs announced that the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 05, 2017  |  Discuss

Spurs confirm Tony Parker is out for rest of playoffs

The San Antonio Spurs will be without arguably their most important veteran player for the remainder of the postseason, as the team announced on Thursday that Tony Parker is done for the season.Parker had to be carried off the court during Wednesday’s Game 2 win over the Houston Rockets when he landed awkwardly on a shot inside the paint. Spurs coach Gregg Popovich said after the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 04, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Tony Parker expected to need season-ending surgery

The San Antonio Spurs are likely to be without point guard Tony Parker the rest of the way in the playoffs after he suffered an injury Wednesday night.According to Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical, Parker will likely need season-ending surgery to repair damage to his left leg. Parker scored 18 points before exiting Game 2 on Wednesday night with the severe injury.After the game...
Via Sportsnaut
May 04, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Tony Parker plays tug of war against jaguar at zoo

Tony Parker vs. a jaguar—who ya got? Parker recently took a trip to the San Antonio Zoo, and was faced with an important task: naming jaguars. Parker had initially placed a bid (which ended up being the highest one) and was awarded the rights to name two jaguars cubs, according to Melissa Rohlin of the San Antonio Express-News. He named them Liam and Milan, after his son and niece...
Via The Sports Daily
December 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Tony Parker hosts basketball game on top of glacier

Basketball and cold weather? They don’t really go together all that well normally. After all, cold fingers tend to not help one grip a basketball nor catch a pass coming your way. None of that mattered to San Antonio Spurs point guard Tony Parker and Swiss watchmaker Tissot, though. That’s because the two teamed up to host a basketball game atop the Aletsch glacier in Switzerland...
Via The Comeback
September 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Tony Parker wants to play at five more seasons with Spurs

Tony Parker is somehow only 33 years old, and he believes he has a lot left to offer the San Antonio Spurs. Parker, who is in his 15th season with San Antonio, intends to make it to twenty seasons with the Spurs before the two parties part ways. “I want to go to 20 seasons, hopefully, with the Spurs,” Parker said, via Tom Orsborn of the San Antonio Express-News. “I would...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Lion cub at San Antonio Zoo takes swipe at Tony Parker

San Antonio Spurs guard Tony Parker got a chin check from a lion cub on Wednesday. Parker was playing with the cub at the San Antonio Zoo when it suddenly took a swipe at his face. We don’t blame Parker for flinching. You don’t mess with lions, no matter their age. [FanSided]
Via The Sports Daily
November 26, 2015  |  Discuss
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