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Tony Parker takes basketball to new heights…hosts game atop glacier

Tony Parker of the NBA’s San Antonio Spurs has seen and done it all, especially after hosting a game atop a glacier in the Swiss Alps. Parker teamed with a sponsor to make the event happen, a showdown featuring players between ASVEL Villerubanne out of France and Swiss League players in weather 11,000 feet above sea level and a smooth 30 degrees. The epic pictures: More photos...
Via The Sports Daily
September 15, 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

Stephen Jackson calls out Tony Parker

Former NBA player Stephen Jackson is not one to hold back from controversy. He made a living out of getting into the heads of opposing players on the court. He’s also been an outspoken individual since moving on from the Association. Now, while in the midst of a potential comeback attempt, Jackson decided to take to the public in order to call out former teammate Tony Parker....
Via Sportsnaut
August 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Tony Parker says Zika virus won’t stop him from participating in Olympics

Spurs guard Tony Parker is intent on playing in the Olympics this summer come hell, highwater, or Zika. Parker said Thursday that he won’t let concerns over the mosquito-borne virus prevent him from representing his native France in Rio for what will be his final Olympic games, per Tom Orsborn of the San Antonio-Express News. The 34-year-old Parker is entering the twilight of...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 16, 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

Tony Parker expects Spurs to rest starters against Warriors

The San Antonio Spurs will play two of their final eight games against the Golden State Warriors, and it does not sound like Gregg Popovich has any intention of playing spoiler. The Spurs are currently locked into the No. 2 seed in the Western Conference. The Warriors, as we all know, are looking to set the NBA record for most wins in a regular season. They need six wins in eight...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Tony Parker fooled Roy Hibbert so badly he missed a shot (Video)

Tony Parker embarrassed Roy Hibbert so badly on Saturday night that the San Antonio Spurs guard caught himself by surprise. Hibbert left the game in the first half with an ankle injury after Parker put him on roller skates. Parker drove to the lane and got Hibbert to bite on a shot fake, and Hibbert lost his balance and fell to the floor. Parker was unable to convert the layup,...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Tony Parker could miss Olympics due to wife’s pregnancy

Tony Parker took to Twitter on Monday to happily announce that he and wife Axelle Francine are expecting another son. My wonderful wife and I are happy to announce that our son Josh is going to have a little brother!
Via Sportress of Blogitude
February 02, 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

Watch: San Antonio Spurs PG Tony Parker faces a tiger on French game show

San Antonio Spurs point guard Tony Parker is having some fun on his down time this summer, which, for the French athlete apparently means facing down a tiger. Appearing on the French game show “Fort Boyard,” Parker was thrust into a smallish courtyard where he drove around in a rusty, bucket of a vehicle that appears to offer scant protection. Fellow contestants dumped water...
Via Sportsnaut
July 24, 2015  |  Discuss

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