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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
19 days ago  |  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 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
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Chris Paul, Spurs may have ‘mutual interest’ in deal

The San Antonio Spurs and soon-to-be free agent Chris Paul might be eyeballing one another as a potential match heading into the 2017-18 NBA season.ESPN’s Zach Lowe spoke to the “rumblings” that Paul and the Spurs could be a thing this summer.“There’s been a lot of rumblings about Chris Paul, and I think that’s real,” Lowe said in an interview with ESPN’s Kevin Arnovitz...
Via Sportsnaut
May 24, 2017  |  Discuss

Richard Jefferson responds to Draymond Green dissing Cavs' playoff competition

Let’s start off by clearing the air. Both the Cavs and the Warriors are way, way better than any of the teams either has played during this year’s playoffs. But that didn’t stop Golden State forward Draymond Green from dissing Cleveland’s playoff competition, and now Cavs forward Richard Jefferson has returned the favor.On his podcast, "Road Trippin’ with RJ and Channing...
Via The Comeback
May 11, 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

Manu Ginobili ‘sad’ about first playoff game without Tony Parker

Friday night, San Antonio Spurs point guard Tony Parker will miss a playoff game after season-ending surgery. For longtime Spur Manu Ginobili, it’s the first time playoff game he’ll ever play without the Frenchman beside him. Given that Parker has been in the league longer than Ginobili and both have been in San Antonio for their entire careers, this isn’t necessarily surprising...
Via Sportsnaut
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

Gregg Popovich on Tony Parker’s knee injury ‘it’s not good’

The San Antonio Spurs could be facing a nightmare situation.Tony Parker had to be carried off the court after suffering a knee injury with just under nine minutes remaining in Game 2 of the Spurs’ second-round playoff series with the Rockets on Wednesday night.Parker penetrated into the paint and attempted a floater that missed when he landed awkwardly and went down. After the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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

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