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Parker to play with France despite wife's pregnancy

PARIS (AP) San Antonio Spurs point guard Tony Parker says he has found a deal with his wife that will allow him to take part in France's Olympic qualifying tournament this summer. Parker had raised the possibility of missing the tournament from July 4-10 and the Olympics - if France qualified - because of the expected birth of his second son in July. But Parker told L'Equipe...
Via AP on Fox
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Tony Parker will play at Olympic Qualifying Tournament

It seems San Antonio Spurs’ Tony Parker will be having a busy summer. According to reports, the French guard will suit up for the French National Team this summer at the Olympic qualifying tournament in Manila. And if Team France gets a bit to the Rio Games, he will also commit to playing for gold. Via […]
Via Project Spurs
3 hours ago  |  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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

If you think Steph's behind-the-back is sweet, you haven't seen DeMar

The NBA released its Top 10 Circus Shots video for January and Golden State Warriors wizard Stephen Curry is on there, maybe a little lower at No. 7 than might be expected.His behind-the-back move to get around the San Antonio Spurs' Tony Parker for a layup is indeed impressive, but there's only one player to make it onto the highlight reel twice.His name is DeMar DeRozan of the...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  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! ‍‍‍#familly #theparkers #happy — Tony Parker (@tonyparker) February 1, 2016 And while that is news to be celebrated, it comes with one hitch: The pregnancy...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Tony Parker might miss Olympic play with Team France

With news of San Antonio Spurs’ Tony Parker and his wife expecting a new child, it is possible Parker may miss Olympic play with Team France this summer. However, the point guard did state he will mull it over with is wife and the French national team before making a decision. Via Daily Journal: Parker […]
Via Project Spurs
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Tony Parker could miss Olympics because of wife's pregnancy

PARIS (AP) San Antonio Spurs point guard Tony Parker could miss the Olympics because of the expected birth of his second son. Parker told French radio station RMC that his wife is due at the end of July, shortly after France's Olympic qualifying tournament from July 4-10. The Olympic basketball tournament in Rio de Janeiro will be held from Aug. 6-21. Parker says he has yet to...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Team France might be without Parker, Diaw this summer

The French National team might be without two of their stars this summer at the Manila FIBA Olympic qualifying tournament – San Antonio Spurs’ Tony Parker and Boris Diaw. According to the French Basketball Federation director general Yann Bar*****, Diaw is doubtful to play due to him being an NBA free agent and will be […]
Via Project Spurs
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Old-school Wolves coach tries to reach a new-school roster

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) In his first three months being coached by Sam Mitchell, Minnesota Timberwolves youngster Zach LaVine has endured it all. Position switches, benching, yelling, pushing, prodding, all methods Mitchell employs to mold a 20-year-old in his second season. Mitchell said he has treated LaVine the same way he coached Jose Calderon in Toronto and the same way Spurs coach...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

CC Power Rankings: January 25

With the dog days of the NBA season upon us, it’s time to take a new look at our updated power rankings. Each team is now past the halfway point and should be focused on either battling for playoff position or rebuilding for a brighter future. This edition of our rankings series takes a look at the top 15 teams in the league as we hit the final week of January. * 1. San Antonio...
Via Crossover Chronicles
14 days ago  |  Discuss

CC Power Rankings: January 25

With the dog days of the NBA season upon us, it’s time to take a new look at our updated power rankings. Each team is now past the halfway point and should be focused on either battling for playoff position or rebuilding for a brighter future. This edition of our rankings series takes a look at the top 15 teams in the league as we hit the final week of January. * 1. San Antonio...
Via Bloguin Best
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Check out Tony Parker showing off his sweet car collection

San Antonio Spurs guard Tony Parker will be showing off his awesome car collection on the French show “Automoto.” In the video below, TP shows off his Lamborghini, Porche, two Ferraris and more including his DeLorean made like the car from the movie “Back to the Future” which apparently is his favorite movie. Check out […]
Via Project Spurs
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Gregg Popovich totally confuses Tony Parker by giving him a compliment

Gregg Popovich is a national treasure. Not only did the Spurs give another vintage interview with TNT's Craig Sager during Thursday's game against the Cavaliers, but he also went out of his way to praise to Tony Parker, who had 24 points in San Antonio's 99-95 win. The only problem with this is that the veteran guard was totally caught off guard, which made for the great video above...
Via Fox Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Tony Parker makes incredible acrobatic lay-up against Cavaliers

As the San Antonio Spurs continue their amazing start to their regular season, Tony Parker is showing that he can still make some incredible baskets. In the first half against the Cleveland Cavaliers, Parker was being guarded by Matthew Dellavedova and Tony made an incredible move for the lay-up: Tony Parker is amazing, everybody! *** Parker Acrobatic Lay-Up [Bleacher Report]...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Tony Parker makes bench shots look all too easy

Do you like Tony Parker? Do you like it when he gets buckets? How about in slow motion? Well, you’ve come to the right place as the San Antonio Spurs guard did all three of those things in this video. However, the shot didn’t count, but it’s totally worth the watch as Parker showed some […]
Via Project Spurs
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Tony Parker Speed Demon Illustration

After 14 years in the league, San Antonio Spurs floor general Tony Parker is still regarded as a speed demon or as the french say a “demon de vitesse”. Illustrated by Hyperthree Ye from China. The post Tony Parker Speed Demon Illustration appeared first on Hooped Up.
Via Hooped Up
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Parker's take on why Diaw doesn't sit: 'Pop wants him to lose weight'

The San Antonio Spurs are better known for resting their star players than any team in the league. Obviously, it's worked out well for them, as their Big 3 are all still playing at a high level. But key cog Boris Diaw doesn't have that luxury. The 33-year-old has appeared in all of San Antonio's 32 games, and Tony Parker has an idea why. Here's what he told the Associated Press...
Via Fox Sports
December 28, 2015  |  Discuss

15 NBA players on the decline

Let’s get one thing out of the way first. Every single player in this list has had an amazing career in the NBA that the vast majority of us can only dream of. They’ve dedicated their lives to game we love, and deserve a tremendous amount of respect and deference from all basketball fans. At a certain point however, the human body begins to give out, and for the following 15...
Via Yardbarker
December 15, 2015  |  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

5 things to watch: Spurs vs. Mavs

The San Antonio Spurs (11-3) will host intradivision rivals Dallas Mavericks tonight in San Antonio. The Spurs are coming off a 98-84 win over the Suns. Kawhi Leonard led the team with 24 points while Tony Parker kicked in 20 points in the San Antonio win. And as the Spurs look to remain undefeated at home, […]
Via Project Spurs
November 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Tony the Lion? Parker names cubs at zoo after himself, wife, son

SAN ANTONIO -- Spurs star Tony Parker had a walk on the wild side this week and has named three African lion cubs at the San Antonio Zoo after his wife, their son and himself.Zoo officials said Tuesday that Parker had decided on Axelle, Josh and T.P. after earlier making the top bid for the naming rights.The NBA player Tuesday morning slipped into the lions' den, accompanied by two...
Via AP on Fox
November 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Spurs' Parker names cubs at Texas zoo for self, wife, son

SAN ANTONIO (AP) Spurs star Tony Parker had a walk on the wild side this week and has named three African lion cubs at the San Antonio Zoo after his wife, their son and himself. Zoo officials said Tuesday that Parker had decided on Axelle, Josh and T.P. after earlier making the top bid for the naming rights. The NBA player Tuesday morning slipped into the lions' den, accompanied...
Via AP on Fox
November 24, 2015  |  Discuss

What's 'been the dilemma' of Tony Parker's entire career?

The San Antonio Spurs are 11-3 and arguably the second best team in basketball. But they're still a long way away from being a finished product, and there's a good chance it'll take quite a bit of time before we see them get there. The good news is their players already know this, and they're fine with the process taking however long it takes. Per ESPN, here's Tony Parker on how...
Via Fox Sports
November 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Spurs Live: Tony Parker Making All The Right Plays

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Via Fox Sports Southwest
November 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Parker’s Early Flashes of Former Self

AT&T CENTER – “Too much Tony Parker.” Along with Manu Ginobili and the rest of the San Antonio Spurs, Parker was a problem for the defense for Memphis Saturday evening, according to Grizzlies Head Coach Dave Joerger. Parker finished the game with 18 points in two quarters, and though he would go scoreless in the […]
Via Project Spurs
November 22, 2015  |  Discuss
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