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Parker: My quad injury was ‘a hundred times worse’ than Leonard’s

Tony Parker knows better than anyone what Kawhi Leonard is going through as the star forward continues to nurse a quad injury, and it sure sounds like Parker believes his teammate should be back on the court by now.Parker, who had surgery in May after he tore his quad muscle during the postseason last year, spoke about Leonard’s injury on Friday. Perhaps the most telling thing he...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tony Parker: My injury was ‘hundred times worse’ than Kawhi’s

Tony Parker seemingly took a shot at San Antonio Spurs teammate Kawhi Leonard when discussing his own quadriceps injury.Parker suffered a rupture of his left quadriceps tendon during last year’s playoffs, which caused the Spurs point guard to miss the start of this season, having only returned to action in late November. Leonard, meanwhile, has been limited to only nine games this...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Parker says injury was ‘100 times worse’ than Leonard’s

The San Antonio Spurs still don’t know what’s going on with Kawhi Leonard. But the team itself seems to really want him back. In the meantime, Tony Parker is thinking about his own trouble with quad injuries. And he believe his experience was far worse.I’ve been through it. It was a rehab for me for eight months. Same kind of injury, but mine was a hundred times worse, but the same...
Via The Sports Post
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tony Parker: Kawhi Leonard returning to Spurs will not be easy

Those who think that Kawhi Leonard returning to action for the San Antonio Spurs will help propel the team into the playoffs may have to temper their expectations.Leonard is going to meet with Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich on Tuesday to decide when he is able to resume playing with the team. It may be on Tuesday against Orlando or Thursday against New Orleans. Whatever the case...
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Tony Parker quietly reaches key moment in NBA career

When Tony Parker is inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame, the speech will feature the laundry list of his career highlights. But it’s also likely to mention what happened on Jan. 21, 2018.That was the day Parker became a backup point guard — perhaps for good. And he accepted the change as gracefully as you can imagine.According to Tom Orsborn of the San Antonio Express-News...
Via Sportsnaut
January 22, 2018  |  Discuss

Tony Parker set to make season debut on Monday

After missing the first month-plus of the season with a ruptured quadriceps tendon he suffered in the playoffs, San Antonio Spurs point guard Tony Parker will make his season debut Monday against the Dallas Mavericks.Parker made the announcement via social media Sunday afternoon. Parker had been on a rehab assignment for the past several weeks. But now, it looks like the 35-year...
Via Sportsnaut
November 26, 2017  |  Discuss

Spurs to send Tony Parker to G-League for rehab

The San Antonio Spurs will send veteran point guard Tony Parker to the G-League here soon. It will be the next step in a rehab process that has spanned the past six months.“The San Antonio Spurs will send veteran point guard Tony Parker to their G-League affiliate, the Austin Spurs, for a rehabilitation assignment,” ESPN’s Marc Spears and Michael Wright reported Wednesday.Parker...
Via Sportsnaut
October 25, 2017  |  Discuss

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. “It’s getting...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 10, 2017  |  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.Parker...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
June 06, 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 veteran...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 05, 2017  |  Discuss

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