Tony Parker RUMORS & NEWS

  • Parker grateful for excused absence

    San Antonio Express-News "Tony Parker returned to San Antonio late Sunday night, wearied by the long voyage from France that included a delayed flight in Chicago but eager to rejoin his team. “I’m just happy to see my teammates and happy to be back and ready to go,” Parker said after a light practice on Monday morning...." October 01

  • Parker says rare summer off was ‘right decision’

    San Antonio Express-News "It is Tony Parker’s first full summer off in four years, and he is taking full advantage. The six-time All-Star recently returned to San Antonio from a jaunt to Las Vegas. He’s got another trip planned to an undisclosed destination with his fiancee and infant son Josh, followed by a visit to..." July 30

  • Parker: Expect Tim Duncan to return

    ESPN.com "Five-time NBA champion Tim Duncan eventually will retire, but San Antonio Spurs teammate Tony Parker doesn't expect it to happen just yet. "It will come to an end, but I don't think next year," Parker told reporters after the Spurs beat the Miami Heat in the NBA Finals for their fifth..." June 17

  • Parker says on French radio he’ll play Game 1

    San Antonio Express-News "Spurs point guard Tony Parker said on French radio that he’ll play in Game 1 despite an ankle sprain he initially suffered back in Game 4 of the first round series against Dallas. Via RMC Sport (with online translation): “I twisted my ankle in Game 4 of the first round against Dallas. I..." June 03

  • Tony Parker left game 6 with ankle soreness

    CBSSports.com "The San Antonio Spurs closed out the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game 6 without the services of Tony Parker. The Spurs' point guard left the game with 4.5 seconds left in the first half after playing 19 minutes and scoring eight points. After halftime was over, Spurs PR informed the media that..." June 01

  • Tony Parker faces heat from Gregg Popovich, himself

    USA Today "While the whole basketball world was fixated on Oklahoma City Thunder forward Serge Ibaka and his surprising role in the drastically-changed Western Conference finals, the focus of the San Antonio Spurs was in another direction. Tony Parker. Even the longest-tenured Spurs stars can't escape..." May 27

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    Gregg Popovich just announced that Tony Parker participated in Sunday's practice and will play in Monday's Game 1 vs. OKC

  • Popovich hopeful, but not certain, Parker will play in Game 1

    San Antonio Express-News "Tony Parker told the Express-News that he expects to play in the opening game of the Western Conference Finals after suffering a Grade I strain in his left hamstring as the Spurs finished off Portland on Wednesday in the semifinals. But coach Gregg Popovich struck a more cautious stance on..." May 17

  • Report: Tony Parker’s injury not serious

    Pro Basketball Talk "Tony Parker left the Spurs’ Game 5 closeout win over the Trail Blazers last night with a hamstring injury. San Antonio cruised in that game, but the next round won’t be so easy against the Thunder or Clippers. The Spurs, as good a backup as Patty Mills is, probably need Parker to return to the..." May 15

  • Parker’s prognosis unknown after latest injujry

    San Antonio Express-News "Tony Parker played just 10 minutes in the Spurs’ series-clinching victory over Portland on Wednesday after leaving with tightness in his left hamstring. No immediate timeline was provided for his return. The injury is not believed to be serious, according to a team source. Spurs coach Gregg..." May 15

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    Aras Bayram @aras_bayram

    POP REYİZ "@EarlKSneed Gregg Popovich says Tony Parker (ankle) will play. "He says he's playing. I don't think I have a vote."

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    Dan McCarney @danmccarneysaen

    Parker Grade 1 sprain, day to day for Game 5

  • Parker rolls left ankle injury in Game 4 victory

    San Antonio Express-News "Twisting his ankle with 1:40 remaining in the first half, Spurs point guard Tony Parker said he had to battle pain through the entire second half of the Spurs’ 93-89 win over the Mavericks in Game 4 of a Western Conference first-round playoff series. Afterwards, Parker declared that he was..." April 29

  • Tony Parker got the silent treatment from Tim Duncan as a rookie

    ESPN.com "Tony Parker and Tim Duncan have shared an awful lot of success teamed on the San Antonio Spurs. They've led them to 13 straight 50-win seasons, five straight Southwest Division titles and three NBA titles since Parker entered the league. However, their relationship did not start off on such..." April 22

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    Jeff McDonald @JMcDonald_SAEN

    I'm assuming no Duncan, Parker and maybe others tonight vs PHX, so good chance Dallas remains in 8 spot at least another day.

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    Marc J. Spears @SpearsNBAYahoo

    Spurs say guard Tony Parker has a sprained facet joint on the left side of his back. He is day-to-day following Thursday's game at Dallas.

  • Tony Parker slated for MRI on back

    San Antonio Express-News "Spurs All-Star Tony Parker is scheduled for an MRI on Monday after leaving Sunday’s 112-92 victory over Memphis in the first quarter with back spasms, coach Gregg Popovich said. Parker had been off to an outstanding start with 10 points on 4-for-4 shooting in nine minutes. It marks the..." April 07

  • Parker, Green, Splitter all expected back for Nuggets

    San Antonio Express-News "Tony Parker, Danny Green and Tiago Splitter are all expected back in the lineup for Wednesday’s home game against Denver after skipping the Spurs’ 113-91 victory over Philadelphia on Monday. Parker was listed with a sore Achilles tendon, while Green and Splitter were rested. Parker, who has..." March 26

  • Parker should be back no later than Sunday

    San Antonio Express-News "Spurs coach Gregg Popovich said All-Star point guard Tony Parker is expected to be back by Sunday’s game against Dallas after skipping the past five games resting his ailing body. The Spurs play Charlotte at home on Friday before hosting the rival Mavericks. Parker’s return will give the Spurs..." February 28

  • Parker should be back no later than Sunday

    San Antonio Express-News "Spurs coach Gregg Popovich said All-Star point guard Tony Parker is expected to be back by Sunday’s game against Dallas after skipping the past five games resting his ailing body. The Spurs play Charlotte at home on Friday before hosting the rival Mavericks. Parker’s return will give the Spurs..." February 27

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    Mike Monroe @Monroe_SA

    Report on NBAGreece, picked up by SA TVs, that @tonyparker to retire after '16 Olympics NOT true; will retire from French teamm NOT from NBA

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    Dan McCarney @danmccarneysaen

    Leonard participated in full practice today, still has periodic pain in hand, remains game-time decision for Wed. Parker still out indef.

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    Paul Garcia PS @PaulGarciaPS

    #Spurs announce Tiago Splitter will play tonight. Parker, Duncan, Kawhi, Baynes out vs. #Blazers

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    San Antonio Spurs @spurs

    Injury report: Ginobili will play limited minutes, Leonard game time decision, Splitter questionable and Parker out.

  • Parker Out For The Foreseeable Future

    ESPN.com "San Antonio Spurs point guard Tony Parker will be out "for the foreseeable future" with "a variety of maladies," coach Gregg Popovich said Tuesday. Parker had been sidelined with stiffness in his lower back but played in Sunday's All-Star Game, finishing with four points, two rebounds and one..." February 18

  • Parker, Splitter out against Boston

    San Antonio Express-News "Point guard Tony Parker (rest) and center Tiago Splitter (right calf contusion) will both miss Wednesday’s game in Boston, the Spurs announced Tuesday. Parker was sent home to San Antonio, while Splitter apparently remained with the team. Tomorrow’s game against the Celtics is the Spurs’ last..." February 11

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    Dan McCarney @danmccarneysaen

    Parker's not officially on the injured list, so he's going to have to play this weekend in the ASG.

  • Popovich says Parker will miss Brooklyn game

    San Antonio Express-News "Spurs coach Gregg Popovich said point guard Tony Parker will miss Thursday’s game at Brooklyn after soreness in his lower back forced him to miss the second half and beyond in their 125-118, double-overtime victory in Washington on Wednesday. All-Star point guard Tony Parker will miss the..." February 06

  • Duncan, Parker out against Brooklyn

    San Antonio Express-News "As expected, Spurs center Tim Duncan will be rested tonight against Brooklyn after logging a season-high 40 minutes in Wednesday’s double-overtime victory at Washington, the team announced Thursday. He is joined on the bench by All-Star point guard Tony Parker, who missed the second half and..." February 06

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    Dan McCarney @danmccarneysaen

    Parker out for the rest of the game, lower back tightness per Spurs broadcast.

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    Jeff McDonald @JMcDonald_SAEN

    Despite bumps and bruises, Tony Parker still plans on returning to New Orleans for the All-Star game later this month.

  • Tony Parker named to All-Star Game for sixth time

    San Antonio Express-News "Spurs point guard Tony Parker has been selected to his sixth All-Star Game, the NBA announced Thursday. Parker joins Portland’s LaMarcus Aldridge and Damian Lillard, Chris Paul of the Los Angeles Clippers, Houston’s James Harden and Dwight Howard, and Dirk Nowitzki of Dallas on the Western..." January 31

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    Jeff McDonald @JMcDonald_SAEN

    Tony Parker says he's been playing with inflammation in his groin and hip for past two weeks.

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    Jeff McDonald @JMcDonald_SAEN

    Tony Parker (shin) says there is no question he is playing tonight.

  • Tony Parker presented with second European Player of the Year award

    San Antonio Express-News "Spurs All-Star Tony Parker was presented with his second Euroscar European Player of the Year award before tipoff of Sunday’s game against Milwaukee. Parker won the award, given by Italian daily La Gazzetta dello Sport, after leading France to its first championship at last summer’s EuroBasket..." January 20

  • Parker questionable with shin contusion

    San Antonio Express-News "All-Star point guard Tony Parker is listed as questionable for tonight’s clash with Portland after aggravating the right shin contusion that forced him to miss a pair of games in December. Parker said he was re-injured in Wednesday’s 109-105 victory over Utah, requiring a precautionary MRI on..." January 17

  • Spurs' Parker not fatigued, but not the same

    San Antonio Express-News "During the past 12 months, it is fair to say few on the planet have played more basketball than Spurs point guard Tony Parker. Parker followed a run to Game 7 of the NBA Finals by taking Team France to the EuroBasket championship, then returned stateside to crank up the entire machine again in..." January 04

  • Parker wants to remain with Spurs; doesn’t rule out leaving

    San Antonio Express-News "Tony Parker to the New York Knicks? Unlikely, but Parker wouldn’t rule it out. In fact, he wouldn’t rule out going anywhere if certain circumstances aren’t in place. A report last week by ESPN.com said the Knicks hope to target the All-Star point guard in 2015, when Parker is set to become a..." December 30

  • Spurs' Tony Parker photographed doing polarizing 'quenelle' gesture

    CBSSports.com "Over the weekend, West Bromich Albion striker Nicolas Anelka performed a gesture called the "quenelle" after scoring a goal. The gesture, popularized by a controversial French comedian, is said to be a "reverse Nazi salute" and seen to be anti-Semitic. Because of it, Anelka is facing a five-game..." December 30

  • Knicks could target Parker in 2015

    San Antonio Express-News "Having whiffed in the LeBron James sweepstakes, and the 2013-14 season already circling the drain at 9-19, the Knicks have set their sights on the summer of 2015, when their plans could include a certain French All-Star from San Antonio. Per a recent report by ESPN’s Brian Windhorst, the Knicks..." December 28

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    Jeff McDonald @JMcDonald_SAEN

    Tony Parker (shin) back tonight vs OKC but Spurs will be w/o Kawhi Leonard, who had a dental procedure.

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    Paul Coro @paulcoro

    Popovich said Cory Joseph will start at point guard tonight against the #Suns in place of injured Spurs All-Star Tony Parker.

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    Spurs just announced that @tonyparker will miss next two games and then be re-evaluated after shin contusion he suffered Monday night in LA

  • Tony Parker out early with shin injury

    ABC News "San Antonio Spurs guard Tony Parker left Monday night's 115-92 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers in the second half with a right shin contusion. Parker limped off the court with 5:09 left in the third quarter after he appeared to bang his leg against Ryan Hollins' knee. He finished with eight..." December 17

  • Tony Parker charting his own 20-year course

    San Antonio Express-News "Though his 6-for-16 shooting in Wednesday's loss at Oklahoma City made him feel a bit older than his 31 years, All-NBA point guard Tony Parker claims to have been inspired by Kobe Bryant in considering a career that could make him the Spurs' first 20-year player. Having joined the Spurs as a..." November 30

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    John Denton @JohnDenton555

    #Spurs will be without Tony Parker because of an ankle injury. Corey Joseph will start.

  • Suns can't slow down Tony Parker, Spurs in 99-96 loss

    Arizona Republic "The Suns have won the games in which they had the best chance — at home against Utah and Portland and at New Orleans with a day of rest. What is more telling about how the Suns might be underbilled — or at least competitively entertaining — is how they fared on the road this week in less..." November 07

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  • Parker's close call leaves Popovich unhappy

    San Antonio Express-News "Spurs point guard Tony Parker left Saturday's 121-96 preseason loss to Miami in the third quarter after banging a finger on the camera of a photographer seated on the baseline. Parker's left hand is fine but his coach was not thrilled with the cameraman's proximity to the court. “It's a..." October 20

  • Spurs’ Tony Parker rounding into form

    San Antonio Express-News "Spurs point guard Tony Parker arrived at training camp this month fresh off a starring turn with the French national team at the EuroBasket tournament and with three goals in mind. “Make sure I stay in rhythm make sure I stay in shape” Parker said. “And be ready for Oct. 30 because that’s when..." October 19

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