Tony Parker RUMORS & NEWS

  • Tony Parker hopes to play 20 seasons with Spurs

    Sportsnaut "Tony Parker is passing the torch, but the San Antonio Spurs point guard is nowhere close to thinking about retirement. According to Marc Spears of Yahoo, Parker has alerted head coach Gregg Popovich and general manager R.C. Buford of a plan to spend a total of 20 seasons with the..." October 09

  • Parker, Batum say they will play for France in 2016

    Pro Basketball Talk "There is still a bitter taste in the mouths of the French players after their overtime loss to Spain in the EuroBasket semifinals. Especially since the French were hosting the final rounds of the event in Lille. France was up by 11 and seemingly in control of the game at one point, but could not..." September 21

  • Parker breaks EuroBasket scoring record

    San Antonio Express-News "Tony Parker became the all-time leading scorer in EuroBasket history as France held off Poland on Monday to improve to 3-0 in group play. Parker scored 14 of his 16 points in the second half of France’s 69-66 victory to push his career EuroBasket total to 1,046. He entered Monday’s game, his..." September 08

  • Parker excited for ‘last crack’ at championship

    San Antonio Express-News "Training came won’t start for another two months, at which point Tony Parker expects to already be in top form. In addition to participating with France at the upcoming EuroBasket tournament, he’s embarked on the most rigorous offseason program of his career in the hopes of staving off the..." July 30

  • Parker expects one more season for Spurs’ Big Three

    San Antonio Express-News "There is one two-part question that hangs over the Spurs’ offseason: Will franchise stalwarts Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobili return for another run? Point guard Tony Parker, at 33 the youngest member of the team’s championship-winning Big Three, thinks he has an answer. “I think they’re both..." June 18

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    Dan McCarney @danmccarneySAEN

    Parker reiterated his plan to play 5-6 more NBA seasons while retiring from international duty after 2016 Olympics.

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    Jeff McDonald @JMcDonald_SAEN

    Parker on Duncan, Manu futures: "I think they're both going to play one more year."

  • Tony Parker is entering the next stage of his career

    Pounding The Rock "Last season, Tony Parker wasn't at his best. By most compound metrics the Spurs' star point guard was actually an average player. His points, assists and true shooting percentage suffered a substantial dip compared to the two prior seasons and his defense was a serious problem all year long...." June 02

  • Parker, Diaw on France’s preliminary roster for EuroBasket 2015

    San Antonio Express-News "His subpar, injury-plagued season be damned, Tony Parker joins Boris Diaw and former Spur Nando De Colo among 24 players named to France’s preliminary roster for EuroBasket 2015. France is the defending champion, with Parker having earned MVP honors in leading Les Bleus to their first major..." May 05

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    Dan McCarney @danmccarneySAEN

    Parker listed as questionable for Game 3 tmw against the Clippers with tightness in his right Achilles.

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    San Antonio Spurs @spurs

    updated injury report: Parker and Bonner will play tonight. Belinelli and Splitter are listed as out. #SASvsHOU

  • Duncan, Parker and Ginobili make (more) history

    San Antonio Express-News "They’ve been together for 13 seasons, winning four championships and forever establishing themselves alongside the best trios in NBA history. Spurs stars Tim Duncan, Manu Ginobili and Tony Parker enjoyed yet another milestone Tuesday in Oklahoma City, where they played their 730th game together..." April 08

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    San Antonio Spurs @spurs

    INJURY UPDATE: Tony Parker (tightness, right Achilles) will not return to tonight’s game.

  • Tony Parker faces biggest challenge of his career as Spurs try to find old form

    Yahoo! Sports "Tony Parker drove to the basket for what should have been a routine running lay-in against the Sacramento Kings. Only, nothing has been routine for Parker in recent months, including that shot, which, like many for the San Antonio Spurs point guard, failed to fall. Shortly after that miss,..." March 03

  • Tony Parker on struggles: 'I don't feel great. Everybody knows it'

    The Score "It sounds strange to say it, but it may be time to worry about the San Antonio Spurs. The Spurs remain the Spurs and it's difficult to believe they won't figure things out and ultimately hit their stride in time for the playoffs, but there's reasonable cause for concern. They dropped their..." February 27

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    Jeff McDonald @JMcDonald_SAEN

    It's official: Tony Parker back tonight vs. Pistons. I wrote this yesterday about the possibility: via @mySA

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    Paul Garcia PS @PaulGarciaPS

    The Spurs announced Tony Parker (hamstring), Kawhi Leonard (hand) & Patty Mills (shoulder) will all be out Sunday vs the Rockets.

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    Tim Duncan, Tony Parker, Manu Ginobli, Kawhi Leonard and Patty Mills are all OUT for tonight's game. #Spurs

  • Spurs Injury Report 12/1/14 "Tim Duncan (rest), Patty Mills (right shoulder surgery), Tony Parker (bruised ribs) and Tiago Splitter (tightness, right calf) are listed as out for tonight’s game at Philadelphia. " December 01

  • 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 "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

    CBS Sports "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 "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 "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.