• Parker says Spurs believed he'd stay despite rotation demotion

    7 monthes ago - By TheScore

    Tony Parker helped the San Antonio Spurs become a perennial championship contender during his 17 seasons with the franchise. So when the French star told the team's front office he was ready to go in a different direction, he was met with disbelief. "They really didn't take me seriously that I was going to leave," Parker said, according to ESPN's Michael C. Wright. Parker signed with the Charlotte Hornets in July, pursuing an opportunity to continue receiving regular rotation minutes. That came after he was told his playing time could be sparse in San Antonio with the emergence of young...
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  • Tony Parker: Kawhi Leonard didn't leave Spurs because of me

    7 monthes ago - By ProBasketballTalk

    Who is Tony Parker to say that?
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  • Tony Parker à San Antonio, l'émotion est déjà là

    Tony Parker à San Antonio, l'émotion est déjà là

    7 monthes ago - By Basketsession

    Tony Parker est venu reconnaître le parquet de l'AT&T Center à quelques heures de son premier retour à San Antonio comme adversaire des Spurs.
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  • Tony Parker: Spurs ‘Didn't Take Me Seriously That I Was Going To Leave'

    Tony Parker: Spurs ‘Didn't Take Me Seriously That I Was Going To Leave'

    7 monthes ago - By SLAMonline

    Tony Parker says the Spurs didn't take him seriously when he informed the team that he was going to leave last summer.
    In a story by ESPN's Michael C. Wright , Parker says he decided to consider other opportunities after Gregg Popovich informed him that he'd be San Antonio's third-string point guard.
    “They really didn't take me seriously that I was going to leave,” Tony Parker says in a room full of folding chairs at the Spectrum Center in Charlotte, North Carolina, more than 1,200 miles from the place he still calls home....
    “Pop just told me that I was going to be the third point guard...
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