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LOOK: Spurs retire French NBA star Parker's number in ceremony

Nov 12, 2019 - 5:33 PM

'Thanks for all those years. It was a crazy ride,' says Tony Parker in his emotional jersey retirement ceremony

LEGEND. Tony Parker is remembered for winning 4 NBA titles with the San Antonio Spurs. Photo from NBA Twitter

Spurs to retire French great Tony Parker's number

Aug 17, 2019 - 10:16 AM

Two months after announcing his retirement, Tony Parker gets to see his number 9 jersey raised to the rafters in San Antonio this season

LEGEND. Tony Parker helped the San Antonio Spurs capture 4 NBA titles. File photo

Spurs legend Tony Parker announces retirement from NBA

Jun 11, 2019 - 12:29 AM

The 37-year-old French hangs up his spurs after winning 4 NBA titles with the Spurs

FAREWELL. Tony Parker walks away from the NBA after 18 seasons. Photo by Ronald Cortes/Getty Images/AFP

Defense propels Hornets in grind-out win vs slumping Grizzlies

Feb 02, 2019 - 3:09 PM

Tony Parker reaches a career-milestone, tallying 7,000 career assists in the Hornets' win over the Grizzlies

RECORD NIGHT. Tony Parker hits a career-milestone while backstopping Hornets star Kemba Walker. Photo by Paul Mata/Rappler

Hornets' Parker makes triumphant return to San Antonio

Jan 15, 2019 - 1:23 PM

The Frenchman is showered with adoration by Spurs fans, who cheered for him during 17 seasons in San Antonio

CHAMP. Before joining the Charlotte Hornets, Tony Parker won 4 NBA titles with the San Antonio Spurs. File photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images/AFP

Tony Parker says he's ready to contribute in Charlotte

Oct 14, 2018 - 9:35 AM

'In everyone's eyes, I will always be a Spur,' says Tony Parker even as he's all set for a new challenge with the Hornets

CHARLOTTE, NC - OCTOBER 02: Tony Parker #9 of the Charlotte Hornets looks to pass against Tyler Johnson #8 of the Miami Heat during their game at Spectrum Center on October 2, 2018 in Charlotte, North Carolina. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Streeter Lecka/Getty Images/AFP

4-time NBA champ Tony Parker leaves Spurs for Hornets

Jul 07, 2018 - 9:23 AM

The departure of the San Antonio icon leaves Manu Ginobili as the last player in the successful Spurs triumvirate

ICONIC. San Antonio point guard Tony Parker agrees to a 2-year deal with the Charlotte Hornets. Photo by Paul Mata/Rappler

Recovering Tony Parker assigned to Spurs D-League team

Oct 26, 2017 - 1:40 PM

Tony Parker continues his recovery after injuring his left quadriceps tendon during last season's playoffs

D-LEAGUE. Tony Parker has been practicing with the Spurs - the Austin Spurs - as he recovers from a quadriceps injury. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Pau Gasol eclipses Tony Parker's EuroBasket scoring record

Sep 08, 2017 - 1:21 PM

Pau Gasol sets a new record for scoring in the European Championship by moving to 1 111 career points

NEW RECORD. Gasol surpassed his San Antonio Spurs teammate Parker with a 20-point effort in Spain's 87-64 group-stage victory over Hungary. Photo by Daniel Mihailescu/AFP

The legendary depth of the San Antonio Spurs

May 10, 2017 - 9:05 PM

From Parker Ginobili and Leonard the Spurs have been able to spot talent that others have overlooked

DEEP ROSTER. Perhaps the Spurs should try finding actual gems buried in the earth, because they've sure had the magic touch in finding gems in basketball. Photo by Ronald Cortes/Getty Images/AFP

Tony Parker has successful surgery, no timetable for return

May 06, 2017 - 3:41 AM

The Spurs will have to look for another player to step up as the veteran Parker is ruled out for the remainder of the playoffs

INJURY LAYOFF. San Antonio Spurs star Tony Parker will be out for the rest of the playoffs after suffering a ruptured left quadriceps tendon. File photo by Josh Albelda/ Rappler

Tony Parker out for playoffs with quadriceps injury

May 05, 2017 - 1:05 AM

The San Antonio Spurs will be without the 16 season veteran after collapsing during the fourth quarter

OUT. The San Antonio Spurs will be without Tony Parker after he went down in Game 2 against the Houston Rockets. Screenshot from YouTube

Tony Parker goes down hurt as Spurs win Game 2

May 04, 2017 - 3:30 PM

Kawhi Leonard scores a game high 34 points as the Spurs win Game 2 by 25

SPUR DOWN. Tony Parker will have an MRI scan on his left knee after going down hurt in Game 2. Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images/AFP

Spurs are too much for Grizzlies, advance to meet the Rockets

Apr 28, 2017 - 2:23 PM

San Antonio finishes off Memphis in Game 6 to book a second round showdown with the James Harden and the Houston Rockets

ON TO THE NEXT. Kawhi Leonard scores 29 while Tony Parker delivers a masterpiece shooting performance for 27 points in the series clinching win. File photo by Andy Lyons/AFP

Spurs stay unbeaten on the road in Washington

Nov 27, 2016 - 12:20 PM

LaMarcus Aldridge scores 24 as the Spurs move to 10 0 on the road

ROAD WARRIORS. The San Antonio Spurs continued their dominance on the road. File photo by Rob Carry/Getty Images/AFP

After Rio exit, NBA stars Ginobili, Parker end international careers

Aug 18, 2016 - 9:49 AM

After their teams defeats in the quarterfinal round Spurs teammates Manu Ginobili and Tony Parker say goodbye to international hoops

Student vs Mentor: Joseph, Parker relish matchup in OQT Final

Jul 12, 2016 - 2:14 PM

Both play well in the finals but Parker and France get the last laugh

Parker refused to end int'l career without one last Olympic run

Jul 11, 2016 - 8:08 PM

Tony Parker says he couldn t be happy with anything less than a final stint in the Olympics

MAN ON A MISSION. Tony Parker looks like a man on a mission in this photo after he knocks down a huge 3-pointer late in the FIBA OQT final. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Feeling like a rockstar, Tony Parker plans return to Philippines next summer

Jul 11, 2016 - 11:00 AM

Parker was very complimentary of the Filipino people and how they received the France national team

Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: France defeats Canada to earn Olympic berth

Jul 11, 2016 - 12:18 AM

France goes 4 0 at the Manila Olympic Qualifying Tournament to book a ticket to Rio

Team France shows love for Tony Parker after he hits another big shot. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

France’s experience not a major advantage over Canada, says Diaw

Jul 10, 2016 - 2:08 PM

Diaw also touches on France’s slow starts in the Manila OQT and the team’s depth

Parker, Diaw hope to duplicate France's Euro 2016 success

Jul 09, 2016 - 2:57 AM

The French basketball team watched their nation s Euro 2016 semis victory while in Manila Tony Parker and co hope to make their final too

NATIONAL PRIDE. France didn't allow being out of the country keep them from watching the Euro 2016 semis. Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

Baldwin expects Gilas will steady ship in time for New Zealand

Jul 06, 2016 - 2:00 PM

Coach Tab Baldwin isn t expecting the Philippines loss to France to impact them negatively as they face a must win situation against New Zealand

RESILIENT. Gilas Pilipinas has shown the ability to put tough losses behind them in the past. They'll have to do that once again vs New Zealand on Wednesday. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Turnovers, strong French guards cost Gilas victory in FIBA OQT opener

Jul 06, 2016 - 12:00 PM

Gilas Pilipinas committed 18 turnovers which led to 21 points from France in their loss to the 5th ranked team in the world

OVERDRIVE. Terrence Romeo and Jayson Castro of Gilas were outstanding, but could not match the 48-point output of Tony Parker and Nando De Colo. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

WATCH: Battle of the point guards - Romeo/Castro vs Parker

Jul 06, 2016 - 9:30 AM

Watch as Jayson Castro Terrence Romeo and Tony Parker take turns creating highlight reels in the Olympic Qualifying Tournament showdown

FLOOR GENERALS. Terrence Romeo and Jayson Castro gave France's Tony Parker a run for his money at the one position in their OQT match. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

WATCH: Gilas Pilipinas vs France highlights

Jul 06, 2016 - 12:46 AM

Gilas Pilipinas made it interesting against one of the best teams in the world Relive some of the most exciting moments from Philippines vs France at the FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament

MANILA SHOWDOWN. Bobby Ray Parks Jr and Tony Parker were in action for Gilas vs France. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Parker heaps praise on Philippine crowd, Gilas guards

Jul 06, 2016 - 12:09 AM

France rallies from an early deficit against Gilas to get the win on the OQT s opening day

Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Duterte performs ceremonial toss before Gilas vs France game

Jul 05, 2016 - 9:32 PM

President Duterte takes center court before the Philippines plays France in the FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament

Photo by Josh Albelda/ Rappler

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Jul 04, 2016 - 7:15 PM

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Gilas ‘serious, focused’ as showdown with France nears

Jul 04, 2016 - 1:41 PM

Gilas Pilipinas zeroes in on studying game plan and practicing executions ahead of their FIBA OQT Manila clash with France

GETTING READY. Gilas Pilipinas, seen here after a tune-up versus Turkey, gears up for a tough first opponent in France at the FIBA OQT. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Tony Parker Sr a proud dad as son's int'l career winds down

Jul 04, 2016 - 9:00 AM

As Tony Parker seeks one final Olympic run his father reflects on what his son has meant to basketball and French sports

LOVE AND BASKETBALL. Tony Parker Sr, seen with his son in 2010, couldn't have imagined the level of success his son has achieved. File photo by Philippe Huguen/AFP

France, Parker wary of Gilas’ outside shooting

Jul 03, 2016 - 8:29 PM

Tony Parker calls the Philippines fast and talented ahead of their showdown at the Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Manila

PARKER IN MANILA. San Antonio Spurs star Tony Parker, who is in his final run of international duty, isn't taking the Philippines lightly. Photo by Josh Albelda/ Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Tony Parker, Team France arrive in Philippines

Jul 01, 2016 - 11:21 AM

The Olympic Qualifiers are drawing near as teams arrive in the Philippines

Tony Parker plays last game for France on home soil

Jun 29, 2016 - 4:00 PM

Parker plays his final international game before the French home crowd in a 17 point victory against Japan

ONE FOR THE ROAD. Tony Parker plays one last home game for the French national team. File photo by Guillaume Horcajuelo/EPA

Spurs sweep Grizzlies, to face Thunder or Mavs next

Apr 25, 2016 - 9:10 AM

The Spurs are the first team to reach the semifinals as LaMarcus Aldridge posts a double double

ON TO THE NEXT. Tony Parker and the San Antonio Spurs breezed past the Grizzlies. File photo by Larry W. Smith/EPA

Spurs slap Grizzlies around in dominant Game 1 win

Apr 18, 2016 - 12:38 PM

The Grizzlies are held to a season low 74 points as the Spurs dominate in their playoff opener

SPUR TO VICTORY. Tim Duncan only had 7 points and 11 rebounds but didn't need to provide more in the one-sided win. Photo by Larry W. Smith/EPA

Spurs spank Grizzlies to keep pace with Warriors

Mar 26, 2016 - 3:29 PM

The Spurs have tied the 95 96 Bulls for the longest home winning streak to start a season

HOME STREAK. The San Antonio Spurs are still undefeated at home. File photo by Larry W. Smith/EPA

Baldwin warns: Tony Parker may be public enemy no. 1 in Manila

Mar 02, 2016 - 8:00 AM

Tony Parker may face a tough crowd in Manila for the 2016 FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament when France battles Gilas Pilipinas

PUBLIC ENEMY NO.1. France's Tony Parker may face a hostile crowd when he comes to Manila in July for the 2016 FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament. Photo from FIBA

Could Tony Parker miss the Olympic Qualifiers in Manila?

Feb 04, 2016 - 3:04 PM

A family matter may lead Parker to sit out the Summer Games

Spurs top Celtics for milestone win by Duncan, Parker, Ginobili

Nov 02, 2015 - 3:25 PM

Tim Duncan Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili post their record 541st win together and record the most victories by a threesome in NBA history

WINNING TRIO. The Spurs' Tim Duncan, Manu Ginobili and Tony Parker are now the winningest threesome in NBA history. They are seen here in this file photo posing with their championship rings in 2014. Photo by LARRY W. SMITH/EPA

WATCH: NBA stars read 'Mean Tweets' on 'Kimmel'

Jun 05, 2015 - 12:06 PM

Steph Curry Magic Johnson Tony Parker Jeremy Lin and more

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Cavaliers down Bucks, clinch division title

Apr 09, 2015 - 2:17 PM

This is the Cavs first Central Division title since 2009 2010 before James left his home state team for 4 seasons in Miami

Cleveland's forward LeBron James (R) dunks the ball in front of Milwaukee's center John Henson (C) and guard Jerryd Bayless (L). File photo by Tannen Maury/EPA

Spurs burn Heat in NBA Finals rematch

Apr 01, 2015 - 1:07 PM

Kawhi Leonard scored a game high 22 points and grabbed nine rebounds while point guard Tony Parker added 16 points and a game high five assists

DEJA VU. Kawhi Leonard and the San Antonio Spurs still have Miami's number. Photo by Robyn Beck/AFP

Spurs bounce back with win over Bucks

Mar 19, 2015 - 1:00 PM

The San Antonio Spurs redeem themselves after an embarrassing loss to the Knicks with a win over the slumping Milwaukee Bucks

Tony Parker, Tim Duncan and the NBA champion Spurs returned to the win column. Photo by Larry W. Smith/EPA

WATCH: Irving drops career-high vs defending champs Spurs

Mar 13, 2015 - 3:02 PM

Kyrie Irving nets a career high 2015 NBA season high and franchise high 57 points as the Cavs take down the Spurs

Spurs easily cruise past Heat in Finals rematch

Feb 07, 2015 - 3:21 PM

Miami Heat struggle against San Antonio Spurs with Dwyane Wade and Hassan Whiteside sidelined by injury

Unlike last year's NBA Finals, the Heat vs Spurs game on Friday wasn't as dramatic a battle. Photo by Larry W. Smith/EPA

Obama toasts, teases NBA champion Spurs

Jan 13, 2015 - 2:07 PM

If you guys need any tips on winning back to back you know where to find me second term president Obama tells the Spurs

US President Barack Obama (R), with Tim Duncan (L), Manu Ginobili (2L) and Tony Parker (2R) accepts a jersey during a ceremony to honor the 2014 NBA Champion San Antonio Spurs. Photo by Shawn Thew/EPA

Spurs shine brightest in 2014

Dec 20, 2014 - 8:00 AM

The San Antonio Spurs wins its 5th NBA title in 2014 showing the secret to long term success is strong leadership and developing young talent

BIG THREE. The Spurs' big three (L to R) Tony Parker, Tim Duncan, and Manu Ginobili have brought multiple titles to the franchise. Photo by Andy Lyons/AFP

LeBron’s 29 leads Cavs past Wizards, Popovich-less Spurs beat Indiana

Nov 27, 2014 - 2:14 PM

LeBron James produced game highs of 29 points 10 rebounds and eight assists to lead the Cavs past Washington

LeBron James and Dion Waiters celebrate during their win over the Wizards. Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images/AFP

Spurs Big Three set for likely last ride

Oct 24, 2014 - 5:08 PM

The trio have become the winningest threesome in post season history with 117 playoff game victories along with 4 championships together

ONE LAST DANCE? Is it going to be the last ride for San Antonio's Big Three? Can they make it to back-to-back titles? Photo by Ashley Landis