WATCH: Battle of the point guards - Romeo/Castro vs Parker
MANILA, Philippines - Tony Parker, who is in his last tour of national duty with the French team, was greeted by a formidable duo of point guards from the Philippines in his first match at the FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Manila, Philippines.
Parker went to battle with Jayson Castro - nicknamed 'The Blur" - and his heir apparent to the Gilas Pilipinas point guard position in Terrence Romeo.
The duo held their own against the former NBA Finals MVP and EuroBasket all-time leading scorer from the San Antonio Spurs, with Castro scoring 14 and Romeo dropping 19 off the bench. Parker managed 21 points while Nando De Colo scored a game-high 27 points as France opened up the tournament with a 93-84 win on Tuesday, July 5.
Watch the epic showdown between one of the best point guards of this generation against two explosive playmakers making a name for themselves on the world scene. – Rappler.com