Tony Parker 2016-17 season review: Holding out for the masterpiece

Parker saved his best for last, capping off his 16th NBA season with a throwback playoffs that ended too soon. Tony Parker’s 16th NBA season went more or less the way you’d expect from a point guard who’s steadily transitioned from fleet-footed playmaker to minimalist caretaker. He was used more off the ball, played less minutes per game, and was …

Will Tony Parker Keep Mike Conley From Signing With The Spurs?

  Mike Conley, Jr. is the top point guard on the free agent market this offseason. The veteran, and career-long member of the Memphis Grizzlies, will find plenty of teams trying to lure him away for the final few years of his prime. Though he is coming off a season in which he only played 56 games and missed the …

Tony Parker continues to class up San Antonio, opens french food truck.

Spurs guard and Belgium native Tony Parker spends most of his time in San Antonio, which likely makes it hard to get fine French cuisine whenever he wants. Since he can’t shuffle off to France at a moment’s notice, he’s bringing a little bit of France to San Antonio. Parker, along with Chef Cliff Chetwood, is opening a French cuisine food truckcalled “Crème de la …

Spurs’ Tony Parker on new role: ‘It’s like a third career for me, but it is great.’

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Tony Parker tried to walk to the team hotel elevators quietly on Monday en route to his room before being swarmed by smiling fans. They didn’t seem to mind that Parker’s numbers were down or that perhaps his All-Star days are behind him. And frankly, Parker doesn’t mind either. Tony Parker is having a fine shooting season …

Report: Team France might be without Parker, Diaw this summer.

The French National team might be without two of their stars this summer at the Manila FIBA Olympic qualifying tournament – San Antonio Spurs’ Tony Parker and Boris Diaw. According to the French Basketball Federation director general Yann Barbitch, Diaw is doubtful to play due to him being an NBA free agent and will be seeking a new contract while …

Tony Parker is the 58th greatest player of all time, according to ESPN.

As I’m sure you’ve heard, ESPN is counting down the top 100 players of all time. Recently, they named Manu Ginobli the 61st greatest player of all time. We also know that Tim Duncan was named as the NBA’s greatest power forward of all time. It’ll be interesting to see where exactly he ends up in the top echelon of players. Now, ESPN has …

Danny Green’s poor shooting season doesn’t bother Parker.

  San Antonio Spurs shooting guard Danny Green has been struggling to do his main job this season, and that’s to shoot the ball. His shooting percentages are down across the board  and he’s been having all kinds of issues hitting shots that he’s made look easy over the past couple years. His three-point percentage is down from 41.8 to …

How Kawhi Leonard And LaMarcus Aldridge Have Prevented A Premature Tony Parker Retirement.

  We all reach a point in our professional careers where we feel like it’s time to move on to What’s Next. Maybe it’s a new career, maybe we take that sailing trip atop our bucket list. We’re not necessarily fed up, we’re just ready for something new. Age is usually the driving force behind this feeling. We don’t react as quickly …

Spurs big three to make history as the NBA’s most winningest trio.

The Spurs big three of Tim Duncan, Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili are set to make NBA history once again. The big three are only two wins away from becoming the most winningest trio in NBA history. Not since the days of Larry Bird, Kevin McHale and Robert Parrish has the NBA seen a more dominant trio emerge.  With two …

One Frenchman in, one Frenchman out for Spurs.

After a preseason so far that has consisted of both rest and rehabilitation, Boris Diaw has been cleared to make his debut along with the refurbished AT&T Center on Sunday against Detroit.“I’m still French though,” Diaw said, referencing coach Gregg Popovich’s reason for holding him out of previous games. “I was being French the other game. I’m still French, but …

Tony Parker spends the night in the paint and sculpture.

Spur Tony Parker and wife Axelle Francine spent part of Saturday evening taking in the paintings, drawings and sculptures by Joan Miró currently on display at the McNay Art Museum. Museum director William Chiego and his wife took them through the exhibit, which features 50 works by the Spanish-born artist known for bold, colorful compositions. The couple had to leave …

Spurs Training Camp Buzz: Can San Antonio Expect a Bounce-Back Year from Parker?

San Antonio Spurs point guard Tony Parker experienced somewhat of a down season in 2014-15, averaging only 14.4 points and 4.9 assists per game, as the Spurs were knocked out in the first round of the playoffs. What can we expect from Parker this season?…….Read More Source: Spurs Training Camp Buzz: Can San Antonio Expect a Bounce-Back Year from Parker? | …

Power Ranking the San Antonio Spurs Roster: No. 5, Tony Parker.

The San Antonio Spurs list 18 players on the roster heading into training camp, and Air Alamo will break down each of the current players, their strengths, weaknesses, chances to make the roster and expectations for the 2015-16 NBA season. Tony Parker has served as the catalyst of the Spurs offense for a handful of years,……Read More Source: Power Ranking the …

Tony Parker on Spurs: “The pressure is all on Pop now.”

With the addition of LaMarcus Aldridge and David West, expectations for the San Antonio Spurs are high. Now that they are even better, Tony Parker thinks all the pressure is on Gregg Popovich Even though the San Antonio Spurs have been contenders for what feels like an eternity, they somehow got even better this offseason. They may……Read More Source: Tony Parker on …