Tony Parker http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/37058/all en NBA: Parker expected to miss a month for Spurs http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130302/nba-parker-expected-miss-month-spurs <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>San Antonio Spurs star guard Tony Parker will miss about four weeks of the NBA season with a sprained left ankle, the team announced on Saturday after the Frenchman underwent an MRI exam.</p> <p>Parker, who led the Spurs with 21.0 points and 7.6 assists a game, suffered the injury late in the third quarter in Friday's 130-102 home victory over Sacramento when he landed awkwardly after evading a defender while going for a layup.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130302/nba-parker-expected-miss-month-spurs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> National Basketball Association San Antonio Spurs San Antonio Spurs Tony Parker Tony Parker AFP Sat, 02 Mar 2013 19:30:07 +0000 5771790 at http://www.globalpost.com NBA: Parker ready to return for Spurs http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130322/nba-parker-ready-return-spurs <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Tony Parker, the French playmaker for the San Antonio Spurs who has missed three weeks with a sprained left ankle, will be back and available to play on Friday when the Spurs face Utah.</p> <p>In a Twitter message, the Spurs announced that Parker will be back in the lineup after earlier saying that he would not take the court against the Jazz.</p> <p>Parker went through a full practice on Tuesday for the first time since the 30-year-old guard was hurt on March 1 in a game against the Sacramento Kings. Tests the following day revealed the severe sprain.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130322/nba-parker-ready-return-spurs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> National Basketball Association San Antonio Spurs San Antonio Spurs Tony Parker Tony Parker AFP Fri, 22 Mar 2013 21:16:38 +0000 5791515 at http://www.globalpost.com NBA: Police probe threat against Spurs star Parker - reports http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130521/nba-police-probe-threat-against-spurs-star-parker-reports <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Authorities in San Antonio are investigating a 911 emergency call threatening Spurs point guard Tony Parker during an NBA playoff game on Sunday, local media reported.</p> <p>Local television station KSAT reported on its website KSAT.com that Parker's life was threatened, although a spokesman for the Bexar County Sheriff's Office declined to specify the nature of the threat in speaking with the San Antonio Express newspaper.</p> <p>The caller telephoned 911 with about five minutes left in Sunday's Western Conference championship game against Memphis and threatened the French player.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130521/nba-police-probe-threat-against-spurs-star-parker-reports" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Geography of Texas Technology Texas Tony Parker AFP Tue, 21 May 2013 21:45:36 +0000 5843199 at http://www.globalpost.com Spurs 93, Grizzlies 86 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130528/spurs-93-grizzlies-86 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Spurs 93, Grizzlies 86: Tony Parker scored 37 points on 15-of-21 shooting and visiting San Antonio completed a four-game sweep of Memphis to reach the NBA Finals for the first time since 2007.</p> <p>Parker scored 25 second-half points and Tim Duncan contributed 15 points, eight rebounds and four blocked shots as the Spurs led for nearly the duration of the contest. San Antonio will be looking for its fifth NBA title since 1999 when it faces either Miami or Indiana in a series that begins June 6.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130528/spurs-93-grizzlies-86" target="_blank">read more</a></p> National Basketball Association Tony Parker Zach Randolph Thomson Reuters Tue, 28 May 2013 05:46:01 +0000 5847220 at http://www.globalpost.com Parker shines as Spurs advance to NBA finals http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130528/parker-shines-spurs-advance-nba-finals <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agencia EFE </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Memphis, Tennessee, May 28 (EFE).- Tony Parker scored 37 points as the San Antonio Spurs beat the Memphis Grizzlies 93-86 to complete a four-game sweep and grab a spot in the NBA finals for the first time since the Texas team took the league title in 2007.</p> <p>The most recent of the Spurs' four NBA championships came at the expense of the Cleveland Cavaliers, then led by LeBron James.</p> <p>Now with Miami, James, whose Heat lead the Indiana Pacers 2-1 in the Eastern Conference finals, may get a chance for revenge against the Spurs in this year's battle for the NBA crown.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.efe.com" class="button wire efe"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#efe"><span>Copyright EFE, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130528/parker-shines-spurs-advance-nba-finals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> National Basketball Association San Antonio Spurs Tony Parker Agencia EFE Tue, 28 May 2013 17:15:18 +0000 5847526 at http://www.globalpost.com NBA: Spurs rally to beat Heat in game one http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130607/nba-spurs-rally-beat-heat-game-one-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Tony Parker scored 10 of his 21 points in the fourth quarter as the visiting San Antonio Spurs rallied to beat reigning league champion Miami 92-88 in the opening game of the NBA finals Thursday.</p> <p>Parker rattled in a desperation jump shot with 5.2 seconds remaining to help seal the victory for the well-rested Spurs, who had nine days off heading into the first game of the league's championship series.</p> <p>"We didn't make adjustments. We tried to contain them and make them take the outside shots," Parker said of their late-game strategy.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130607/nba-spurs-rally-beat-heat-game-one-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> National Basketball Association National Basketball Association Finals Tony Parker AFP Fri, 07 Jun 2013 07:23:43 +0000 5852224 at http://www.globalpost.com Spurs' Ginobili takes no comfort from split http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130610/spurs-ginobili-takes-no-comfort-split <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Simon Evans</p> <p>MIAMI (Reuters) - San Antonio came away from Miami with a split of the NBA Finals' opening two games, but Spurs guard Manu Ginobili said Sunday's crushing 103-84 loss to the Heat in Game Two had taken the gloss off their performance in Florida.</p> <p>"If you had asked me before heading to Miami I would have said okay, I'll take it. Winning one and losing the other by 20, not a big deal. I'll take it," he told reporters.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130610/spurs-ginobili-takes-no-comfort-split" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Manu GinĂ³bili National Basketball Association Tony Parker Thomson Reuters Mon, 10 Jun 2013 07:41:56 +0000 5854025 at http://www.globalpost.com Spurs top scorer Parker day-to-day with hamstring strain http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130612/spurs-top-scorer-parker-day-day-hamstring-strain <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Frank Pingue</p> <p>SAN ANTONIO (Reuters) - San Antonio point guard Tony Parker has a mild hamstring strain but remains hopeful of playing in Thursday's Game Four of the NBA Finals.</p> <p>Parker, the Spurs' leading scorer in the playoffs, was listed as a day-to-day prospect after an MRI scan revealed a grade 1 strain in his right hamstring.</p> <p>"The good news is it's not a tear. It's not a defect. So that's the good news. Now I just have to see how I'm going to feel tomorrow," he said.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130612/spurs-top-scorer-parker-day-day-hamstring-strain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business National Basketball Association San Antonio Spurs Tony Parker Thomson Reuters Thu, 13 Jun 2013 00:40:04 +0000 5856869 at http://www.globalpost.com Spurs rally to defeat Timberwolves http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131214/spurs-117-timberwolves-110 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Spurs rally to defeat Timberwolves</p> <p>SAN ANTONIO -- When the San Antonio Spurs needed a rally, they turned to their veteran players. And once again, they came through with the win.</p> <p>Point guard Tony Parker had 29 points and six assists to lead the San Antonio Spurs to a 117-110 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday night.</p> <p>Parker was 13 of 24 from the field in 36 minutes as the Spurs returned from their two-game road trip.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131214/spurs-117-timberwolves-110" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Human Interest National Basketball Association National Basketball Association Finals San Antonio Spurs Tim Duncan Tony Parker Thomson Reuters Sat, 14 Dec 2013 09:20:39 +0000 6020183 at http://www.globalpost.com NBA: Shin bruise to sideline Parker two games http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131218/nba-shin-bruise-sideline-parker-two-games <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>San Antonio point guard Tony Parker will miss the Spurs' next two NBA games with a right shin contusion.</p> <p>The Spurs said Tuesday that Parker would be sidelined for Wednesday's game at Phoenix and Thursday's at Golden State.</p> <p>"Parker will be reevaluated when the team returns to San Antonio, at which point his status for Saturday night's Spurs-Thunder game will be determined," the team said in a statement.</p> <p>Parker was hurt late in the third quarter of Monday's loss to the Clippers in Los Angeles.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131218/nba-shin-bruise-sideline-parker-two-games" target="_blank">read more</a></p> National Basketball Association Tony Parker Tony Parker AFP Wed, 18 Dec 2013 06:57:03 +0000 6023222 at http://www.globalpost.com Preview: Clippers at Spurs http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140104/preview-clippers-at-spurs <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The Los Angeles Clippers will be without superstar point guard Chris Paul, who is expected to miss 3-to-5 weeks due to a separated right shoulder, as they travel to San Antonio to take on the Spurs on Saturday. Paul was injured Friday in the Clippers' win over Dallas and his teammates immediately recognized the loss. "I don't think you could find one guy in the league, maybe (LeBron James), but besides that there's no one guy who can make up what Chris brings," Jamal Crawford told reporters.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140104/preview-clippers-at-spurs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Los Angeles Clippers National Basketball Association Tony Parker Thomson Reuters Sat, 04 Jan 2014 14:48:49 +0000 6035116 at http://www.globalpost.com Spurs 104, Timberwolves 86 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140113/spurs-104-timberwolves-86 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Spurs 104, Timberwolves 86: Kawhi Leonard scored 17 points on 8-of-11 shooting and Tim Duncan added 15 points and eight rebounds as San Antonio pushed past visiting Minnesota.</p> <p>Tony Parker recorded 14 points and 10 assists for the Spurs, who won their fourth straight. Matt Bonner scored 14 points and Marco Belinelli added 13 to lead the reserves for San Antonio.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140113/spurs-104-timberwolves-86" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Kawhi Leonard National Basketball Association Tony Parker Thomson Reuters Mon, 13 Jan 2014 05:16:42 +0000 6041449 at http://www.globalpost.com Spurs come from behind to beat Pelicans http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140204/spurs-come-behind-beat-pelicans <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Spurs come from behind to beat Pelicans</p> <p>NEW ORLEANS -- The injury-depleted San Antonio Spurs have been in survival mode for the last two weeks, trying to hang tough with veteran smarts until they get some therapeutic rest during the All-Star break and possibly a full roster after that.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2014.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140204/spurs-come-behind-beat-pelicans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> National Basketball Association San Antonio Spurs Tony Parker Thomson Reuters Tue, 04 Feb 2014 06:03:39 +0000 6060830 at http://www.globalpost.com NBA: Spurs' Parker out for 'forseeable future' http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140218/nba-spurs-parker-out-forseeable-future <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>San Antonio Spurs guard Tony Parker will be sidelined "for the forseeable future" with "a variety of maladies" according to Spurs coach Gregg Popovich, ESPN reported on Tuesday.</p> <p>The 31-year-old Frenchman is averaging 17.7 points and 6.2 assists for the NBA's Southwest division leaders, who reached the All-Star Game break at 38-15 with the second-best record in the Western Conference and fourth-best in the league.</p> <p>Parker, who has played in 47 games so far this season, was listed as out for the Spurs' return to action Tuesday at the Los Angeles Clippers.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140218/nba-spurs-parker-out-forseeable-future" target="_blank">read more</a></p> National Basketball Association San Antonio Spurs Tony Parker Tony Parker AFP Tue, 18 Feb 2014 22:16:43 +0000 6074238 at http://www.globalpost.com NBA: Spurs say sore Parker out for 'forseeable future' http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140218/nba-spurs-say-sore-parker-out-forseeable-future <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>San Antonio Spurs point guard Tony Parker will be sidelined "for the forseeable future" with "a variety of maladies," Spurs coach Gregg Popovich said on Tuesday.</p> <p>The 31-year-old Frenchman is averaging 17.7 points and 6.2 assists for the NBA's Southwest division leaders, who reached the All-Star Game break at 38-15 with the second-best record in the Western Conference and fourth-best in the league.</p> <p>Parker, who has played in 47 games so far this season, was listed as out for the Spurs' return to action Tuesday at the Los Angeles Clippers.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140218/nba-spurs-say-sore-parker-out-forseeable-future" target="_blank">read more</a></p> National Basketball Association San Antonio Spurs Tony Parker Tony Parker AFP Wed, 19 Feb 2014 01:16:49 +0000 6074353 at http://www.globalpost.com