Tony Parker

Basketball Player

William Anthony "Tony" Parker is a French professional basketball player with the San Antonio Spurs of the National Basketball Association (NBA). The son of a professional basketball player, Parker played for two years in the French basketball league before entering the 2001 NBA Draft.… Read More

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    Trump Praises San Antonio Spurs, A Team That Rejects Trumpism In Every Way
    Huffington Post - Oct 11, 2016
  • Tony Parker Retires From International Play After France's Elimination
    Yahoo News - Aug 18, 2016
  • Parker Seeking Golden Goodbye To France Career
    Yahoo News - Aug 05, 2016
  • France, Canada Reach Rio Basketball Qualifier Final
    Yahoo News - Jul 09, 2016


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Tony Parker.


1982 Birth Born on May 17, 1982.


1997 15 Years Old Parker played for France's Junior National Teams at the 1997 FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship, both the 1998 and 2000 FIBA Europe Under-18 Championships, and the 2002 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship.
1999 17 Years Old …  After playing in the French amateur leagues for two seasons, Parker turned professional and signed with Paris Basket Racing in 1999.
2000 18 Years Old 1 More Event
In the summer of 2000, Parker was invited to the Nike Hoop Summit in Indianapolis. … Read More
Parker decided to forgo the NCAA and to remain in France; he spent the next year with Paris Basket Racing in the French League before entering the 2001 NBA draft.


2002 - 2004 4 More Events
Nevertheless, the Spurs won their third ever NBA championship by defeating the defending champions 4–3 in the 2005 NBA Finals. … Read More
2006 24 Years Old 1 More Event
Parker's scoring average was even higher than Duncan's, and his form propelled the Spurs to a 63–19 win–loss record and qualification for the 2006 NBA Playoffs. … Read More
On 14 February 2007, after delivering consistent numbers in the first half of the 2006–07 season, Parker was selected to play in the 2007 NBA All-Star Game as a reserve guard.
…  With Parker averaging a career-high in points per game, he was named as a reserve for the 2009 All-Star game. … Read More
He passed the 2010 FIBA World Championship to recover fully from some injuries he had during the 2009–10 NBA season. … Read More
2011 29 Years Old 1 More Event
During the 2011–12 NBA season, Parker helped the Spurs reach the best record in the West for the second straight season; the team tied the Chicago Bulls for the best overall record in the league.


On 4 February 2012, Parker became the all-time assist leader of the franchise with 4,477, surpassing Avery Johnson, adding 42 points in a victory against Oklahoma City Thunder. … Read More
Parker was named Western Conference Player of the Month for the month of January 2013 for leading the Spurs to a 12–3 record, and the best record in the NBA. … Read More
On May 2014, Tony Parker alongside Manu Ginobili and Tim Duncan tied the record for most wins in Playoffs History by a trio of players playing together; record held by LA Lakers trio of Magic Johnson, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Michael Cooper at 110 wins. … Read More
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