Tony Parker



 

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TONY PARKER
#9 GUARD
Born: May 17, 1982 France
Height: 6-2 | Weight: 185 lbs

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The 2007 NBA Finals MVP … a three-time NBA All-Star … named the Gazzetta dello Sport European Player of the Year in 2008 … named the 2003 Champion of French Champions by the French newspaper L'Equipe (the first basketball player ever to receive the award) … on 10/30/01 vs. the L.A. Clippers became the youngest player ever to appear in a game with the Spurs making his NBA debut at 19 years and 166 days of age … the previous record was held by Mark Olberding who was 19 years and 219 days old when he made his Spurs debut on 11/26/75 at Virginia … among Spurs all-time leaders ranks third in games played (746), fourth in points (12,481), second in assists (4,284), fourth in FG made (4,965), eighth in 3PT-FG made (345), fifth in FT made (2,206) and seventh in steals (724) … among Spurs all-time playoff leaders ranks first in assists (651), second in points (2,591), games (138) and field goals made (1,034) , third in steals (132) and fourth in rebounds (434) and free throws made (419) … in his NBA career has appeared in 746 regular season games, averaging 16.7 points, 5.7 assists and 3.1 rebounds in 33.0 minutes … has seen action in 138 playoff games, averaging 18.8 points, 4.9 assists and 3.1 rebounds in 36.3 minutes in the postseason … among active NBA playoff career leaders ranks eighth in games played (132), seventh in points (2,473), fifth in assists (651) and ninth in minutes (4,796) … appeared in more playoff games before his 24th birthday than any player in NBA history (a total of 77 … Kobe Bryant is second on the list seeing action in 66 postseason games before his 24th birthday) … was a member of France's Junior National Team in the European Junior Championships in both 1998 and 2000 … a member of the French National Team since 2001 … played for France in the 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007 and 2011 European Championships … averaged 11.9 points and 2.9 assists in seven games as France finished third in the 2005 European Championship … in the bronze medal game had 25 points and 5 assists as France beat Spain to claim its first medal in the European Championships since 1959 … missed the 2006 World Championship after suffering a broken right index finger … in the 2007 European Championship averaged 20.1 points, 3.3 rebounds and 2.8 assists in 30.9 minutes in nine games … ranked second in the tournament in scoring and eighth in assists … had a tournament-high 36 points to lead France to a 69-62 victory over Italy on 9/4 … helped lead France to a second place finish in the 2011 European Championship, earning a spot in the 2012 Olympics … earned All-Tournament honors, averaging 22.1 points, 4.4 assists and 3.5 rebounds in 35.0 minutes … ranked first in the tournament in scoring and fifth in assists … played in the French minors in 1997–98 and 1998-99 before signing with Paris Saint Germain Racing in 1999 (the team changed its name to Paris Basket Racing prior to the 2000-01 season) … attended the National Institute for Sports and Physical Education (INSEP) in Paris … made a big splash at the 2000 Nike Hoop Summit in Indianapolis on 4/2/00 … had 20 points, 7 assists, 4 rebounds and 2 steals in 30 minutes against top U.S. stars (including Darius Miles, Zach Randolph and Chris Duhon) … played for the Spurs in the 2001 Rocky Mountain Revue

 
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