San Antonio Spurs

Position
G
 
Jersey
9
Name  Tony Parker
Born  5/17/1982
Height  6-2
Weight  185
College  None
6/1/2014 7:18:00 PM
Description: Spurs point guard Tony Parker (ankle) expects to play Thursday in Game 1 of the NBA Finals against Miami. SOURCE: Yahoo Sports
Insight: He left Saturday's game in the third quarter and did not return. Parker has averaged 17.2 ppg on 48.7 percent shooting this postseason. Manu Ginobili and Patty Mills would share point guard duties if Parker can't suit up for Game 1.
 
5/15/2014 7:08:00 PM
Description: San Antonio guard Tony Parker insists he'll be good to go when the Western Conference Finals open next week. SOURCE: Mike Monroe, San Antonio Express-News
Insight: Parker is dealing with a Grade 1 hamstring strain. He dealt with a Grade 2 strain in The Finals last season and was still effective (15.7 ppg, 6.4 apg) so we wouldn't worry about Parker being too hobbled for Game 1 on Monday.
 
5/15/2014 12:25:00 PM
Description: Spurs point guard Tony Parker is questionable for Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals.
Insight: Parker left Game 5 of the Western Conference Semifinals against Portland due to tightness in his left hamstring and did not return. it isn't considered serious, according to the team and he has four days or more to recover pending the completion of the Clippers-Thunder series.
 
5/14/2014 10:39:00 PM
Description: Spurs point guard Tony Parker left Game 5 of the Western Conference Semifinals against Portland on Wednesday and went to the locker room due to tightness in his left hamstring.
Insight: He's questionable to return. San Antonio leads 3-1 in the series, but they'll obviously need Parker to be healthy to get back to the NBA Finals.
 
5/9/2014 9:15:00 AM
Description: San Antonio point guard Tony Parker was all over Portland Thursday in Game 2 of the Western Conference Semi-Finals.
Insight: Parker racked up 16 points, five rebounds and ten dimes. He's averaging 19.5 ppg for the series and 20.9 ppg for the postseason. The Spurs lead the Trail Blazers two games to none with Game 3 Saturday at Portland.
 
Hot5/4/2014 9:30:00 PM
Description: Spurs guard Tony Parker led the Spurs to a Game 7 win over the Mavericks on Sunday with 32 points. He averaged 25.7 ppg in the final three games of the series.
Insight: Parker, Manu Ginobili and Tim Duncan combined for 67 of San Antonio's 119 points in the blowout victory. The Spurs will move on to face the Portland Trail Blazers in the Western Conference semifinals.
 
4/30/2014 9:49:00 PM
Description: Spurs guard Tony Parker shook off a left ankle injury and scored 23 points with five assists in 38 minutes to lead San Antonio to a Game 5 win Wednesday against the Mavericks.
Insight: Parker played sparingly in the second half of Game 4 and was walking with a limp afterward, but he was able to lead the Spurs in scoring in Game 5. San Antonio is up 3-2 in the first-round playoff series.
 
4/30/2014 5:50:00 PM
Description: Spurs guard Tony Parker (left ankle) will play Wednesday against the Mavericks in Game 5 of the Western Conference quarterfinals. SOURCE: Dan McCarney, San Antonio Express-News
Insight: Parker was walking with a limp after playing sparingly in the second half of Game 4, but he'll give it a go with the series tied 2-2.
 
4/29/2014 1:54:00 PM
Description: Spurs guard Tony Parker (left ankle) is questionable for Game 5 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals Wednesday against Dallas.
Insight: Parker was walking with a limp after Game 4. When asked he responded with "We'll see tomorrow," which isn't very encouraging. He only played 13 minutes in the second half of Game 4 and this may have been the reason why.
 
4/11/2014 6:35:00 PM
Description: Spurs guard Tony Parker (back) will play Friday despite being listed as doubtful, according to Dan McCarney of the San Antonio Express-News.
Insight: Parker's MRI showed a sprained facet joint on the left side of his back, but he'll return from a two-game absence Friday. That will push Patty Mills back to a reserve role after Mills had 26 points Thursday.
 
4/11/2014 1:16:00 PM
Description: Spurs guard Tony Parker is doubtful for Friday's game against Phoenix. Knowing coach Gregg Popovich's late-season propensity for sitting his stars to rest for the playoffs we wouldn't expect Parker to be in uniform.
Insight: Parker's MRI showed a sprained facet joint on the left side of his back. He's averaged 16.8 ppg, 2.3 rpg and 5.8 apg in 65 appearances this season.
 
4/10/2014 10:22:00 AM
Description: Spurs guard Tony Parker is doubtful for Thursday's game against Dallas. Knowing coach Gregg Popovich's late-season propensity for sitting his stars to rest for the playoffs we wouldn't expect Parker to be in uniform on Thursday.
Insight: Parker's MRI showed a sprained facet joint on the left side of his back. He's averaged 16.8 ppg, 2.3 rpg and 5.8 apg in 65 appearances this season.
 
4/7/2014 4:58:00 PM
Description: Tony Parker's MRI showed a sprained facet joint on the left side of his back, according to Mark Spears of Yahoo Sports.
Insight: Parker left Sunday's contest after just nine minutes and will now miss at least two more games. He's averaged 16.8 ppg, 2.3 rpg and 5.8 apg in 65 appearances this season.
 
4/6/2014 10:58:00 PM
Description: Spurs guard Tony Parker is headed for an MRI on his injured back. SOURCE: San Antonio Express-News
Insight: Parker left Sunday's game after just nine minutes. We'd expect Cory Joseph (4.8 ppg) to start in his place Tuesday versus Minnesota.
 
4/6/2014 8:08:00 PM
Description: San Antonio point guard Tony Parker exited Sunday's game with back spasms. SOURCE: San Antonio Express-News
Insight: He's done for the night. Parker will finish with ten points in nine minutes of court time. Corey Joseph (4.8 ppg) and Patty Mills (10.1 ppg) will handle the point guard duties during the second half.
 
3/26/2014 7:40:00 PM
Description: Spurs coach Gregg Popovich says all his players are available Wednesday against Denver. SOURCE: Jeff McDonald, San Antonio Express-News
Insight: That means Tony Parker, Danny Green and Tiago Splitter, who were all rested Monday against the Sixers, will return to the lineup. Parker (17.6 ppg, 6.1 apg) is the only must-start out of those three.
 
3/25/2014 6:20:00 PM
Description: San Antonio guard Tony Parker (Achilles) is expected to play Wednesday against the Nuggets, according to the San Antonio Express-News.
Insight: Parker was listed as having a sore Achilles when he was scratched from Monday's lineup versus Philadelphia, though we suspect it was just Gregg Popovich giving his star point guard the night off against an inferior opponent.
 
3/24/2014 8:48:00 PM
Description: San Antonio guard Tony Parker was a late scratch Monday against the Sixers. SOURCE: Project Spurs
Insight: He's listed as having an Achilles injury though we suspect this is just Gregg Popovich giving his star point guard the night off against an inferior opponent. Corey Joseph (4.8 ppg) is making his 18th start of the season.
 
3/22/2014 9:23:00 PM
Description: Spurs point guard Tony Parker will play Saturday against the Warriors.
Insight: Parker has played every game since he returned from injuries on March 2. Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobili will get a rest Saturday.
 
3/8/2014 9:28:00 AM
Description: Spurs point guard Tony Parker had 30 points on 11-of-19 shooting and five assists Saturday against Orlando.
Insight: Parker has averaged 29.8 minutes, 19 points, 5.3 assists and 1.5 rebounds in four games since he returned from a five-game absence.
 

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