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Spurs sign Parker to extension
Tony Parker
Tony Parker is the Spurs' all-time NBA career leader in assists.
San Antonio, TX ( - The San Antonio Spurs signed guard Tony Parker to a multi-year contract extension on Friday.

Terms of the contract were not announced.

Parker, a 13-year veteran, averaged 16.7 points, 5.7 assists and 2.3 rebounds last season, leading the Spurs to a fourth NBA title.  Full Story

Predicting the USA World Cup roster
By Jim Brighters, NBA Editor
Philadelphia, PA ( - The biggest news stemming from USA Basketball's summer practice is more about who left, or never came, than it is who is in the red, white and blue practice jerseys.

Aside from the progression of Derrick Rose, the major storylines following the Las Vegas practices were the departures of Blake Griffin and Kevin Love.

Reports are that Griffin has a small fracture in his back, so that's understandable. He's got a broken back. Kept Bruce Wayne down for months when Bane did it to him.

Love cited his ongoing and fluctuating situation as his reason for skipping the World Cup. Read between the lines and it's obvious Love bailed to avoid injury before he gets traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers.  Full Story