Tony Parker

Basketball, Basketball Player

1982 –

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Who is Tony Parker?

William Anthony "Tony" Parker, Jr. is a French professional basketball player who currently plays for the San Antonio Spurs of the National Basketball Association.

The son of a professional basketball player, Parker played for two years in the French basketball league before entering the 2001 NBA Draft. He was selected by the San Antonio Spurs with the 28th overall pick in the draft and quickly became their starting point guard, helping the Spurs win three NBA championships in 2003, 2005 and 2007. Employing his pace and high field goal percentage to great effect, Parker has been named to six NBA All-Star games, two All-NBA Second Teams, and an All-NBA Third Team. He was the 2007 NBA Finals MVP.

Parker was named as the EuroBasket 2013 MVP following his team's victory over Lithuania in the gold medal game. The point guard finished as the tournament's top scorer with 19 points-per-game.

Parker is also a music artist with his own music album TP. He married actress Eva Longoria on 7 July 2007. In November 2010, both parties filed for divorce.

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Born
May 17, 1982
Bruges
Also known as
  • William Anthony Parker
  • Parker, Tony
  • T. P.
  • Tony P
  • William Anthony "Tony" Parker Jr.
  • William Anthony Parker, Jr.
  • William Anthony "Tony" Parker, Jr.
Parents
Siblings
Spouses
Religion
  • Catholicism
  • Atheism
Ethnicity
  • African American
Nationality
  • France
Profession
Lived in
  • Bruges
  • San Antonio

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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