Tony Parker

William Anthony „Tony” Parker Jr. (born 17 May 1982) is a French professional basketball player 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. Parker has helped the Spurs win four NBA championships in 2003, 2005, 2007 and 2014. Employing his pace and high field goal percentage to great effect, Parker has been named to six NBA All-Star games, three All-NBA Second Teams, and an All-NBA Third Team. He was also the 2007 NBA Finals MVP. Playing for the France national basketball team, 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. In 2015 he became the all-time leading scorer in the EuroBasket competition. 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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