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Tony Parker: The Story of French Point God

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Tony Parker is a French professional basketball player, he played for two years in French Basketball League for Paris Basket Racing before declaring for 2001 NBA draft NBA Draft: Parker's name was barely mentioned before 2001 draft predictions and the French point guard was drafted 28th overall by San Antonio Spurs The Desire to Improve: Parker told his coach, Greg Popovich, that he wanted to be San Antonio’s starting point guard and he was willing to work hard and become great Dedication: Play after play, quarter after quarter, day after day, game after game, season after season he demonstrated passion and desire for the game relentlessly The Big 3: In 2003 he won his first title, and alongside Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobili formed 'The Big Three'. They won over 1000 games together and 4 NBA championship Résumé: Parker holds the record for most number of assists (6829) in Spurs history and he is also 6-times all-star and the first European to win NBA finals MVP in 2007 Fun Fact: His song ‘Balance Toi’ was No. 1 in the French charts for a week Goal: Parker's current goal is to play 20 seasons, but he left Spurs to join his French teammate Batum in Michael Jordan's Charlotte Hornets