Tony Parker said if not San Antonio it would have been New York
Last summer, San Antonio stepped to the plate and worked out a long-term deal to keep Tony Parker a Spur. They made the moves to keep their core together — something questioned by some at the time because why would you keep that past-its-prime core of Parker, Manu Ginobili and Tim Duncan together?
Because 29-4, that’s why.
But if the Spurs had not stepped up (four years at $12.5 million per), he was in a New York state of mind, Parker told the Spurs Nation blog at the Express-News.
You thought his divorce from Eva Longoria got too much play before, imagine if he was a Knick? Still, as good as Raymond Felton has been this season, imagine how much better the Spurs would be with Parker running their show.