Parker named Player of the Week

The NBA named Tony Parker the Western Conference Player of the Week for games played Monday, March 23 through Sunday, March 29.

His best game came against the Atlanta Hawks on March 25, where he scored 42 points to go along with 10 assists.

Parker averaged 27.5 points and 8.3 assists in leading San Antonio to a 3-1 week. Parker recorded back-to-back 30-point, 10-assist games on March 24 vs. Golden State and March 25 at Atlanta. On March 29 at New Orleans, Parker scored his 10,000th career point, becoming the fourth Spur player to accomplish the feat.

Parker has been the one constant for the Spurs this season with injuries affecting the team and win column since the start of the season. Aside from the scoring clinics he has put on, Parkers assist numbers have seen a major increase, especially in the last two months, which has even Tim Duncan mentioning Parker as an MVP candidate.

About Michael A. De Leon

Michael founded Project Spurs in 2004. He started The Spurscast, the first Spurs podcast on the Internet, in 2005. Michael has been interviewed by the BBC, SportTalk, the Sports Reporters Radio Show, MemphisSportLive, OKC Sports Wrap and ESPN radio among others. He is a credentialed member of the media for the San Antonio Spurs and Austin Toros. He is also the founder of Project Spurs' sister sites, Toros Nation and Stars Hoops.