Fantastic. Just when the Spurs are about to face their interstate rival, the Dallas Mavericks, in the opening round of the 2010 NBA Playoffs, this was something Spurs fans did not want to hear. Tony Parker is considering playing for France in this summer’s world basketball championship in Turkey.
For the moment, in my head, I’m going to play. We have to see first how far we go with the Spurs, what we’re going to do in the play-offs,” said Parker, as he prepares with his side for the NBA play-offs in Dallas on Sunday.
However, this past March he said he might not play but it seems he might be changing his mind.
I know this will not sit well with Spurs fans as there might also be a possibility Manu Ginobili may play for Argentina in Turkey as well.
So with Ginobili 50/50 about playing for Argentina and now Parker now considering playing for France, this pretty much sums up Spurs nation’s feelings right now: