Parker selected as reserve for 2014 NBA All-Star game

Tony ParkerThe NBA announced today that San Antonio Spurs guard Tony Parker was selected to his third consecutive All-Star game appearance. He'll be representing the Western Conference for the sixth time in New Orleans during the 2014 NBA All-Star game next month.

Parker will be the lone Spur in the All-Star game, as Tim Duncan was not selected for his 15th appearance.

Parker joins LaMarcus Aldridge, James Harden, Dwight Howard, Damian Lillard, Dirk Nowitzki and Chris Paul on the bench for the Western Conference.

Parker now ranks second all-time in All-Star selections for European-born players.

Parker is currently averaging 18.1 points, 6.2 assists and 2.4 rebounds for the Spurs.

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.