Video: Parker on eye injury, life, playing for France after the NBA & more


It was a fantastic NBA season for San Antonio Spurs’ Tony Parker. He put up great stats of his pro-career, led the Spurs to a solid record and the Western Conference Finals and even garnered consideration for the NBA’s MVP award. But his offseason was marred when he got caught up in a nightclub brawl which nearly cost him an eye when a shard of glass hit him.

It was a scary moment for Parker and in the video below, he talks about how that injury made him reflect on his life and gives details on his post-eye surgery recovery.

Also, TP weighs in on whether this current U.S. team can defeat the original “Dream Team,” his new role as leader of the Spurs, his signature “tear drop” shot, head coach Gregg Popovich and more.