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Former Spurs Star Tony Parker Retires From Basketball

Keith Allison | Creative Commons
Tony Parker

Tony Parker is retiring.  After 18 seasons in the NBA, 17 with the San Antonio Spurs, he made the announcement on ESPN's "The Undefeated."  The 37-year-old's last season was with the Charlotte Hornets.

During his career, Parker won four championships with the Spurs.

ESPN's Marc Spears asked Parker if he would eventually come back to the NBA as a general manager or president.

        View this post on Instagram                   Merci Tony pour tous ces moments de bonheur partagés! #MerciTP A post shared by San Antonio Spurs (@spurs) on Jun 10, 2019 at 12:21pm PDT

For now he plans to stay in San Antonio.  He will also spend time in his native France, where he's the owner and president of a professional men's and women's basketball club.  He's also opening an academy there.

"Tony Parker"by Keith Allison is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0