Should Tony Parker and the San Antonio Spurs Go Separate Ways?

June 21st, 2010 by Kyle Luke Leave a reply »
Tony Parker and the San Antonio Spurs had a hell of a run.

Along with Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobli, Parker has been part of a solid foundation that made the Spurs one of the most successful franchises not just in basketball, but in all of sports.

Together, the trio has won three championships, with Parker taking home a Finals MVP in one of them. It's a fair argument that from 1998-2005, this Spurs' team was a borderline dynasty, and Tony Parker was a big reason why.

Over the past six years, Parker has averaged at least 16 points and six assists in each season while being one of the centerpieces of the franchise. He has also played in at least 75 games in eight of his ten years in the NBA, proving to be durable.

But I think the time has come for the Spurs to part ways with their mainstay guard and look towards the future.

In the 2010 playoffs, George Hill exploded onto the scene against the Dallas Mavericks. If Hill doesn't play in that series, the Spurs do not win that series.

Some of the big shots he hit in fourth quarters of those games were huge. His six threes in Game Three were ridiculous as he showed the ...

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