Parker will assuredly have a bigger role in Charlotte than he would have had in San Antonio.
Sweden edge the Swiss to reach quarter-finals
Switzerland's Ricardo Rodriguez also missed a sitter in the 32nd minute from a free-kick but Olsen, the Sweden keeper held on. Steven Zuber , scorer of the equaliser against Brazil , started, but he couldn't emulste the 21-year-old's direct running.
During their 16 seasons as a backcourt duo, Parker and Ginobili helped the Spurs win four championships in five trips to the NBA Finals.
Parker, speaking to The Undefeated today, denied he ever had a problem with Leonard saying: "We never had an argument".
Belgium lead Brazil on Fernandinho own goal
Philippe Coutinho missed a great chance to draw his team level in the 83rd minute after being set up by Neymar . For the third time in a World Cup - after 1982 and 2006 - the semifinals will feature only European teams .
Unless Parker returns in the future, he would fall just two seasons short of Tim Duncan's Spurs record of 19 seasons with the team. But I'm excited to play for my idol in M.J.
With that in mind, Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich penned a heartfelt tribute to Parker, which the Spurs presented on Friday afternoon. He averaged 7.7 points and 5.7 assists per game during that season.
In a story recently published by Wojnarowski and Ramona Shelburne, we learned that Leonard "remains irate" with the French point guard due to his public comments about the injury. We are grateful to Tony for 17 years of truly awesome memories.
1 dead, 9 injured after boat explodes in the Bahamas
Her brother George Schaffer posted on his Facebook page that surgeons amputated both Stefanie's legs below the knees. People from our boat jumped in the water and we got people off the water into our boat, all of these injured people".
Tension between Parker and Leonard emerged after Parker said his own quadriceps injury was "100 times worse" than Leonard's, who had been seeking outside treatment and recovering away from the team for most of last season. Parker said to ESPN. "When the journalist asked me if my injury was worse than Kawhi's, I said yes because it was true. He was the face of the franchise".