Nantes: Referee Tony Chapron admits mistake after Diego Carlos kick

Referee Tony Chapron appeared to aim a kick at Nantes’ Diego Carlos The referee who aimed a kick at a Nantes player before sending him off has said he “reacted badly” and asked for the booking to be rescinded. Tony Chapron admits he was accidentally knocked over by Diego Carlos – but he subsequently kicked […]


Tony Parker of San Antonio Spurs suffers sprained ankle

San Antonio Spurs veteran guard Tony Parker is unsure of his status after suffering a sprained right ankle during Monday’s game against the Sacramento Kings. “Just bad luck,” Parker told reporters after the Spurs’ 107-100 victory. “We’ll see.” The Spurs next face the Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday night. Parker left with 6:53 remaining in […]


Tony Parker makes season debut with San Antonio Spurs

SAN ANTONIO — Tony Parker ran through embraces and affectionate rubs on the head from teammates pregame like he was scrambling over the tops of screens, but the veteran guard held back the tears Monday for the San Antonio Spurs’ 115-108 win over the Dallas Mavericks. “No, it was just a lot of emotion, but […]


Gregg Popovich of San Antonio Spurs disputes Tony Parker’s timeline for Kawhi Leonard

SAN ANTONIO — Spurs coach Gregg Popovich disputed Tony Parker’s assertion that star forward Kawhi Leonard would return to action “in a couple weeks, three weeks,” but Popovich said that Leonard is making significant strides in his recovery from quadriceps tendinopathy. “He’s getting very close and making progress,” Popovich said. “He’s having contact now, and […]


Tony Parker estimates Kawhi Leonard will return to San Antonio Spurs in ‘a couple weeks’

SAN ANTONIO — Star forward Kawhi Leonard made a rare appearance at the San Antonio Spurs’ practice facility Monday, the same day veteran point guard Tony Parker discussed his upcoming season debut. Parker, who will play Monday night against the Dallas Mavericks, worked out with Leonard while rehabilitating a torn quadriceps tendon. Parker said Leonard, […]