Tony Parker-France and San Antonio Spurs

There aren't many players with three NBA Championship rings who would be bothered to suit up for his country in front of a few thousand fans in Finland, but if Tony Parker has proven one thing over his career its that he puts country first. Parker returned to Europe over the summer to first lead his team through the Additional Qualifying Round and then to fifth place at EuroBasket itself.
The 1.88m point guard led France in points, assists and steals, and the fifth place finish meant a spot in next summers FIBA World Championship in Turkey.

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