San Antonio Spurs to retire Tony Parker's jersey in November

Associated Press

Associated Press

Parker retired this offseason after 18 seasons in the National Basketball Association, 17 of those in San Antonio.

The San Antonio Spurs are reportedly not going to wait very long before retiring Tony Parker's No. 9 jersey.

The French point guard helped form a powerful on-court trifecta with Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobili, capturing National Basketball Association titles in 2003, '05, '07, and '14.

He is the Spurs' all-time leader in assists with 6,829, and is second in games played (behind Tim Duncun) with 1,198 and fourth in points with 18,943.

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Parker won four championship with the Spurs and was named NBA Finals MVP in 2007.

According to to French newspaper Le Parisien, the Spurs are going to retire Parker's former number on Monday, Nov. 11. Parker finished his career seventh in National Basketball Association history with 892 wins.

Parker averaged 15.5 points, 5.6 assists and 2.7 rebounds in 30.5 minutes per game through his career and finishes with the seventh-most wins in National Basketball Association history with 892 wins. Parker's jersey will join the aforementioned in the rafters of the AT&T Center in San Antonio, with his old partners in crime Duncan and Ginobili more than likely in attendance for the evening.

Parker is one of four players in league history to record 4,000 points and 1,000 assists in the NBA Playoffs, along with Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant and LeBron James.

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