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Tony Parker cleared to play at Olympics after eye injury - Jul 6, 2012


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Spurs guard Tony Parker (183-PG-82) can play for European runner-up France in the Olympic Games after San Antonio's doctors agreed he has recovered from an eye injury.

Parker scratched his left cornea during a nightclub melee in New York last month.

"The two ophthalmologists (from the Spurs) confirmed the opinion of the French doctor who operated on Tony Parker, and the two Swiss specialists who also examined the player last Thursday, and indicated that he can resume playing," the French Basketball Federation said on Friday, adding that Spurs coach Gregg Popovich also gave his blessing.

Parker is joining the French squad in Orleans and he could play in a tuneup against England on Saturday.

France's first game at the Olympics is against the United States on July 29.

"It is great news and a relief for the whole France team," coach Vincent Collet said. "I spoke with Tony on the phone and he sounded very happy and also relieved about this development. It was a difficult and alarming situation for everyone."

Parker was included on the team's 12-man Olympic roster as he waited to see whether his injury would heal in time.

He was hurt by shards of flying glass in a nightclub fight involving singer Chris Brown and members of hip-hop star Drake's entourage.

Parker scored 26 points for France when it lost last year's European final 98-85 to Spain.

France will be missing Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah, who is still recovering from a left ankle injury he hurt during the NBA playoffs.

Courtesy of www.usatoday.com
  




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Nemanja Bjelica(209-SF-88) is reportedly going to miss the Olympic Games basketball tournament. The forward is dealing with an injury in the post-season and has opted against participating at the tournament. The forward played at the 2015 EuroBasket for Serbia. He averaged 13.9 points, 6.6 rebounds and 2.7 assists per game at the event. He was named into All-Europe 1st Team. Last season Nemanja Bjelica spent with the Minnesota Timberwolves. His stats read 5.1 points, 3.5 rebounds and 1.4...   [read more]

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FIBA QT in Manila: France tame Canada to punch tickets to Rio - 16 days ago

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FIBA QT in Turin: Croatia seal Rio birth as they outlast Italy - 17 days ago

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FIBA QT in Belgrade: Sublime Serbia triumph in Belgrade OQT Final to qualify for Olympics - 17 days ago  
FIBA QT in Manila: France beat Turkey - 17 days ago  
FIBA QT in Manila: Canada outlast New Zealand to reach Final - 17 days ago  
FIBA QT in Turin: Croatia wins the final against Italy 84-78 (OT) for a place in Rio - 17 days ago  
FIBA QT in Belgrade: High-octane Serbia race past Czech Republic into final - 18 days ago  
FIBA QT in Turin: Italy beats 79-54 Mexico to reach the final - 18 days ago  
FIBA QT in Belgrade: Puerto Rico outlast Latvia, enter Final - 18 days ago  
FIBA QT in Turin: Croatia is the first finalist, 66-61 against Greece - 18 days ago  
FIBA QT in Manilla: Turkey advance at Senegal's expense - 19 days ago  
FIBA QT in Manilla: France defeat New Zealand 66-59 - 19 days ago  
FIBA QT in Belgrade: Czech Republic turn back Japan to make semi-finals - 20 days ago  
FIBA QT in Belgrade: Serbia see off plucky Angola to top Group A - 20 days ago  
FIBA QT in Manilla: Canada advances to Semis - 20 days ago  
FIBA QT in Turin: Greece wins the challenge for the first place 86-70 on Mexico - 20 days ago  
FIBA QT in Manilla: New Zealand break Philippine hearts - 20 days ago  
FIBA QT in Turin: no problems for Croatia, 72-52 vs Tunisia for a place in semifinal - 20 days ago  
FIBA QT in Belgrade: Latvia finish strong against Czechs to book semi-final spot - 21 days ago  
FIBA QT in Belgrade: Puerto Rico win against Angola on Day2 - 21 days ago  
FIBA QT in Manilla: De Colo and Parker led France to beat Philippines - 21 days ago  
FIBA QT in Turin: Italy wins 67-60 vs Croatia to win the group B - 21 days ago  
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Olympic Games Standings
Group A
 1. Australia 0-0 
 2. China 0-0 
 3. France 0-0 
 4. Serbia 0-0 
 5. USA 0-0 
 6. Venezuela 0-0 
Group B
 1. Argentina 0-0 
 2. Brazil 0-0 
 3. Croatia 0-0 
 4. Spain 0-0 
 5. Lithuania 0-0 
 6. Nigeria 0-0 
Points Per Game
 Andray BLATCHE
  USA
  (211-F/C-86)
  Avg: 25.5
 1. Blatche, USA25.5 
 2. Bogdanovic, BIH24.3 
 3. Webster, NZL21.7 
 4. Joseph, CAN19.3 
 5. Cruz, MEX19.0 
 6. Bogdanovic, SRB17.8 
 7. Jokic, SRB17.8 
 8. De Colo, FRA17.3 
 9. Bertans, LAT16.3 
 10. Webster, NZL16.3 
Rebounds Per Game
 Maurice NDOUR
  SEN
  (206-F-92)
  Avg: 10.5
 1. Ndour, SEN10.5 
 2. Saric, CRO10.0 
 3. Webster, NZL9.7 
 4. Erden, TUR8.7 
 5. Thompson, CAN8.3 
 6. Vukona, FIJ7.7 
 7. Blatche, USA7.5 
 8. Jokic, SRB7.5 
 9. Gallinari, ITA7.3 
 10. Kazemi, IRI7.0 
Assists Per Game
 Tomas SATORANSKY
  CZE
  (201-PG-91)
  Avg: 7.3
 1. Satoransky, CZE7.3 
 2. Bogdanovic, SRB6.0 
 3. Teodosic, SRB5.5 
 4. Calathes, USA5.3 
 5. Roll, USA5.0 
 6. Tabuse, JPN5.0 
 7. Arroyo, PUR4.5 
 8. Bertans, LAT4.3 
 9. Barea, PUR4.3 
 10. Joseph, CAN4.3 
Steals Per Game
 Carlos MORAIS
  (200-G-85)
  Avg: 2.5
 1. Morais, ANG2.5 
 2. De Colo, FRA2.3 
 3. Gutierrez, MEX2.3 
 4. Holland, PUR2.3 
 5. Stoll, USA2.0 
 6. Doraghi, IRI2.0 
 7. Braa, TUN2.0 
 8. Jovic, SRB1.8 
 9. Kalinic, SRB1.8 
 10. Calathes, USA1.7 
Blocks Per Game
 Maurice NDOUR
  SEN
  (206-F-92)
  Avg: 3
 1. Ndour, SEN3.0 
 2. Antetokounmp., GRE2.0 
 3. Mbodj, SEN1.5 
 4. Ghyaza, TUN1.5 
 5. Watanabe, JPN1.5 
 6. Pasecniks, LAT1.3 
 7. Vesely, CZE1.3 
 8. Antetokounmp., NGR1.3 
 9. Silins, LAT1.0 
 10. Cusin, ITA1.0 
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