Parker Cleared After MRI

By Michael Rehome

Jun 20, 2013; Miami, FL, USA; San Antonio Spurs point guard Tony Parker (9) reacts during the fourth quarter of game seven in the 2013 NBA Finals against the Miami Heat at American Airlines Arena. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports

Spurs fans can breathe a sigh of relief now that Tony Parker has been cleared from an MRI in which he had this morning concerning an injury that he sustained to his knee during an exhibition game on Monday against Spain.

Parker took to the France National Teams’ twitter account and released this statement (translated via google).

(H/T Spurs Nation)

“I am not worried, I’ll be 100 percent for the Euro. I approach the competition with confidence. After the MRI this morning I follow proper care. It does not affect the next game preparation.”

The team director of the French team Patrick Beesley also took to twitter and made a statement on Parker’s injury to his right knee as stating that it is “nothing serious”.

This is a good sign for Parker and as stated a relief to Spurs fans all around the world.

EuroBasket 2013 will be held Sept. 4-22 in Slovenia. Spurs training camp begins Oct. 1.