The Charlotte Hornets have made official the signing of veteran player Tony Parker, who comes as a free agent after ending his relationship with San Antonio Spurs. The French base will sign for 2 years and 10.25 million dollars, the second campaign is partially guaranteed.
“We are delighted to incorporate a player of the caliber and experience of Tony (Parker) to our team,” Mitch Kupchak told a news conference. “We believe that his track record of success and his resume in the playoffs will add depth to our roster and veteran leadership. Parker’s experience with our new trainer James Borrego will be a very important asset for us in our future. We are excited to welcome him and to continue his career to the Hall of Fame in Charlotte,” he explained.
Parker played the last regular season 2017-18 a total of 55 meetings with an average of 7.7 points and 3.5 assists in 19.5 minutes on the floor. After 17 years in San Antonio Spurs has opted for his departure after the changes that are starring in the organization chart of the Texan franchise.
Selected as a 28th pick in the first round of the 2001 Draft, he career-averages 15.8 points, 2.8 rebounds and 5.7 assists in 1198 official games. Throughout his career, he has won the ring four times (2003, 05, 07 and 14) and was designated as MVP of the 2007 Finals.