During an interview with Chinese website Hupu.com last month, Parker said, "Yes, I will retire as a
Parker also took the time to clear the air about the details of his signing with the Charlotte Hornets, per basketball site Clutch Points. He said the Spurs offered him the same two-year, $10 million contract, but that he would end up having more of a role as an assistant coach. A deal with the Hornets, however, meant he was still able to play, which is what he wanted.
He said that some are "angry" at the Spurs for letting the Frenchman sign with another team, but that it was ultimately his own decision and that there are no hard feelings between him and his former team.
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