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Parker may play for Charlotte now, but his heart still remains in the Alamo City. On Monday, he uploaded a photo of himself looking up at the Spurs' champion banners, captioning the photo "Emotional & nostalgic." He added hashtags like "family," "home," "alwayslove" and "best fans."
Tony Parker says walking into ATT Center has been 'very emotional, very nostalgic'..says he never expected to not end career with Spurs, but he's happy to be home..also met with Tim Duncan last night. Said what Big 3/Pop accomplished was 'very special' #KSATsports #KSATnews #NBA pic.twitter.com/oN1jYWgRyx— RJ Marquez (@KSATRJ) January 14, 2019
"The city loves him," said Patty Mills. "They always have, and vice versa – He's excited about returning."
Last week, Coach Popovich said Parker is "like a son." On Monday, Parker echoed that sentiment and said their friendship goes beyond basketball.
More Tony Parker...discusses relationship w/coach Gregg Popovich, says he keeps in touch with Manu Ginobili often and WILL attend and speak first at Manu's jersey retirement ceremony on March 28...also shares a message to Spurs fans. #KSATsports #KSATnews #NBA pic.twitter.com/cG6yNm0GuC— RJ Marquez (@KSATRJ) January 14, 2019
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