Tony Parker Becomes EuroBasket All-Time Leading Scorer
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Congrats to Tony Parker on becoming the EuroBasket All-Time Leading Scorer during the 1st quarter of Monday’s game against Poland.
“When I started my career, I never thought it would end up like this in my life,” said Parker after 150 EuroBasket appearances. “My career, my plans, I could never have imagined it. It’s been like a dream. When you’re talking about the leading scorer in history, winning a EuroBasket, all the individual records, you don’t appreciate the significance of all the things you win…it’s an honour to be in a conversation for the best European player in history.
“You don’t think of that when you start. You have all the names, guys like (Toni) Kukoc, (Drazen) Petrovic who stood out in European basketball. It’s bizarre to think of someone from France being near number one.”
The previous record of 1030 points belonged to Niko Galis.