Report: Hornets, Nuggets have interest in signing Tony Parker


Tony Parker will go into the Hall of Fame as a member of the San Antonio Spurs. But there are still some question about whether Parker will actually play in San Antonio next season.

The veteran guard is a free agent heading into this summer, and several teams have some interest in Parker as a backup guard.

According to ESPN, both the Charlotte Hornets and Denver Nuggets have interest in Parker as a way to bolster their guard rotation heading into 2018-19.

Via The Woj Pod, h/t to Dime for the transcription:

Parker’s gonna be an interesting one because they’re trying to figure out in San Antonio what they’re doing. Can he sit around and wait for that? There is some money — Charlotte’s got some interest in him, Denver might have a little interest. Now Denver, they’re looking for a backup point guard so that might be a veteran — minimum guy, but Charlotte has an exception. They’ve got some money, and James Borrego, the new Charlotte coach, coached him with the Spurs. And there’s others. There’s not a team in the league who wouldn’t love to have Tony as a backup.

It’s hard to say what value Parker has at this time. He is 36 years old and coming off of a year which he missed parts of due to a quad injury, a leg issue that sort of nag away at a vet.

His decision is likely up to how much Parker thinks he has left in the tank, and what his projected role will be within the Spurs organization next year vs. what other teams can offer if they indeed approach him.