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Spurs to retire Tony Parker's No. 9 jersey


The San Antonio Spurs said Friday they will retire Tony Parker’s No. 9 jersey on Nov. 11, when they host the Memphis Grizzlies.

Parker will become the 10th player in Spurs franchise history to have his number raised to the rafters, joining Bruce Bowen (12), Tim Duncan (21), Sean Elliott (32), George Gervin (44), Manu Ginobili (20), Avery Johnson (6), Johnny Moore (00), David Robinson (50) and James Silas (13).

Parker played 17 of his 18 NBA seasons in San Antonio, helping the Spurs capture four titles. He played last season for the Charlotte Hornets.