Parker makes name for himself

Updated: January 8, 2009, 1:48 PM ET
By Jay Corbin | ESPNRISE.com

San Antonio Spurs superstar Tony Parker is living the good life. Only 26 years old, Parker has already won three NBA titles, copped an NBA Finals MVP award, been named to two All-Star teams and, most recently, became the first European-born global cover athlete for NBA Live.

Born in Belgium and raised in France, Parker spent much of his childhood playing soccer until he saw Michael Jordan in person during a life-changing family trip to Chicago in the mid-1990s. From that moment ...

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