Tony Parker won’t be sitting on the sidelines during the NBA lockout. The native Frenchman and Eva Longoria ex is heading back home to play for a French team, making just $1,995 per month.
“I’ll be playing nearly for free,” Parker tells L’Equipe. “If I play the entire season, we’ll go for the title.”
Parker also happens to be vice-president of ASVEL, a team based in Villeurbanne.
According to ESPN, he plans to play his first game for ASVEL on Oct. 14 against Paris.