“Why Charlotte? Why did you make that decision?” Tony Parker: “I just wanted to do something different, experience something new. I’ve been with the Spurs for a long time – 17 years. I kind of figured it was going to be Manu (Ginobili’s) last year and for me, I just wanted to – I know it sounds simple – but I just wanted to see something else – go to the East Coast and go do something else in the NBA. I did everything I wanted to accomplish with the Spurs.