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Tony Parker

Winning NBA Finals

Could Cost Him $20 Mil

6/7/2013 11:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Tony Parker
and his fellow San Antonio Spurs are poised to snatch the NBA championship title from the Miami Heat ... but a victory could cost Tony a fortune.

As you know ... the Spurs are up 1-zip in the finals, and the odds are they could win the whole shebang, because let's face it ... the Heat players are a little haggard.

Tony is in the middle of a $20 million lawsuit over the blowout fight between Drake and Chris Brown at W.i.P. Nightclub in NYC.  Parker says he suffered lacerations to his cornea when a glass shard from a bottle struck him in the eye. 

When Parker filed the suit, he was halfway through a $50 million contract with the Spurs ... and his future seemed uncertain given the eye injury.

Parker is suing the club, claiming it was negligent in not preventing the brewing brawl.

Now here's the problem ... Tony played a fantastic season this year.  He could have won MVP if he hadn't sprained his ankle ... and if LeBron James had suddenly retired. 

So the $20 million damage claim kind of goes out the window, especially if Tony gets a ring.

Here's the good news -- In a year, he'll sign a new deal, and $20 mil may look like chump change.

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25 COMMENTS

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1.

Jay    

I would lick Eva Longoria like an ice cream cone!

412 days ago
2.

Skywalker    

tmz is a racist organization.

412 days ago
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locowatts14    

This makes no sense at all. Great story dildo's!!

412 days ago
4.

Dobby    

Wow, "Friend." Isn't that ironic...

412 days ago
5.

KnuckleDragger    

Tall black people bouncing a ball...ZZzzzzzzzzzzzzzz........

412 days ago
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Tony    

NBA Basketball has turned into a game played by genetic freaks where someone who is 6'1" is considered to be a midget.. I'd rather watch basketball at the collegiate level..

412 days ago
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mary    

I got in a car accident and face face went thru the windshield and a pice of glass pierced my eye and I only got 25,000 from the ins. company...wish it was Tony Parker's car....maybe I would of gotten 20 mil. That's ridiculous!

412 days ago
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Mike L    

He was still injured. Even if its not $20 million, he should still get something. Maybe he'll be a good guy and donate it to a worthy charity, since we know he doesn't need it.

412 days ago
9.

Soda pop    

F sports

412 days ago
10.

Pers    

Huh? This makes no sense...and well, no one cares.

412 days ago
11.

afton    

he is a non factor

412 days ago
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sophie    

Some accidents don't affect you til years down the road. It is silly to say if he wins now he won't suffer in wo or 10 years...

412 days ago
13.

LittleBIt    

Nice way to trash a club you low-life a**holes! No class - no admittance.

412 days ago
14.

MercedesMichelle    

I'm pretty sure that law suit is the least of his worrys he's already rich

412 days ago
15.

Justin Vidal    

I'm pretty sure Levin put on his thinking cap for this story. Reminds me of watching People's Court back in the day.

411 days ago
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