Nowadays, it's hard to imagine Tony Parker on any other team than the San Antonio Spurs. But, in a conversation with Bill Simmons for Grantland, Parker talks about his ordeal in the 2001 NBA Draft that included nearly getting selected by the Boston Celtics. How "nearly" are we talking here? On the night of the Draft, TP was even told that he was chosen by the C's. Damn.

Go to the 9:00 mark to see that portion of the conversation in its entirety.     

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[via Grantland]