Posted April 11, 2013 on AP on Fox
The injury-ravaged San Antonio Spurs have been forced to try and get healthier while continuing their quest for the top seed in the Western Conference. Perhaps they'll be able to do both in a home date against a team they've dominated in recent years. The Spurs, who have one of the league's best home records at 34-5, continue their pursuit of home-court advantage throughout the West on Friday night against the Sacramento Kings. San Antonio (57-21) has been struggling through its recent injury epidemic and dropped its fourth in six games with Wednesday's 96-86 loss at Denver. The Spurs are locked in a tight race with Oklahoma City for first place in the West with just four games remaining. Playing without Tony Parker (sore neck), Boris Diaw (back), Stephen Jackson (ankle) and Manu Ginobili (hamstring), the Spurs scored a season-low 37 in the first half, shot 40.2 percent overall and made 4 of 21 from 3-point range against the Nuggets. "When you're that ...
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