The San Antonio Spurs couldn't keep up with the Dallas Mavericks last week despite a double-double from Tony Parker.
They could be in for a rough road ahead with their four-time All-Star point guard possibly out of commission.
Parker is uncertain to be available as the Spurs open a brutal slate of games Friday night against a visiting Mavericks team seeking a third straight win in the series.
San Antonio (30-14) has won four of five, its only loss in that stretch coming by a 106-99 score at Dallas on Saturday. Parker had 13 points and 11 assists but was trumped by Dirk Nowitzki, who scored 27 while Jason Kidd recorded 14 points and 10 assists.
"It was a playoff battle. Anytime we see the Spurs it's a fun game, great atmosphere, both teams really trying to get the win. As expected, it was a physical game," Nowitzki said.
The Spurs bounced back from that defeat with a 116-100 win over Minnesota on Wednesday, but it may have come at a cost. Parker, averaging team highs of 19.6 poi...