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Spurs guard Tony Parker says his sore right hamstring can tear ''any time now'' heading into Game 5 of the NBA Finals against the Miami Heat.
Parker said Saturday he would take about 10 days to rest if this were the regular season. But with the series tied 2-all heading into San Antonio's final home game Sunday, the All-Star says, ''If it gets a tear, that's life.''
Parker strained the hamstring in a Game 3 blowout victory for the Spurs. He returned with a dazzling start in Game 4 on Thursday night, only to not score in the second half. Parker says he grew tired as the Heat pulled away to reclaim home-court advantage.
Despite the blunt assessment of his hamstring, Parker says he feels he's getting stronger.
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SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- Spurs guard Tony Parker says his sore right hamstring can tear "any time now" heading into Game 5 of the NBA Finals against the Miami Heat.
Parker said Saturday he would take about 10 days to rest if this were the regular season. But with the series tied 2-all heading into San Antonio's final home game Sunday, the All-Star says, "If it gets...
As we reported last night, Tony Parker suffered a hamstring injury in the first half of the Spurs game three blowout over the Heat, that limited him to only 27 minutes.
Parker was scheduled to get an MRI on that hamstring sometime this morning. That MRI is completed, and according to Marc Spears, Parker has a slight hamstring strain.
MRI says @tonyparker has a strained hamstring...
San Antonio Spurs guard Tony Parker took to Facebook to post an announcement regarding his ailing leg, telling followers that an MRI taken yesterday diagnosed him with a strained hamstring. For his part, Parker is hopeful to suit up for tonight’s Game 4 against the Miami Heat, but he remains questionable for the contest.Parker posted in French, but here’s the English translation...
Tony Parker put a bit of a damper on the Spurs’ dominating win over the Heat on Tuesday when he left the game with a slight hamstring strain. After an MRI on Wednesday morning showed a Grade 1, or “slight,” strain, Parker and Spurs coach Gregg Popovich remained hesitant about predicting the point guard’s status for Game 4 on Thursday.
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Fans of the San Antonio Spurs have been a little bit on edge since Tuesday night wondering if Tony Parker was going to play in Game Four. The star point guard had injured his hamstring in Game Three. Yes, they did just fine without him in that game, but he's not the kind of player that can be easily replaced on a game to game basis.
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SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- San Antonio Spurs star Tony Parker says his sore right hamstring has a "slight elongation" and that he hopes to play in Game 4 of the NBA Finals against the Miami Heat on Thursday night.
Parker tweeted in French on Wednesday that he had an MRI earlier in the day that showed the strain.
"We'll see tomorrow how I feel," Parker tweeted. "...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- Spurs guard Tony Parker will play in Game 4 of the NBA Finals after his availability was in doubt because of a mild right hamstring strain.
Parker wouldn't address his injury at practice Thursday other than saying he was "ready to go." The All-Star was hurt early in the second half of Game 3, which the Spurs won to take a 2-1 lead over the Miami...
Tony Parker had an MRI on Wednesday on his injured hamstring, revealing a slight strain.
Parker was limited to just six points in 27 minutes in the San Antonio Spurs' Game 3 win.
Parker went to the locker room for treatment in the second half, but returned to the game.
In the midst of the Spurs' 3-point onslaught in last night's Game Three victory over the Heat comes some troubling news from the San Antonio locker room.
Tony Parker left the game in the middle of the third quarter with an undisclosed hamstring injury. While he returned to the bench and to the game, Parker still said he felt some discomfort. He was scheduled to have an...
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