Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 2/3/13
SAN ANTONIO –The Spurs, led by Tony Parker’s 19 points, held the lead the entire way and beat the Wizards 96-86 Saturday night at the AT&T Center. It was their 18th consecutive home victory, but they lost all-star Tim Duncan during the game. Leading 40-23 in the second quarter, Washington’s Martell Webster fell into Duncan, who crumpled to the floor clutching his left knee. He was helped to the locker room although he was able to walk some of the way on his own. He was diagnosed with a strained left knee and a strained right ankle and did not return. There was no announcement on the severity of Duncan’s injury. Duncan, averaging 17.5 points and 9.8 rebounds, had recently been selected by the coaches to participate in his 14th NBA All-Star Game this month. Parker was the Spurs’ other addition to the all-star tilt. Duncan left with 8 points and 5 rebounds. “To have our best player go down like that with his knee and ankle is pretty frustrating, but we had a game to play,” Sp...
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