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San Antonio Spurs guard Manu Ginobili is expected to miss 10-14 days with a left hamstring strain.
The Spurs say Ginobili had an MRI on Monday after getting hurt in the second quarter of Sunday night's game against Minnesota.
Ginobili didn't play after halftime against the Timberwolves after scoring 12 points. He also had five assists in his 12 minutes. San Antonio won 106-88 for its 12th consecutive home victory.
The 35-year-old Ginobili has already dealt with back spasms, a left quadriceps bruise and a thigh bruise this season, his 11th in the NBA. In 36 games, he is averaging 12.9 points and 4.6 assists per game.
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The San Antonio Spurs lost guard Manu Ginobili on Monday to a left hamstring strain.
And instead of waiting for an official release, Dr. Ginobili let Spurs fans know just how bad the injury was.
"Just finished with the MRI," Ginobili tweeted. "Grade 1 strained left hamstring. 1014 days out."
The team followed the tweet by confirming the report from their star...
San Antonio Spurs guard Manu Ginobili has seen healthier days.
He posted on Twitter on Monday that he will be on the mend for the next 10-14 days.
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Always cool when the athletes break their own news.
Just finished with the MRI. Grade 1 strained left hamstring. 10/14 days out. Will be back shortly. Thanks 4 ur support!!
— Manu Ginobili (@manuginobili) January 14, 2013
San Antonio Spurs guard Manu Ginobili has updated his injury situation on his Twitter account.
Breaking of fibers in left hamstring, estimated 10/14 days out (@ManuGinobili)
Manu suffered the injury during the recent win over Minnesota.
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