Found February 19, 2012 on PRO HOOPS CENTRAL:
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The San Antonio Spurs won their tenth straight game as they topped the Los Angeles Clippers 103-100  in an overtime game at the Staples Center on Saturday; however the mood was not a festive one in the Spurs locker room after the contest. The “San Antonio Express” has reported that the victory cost them two key players to injury; as starting guard Manu Ginobili and reserve center Tiago Splitter were both hurt during the contest. The big man playing in just his second season in the Association, left the game in the first quarter after he strained his right calf and did not return to action. Ginobili suffered a strained left oblique muscle after Clippers veteran Kenyon Martin set a screen on him. The Spurs veteran went to the locker room during the third quarter and did not return to the floor. The 34-year-old native of Argentina was playing in just his fourth game after missing 22 games while recovering from a broken left hand that he injured against the Minnesota Timberwolves on Ja...
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