The best team in the Western Conference suffered an injury blow on Friday night when San Antonio Spurs guard Tony Parker left their game against the Sacramento Kings after spraining his left ankle.
Parker injured the ankle late in the third quarter while landing after completing a reverse layup. Parker had to be helped off the court and did no return to the game.
After the game, Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich told the San Antonio Express-News that the injury was serious and that the team is prepared to be without Parker for awhile.
"He'll be out a while," Popovich told the newspaper after the game. "It's a good one. Tony's been pretty stalwart for us. He's having an All-Star season, and as I said, I think playing better than any other point guard in the league consistently throughout the year. We'll definitely miss him."
Parker has been arguably the best point guard in the NBA this season. Parker is averaging 17.1 points and 7.6 assists per game, the second-highest season aver...