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The San Antonio Spurs are limping along early in the regular season with Kawhi Leonard, Stephen Jackson and Manu Ginobili suffering various injuries. Ginobili suffered a left thigh contusion in last night's win over Boston and is questionable for the upcoming game versus the Thunder. But the team might be seeing Jackson back on the court.
According to Jackson, he is targeting Monday's clash with Oklahoma City for his return.
Cant wait till monday. Gonna b happy to b bak on the court. #GoSpursGo
— Stephen Jackson (@DaTrillStak5) December 16, 2012
Jackson suffered a broken finger in his right hand back in November versus the Clippers and was expected to be out 4-6 weeks.
Though Jackson says he will be back Monday, it will ultimately be up to the Spurs training staff to make the final call.
Prior to the injury, Jackson was averaging 7.7 points, 4.3 rebounds and 1.5 assist. Should Jackson be back Monday, he will be a welcomed sight considering Leonard will still be out of action and Ginobili dealing with his injury.
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SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- Tony Parker had 22 points and eight assists to help the San Antonio Spurs beat the Boston Celtics 103-88 on Saturday night.
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Arguably one of the best NBA points guards in the 2000's, Spurs guard Tony Parker showed off his usual flair for the dramatic in the fourth quarter of San Antonio's game against the Boston Celtics last night. Watch as Tony P gets to the rack and somehow uses the top of the backboard to get his circus shot to fall:
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Spurs backcourt Tony Parker and Gary Neal combined for 42 points to lead the Spurs over the Celtics 103-88. Paul Pierce and Jason Terry led the Celtics with 19 apiece in the losing effort. Here are some more quick observations:
Jason Terry couldn't miss in the 1st half (17 points).
Jason Terry couldn't make in the 2nd half (1 point).
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The Spurs Gary Neal and the Celtics Doc Rivers, Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett and Jason Terry talk after Saturday night's game.
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