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Tiago Splitter is out indefinitely due to a sprained left ankle that he suffered in the San Antonio Spurs' Game 3 win over the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday, the team announced Saturday.
Splitter is expected to miss seven to 10 days, according to the San Antonio Express-News.
Splitter averaged 10.3 points and 6.4 rebounds in the regular season, solidifying himself as the Spurs' starting center.
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The San Antonio Spurs haven’t had much to complain about during their first-round series against the Los Angeles Lakers. The Spurs are leading 3-0, and the vaunted “Big Three” of Tim Duncan, Tony Parker, and Manu Ginobili are looking healthy after another season in which they each battled minor injuries
Friday night, as the Spurs were dismantling a Lakers team decimated by...
Gregg Popovich reiterated his oft-stated plan to follow Tim Duncan into retirement.
Duncan, 37, has given no indication that he plans to retire soon.
“He’s a mentally unique individual in that he’s able to sustain the year-round workout regimen, both physically and (diet) wise,” Popovich said of Duncan’s resurgence. “He has an unbelievable feeling of responsibility for...
The Los Angeles Lakers dug themselves into a massive hole with a blowout loss to the San Antonio Spurs in Game 3 on Friday night — one that they likely will not climb out of. The Lakers have disappointed their fans all season long, but as anticipated they have looked particularly lost without Kobe Bryant. Injuries have been the team’s biggest issue, but that hasn’t stopped...
The San Antonio Spurs swept the Los Angeles Lakers in the first round but it wasn't without its cost. In Game 3 of the series, Tiago Splitter injured his left ankle late in the game and is out indefinitely.
Splitter was having a great series versus the Lakers' Dwight Howard and Pau Gasol defensively. He was playing tough in the paint, pushing Howard and Gasol out of their...
The Spurs once benefited from a hip on their way to a championship. Maybe they do again.
Friday's news that Thunder mega-guard Russell Westbrook is headed for the operating table tips the balance of power in the West playoffs south towards the Alamo. Oklahoma City isn't dead, but their title hopes might be.
Westbrook will undergo surgery in the coming days to repair a...
I was watching Sportscenter tonight and, during the recap of the abysmal Game Three between the Lakers and Spurs, I realized that Tim Duncan and Tiger Woods share a voice.
Don’t believe me? Listen to Duncan’s presser highlight:
Now listen to Tiger during one of his many interviews:
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Hours before the banged-up Lakers will host the San Antonio Spurs in Game 3 of their series on Friday night, the always entertaining Metta World Peace shared just what he must go through just to run up and down the court.
My knee is in really good shape . The last two games this Bakers Cyst was tough to play with. Just drained it. Whoa! twitter.comMettaWorldPeac Metta World...
All it took was a week (literally) for the San Antonio Spurs to defeat and eliminate the injury-plagued Los Angeles Lakers, as Sunday was the final game of the Lakers’ 2013 campaign, where the Spurs once more blew them out on their own floor 103-82.
It was a tale of two “stars” on Sunday, as Tony Parker led the Spurs like any captain would in a battle to put away the enemy...
There are some San Antonio Spurs who are playing extremely well and there are others who are struggling on the court, but Pau Gasol feels something from playing against the silver and black that some may not notice by just watching the game.
Gasol mentions during a media session that San Antonio have had a swagger to them when it comes to closing quarters. The Spurs have clamped...
Tony Parker scored 23 points, and the San Antonio Spurs
completed their first-round sweep of the injury-plagued Los Angeles
Lakers with a 103-82 victory in Game 4 on Sunday night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Tony Parker scored 23 points, and the San Antonio Spurs completed their first-round sweep of the injury-plagued Los Angeles Lakers with a 103-82 victory in Game 4 on Sunday night.
Tim Duncan had 11 points and six rebounds for the second-seeded Spurs, who will face the winner of Denver's series with Golden State in the second round. They'll get plenty...
The Lakers are old, hobbled and backed into an 0-2 corner.
L.A. is already struggling against the San Antonio Spurs without Kobe Bryant. Now they’ve lost Steve Blake and who knows how long Steve Nash is going to be able to play for.
They’re going to be forced to play with third-string guards against one of the best point guards in the league in Tony Parker. Things look...
The San Antonio Spurs (3-0) will look to sweep the Los Angeles Lakers (0-3) out of the playoffs tonight in Los Angeles but if L.A. wants to avoid getting swept, they'll have to do it without key players.
Steve Nash, Steve Blake, Jodie Meeks, Metta World Peace and of course Kobe Bryant will not play in Game 4 making the Lakers' job at avoiding an early summer vacation...
The San Antonio Spurs humiliated the Los Angeles Lakers in Game 3 120-89 leaving L.A. on the brink of elimination from the playoffs and giving L.A. the worst home playoff loss in Lakers history.
Injuries to the Lakers' roster and being out-manned by San Antonio doesn't help Los Angeles in avoiding a sweep but forward Metta World Peace is being the optimist when it comes...
Tim Duncan had 26 points and nine rebounds, and the San Antonio
Spurs pushed the Los Angeles Lakers to the brink of first-round
playoff elimination with a 120-89 victory in Game 3 on Friday
night, the worst home playoff loss in franchise history.