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Many pundits and experts felt the Spurs and Gregg Popovich should have held Tony Parker out of game 4 after he strained his hamstring in a game three blowout over the Heat in the Finals.
Parker struggled somewhat, and went scoreless during the second half. Now according to Word On The Game, via J, A. Adande, Parker admitted that his “hamstring could tear at any time.”
Parker : "my hamstring can tear at any time. If it was the regular season I would be resting 10 days."
— J.A. Adande (@jadande) June 15, 2013
I think of Popovich was going to sit Parker, it should have been in game 4. With the series tied and heading back to Miami, it’s imperative the Spurs get the victory tomorrow night.
I’m not sure the Spurs can win two straight in Miami, enter game 6 down 3-2.
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SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- Spurs guard Tony Parker says his sore right hamstring can tear "any time now" heading into Game 5 of the NBA Finals against the Miami Heat.
Parker said Saturday he would take about 10 days to rest if this were the regular season. But with the series tied 2-all heading into San Antonio's final home game Sunday, the All-Star says, "If it gets...
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But he’s giving no thought to letting the injury properly heal.
“If it was the regular season, I would be resting like 10 days,” Parker said. “But now it’s the NBA Finals...
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