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Preview: Spurs at Timberwolves

The San Antonio Spurs prepare to forge ahead with or without star point guard Tony Parker as they begin a quick two-game road trip at Minnesota on Tuesday. Parker left Sunday's 112-92 win over Memphis with back spasms not long after taking a hard fall in the first quarter. Even without their floor general, the Spurs dominated a desperate Grizzlies team to pick up its 20th win in 21 games and enter this one with a 4 1/2-game lead over Oklahoma City for the No. 1 seed in the Western Conference.

Preview: Jazz at Spurs

The San Antonio Spurs seek their 10th consecutive victory when they entertain the struggling Utah Jazz on Sunday. San Antonio’s winning streak has elevated it to best record in the NBA and the Spurs have posted six double-digit victories during the stretch, including Friday’s 119-85 rout of the Los Angeles Lakers. Utah is tied with the Lakers for the worst record in the Western Conference and has lost eight of its last nine games.

NBA: Parker shines in return from injury

San Antonio point guard Tony Parker made a seamless return from a six-game injury absence on Sunday, scoring 22 points to lead the Spurs to a 112-106 NBA win over Dallas. Parker had been sidelined since just before the All Star break two weeks ago with what Spurs coach Gregg Popovich called a "variety of maladies." That included different leg injuries as well as hand soreness, but he showed no sign of trouble on Sunday as he connected on 10 of 15 shots from the floor and handed out seven assists in just under 32 minutes on the floor.

NBA: Spurs say sore Parker out for 'forseeable future'

San Antonio Spurs point guard Tony Parker will be sidelined "for the forseeable future" with "a variety of maladies," Spurs coach Gregg Popovich said on Tuesday. The 31-year-old Frenchman is averaging 17.7 points and 6.2 assists for the NBA's Southwest division leaders, who reached the All-Star Game break at 38-15 with the second-best record in the Western Conference and fourth-best in the league. Parker, who has played in 47 games so far this season, was listed as out for the Spurs' return to action Tuesday at the Los Angeles Clippers.

NBA: Spurs' Parker out for 'forseeable future'

San Antonio Spurs guard Tony Parker will be sidelined "for the forseeable future" with "a variety of maladies" according to Spurs coach Gregg Popovich, ESPN reported on Tuesday. The 31-year-old Frenchman is averaging 17.7 points and 6.2 assists for the NBA's Southwest division leaders, who reached the All-Star Game break at 38-15 with the second-best record in the Western Conference and fourth-best in the league. Parker, who has played in 47 games so far this season, was listed as out for the Spurs' return to action Tuesday at the Los Angeles Clippers.

Spurs come from behind to beat Pelicans

Spurs come from behind to beat Pelicans NEW ORLEANS -- The injury-depleted San Antonio Spurs have been in survival mode for the last two weeks, trying to hang tough with veteran smarts until they get some therapeutic rest during the All-Star break and possibly a full roster after that.

Spurs 104, Timberwolves 86

Spurs 104, Timberwolves 86: Kawhi Leonard scored 17 points on 8-of-11 shooting and Tim Duncan added 15 points and eight rebounds as San Antonio pushed past visiting Minnesota. Tony Parker recorded 14 points and 10 assists for the Spurs, who won their fourth straight. Matt Bonner scored 14 points and Marco Belinelli added 13 to lead the reserves for San Antonio.

Preview: Clippers at Spurs

The Los Angeles Clippers will be without superstar point guard Chris Paul, who is expected to miss 3-to-5 weeks due to a separated right shoulder, as they travel to San Antonio to take on the Spurs on Saturday. Paul was injured Friday in the Clippers' win over Dallas and his teammates immediately recognized the loss. "I don't think you could find one guy in the league, maybe (LeBron James), but besides that there's no one guy who can make up what Chris brings," Jamal Crawford told reporters.

NBA: Shin bruise to sideline Parker two games

San Antonio point guard Tony Parker will miss the Spurs' next two NBA games with a right shin contusion. The Spurs said Tuesday that Parker would be sidelined for Wednesday's game at Phoenix and Thursday's at Golden State. "Parker will be reevaluated when the team returns to San Antonio, at which point his status for Saturday night's Spurs-Thunder game will be determined," the team said in a statement. Parker was hurt late in the third quarter of Monday's loss to the Clippers in Los Angeles.

Spurs rally to defeat Timberwolves

Spurs rally to defeat Timberwolves SAN ANTONIO -- When the San Antonio Spurs needed a rally, they turned to their veteran players. And once again, they came through with the win. Point guard Tony Parker had 29 points and six assists to lead the San Antonio Spurs to a 117-110 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday night. Parker was 13 of 24 from the field in 36 minutes as the Spurs returned from their two-game road trip.
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