The San Antonio Spurs will be without their starting point guard Tony Parker for the remainder of the season. Last night against the Rockets, the veteran went down late in the fourth quarter and had to be carried off the court. While Parker may not be the play maker he used to be back in the day, he is still a main clog in this lineup and will be missed by coach Pop and co. Coach Popovich summed up the the injury in three words "It's not good". When a guy like Pop is saying that you know something is wrong with Parker. The Spurs announced that Parker will undergo an MRI examination on Thursday, and once those results are disclosed, the team will update his status. Patty Mills is likely to take over the starting point guard role. During the regular season he averaged 9.5 points per game and 3.5 assists during the regular season but has shown glimpses of being a capable player in this league. Throw in the fact that Kawhi Leonard is actually playing out of this world during this years playoffs and I am not too worried about the Spurs....getting out of this round. I think they will be able to slide past Houston but I do not see them being able to beat the Warriors or Cleveland in a seven game series. Maybe "The Claw" and coach Pop can prove me wrong, but with a veteran like Parker going down that cannot be good for team morale.
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