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Tony Parker Injury: Updates on Spurs Star's Toe and Return

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - MARCH 7: Tony Parker #9 of the San Antonio Spurs gestures during action against the Indiana Pacers in the first half of the game at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on March 7, 2016 in Indianapolis, Indiana. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using the photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)
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Mike NorrisFeatured ColumnistMarch 7, 2016

San Antonio Spurs point guard Tony Parker suffered a toe injury against the Indiana Pacers on March 7 and did not play the following night against the Minnesota Timberwolves. However, he has been cleared to return to the court.

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Parker Active vs. Bulls

Thursday, March 10

Head coach Gregg Popovich said Parker will play Thursday against the Chicago Bulls, per Paul Garcia of Project Spurs.


Aging Parker Still Productive 

The 33-year-old Parker has missed just five games this season due to injury or rest, and he was averaging 12.4 points and 5.1 assists coming into the game, which the Spurs eventually lost, 99-91.

Although Parker is past his prime and his numbers are down from previous years, he is one of the veteran leaders on a San Antonio team that is nipping on the heels of the Golden State Warriors for the top spot in the Western Conference.

 

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