San Antonio is resting Tony Parker and Tim Duncan on Thursday against the Nets. AP photo
Spurs stars Tony Parker and Tim Duncan will not play Thursday night when San Antonio visits Brooklyn.
Parker (lower back) left Wednesday night's game against Washington at halftime and did not return. The Spurs said the 37-year-old Duncan will miss the Nets game to rest after playing 40 minutes, his season high, in the double-overtime, 125-118 win over the Wizards.
San Antonio also played Washington without Manu Ginobili (left hamstring) and Kawhi Leonard (broken left hand).
With All-Star shooting guard Joe Johnson sidelined by right-knee tendinitis and the Nets' bench minus Andrei Kirilenko and Andray Blatche due to injury, Jason Kidd needed a significant boost from one of his other starters Monday night against visiting Philadelphia at the Barclays Center. … Full Article