HoopsHype Tiago Splitter rumors
Spurs center Tiago Splitter underwent a battery of new tests on his back Monday in Los Angeles. On the surface, the results appeared positive. “They didn’t find anything,” Splitter said. “There’s no surgery they can do or no injection I can have.” San Antonio Express-News
Jeff McDonald: Tiago Splitter says MRI on his back came back clean yesterday, but that leaves pain in calf unexplained. No firm timetable for his return. Splitter is doing weight workouts to strengthen calves but hasn't begun running again. Twitter @JMcDonald_SAEN
Marco Belinelli (mild strain, right groin), Patty Mills (right shoulder surgery) and Tiago Splitter (tightness, right calf) are listed as out for Saturday’s game vs. New Orleans. NBA.com
Jeff McDonald: Tiago Splitter, originally out with a calf strain, is now dealing with some sort of back ailment, Pop says. Leonard closer to returning. Twitter @JMcDonald_SAEN
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