HoopsHype Tiago Splitter Buzz Meter

by HoopsHype - Updated: October 25, 2014 | 02:11 AM

Paul Garcia

If Kawhi & Splitter aren't ready by Tuesday, strong chance I think Belinelli starts at SF, Diaw/Bonner at center: projectspurs.com/2014-articles/…

Jeff McDonald

If you're freaking out over preseason, calm down. But ... until Spurs get Leonard and then Splitter back, it's going to be dicey.

Dwain Price

Matchups to watch Tuesday: Parker/Jameer, Splitter/Tyson, Duncan/Dirk. Kawhi Leonard (eye infection) could miss this game.

Jeff McDonald

The thing is, two of the three guys out (Splitter/Leonard) are sort of the linchpin of the Spurs' defensive operation.

Jeff McDonald

Nothing official, but Pop seems resigned to starting season Tuesday without Leonard and Splitter available.

Jeff McDonald

Ginobili's preseason hasn't been great, but it'd look about 10 percent better if he were able to run pick and rolls with Tiago Splitter.

Paul Garcia

Pop said he hadn't thought about who might sit tonight for rest purposes, but did say Kawhi & Tiago are still out.

Dan McCarney

Nothing new with Leonard or Splitter; both continue to be out. Everyone else will dress tonight, Popovich said he has no idea who will play.

Adi Joseph

RZA = Pop GZA = Duncan Rae = Manu Ghost = Parker Meth = Kawhi Deck = Mills ODB = Diaw Masta = Splitter U-God = Bonner

Bill Herenda

ICYMI, Kings @ Spurs w/out Splitter calf injury, Leonard eye infection & Tim Duncan rest #SacKings #KingsTalk #NBA

Jeff McDonald

DeMarcus Cousins is a tough cover anyway. He's impossible for the Spurs' to defend without Duncan and Splitter available.

Jeff McDonald

This Spurs starting five getting worked over defensively ... with no Leonard, Duncan, or Splitter it's what you expect

Dan McCarney

Popovich on Splitter (calf): "I don't know when he's going to be ready. Hopefully by the time the season starts (on Tuesday)."

Jeff McDonald

Pop said Splitter unlikely to play Wednesday against Atlanta either. Season opener vs Dallas could get iffy.

Jeff McDonald

And obviously no Splitter (calf), Leonard (eye) or Mills (shoulder) vs Kings either.

Paul Garcia

Pop says both Kawhi Leonard & Tiago Splitter are still out, doesn't know when they'll return. Said Kawhi will be reevaluated on Thursday.

Dan McCarney

No Duncan tonight. Splitter still has no timetable for return, Leonard's eye infection, resulting from a virus, will be re-evaluated Thurs.

Ira Winderman

Spurs to hold out Tony Parker, in addition to Leonard, Splitter and Mills.

Paul Garcia

Pop basically said facts need to be checked before making public statements: Kawhi, Mills, Tiago were all hurt he said.

Dan McCarney

"...Patty Mills had a shoulder operation. Tiago has been out the whole preseason. Kawhi was out and is still out. The other two..."

Dan McCarney

Tony Parker (rest) will sit tonight, joining Splitter (calf) and Leonard (goop eye).

Ethan J. Skolnick

For Spurs, Leonard & Splitter out tonight vs Heat

Jeff McDonald

Splitter and Leonard were both on the floor at the end of shootaround today, so I'd wager they're getting close(r). Will ask Pop tonight.

Adi Joseph

Championship rematch! RT @Ira Winderman: Spurs are listing Mills, Splitter and Leonard as out for tonight. Spoelstra had said no Wade or Bosh.

Ira Winderman

Spurs are listing Patty Mills, Tiago Splitter and Kawhi Leonard as out for tonight. Spoelstra had said no Wade or Bosh.

Julian Mozo

#NBA Mañana, en Phoenix, no jugarán Duncan, Tiago, Leonard ni Ginóbili. Hasta ahí normal. Descanso. Pero tampoco lo dirigirá Popovich...

Paul Garcia

Some afternoon Spurs news: Kawhi Leonard, Tiago Splitter, Patty Mills, Tim Duncan, Manu Ginobili & Coach Pop won't make trip to Phoenix.

Amin Elhassan

Pop on that IDGAF RT @JabariJYoung: Knew Kawhi, Tim, Patty, and Tiago wouldn't travel vs #Suns but Pop is out too. That surprised me #Spurs

Royce Young

Spurs announce Kawhi, Splitter, Duncan, Manu, and now, Pop, join Patty Mills is not traveling to Phoenix for Thursday's preseason game.

Jeff McDonald

Spurs say Pop staying home along w/Kawhi Leonard (eye), T Splitter (calf), P Mills (shoulder), T Duncan (old) and M Ginobili (old).

Jeff McDonald

Three Spurs not going to Phoenix are injured or ill: Mills, Splitter and Leonard. Duncan/Manu are older and logged big minutes in Europe.

Jeff McDonald

Spurs who won't be making preseason trip to PHX this week: Tim Duncan, Manu Ginobili, Kawhi Leonard, Patty Mills, Tiago Splitter.

Dan McCarney

Spurs only have $19 million on books for 2016-17 in Splitter, Diaw, Mills.

Mike Monroe

#Spurs notebook: Splitter's strained calf, @Tony Parker grateful to Pop for understanding late arrival expressnews.com/sports/spurs/a…

Michael De Leon

Splitter sidelined with right leg injury ift.tt/1rol3fA #spurs

Jeff McDonald

Splitter missed time w/strained left calf last yr. This is the right one. Don't know if that's a silver lining or not. Leaning toward not.

Jeff McDonald

Quick and bloggy: Tiago Splitter's calf is acting up again. Already. blog.mysanantonio.com/spursnation/20…

Emiliano Carchia

Tiago Splitter is out with a strained right soleus sportando.com/en/usa/nba/136…

Jeff McDonald

Basically, it's that calf again for Splitter.

Jeff McDonald

Per Spurs, Tiago Splitter is out with a strained right soleus muscle. Out indefinitely. Will be re-evaluated in 7-to-10 days.

Mike Monroe

#Spurs announce first injury of training camp: strained right soleus (calf muscle) for @Tiago Splitter.

David Aldridge

Spurs announce Tiago Splitter has a strained right soleus. No timetable for his return. He will be re-evaluated in seven to 10 days.

Paul Garcia

Spurs announce Tiago Splitter is injured with a strained right soleus. Return not determined yet. To be reevaluated in 7-10 days.

Dan McCarney

Per Spurs, Tiago Splitter has a strained right soleus. No timetable for return. Will be re-evaluated in 7 to 10 days.

Jorge Sierra

Tiago Splitter, Nenê and Anderson Varejao have scored seven points combined.

Raul Barrigon

Brazil wins 65-63 vs France thanks to its better rebounding (42-30) and defense. Spurs' center Tiago… instagram.com/p/sVWuLnuAFp/