Spurs to hold out Tony Parker, in addition to Leonard, Splitter and Mills.
Pop basically said facts need to be checked before making public statements: Kawhi, Mills, Tiago were all hurt he said.
"...Patty Mills had a shoulder operation. Tiago has been out the whole preseason. Kawhi was out and is still out. The other two..."
Tony Parker (rest) will sit tonight, joining Splitter (calf) and Leonard (goop eye).
For Spurs, Leonard & Splitter out tonight vs Heat
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.
Spurs are listing Patty Mills, Tiago Splitter and Kawhi Leonard as out for tonight. Spoelstra had said no Wade or Bosh.
Some afternoon Spurs news: Kawhi Leonard, Tiago Splitter, Patty Mills, Tim Duncan, Manu Ginobili & Coach Pop won't make trip to Phoenix.
Spurs announce Kawhi, Splitter, Duncan, Manu, and now, Pop, join Patty Mills is not traveling to Phoenix for Thursday's preseason game.
Spurs say Pop staying home along w/Kawhi Leonard (eye), T Splitter (calf), P Mills (shoulder), T Duncan (old) and M Ginobili (old).
Three Spurs not going to Phoenix are injured or ill: Mills, Splitter and Leonard. Duncan/Manu are older and logged big minutes in Europe.
Spurs who won't be making preseason trip to PHX this week: Tim Duncan, Manu Ginobili, Kawhi Leonard, Patty Mills, Tiago Splitter.
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.
Basically, it's that calf again for Splitter.
Per Spurs, Tiago Splitter is out with a strained right soleus muscle. Out indefinitely. Will be re-evaluated in 7-to-10 days.
Spurs announce Tiago Splitter has a strained right soleus. No timetable for his return. He will be re-evaluated in seven to 10 days.
Spurs announce Tiago Splitter is injured with a strained right soleus. Return not determined yet. To be reevaluated in 7-10 days.
Per Spurs, Tiago Splitter has a strained right soleus. No timetable for return. Will be re-evaluated in 7 to 10 days.