UPDATE (1:15 p.m. EST): Tony Parker will miss the rest of the playoffs with a torn quadriceps tendon in his left leg, the team announced Thursday afternoon.
The Spurs announce that Tony Parker is OUT for the rest of the playoffs with a torn quadriceps tendon. pic.twitter.com/7vLqv2TpiN
— SLAM Magazine (@SLAMonline) May 4, 2017
UPDATE (11:20 a.m. EST): The Spurs expect Tony Parker to undergo season-ending surgery.
Sources: San Antonio's Tony Parker is still undergoing an MRI on left leg now, but team expects Parker will need season-ending surgery.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojVerticalNBA) May 4, 2017
UPDATE (12:49 a.m. EST): When asked about Parker’s injury after the game, coach Gregg Popovich told reporters “it’s not good.”
Pop on Tony Parker’s knee injury: “It’s not good.”
— Tim MacMahon (@espn_macmahon) May 4, 2017
Here’s what Manu had to say:
“It’s tough to lose a player like TP. It didn’t look good.”
— NBA TV (@NBATV) May 4, 2017
ORIGINAL STORY: In the fourth quarter of Game 2 Wednesday night, Spurs point guard Tony Parker landed awkwardly and appeared to tweak his left knee pretty bad.
He had to be carried off the floor by his teammates.
Tony Parker had to be carried off the floor after tweaking his left knee pic.twitter.com/DMoP2eQXyV
— Sports Illustrated (@SInow) May 4, 2017
Hopefully it’s not as bad as it looks. An MRI is scheduled for Thursday.