A matchup featuring the NBA’s two best teams lost a little luster Sunday when the San Antonio Spurs announced they’ll hold out forward Tim Duncan from Monday’s clash against the Golden State Warriors due to soreness in his right knee.
Duncan sat out of the team’s win Thursday over the Phoenix Suns, but returned to the lineup for Friday’s 108-95 win over the Los Angeles Lakers.
Source: Michael Wright of ESPN
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Celtics guard Marcus Smart will undergo surgery on his thumb today, but there’s hope he can return sometime in the playoffs, league source tells ESPN.
Surgery will be to repair a torn ligament in his right thumb.
Source: Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN