Pivot Points: The San Antonio Spurs Are a Brittle Bunch

November 20th, 2009 by Hadarii Jones Leave a reply »
It was inevitable that it would come to this. However, the fact that it is happening so early in the season is a little surprising. It was announced, in a rare statement from the San Antonio Spurs, that Manu Ginobili and Tony Parker would miss time due to injuries.

It seems like I've heard that before, and I hope you can excuse my sarcasm, but who out there really thought that at some point this season that someone from the Spurs wouldn't be sidelined by an injury?

To say the Spurs are injury-prone is like saying that stop signs are red, it's a well known fact. The big three of Tim Duncan, Parker, and Ginobili have already missed time due to injuries and the season is not even 20 games old.

There is no estimate as to when Ginobili will return with his latest groin injury, and Parker has suffered yet another injury to his ankles.

Maybe they are not getting their vitamins, because as talented as the Spurs, are they just can't seem to remain healthy.  The Spurs are usually slow-starters, but in the West this year, that could equate to postseason suicide.

It appears that every team in the Western Conference, outside of the H ...

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