The tough fight for the Spurs just got tougher.
After a nice game two rebound from the embarrassing opening, the Spurs got some horrendous news from the win.
The Spurs just announced that Tony Parker is out for the rest of the season with a ruptured left quadriceps tendon
— Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) May 4, 2017
Tony Parker, the Spurs starting point guard, sprained his ankle in the third quarter and will miss the rest of the season.
Tony Parker Injury Update: pic.twitter.com/i3SUAo9Map
— San Antonio Spurs (@spurs) May 4, 2017
His injury snaps an NBA record 221 straight games in the postseason, and could mean the end of a career for Parker.
Tony Parker has easily been the Spurs 2nd best player in these playoffs let that sink in. Everyone is going to need to step up to win…
— Spurs Family (@SASpurs5) May 4, 2017
He was a stalwart on the Spurs championship rosters, and has flirted with the idea of retirement over years past.
I hate 2 C any athletes get injured but I definitely hate 2 C athletes of my age injured. Recover fast @tonyparker US old guys need you!
— DWade (@DwyaneWade) May 5, 2017
Here’s hoping we haven’t seen the last of Parker, and here’s to a speedy recovery.