With the NBA Playoffs around the corner, it is time to take into consideration the health of some of the elderly and injury prone San Antonio Spurs players.
Unfortunately for the Spurs, Tony Parker went out in the first quarter against the Memphis Grizzlies with back spasms.
His lower back has been troubling him throughout the year, and he is too vital to the team for him to be hurt for playoffs. The Spurs are very close to locking in the first seed and the best record in the league. It just doesn’t seem likely that the Oklahoma City Thunder will catch up to the Spurs.
Here are a couple of reasons as to why Gregg Popovich should consider shutting down at least the Big Three until playoffs begin: