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Tiago Splitter Suffers Right Leg Injury in Training Camp

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Tiago Splitter has suffered a right leg injury, according to the San Antonio Spurs official Twitter account.

Tiago Splitter has suffered a strained right soleus. A timeline to return hasn’t been determined. He will be re-evaluated in 7-to-10 days.

— San Antonio Spurs (@spurs) September 29, 2014

The soleus is a calf muscle and an injury to it can cause difficulty in walking if injured.

Tiago Splitter had a similar injury last season which could be related to the current injury.

The Brazilian big man averaged 8.2 points and 6.2 rebounds on 52.3% shooting and 21.5 minutes of action per game. He also played over the summer for Brazil in the 2014 FIBA World Cup, averaging 7.6 points and 6.4 rebounds on 50% shooting.

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The good news for the San Antonio Spurs and Splitter is that the injury occurred early on in training camp meaning that the 6-foot-11 center will have have about a month to rehab before the regular season starts.

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