Monday, April 18, 2011

San Antonio Spurs Need Tony Parker to Shine Against the Grizzlies in Game 2

San Antonio Spurs Hoping for Tony Parker to Step Up with Manu Ginobili's Status Uncertain

Tim Duncan came out on fire for the San Antonio Spurs in their Game 1 matchup against the Memphis Grizzlies on Sunday, and the bench provided a spark, but point guard Tony Parker was MIA.

Parker shot 4-for-16 on Sunday in a game the Spurs lost, 101-98.

Parker could at times afford to do this in the regular season, but this is the playoffs and, most importantly, guard Manu Ginobili is not in the lineup yet.

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Sunday's disappointing loss for the Spurs showed more than anything how much the team depends on Ginobili and that it will have a hard time winning the title if they don't get him back soon and Parker continues to struggle.


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