SAN ANTONIO (Sporting Alert) — Tony Parker returns to the starting lineup for the San Antonio Spurs for tonight’s game against the Oklahoma City Thunder at AT&T Center.
Parker, along with Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobili, all sat out the Spurs last game against the at Golden State on Thursday, a game they won 104-102.
Parker was held out for the second successive game by head coach Gregg Popovich because of a bruised right shin, while Ginobili and Duncan were both rested.
Meanwhile, guard Kawhi Leonard (dental procedure) will not play for San Antonio (21-5) tonight.
Oklahoma City (21-4) comes into the game on the back of a good run and will be hoping to continue its run.
Kevin Durant and the Thunder take an eight-game winning streaking into this contest against fellow Western Conference rivals Spurs.