We’ll start off with a very big deal that Johnson needs to pay close attention to: George is the anti-Magic when it comes to dealing with teammates. We’ve seen that character flaw resurface in the Pacers’ first-round series against the Cavs. In Game 1, when the Pacers had a chance to steal a win in Cleveland, George was furious with C.J. Miles when his teammate didn’t pass him the ball in the final seconds to take the last shot.
C.J. took it upon himself, George said following the game. I’m confident in all my guys taking shots, that’s not the issue. But in that situation like that, I’ve gotta get that.
The Spurs’ worst fear has become a reality.
Veteran point guard Tony Parker suffered a ruptured left quadriceps tendon in Wednesday’s Western Conference semifinal game against the Rockets, the team announced Thursday. He will miss the rest of the playoffs and a timeline for his return will be announced later.
Parker had to be carried off the court after he went down with 8:52 remaining in the fourth quarter of San Antonio’s win. He attempted a running jumper in the lane, but his left leg buckled as he landed on the court at AT&T Center. The 34-year-old remained on the floor as action transitioned to the other end of the court following his miss.
Parker tried to massage the pain out himself as he Cheap Authentic Hockey Jerseys tried to Cheap NFL Jerseys Nike walk off the floor, but could not put any pressure on his left leg and was carried off the court by teammates.