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Report: Spurs’ Tony Parker undergoing season-ending surgery

Houston Rockets v San Antonio Spurs - Game One

SAN ANTONIO, TX - MAY 01: Tony Parker #9 of the San Antonio Spurs walks down court against the Houston Rockets during Game One of the NBA Western Conference Semi-Finals at AT&T Center on May 1, 2017 in San Antonio, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

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Update: Sam Amick of USA Today:

Spurs coach Gregg Popovich said Tony Parker’s apparent knee injury was “not good.”

Just how not good?

Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports:

If Parker is out, San Antonio will likely turn to Patty Mills, Manu Ginobili and maybe Dejounte Murray at point guard.

Mills sometimes relies on Ginobili as a secondary playmaker, but unless Murray plays, Mills will have to shoulder some minutes without that crutch. The Spurs’ offense has clicked– especially with Kawhi Leonard’s and LaMarcus Aldridge’s individual scoring skills – when Mills plays without Ginobili, but San Antonio has been selective about when to use those lineups. That luxury would be gone sans Parker.

Murray is a rookie point guard who doesn’t appear ready for the responsibility of major playoff minutes. Trusting him would be a major risk.

But the Spurs are left juggling those unappealing options – and hoping the MRI reveals they’re wrong about Parker.