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Tim Duncan out for Sunday’s Spurs-Warriors game

San Antonio Spurs v Golden State Warriors - Game Six

OAKLAND, CA - MAY 16: Andrew Bogut #12 of the Golden State Warriors fights for position against Tim Duncan #21 of the San Antonio Spurs in Game Six of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2013 NBA Playoffs on May 16, 2013 at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. 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. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2013 NBAE (Photo by StephenDunn/Getty Images) (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

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On Sunday night, the Warriors have the opportunity to tie the 1996 Bulls’ record with their 72nd win of the season. And San Antonio, after much speculation about who would play and who wouldn’t in an ultimately meaningless game, will be without at least one key player. Gregg Popovich told reporters before the game that he would rest Tim Duncan, with David West moving into the starting lineup.

Boris Diaw, who created huge matchup problems in the second Spurs-Warriors game of the year (the only one the Spurs have won) is also out. Warriors coach Steve Kerr, meanwhile, will have everybody available except Leandro Barbosa.