The severity of the injury was unclear, but everyone was mostly concentrated on how badly the Timberwolves dismantled the NBA's best Spurs. Ginobili only played 15 minutes, adding seven points and two rebounds. The game was essentially over by halftime as Minnesota cruised to a 110-91 victory.
"They beat us in every facet of the game . . . They basically forced us to lay an egg. We were awful and a lot of it was because of their aggressiveness." said Spurs coach Gregg Popovich after the game
The loss drops San Antonio to 60-18. They remain as first seed in the Western Conference with a three-and-a-half game lead over the Thunder.