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As reported at rotoworld.com, Parker was injured when Heat's Mario Chalmers was called for a Flagrant-1 foul for intentionally winding up and throwing an elbow to Parker's ribs while he was driving to the basket. Although Parker missed the two free throws, he did make a key three-point field goal later in the quarter. He didn't appear to be bothered by the injury, but his status for Game 3 is currently unknown. Should Parker miss the game or need additional rest during the game, expect Ginobili or Patty Mills to see additional minutes.
Parker, in his 13th NBA season, is averaging 17.5 points and 5.2 assists in 20 post season games. He averaged 16.7 points and 5.7 assists during the regular season. In 940 career games, all with the Spurs, Parker is averaging 17.1 points and six assists per game.
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