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Spurs' Splitter out 3-5 weeks with shoulder sprain


Posted Jan 5, 2014 4:54 PM

SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- San Antonio center Tiago Splitter will miss three to five weeks after spraining his right shoulder against the Clippers.

The Spurs say Splitter had an MRI on Sunday.

Splitter was hurt Saturday night in the fourth quarter of a 116-92 win. He had a season-high 22 points before getting injured charging into Ryan Hollins' chest.

The Spurs visit Memphis on Tuesday night.

The 6-foot-11 Splitter is averaging 8.6 points and 6.2 rebounds in 21.2 minutes this season.

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