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NBA: Spurs’ Ginobili out with hamstring injury

/ 11:08 AM April 02, 2013

San Antonio Spurs guard Manu Ginobili, of Argentina, drives for a shot during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Cleveland Cavaliers, Saturday, March 16, 2013, in San Antonio. AP

SAN ANTONIO – Guard Manu Ginobili is expected to miss up to four weeks because of a strained right hamstring, the San Antonio Spurs announced Monday.

Ginobili, of Argentina, sustained the injury during the first quarter of Friday’s victory over the Los Angeles Clippers, causing the 11-year veteran to miss Sunday’s 88-86 loss to Miami.

In 59 National Basketball Association games this season, Ginobili averaged 11.9 points, 4.6 assists, and 3.4 rebounds per game.

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Spurs forwards Tim Duncan and Kawhi Leonard, both suffering from sore left knees, also did not play in San Antonio’s 92-90 loss to Memphis on Monday.

San Antonio has already locked up a playoff spot in the Western Conference.

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