Sport LaMarcus Aldridge injury update: Spurs PF ruled out until after All-Star break

00:40  13 february  2018
00:40  13 february  2018 Source:   Sporting News

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USA TODAY Sports. San Antonio Spurs forward LaMarcus Aldridge (12) reacts after a play during the second quarter against the Houston Rockets in game four of the second round of the The five-time All - Star , according to the person, is hopeful that San Antonio can find a better fit for his talents.

San Antonio Spurs All - Star power forward LaMarcus Aldridge has been ruled out of Wednesday's preseason game against the Atlanta Hawks with back spasms. Continue for updates .

Spurs forward LaMarcus Aldridge has been ruled out of San Antonio's final two games before the All-Star break with a knee injury.

Aldridge will miss Monday and Tuesday night's games before the league heads on break. Aldridge made the All-Star team this season and is still on the roster despite his injury and is expected to play Sunday in the league's showcase.

LaMarcus Aldridge holding a ball © (Getty Images) LaMarcus Aldridge

"He's just getting a treatment on his knee," coach Gregg Popovich said after Monday morning shootaround, via mysanantonio.com. "There's a certain amount of rest that has to happen. He's doing it now so he won't have to miss any games after the break."

Aldridge, 32, is averaging 22.4 points and 8.4 rebounds per game this season. The Spurs have battled through a number of serious injuries this season, but Aldridge has remained a constant threat in their lineup.

Aldridge's knee injury is not considered to be serious.

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