San Antonio guard Tony Parker will play Friday night in Game 3 of the Western Conference playoffs against the Clippers, the Spurs announced at the team’s shootaround Friday afternoon.
Parker had tightness in his right Achilles’ tendon in Game 2 at Staples Center on Wednesday night that forced him to leave the game with 5 minutes, 10 seconds left in regulation.
Parker also suffered a twisted left ankle and bruised left thigh in Game 1.
Parker’s health is paramount to San Antonio’s success.
“I didn’t doubt that he was going to [play],” Spurs forward Tim Duncan said. “I’m glad that he’s feeling better, ready to rock, and he wants to really kind of turn these...