The Spurs could be without center Tiago Splitter, who was limited in Friday’s workout due to tightness in his left calf.
The 6-foot-10 Splitter would come in handy against the Pacers’ bruising front line of David West and All-Star Roy Hibbert.
“He didn’t have contact today,” Popovich said of Splitter. “I don’t think it looks good (for Saturday). We’re keeping him out and he’ll test it tomorrow.”
If Splitter cannot play, Boris Diaw would likely start next to Tim Duncan in the frontcourt. It could also create backup minutes for Jeff Ayres, who played last season for the Pacers under the last name Pendergraph.
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