The San Antonio Spurs will be without guard Manu Ginobili for 10-14 days while he recovers from a hamstring injury suffered in the first half of Sunday's 106-88 win over Minnesota. The Spurs veteran said via Twitter on Monday that an MRI showed a Grade 1 strain in his left hamstring.
"Just finished with the MRI," Ginobili tweeted. "Grade 1 strained left hamstring. 10/14 days out. Will be back shortly. Thanks 4 ur support!!"
Ginobili, 35, is averaging 12.9 points and 4.6 assists this season.
---The Houston Rockets on Monday announced that they have recalled forward Terrence Jones from the team's Rio Grande Valley Vipers affiliate in the NBA Developmental League.
A 6-9, 252 pound forward from Kentucky, Jones started nine games for the Vipers and averaged 19.2 points (ninth in the league in scoring) and 11 rebounds per game (second in the league at the time of his promotion back to the Rockets). Before being sent to Rio Grande Valley, Jones appeared in 11 games with Houston and averaged 3.1 points and 1.6 rebounds per game.