Spurs F Aldridge sidelined by thumb injury
CHICAGO (AP) — San Antonio forward LaMarcus Aldridge missed the Spurs’ game at Chicago on Monday night because of a sprained right thumb.
The 34-year-old Aldridge had 10 points and 10 rebounds in 34 1/2 minutes during Sunday’s 110-106 loss to Toronto.
Spurs coach Gregg Popovich said Aldridge stayed back in San Antonio while the team traveled to Chicago.
The 6-foot-11 Aldridge is averaging 19.1 points and 7.5 rebounds in 43 games this season.