Spurs F Aldridge sidelined by thumb injury

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              San Antonio Spurs forward LaMarcus Aldridge (12) and Toronto Raptors forward Pascal Siakam (43) scramble for a rebound during the second half of an NBA basketball game in San Antonio, Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
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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.