Spurs’ Parker day-to-day
San Antonio guard Tony Parker
has a mild strain of his left hip flexor and is listed as day-to-day.
Parker missed Sunday night’s 109-101 overtime loss at Detroit after scoring just two points on 1-of-9 shooting Friday night at Philadelphia. The 27-year-old Parker leads the Spurs in assists and is second in scoring.
The Spurs host Oklahoma City on Wednesday.
Bryant to return
will end his five-game absence because of a sprained left ankle and strained tendon in his left leg tonight in Memphis, according to ESPN.com.
"I’ll be good to go,” Bryant said after the Lakers’ practice Monday.
The 14-year veteran said strength still remains an issue in the ankle, but overall, "it’s healthy.”
The Lakers were 4-1 during Bryant’s absence.
Iverson out indefinitely
Philadelphia guard Allen Iverson
has left the team and is out indefinitely to spend time with his ill daughter.
Iverson will miss at least the remaining three games of 6Philadelphia’s road trip. Iverson missed five games and the All-Star game to be with his family when the health issue surfaced.
Iverson has not disclosed what is ailing his 4-old daughter, Messiah