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Wizards vs. Spurs: Washington falls to San Antonio, 96-86

The Washington Wizards battled back from a 27 point deficit before eventually falling to the San Antonio Spurs, 96-86.

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Should Singleton be back in the rotation?

Chris Singleton gave the Wizards good minutes against the Spurs. Did his performance prove that he belongs in the regular rotation?

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Washington battles back, falls short 96-86

The Washington Wizards battled back from a 27 point deficit to cut the San Antonio Spurs' lead to six before eventually falling 96-86

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Your Wizards-Spurs game thread

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Ginobili out; Duncan, Bonner, Blair likely in

The good news for the Wizards: no Manu Ginobili tonight. The bad news: it looks like Tim Duncan will play.

Ginobili played just 21 minutes in the Spurs' last game, a 102-78 win over the Bobcats on Wednesday. Duncan, Bonner and Blair all sat out that one. Duncan has a troublesome left knee, but you know the Spurs are being extra cautious with him. Blair and Bonner have right knee issues.

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Wall expects to play vs. Spurs

The Wizards definitely got a scare when John Wall left Friday's game against the Memphis Grizzlies with a left shoulder injury. However, Wall eventually returned for the second half and played through it, though he did sit out a long portion of the fourth quarter.

After the game, Wall confirmed that he still plans on playing Saturday against the Spurs.

"I hope so," Wall said, via WashingtonWizards.com. "If it's just sore, I'll play tomorrow. If something comes up where it's injured, I won't, but I think everything's fine. I just have to make sure I keep icing it and keep an eye on it."

Wall described the injury as a "stinger," but said that "nothing was out of place" when the Wizards' trainers looked at it. He admitted that he was playing through some pain during the second half, but he didn't think it was too difficult.

"When I got it moving, it kind of loosened up," he said.

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