The San Antonio Spurs have announced that C Tiago Splitter will miss three-to-five weeks with a sprained right shoulder, according to Jeff Caplan of NBA.com.
Splitter suffered the injury on Saturday night in the Spurs win over the Los Angeles Clippers, while putting up a season high 22 points. He missed games earlier this season due to a rib contusion and a sprained right ankle.
The 4th-year player has contributed 8.6 points and 6.2 rebounds a game in addition to being a strong defensive presence near the rim for the Spurs.
Spurs dole out the bad injury news of the day (so far): Tiago Splitter out 3-5 wks w a right shoulder sprain. Happened last night vs Clips.
— Jeff Caplan (@Caplan_NBA) January 5, 2014