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San Antonio coach Gregg Popovich said Monday during a pregame interview Tim Duncan, Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili did not travel with the team for a game against the Jazz.

Popovich said the Spurs are "trying to survive" the lockout-shortened season. Asked when he made the decision to rest San Antonio's Big Three, Popovich said "when the schedule came out."

Brian T. Smith

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