UPDATE: Tony Parker's injured ankle

Tom Pennington

We are on TP's ankle like Green on KD. Here are the latest reports so you can keep up too.

Due to an ankle injury, Tony Parker didn't play at all in the second half of the Western Conference Finals Game 6 as the Spurs earned their second consecutive trip to the NBA Finals with an overtime thriller over the Thunder. But San Antonio will need him in top form they take on the Miami Heat in Game 1 Thursday night. Here's the latest about it:

First, there's SB Nation's Kevin Zimmerman with a good overview of the situation.

Coach Pop talked about Tony's ankle a bit in the postgame conference. He said he didn't know Tony's status for the Finals. According to Pop, Parker sprained the ankle in Game 4 and re-aggravated it in Game 5, .

According to Marc J. Spears of Yahoo! Sports, Spurs' President RC Buford doesn't seem too concerned:

And according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo!, Tony is "hopeful" to play in Game 1. Tony went into last years Finals with a bum ankle as well, and he ended up being fine.

UPDATE: Marc Stein of ESPN says Tony will be ready to play Game 1

Dan McCarney of the San Antonio Express News says Tony will be practicing Wednesday, the day before Game 1:

UPDATE June 4: Tony has "pronounced himself ready" for Game 1

Obviously, everybody wants Tony as close to 100% as possible, so keep an eye on this page and we'll keep it updated with any and all news on The Ankle Situation.

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