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What Murray's injury means for the Spurs and the West playoff race

What's next for the Spurs after Dejounte Murray's injury? AP Photo/Jeff Chiu

The torn ACL suffered by San Antonio Spurs guard Dejounte Murray during Sunday's preseason game, confirmed by the Spurs Monday after Murray underwent an MRI, couldn't have come at a worse time. Not only does it end what looked like a possible breakout season for Murray before it even started, it also compromises San Antonio's depth at point guard as the organization bids for a 22nd-consecutive playoff appearance, which would tie the NBA's all-time record.

How will the Spurs replace Murray? And what impact might the injury have on his long-term development? Let's take a look.