|Bowen misses first start in 550 games|
|Written by Admin|
|Tuesday, 11 November 2008 16:38|
Bowen checked into the game with 2:22 left in the first quarter. He was replaced in the starting lineup at small forward by Ime Udoka.
The defensive specialist had a streak of 500 straight games played and started for San Antonio end on March 14 when he served a one-game suspension at Detroit. Bowen had been suspended for kicking Chris Paul.
Bowen joined the Spurs in 2001-02 after starting 72 of 82 games with the Miami Heat the previous season.