Gregg Popovich said that Cory Joseph "probably has first dibs" on the Spurs' backup PG position.
Cory Joseph had 17 points, eight rebounds and 10 assists to help Canada defeat Jamaica in Friday's FIBA Americas Championship game.
Cory Joseph will play for Team Canada in the FIBA America's tournament this August.
Cory Joseph started at point guard with Tony Parker and others out on Monday, scoring 10 points on 4-of-11 shooting with six rebounds, eight assists and one steal in 33 minutes.
Cory Joseph bounced back from Monday's poor game (four points, one assist) on Tuesday with 15 points, two rebounds, three assists, a block and a 3-pointer on 5-of-9 shooting in 26 minutes of a blowout loss to the, gulp, Timberwolves.
Cory Joseph scored 13 points on 5-of-8 shooting (no threes) with three rebounds, three assists and two steals in 26 minutes as the starting point guard once again in the Spurs' 136-106 home loss to the Blazers.
Cory Joseph started at point guard again on Wednesday but hit just 2-of-5 shots for four points, five rebounds, two assists and a steal in 24 minutes.
Cory Joseph, who started in place of Tony Parker on Sunday, drew praise from Gregg Popovich following the win over the Pistons.
Starting at PG for the Spurs on Sunday, Cory Joseph scored eight points with one 3-pointer, four assists and two steals in an easy win vs. the Pistons.
Cory Joseph will start at point guard for the Spurs against the Pistons on Sunday.
Spurs recall Cory Joseph from D-League.
Spurs re-assign G Cory Joseph to the D-League.
Spurs recall G Cory Joseph from the D-League.
Spurs assign G Cory Joseph to the D-League.