Cory Joseph, who started in place of Tony Parker on Sunday, drew praise from Gregg Popovich following the win over the Pistons.
Joseph isn't a factor when Tony Parker (ankle) is healthy, but Popovich started him on Sunday in order to keep his bench rotation intact. Popovich liked Joseph's defense on Brandon Knight. "I liked his defense," Popovich said. "I liked his aggressive attitude. He's gotten his opportunity, and he seems to be taking advantage of it."