Spurs’ rookie heading to Austin

San Antonio Spurs’ rookie James Anderson will likely head to the Austin Toros to rehab his foot injury by the end of the week reports Express News’ Tim Griffin:

Spurs coach Gregg Popovich said that No. 1 draft pick James Anderson will likely play in the NBA’s Developmental League by the end of the week as he recovers from a stress fracture in his right foot.

Popovich said that Anderson’s rehabilitation will be stepped up this week.

“This coming week, he’ll be going one-on-one, two-on-two, three-on-three,” Popovich said. “He’ll have his first contact and towards the end of the week he’ll be headed to the D-League.”