PHOENIX (AP) -- Tony Parker took the night off with a sore right triceps. Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobili were far from their best.
Yet, even at the end of a long, long road trip, the San Antonio Spurs still had plenty to handle the Phoenix Suns in a 97-87 victory on Sunday night.
Patty Mills and Kawhi Leonard scored 16 points apiece to lead six players in double figures and the Spurs had a successful finish to their nine-game trip -- a long annual journey caused by a rodeo back home -- to boost their NBA-best record to 45-13.
"It was a great trip," coach Gregg Popovich said. "We were 7-2 -- you have to be happy with that. I thought the guys kept good focus on the road here in the last game. You know they all want to go home and I thought they did a fine job."
Tiago Splitter scored nine of his 14 in San Antonio's 35-point second quarter.
The Spurs have developed the kind of depth that they still win when one of their Big 3 is out.
"We've had to do it quite a bit this year as far ...