Originally written on Fox Sports Arizona  |  Last updated 11/17/14
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 ...
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