Originally written December 16, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
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SAN ANTONIO -- With Manu Ginobili out hurt and Tim Duncan struggling, the San Antonio Spurs turned to Tony Parker and a tested bench to get them a win. They produced in convincing style. Parker had 22 points and eight assists to lead the Spurs to a 103-88 win over the Boston Celtics Saturday night at the AT&T Center. The 12th-year guard was 8-of-14 from the field and 5-of-6 from the free-throw line and scored nine points in the final quarter. "We kept our composure and had a lot of guys play well. The bench was real big for us," said San Antonio coach Gregg Popovich. "Obviously Tony (Parker) was unbelievable down the stretch, but a lot of the guys like Gary (Neal), Danny (Green) and Tiago (Splitter) played very solid basketball." Gary Neal added 20 points, Tiago Splitter 16 and Danny Green 12 as the Spurs snapped a two-game losing streak to move to 19-6. After the Celtics took a brief 31-30 lead with 8:30 left in the second quarter, they couldn...
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