Originally written January 24, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
SAN ANTONIO -- Going into Wednesday night's game, the Spurs learned that they would not only be without Tim Duncan, but head coach Gregg Popovich, too. So they turned to Tony Parker to carry them to victory. Parker had 24 points and 13 assists and led a fourth-quarter comeback that lifted the San Antonio Spurs to a 106-102 win over the New Orleans Hornets at the AT&T Center. Parker had nine points in the fourth quarter as San Antonio earned its 14th straight win at home and improved to an NBA-best 19-2 on its home court. "It's huge. A great win," said Parker of the Spurs fourth straight win. "It makes it worth our road trip because we had two big wins in Atlanta and Philly. It's always tough when you come back home to win that game." The steak was in jeopardy when Greivis Vasquez hit a 3-pointer, giving New Orleans a one-point lead with six minutes left. Then San Antonio went on an 18-6 run to take the lead. Manu Ginobili, who missed t...
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