Originally written December 15, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
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SAN ANTONIO -- San Antonio guard Tony 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. Parker was 8 of 14 from the field and 5 of 6 from the free throw line and scored nine points in the final quarter. 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't wrangle the lead back from San Antonio. It was Parker who helped close the game out in the fourth. His off-balance, reverse layup with 3:34 on the clock excited the holiday crowd and gave San Antonio a 96-82 lead. A James Anderson 3-pointer with 1:22 remaining pushed the lead up to 18 -- 102-84 -- San Antonio's biggest of the game. The Spurs outscored the Celtics 26-19 in the final quarter. Boston, coming off a 101-89 loss to the Houston Rockets Friday night, w...
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