Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 12/11/12
HOUSTON -- Perhaps this was a special, limited engagement of Linsanity. Rockets guard Jeremy Lin matched his career high of 38 points, but Houston could not overcome the San Antonio Spurs' bevy of sharpshooters, falling 134-126 in overtime Monday night at Toyota Center. Guard Gary Neal paced San Antonio (18-4) with a career-high 29 points, and Tony Parker notched his first triple-double with 27 points, 12 assists and 12 rebounds. Manu Ginobili added 22 points off the bench. Ginobili followed a Neal 3-pointer with a three-point play with 2:03 left in overtime to give the Spurs a 130-122 lead and subdue the feisty Rockets (9-11). "In overtime, we had a pretty experienced team out on the floor, and they did a good job," Spurs coach Gregg Popovich said. "But I thought Houston was sharper than we were most of the night." Neal and Rockets forward Chandler Parsons traded 3-pointers during one riveting stretch in the fourth period, with Parsons' third consecutive trey pushing Hous...
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