Found April 28, 2013 on FOXSports.com:
PLAYERS: Tony Parker
TEAMS: San Antonio Spurs
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Tony Parker scored 23 points, and the San Antonio Spurs completed their first-round sweep of the injury-plagued Los Angeles Lakers with a 103-82 victory in Game 4 on Sunday night.
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