Originally written December 31, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
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SAN ANTONIO --The San Antonio Spurs wanted to close out the year the best way they could, with a win and some rest. Their third-quarter performance, outscoring the Brooklyn Nets 30-5, did just that. Tony Parker scored 20 points and Tim Duncan added 15 as the Spurs extended their win streak to six with a 104-73 win over the Brooklyn Nets on Monday night at AT&T Center. The Spurs (25-8) have won five of their last six on their homecourt and have their longest overall winning streak of the season. They have been averaging 112.2 points during that streak, while shooting 52 percent. They kept their momentum going when they blasted open the game with the big third quarter. They opened the quarter on a 21-2 run and went 13-for-19 from the field, including 2-of-3 from behind the 3-point line. By the time guard Nando De Colo's 23-foot jumper rolled in with no time on the clock, the Spurs had built a 33-point lead. "I thought Tony (Parker) set the tone for us,&qu...
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