Parker Returns And Spurs Top Jazz 104-97 In OT

Tony Parker had 22 points in his return from an eight-game absence, Tim Duncan added 19 points and 16 rebounds and the San Antonio Spurs escaped with a 104-97 overtime victory against the Utah Jazz on Friday night.

Kawhi Leonard added 21 points, including five in overtime, and Danny Green had 15 points for San Antonio, which remains 2¬Ĺ games ahead of Oklahoma City in the West.

Spurs coach Gregg Popovich recorded his 900th career victory, becoming the 12th coach in NBA history to accomplish the feat.

Source: Associated Press

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