They can’t all be beautiful. A night after Jeff Van Gundy was on ESPN raving about the Spurs’ ball movement and how every high school basketball player in the country should watch this team, the San Antonio Spurs were forced to trudge through a 108-99 victory over the Phoenix Suns. It was one of those games where there seemed to be no difference between the two teams until a late stretch, in this case a 12-2 run in the middle of the fourth quarter, produced a flash of quality needed to get a win. Tony Parker again led the way for the Spurs, one night after reeling off 23 points and 10 assists in a win over the Mavericks, Parker scored 31 points on 13-of-17 shooting, with seven assists and four rebounds. Parker was the lead dog during that fourth quarter stretch in which the Spurs out-classed the Suns just enough to get the victory. He made attacked the hoop, found open teammates and made plays on defense...
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