Neal, Parker lead Spurs over Rockets in OT 134-126

Neal, Parker lead Spurs over Rockets in OT 134-126

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Neal, Parker lead Spurs over Rockets in OT 134-126

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by Associated Press

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Posted on December 10, 2012 at 11:20 PM

Updated Monday, Dec 10 at 11:20 PM

HOUSTON (AP) -- Gary Neal scored 29 points and Tony Parker had a triple-double to lead the San Antonio Spurs to a 134-126 overtime win against the Houston Rockets on Monday night.

Parker had 27 points, 12 rebounds and 12 assists to complement Neal’s 7-of-10 performance from 3-point range.

Jeremy Lin had his best game since joining the Rockets, scoring a career high-tying 38 points with leading scorer James Harden sidelined by a sprained right ankle.

Neal’s last 3-pointer followed by a three-point play by Manu Ginobili put the Spurs ahead 130-122 with two minutes left in overtime, and they held on for the win. It was San Antonio’s fifth straight victory and second over Houston in three days after a 114-92 win Friday.

 

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