The San Antonio Spurs have not been great on national television this season, but yesterday, against a game Chicago Bulls club, glimpses of the Championship squad of a year ago surfaced, Tony Parker had his best game of the season and Tim Duncan didn’t score a bucket in a 105-116 home victory.
“Tony is playing at a high level again, that makes a big difference for them,” Chicago center Pau Gasol said. “It’s tough to beat them that way.”
Parker, who has been battling back from injury the past few weeks, looked stellar in his performance Sunday.
“He’s been in that mode for the last two or three games and feeling pretty confident about his health,” Spurs coach Gregg Popovich said. “He was very explosive today and played a decent number of minutes, too. I think he’s where we would like him to be.”
Up on the Spurs schedule this week are a meeting with the Raptors tomorrow night and a match up against the Cleveland Cavaliers Thursday night. after meeting the Dallas Mavericks tomorrow night.