Parker Helps Spurs Take Bite Out of Bulls

San Antonio breaks four-game losing streak
By Mitch Pritchard,  Newser User
Posted Mar 20, 2008 11:50 PM CDT
Chicago Bull Tyrus Thomas (24), right, goes up for a shot over San Antonio's Matt Bonner (15), during the Spurs' 102-80 win over the Chicago Bulls in a basketball game in Chicago tonight.    (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)
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(Newser) – The San Antonio Spurs put an end to a rare losing streak with a 102-80 win over the Chicago Bulls tonight, reports the Associated Press. Tony Parker led the way with 23 points and Tim Duncan had 22 points and 10 rebounds as the Spurs ended a four-game skid. The Spurs have not lost five in row with Duncan on the team.

Parker scored 10 points in the second quarter as the Spurs went on a 22-4 run to put the game way out of reach at 55-37 at half. Parker and Duncan took the fourth quarter off. The Bulls, meanwhile, shot just 6-for-17 in the second quarter. The Spurs hit 13 of 22 shots in the second period.