CHICAGO (AP) -Tony Parker scored 23 points and Tim Duncan had 22 to go with 10 rebounds Thursday night as the San Antonio Spurs ended a four-game losing streak with a 102-80 rout of the Chicago Bulls.
The defending NBA champs avoided their first five-game losing streak since the 1996-97 season - the one before Duncan's rookie year. And they had such an easy time of it that Duncan and Parker were able to rest in the fourth quarter.
Luol Deng led the sagging Bulls with 18 points and Drew Gooden added 16 as Chicago fell 14 games under .500.
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