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                   === Rested Spurs outlast Grizzlies in OT ===
 
 San  Antonio, TX  (Sports Network) - Tony  Parker poured in eight of his game-
 high  30  points in  overtime, as the  San Antonio Spurs  held off the Memphis
 Grizzlies, 99-95, on Saturday at AT&T Center.
 
 Parker  added six assists and knocked down a pair of free throws with under 10
 seconds remaining in the extra session to seal the game for San Antonio, which
 has won six of its last seven.
 
 Tim  Duncan  registered a double-double with  27 points and 15 rebounds in the
 victory.
 
 "I  just came out  and tried to play hard," Duncan remarked. "I got some shots
 going early. I just continued to attack."
 
 Marc  Gasol  paced the Grizzlies  with 20 points  and eight boards, while Zach
 Randolph  finished  with 17 points and  15 rebounds for Memphis, which had its
 four-game winning streak snapped.
 
 The Spurs were coming off a 5-1 road trip that culminated with a loss in Miami
 on  Thursday night.  However,  San  Antonio wasn't  at  full  strength in  the
 setback,  as  coach Gregg Popovich  sent Duncan  and Parker, along with fellow
 starters Manu Ginobili and Danny Green back to San Antonio before the start of
 the game.
 
 Popovich's  move  created a  stir  around  the  league,  and even  caused  NBA
 commissioner  David  Stern  to  fine the  organization  $250,000,  saying  the
 decision was "contrary to the best interests of the NBA."
 
 The  added rest seemed to serve the Spurs well, as Duncan, Parker and Ginobili
 combined  for  41 of  San Antonio's  45 first-half  points, but the Grizzlies'
 balanced  attack, which featured eight different scorers, helped the visitor's
 carry a slim 46-45 edge into the locker room.
 
 Gary  Neal opened the  second half with a 3-pointer to put the Spurs in front,
 but Rudy Gay answered with a triple at the other end, igniting an 11-2 Memphis
 run to give the visitors a 57-50 lead just over five minutes into the frame.
 
 Memphis  led by as  many as 15 late in the frame before a Patty Mills layup at
 the buzzer cut the lead to 73-60 heading in the fourth.
 
 A  Quincy Pondexter  triple pressed the lead  to 14 early in the fourth before
 the Spurs made their run.
 
 Mills  buried a 3-pointer  at the other end to spark a 16-5 sprint, which Neal
 capped  with back-to-back treys around a pair of Randolph free throws to bring
 San Antonio within 81-78 with 5 1/2 minutes remaining.
 
 A  pair  of Neal free  throws found  the lead at  three with under two minutes
 left,  and after Randolph  missed a tip-in at the other end, Ginobili buried a
 3-pointer to lock the game at 87 with 57.9 seconds remaining in regulation.
 
 Jerryd Bayless had a chance to win the game at the buzzer, but his 3-point try
 was off the mark to send the game to overtime.
 
 A  10-3  start to the  extra session found the  Spurs up seven before Randolph
 nailed  a jumper and  Mike Conley followed with a 3-pointer to trim the margin
 to 97-95 with 43.9 ticks on the clock.
 
 Both  teams  came up  empty on their  next touch before  Parker knocked down a
 pair  at the  charity stripe  to make  it a  two-score game  with 9.9  seconds
 remaining.
 
 "We  knew it was going to be a tough game," Conley admitted. "Down the stretch
 they just made the plays to win."
 
                                   Game Notes
 
 The  Grizzlies  have dropped 15  of their previous 16  games as the visitor in
 this  series ...  Gay finished with 15  points and 10 rebounds for Memphis ...
 Ginobili added 10 points and six assists off the bench for the Spurs.
 
 12/02 01:34:12 ET