San Antonio Spurs guard Tony Parker will be out for about a month with a left ankle sprain, the team said Saturday.
Parker, San Antonio’s leading scorer and assist man, injured the ankle in the third quarter of Friday’s 130-102 home win over the Sacramento Kings. An MRI showed that Parker, 30, had a Grade 2 sprain. He closed out February averaging 26.1 points and 8.3 assists, shooting 54 percent from the field.
He went down with 4:40 left in the third quarter after a drive to the basket and a scooping bucket.
76ers 104, Warriors 97 — Evan Turner had 22 points, 10 rebounds and 9 assists, Jrue Holiday scored 27, and host Philadelphia snapped a seven-game losing streak with a win over Golden State.
Thad Young had 14 points and 16 rebounds and Royal Ivey added 17 points for the Sixers. Stephen Curry scored 30 and Klay Thompson added 29 for the Warriors, who’ve lost four in a row.
Bulls 96, Nets 85 — Joakim Noah had 21 points and 10 rebounds, Carlos Boozer scored 20 points, and host Chicago beat Brooklyn.
The Bulls went on a 19-0 run that started in the second quarter and stretched into the third, for an 18-point lead. They opened March on a winning note after going 5-8 in February, their second losing month in 2½ seasons under coach Tom Thibodeau.
Bucks 122, Raptors 114 — Monta Ellis scored 6 of his 23 points in overtime and Ersan Ilyasova and Brandon Jennings added 5 apiece in the extra period to spark host Milwaukee over Toronto.
Ilyasova finished with 29 points and 11 rebounds, while Jennings had a career-high 19 assists.
Kyle Lowry had a triple-double with 10 points, 10 rebounds, and 10 assists, and Alan Anderson scored 21 points for the Raptors.
Blazers 109, ’Wolves 94 — Damian Lillard scored 24 points and J.J. Hickson added 18 to lead host Portland over Minnesota. Derrick Williams had 23 points for the Timberwolves.