San Antonio, TX (Sporting Alert) — Tony Parker scored the last five points, including the game winning bucket to lead the San Antonio Spurs to a 86-84 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Thursday night AT&T Center.
Down 81-84 in the closing seconds of the game, Parker hit a three pointer to even the scores at 84-84 with 28.3 seconds left, before scoring the game winner with a buzzer beater to take the Spurs to back-to-back wins from its opening two games of the new season.
Parker ended the game with 14 points and 11 rebounds on the night. It was the second straight night the star point guard was scoring the game winner, this after hitting the three point decider in the win against the New Orleans Hornets on Wednesday night.
Tim Duncan led the Spurs in scoring with 20 points, while adding eight rebounds to his stats. Danny Green hit three of six from behind the arc to finished with 13 points, while Stephen Jackson added 11 points.
Kevin Durant scored 23 points in leading the way for the Thunder in the defeat.
He also had 14 rebounds and five assists.
Russell Westbrook had 18 points, but finished with six of 21 from the field.
Kevin Martin, on his Thunder debut, scored 15 points in the loss.