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Spurs' win streak to 6 with 109-105 win over Jazz

Spurs guard Manu Ginobili, right, of Argentina, shoots over Utah Jazz guard Brandon Rush during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014, in San Antonio. San Antonio won 109-105. (Darren Abate/AP)
Spurs guard Manu Ginobili, right, of Argentina, shoots over Utah Jazz guard Brandon Rush during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014, in San Antonio. San Antonio won 109-105. (Darren Abate/AP)

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Tony Parker had 25 points and nine assists and the San Antonio Spurs escaped a late rally to beat the Utah Jazz 109-105 on Wednesday night, extending their winning streak to six games.

Utah closed the game on a 19-7 run, but was unable to complete the rally after falling behind by 18 points in the second half.

Marco Belinelli, Tim Duncan and Kawhi Leonard scored 15 points each, and Manu Ginobili had 13 in his first home start of the season for San Antonio (31-8).

Enes Kanter had 25 points off the bench for Utah (13-27). Burks scored 20 points, Derrick Favors had 19 points and 12 rebounds, Trey Burke added 17 points and former Spurs forward Richard Jefferson had 15 points.

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    RAUL DOMINGUEZ The Associated Press
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