SAN ANTONIO, Dec. 26 (UPI) -- Tony Parker paced six players in double figures with 28 points Wednesday, boosting San Antonio to a 94-79 win over Chicago and its new coach.
San Antonio's Manu Ginobili sat out the game with a sprained left index finger.
The Bulls were led by Joe Smith with 19.
San Antonio trailed by one after the opening quarter, but started the second period with a 13-3 run and did not fall behind again. The Spurs led by 12 at halftime and put the game away with an 11-0 surge in the fourth period.