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Spurs hold off Jazz

San Antonio, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - Tony Parker had 25 points and nine assists and the San Antonio Spurs survived a late-game rally to beat the Utah Jazz 109-105 on Wednesday for their sixth straight win.

Tim Duncan, Kawhi Leonard and Marco Belinelli scored 15 points apiece for the Spurs, who have won 26 of their last 28 home games against Utah, including six in a row. They have won four in a row overall over the Jazz.

Belinelli made four straight free throws down the stretch to help San Antonio remain in front as Washington cut a 14-point Spurs lead to two in the last three minutes.

Trey Burke scored 11 of his 17 points for the Jazz in the fourth quarter -- all in a row during their 17-5 run.

"I learn a lot. You can learn so much by playing against a guy like that," Burke said about Parker. "He has been in the league for years and is very experienced. He is one of the best there is and I always personally thought that he never gets enough credit for what he has done in this league. One minute he is distributing and the next minute he scores six to eight points. It is always a privilege playing against a guy like that."

Enes Kanter had 25 points and 11 rebounds to lead Utah, Alec Burks scored 20 and Derrick Favors added 19 points and 12 rebounds.

Burke's leaning 3-pointer with 21 seconds left got the Jazz within 105-102 and Belinelli made two free throws at the other end.

The same thing happened again after that: Burke made a deep 3 from the high right side and Belinelli went 2-for-2 with 3.4 seconds left to make it a four- point game and seal the win.

Earlier, the Spurs shot almost 64 percent in the third quarter, stretching a five-point halftime lead to 12 going into the fourth.

Parker had 12 points in the quarter, including eight during a 16-3 run that pushed San Antonio's advantage to 18. It was 81-69 at the horn.

"He pulled us through it again," Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich said about Parker. "I thought in the third quarter Timmy (Duncan), he and Manu (Ginobili) all played really well and got the lead for us."

Manu Ginobili and Leonard hit 3-pointers during a 10-2 run in the first that gave the Spurs a nine-point lead.

They were up 28-25 going into the second quarter and later scored nine of the last 12 points in the half to carry a 50-45 advantage into the break behind 10 points from Leonard. Favors scored 13 in the half for Utah.

Game Notes

The Spurs opened a four-game homestand that continues Friday against Portland. They have won four straight at home ... ... The Jazz started a three-game road trip and will play in Detroit on Friday ... The Spurs had an 11-game winning streak early in the season.

01/16 00:32:05 ET

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2013 - 2014 Eastern Conference Standings
 
Atlantic W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Toronto 48 34 .585 --- 26-15 22-19 32-20 L 1
x-Brooklyn 44 38 .537 4 28-13 16-25 26-26 L 2
New York 37 45 .451 11 19-22 18-23 26-26 W 4
Boston 25 57 .305 23 16-25 9-32 21-31 L 2
Philadelphia 19 63 .232 29 10-31 9-32 14-38 W 2
 
Central W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Indiana 56 26 .683 --- 35-6 21-20 38-14 W 2
x-Chicago 48 34 .585 8 27-14 21-20 35-17 L 1
Cleveland 33 49 .402 23 19-22 14-27 21-31 W 1
Detroit 29 53 .354 27 17-24 12-29 23-29 L 4
Milwaukee 15 67 .183 41 10-31 5-36 12-40 L 3
 
Southeast W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Miami 54 28 .659 --- 32-9 22-19 34-18 L 3
x-Washington 44 38 .537 10 22-19 22-19 33-19 W 4
x-Charlotte 43 39 .524 11 25-16 18-23 30-22 W 3
x-Atlanta 38 44 .463 16 24-17 14-27 28-24 W 1
Orlando 23 59 .280 31 19-22 4-37 17-35 L 4
 
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y= clinched division title
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Northwest W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Oklahoma City 59 23 .720 --- 34-7 25-16 36-16 W 1
x-Portland 54 28 .659 5 31-10 23-18 31-21 W 5
Minnesota 40 42 .488 19 24-17 16-25 23-29 L 3
Denver 36 46 .439 23 22-19 14-27 20-32 L 2
Utah 25 57 .305 34 16-25 9-32 13-39 W 1
 
Pacific W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-LA Clippers 57 25 .695 --- 34-7 23-18 36-16 L 1
x-Golden State 51 31 .622 6 27-14 24-17 31-21 W 2
Phoenix 48 34 .585 9 26-15 22-19 28-24 W 1
Sacramento 28 54 .341 29 17-24 11-30 15-37 L 1
LA Lakers 27 55 .329 30 14-27 13-28 15-37 W 2
 
Southwest W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-San Antonio 62 20 .756 --- 32-9 30-11 38-14 L 2
x-Houston 54 28 .659 8 33-8 21-20 31-21 L 1
x-Memphis 50 32 .610 12 27-14 23-18 29-23 W 5
x-Dallas 49 33 .598 13 26-15 23-18 29-23 L 1
New Orleans 34 48 .415 28 22-19 12-29 15-37 W 2
 
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y= clinched division title
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