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No Stopping Spurs; Streak Hits 11

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When it came to containing Spurs point guard Tony Parker, Minnesota coach Rick Adelman arrived at the Target Center on Wednesday with modest goals.

Apprised that Parker once had a 55-point game in this building — in a Nov. 5, 2008 outing that predated his term as the Timberwolves’ boss — Adelman’s eyes widened.

“We’ll keep him under that,” Adelman deadpanned. “I guarantee it.”

Perhaps the Timberwolves should have been more concerned with Parker’s backcourt mate.

Behind a career-high 28 points from shooting guard Danny Green, made possible by a career-high eight 3-pointers, the Spurs kicked off their annual rodeo trip with a 104-94 victory.

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