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Oladipo, Pacers halt Spurs' home streak.

SAN ANTONIO Victor Oladipo scored 19 points and the Indiana Pacers defeated San Antonio, 94-86, on Sunday night (Monday Manila time), snapping the Spurs' 14-game home winning streak.Darren Collison added 15 points for Indiana, which snapped a three-game losing streak in San Antonio.

The Spurs lost at home for the third time this season and the first since November 10 against Milwaukee.Pau Gasol had 14 points to lead San Antonio.

With Manu Ginobili, Rudy Gay and Kawhi Leonard out with injuries, the Spurs opted to bring Tony Parker off the bench for just the 14th time in 1,165 career games.Parker responded with 12 points and five assists, but LaMarcus Aldridge struggled without the veteran point guard.

element-invisibleSportshub ( Article MRec ), pagematch: 1, sectionmatch: 1The Pacers stymied Aldridge offensively even without the injured Myles Turner, limiting the Spurs forward to a season-low 10 points. Aldridge started 1 for 4, with his only basket coming on a put-back of Danny Green's missed jumper, and finished 5 for 14 from the field.

San Antonio pulled within 83-76 with 5:03 remaining on Davis Bertans' 3-pointer, but the Spurs committed two turnovers on the next two possessions.Indiana led by as many as 17 points.

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