Parker's 31 in half matches Gervin mark
Parker made 12 of 17 shots, including two 3-pointers, to help the Spurs take a 55-51 halftime lead Saturday.
Gervin scored 31 points against the Washington Bullets on April 18, 1978.
In Game 3 on Thursday night, Parker had only 12 points, but that still led the team in scoring during an 88-67 loss, the lowest-scoring playoff game in Spurs history.
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