Parker returns against  Blazers

Updated: February 5, 2010, 1:54 AM ET
Associated Press

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PORTLAND, Ore. -- Tony Parker has returned to the San Antonio Spurs' starting lineup after missing three games with a mild left ankle sprain.

Parker injured his ankle on Jan. 27 in San Antonio's 105-90 victory over Atlanta.

He is averaging 16.9 points, 2.5 rebounds and 5.8 assists in 40 games this season.

Parker, a three-time All-Star, has been troubled by the same foot all season. The French star missed four games earlier because of another ankle sprain and has been bothered by plantar fascitis.


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