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NBA: Spurs Crush Nuggets, Tie Playoff Series

San Antonio Spurs guard Tony Parker (9) of France races past Denver Nuggets defender Marcus Camby (23) during first quarter of first-round playoff game in San Antonio, Wednesday
In National Basketball Association playoff action Wednesday, the San Antonio Spurs crushed the Denver Nuggets 104-76 to tie their first-round playoff series at one game a piece. Tim Duncan led the Spurs with 24 points.

In Chicago, Kirk Hinrich scored 34 points to lead the host Bulls to a 113-103 win over the Washington Wizards and take a two-games to none series lead. Washington's Gilbert Arenas led all scorers with 39 points.

The Phoenix Suns' Amare Stoudemire scored 34 points and grabbed ten rebounds to lead his team to their second straight playoff victory over the Memphis Grizzlies , 108-103. The Grizzlies Paul Gasol scored 28 points in the loss.

Some information for this report provided by AP.