It’s good for his stats and ego: “For Parker, maybe it’s easier to play as he has these past two nights. Without Duncan and Ginobili, he doesn’t have to worry whether it’s his turn. He’s free, and he can probe the defense until he sees what he likes, with nothing else in his head. ‘I love these opportunities,’ Parker said. ‘I’m not saying I want to play every game like that, but if it’s one or two games, you show what you can do.’”