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San Antonio, TX (Sports Network) - San Antonio Spurs guard Tony Parker is expected to return to the lineup for Friday's game against Utah after missing three weeks with a sprained left ankle.

Parker was hurt during a March 1 game against Sacramento and tests the next day revealed a Grade 2 sprain.

Entering Friday's action, Parker is averaging team bests of 21.0 points and 7.6 assists to go along with 3.1 rebounds in 56 games.