Spurs Ride Parker, Ginobili Past Magic

Celtics, Cavs, and Pistons among the other NBA victors
By Katherine Thompson,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 22, 2007 6:11 AM CST
Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James sails to the basket to dunk during the fourth quarter against the Minnesota Timberwolves in an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2007, in Minneapolis. James finished...   (Associated Press)
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(Newser) – Spurs coach Gregg Popovich said of his team's 128-110 defeat of the Orlando Magic that "to win the game we were going to have to score." And scoring is what he got: 32 points from Tony Parker, 27 from Manu Ginobili, and 20 from Tim Duncan, reports the San Antonio Express-News. Elsewhere in the paint:

  • Despite allowing 19 turnovers, Boston pulled out a 105-82 rout of Golden State.
  • LeBron James was in high gear in Cleveland's 97-86 defeat of Minnesota, scoring 17 points in the fourth quarter and 45 total.
  • Chauncey Billups netted 25 points and 15 assists to bring Detroit to a 98-86 victory over New York.