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Duncan Carries Spurs to Game 1 Win Over Suns

Rare 3-pointer, 40 points help spark San Antonio in double OT

(Newser) - Tim Duncan saved the San Antonio Spurs with a rare 3-pointer at the end of overtime, and Manu Ginobili hit a layup at the end of the second extra period to send the defending champions past the Phoenix Suns, 117-115 today in Game 1 of their first-round series. The third-seeded... More »

Spurs Hang on to Defeat Kings

Two late three-point attempts can't tie it for Sacramento

(Newser) - Tony Parker tied his season high with 32 points and added 11 assists as the San Antonio Spurs beat the Sacramento Kings 101-98 on Monday. The victory, coupled with Houston's loss to Utah, put the Spurs in position to clinch third place in the conference for a second straight season.... More »

Rockets Whipped in Road Trip Opener

San Antonio uses hot outside shooting in first half to cruise to win

(Newser) - Houston decided to seal off the lane for San Antonio today and did so successfully, denying Tim Duncan opportunities. Unfortunately for the Rockets, opposing guards Tony Parker and Michael Finley shot a combined 19-of-28 and the Spurs had the game won by halftime, finishing at 109-88, writes the Chronicle. Houston's... More »

Knicks Choke on 18-pt. Lead, Lose to Spurs

Shorthanded Cleveland handles the Hawks; Mavs whip Memphis

(Newser) - The Knicks managed to top themselves last night, this time blowing an 18-point third-quarter lead against San Antonio, eventually bowing in overtime, 99-93. After Michael Finley tied it on a three-pointer with 0.4 seconds remaining in regulation, the Spurs never looked back. Tim Duncan had 21 points, 14 rebounds... More »

Parker-less Spurs Sting Denver 102-91

Hornets outshine Suns 101-98, Mavs jet past Rockets 96-83

(Newser) - Tim Duncan had a slow start coming back from an ankle injury, but Michael Finley and Fabricio Oberto each put up their best nights this season in San Antonio's 102-91 defeat of the Nuggets. The win broke a two-game losing streak, and ensured a perfect home record for the Spurs,... More »

Hot Spurs Off to Best-Ever Start

Utah still can't win in San Antonio, 104-98

(Newser) - The Utah Jazz haven't won a game in San Antonio in nearly nine years, and if they thought they would have a better chance with Spurs' big man Tim Duncan benched last night, a 104-98 defeat soon dispelled that idea. Manu Ginobili outstripped everyone with 37 points, and Utah's scoring... More »

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