Spurs Return to Form, Dunk Nuggets 107-103

Clippers deal Heat 6th straight loss; Wade done for the season
By Jesse Andrews,  Newser User
Posted Mar 11, 2008 4:00 AM CDT
San Antonio Spurs guard Manu Ginobili, of Argentina, left, passes the ball around Denver Nuggets forward Kenyon Martin, right, during the first quarter of their NBA basketball game in San Antonio, Monday,...   (Associated Press)
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(Newser) – San Antonio averted a third straight loss in a nail-biter against Denver, prevailing 107-103 after a tie game at 100 with two minutes remaining. Tim Duncan led six Spurs in double figures with 23 points and 18 rebounds. Allen Iverson had 28 for the Nuggets despite a fractured ring finger on his shooting hand. Also in pro hoops:

Hours after Dwyane Wade called it quits for the season in order to rehab his left knee, his Heat suffered their sixth straight loss, 99-98. Cuttino Mobley's free throws with 2.6 seconds left clinched the win for the Clippers. Wade's deactivation meant the Heat suited only eight players for the game, the league minimum. (Read more NBA stories.)