Philadelphia 77, San Antonio 71

Boxscore | Recap
Friday, February 11, 2011 7:00 PM
Location - Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Officials - #43 Dan Crawford, #12 Violet Palmer, #38 Michael Smith
Attendance - 15501

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
San Antonio 22 24 12 13 71
Philadelphia 27 19 14 17 77

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
San Antonio 44-9 25-2 19-7 L1
Philadelphia 25-28 17-9 8-19 W1

Recap

Jrue Holiday led the way with 27 points as the Philadelphia 76ers took down the San Antonio Spurs, 77-71, on Friday.

Spencer Hawes was the only other player to reach double figures, finishing with 13 points for the 76ers. Philadelphia limited the top team in the NBA to 33 percent shooting and forced 16 turnovers to overcome a 57-46 rebounding disadvantage.

The 76ers really locked down on defense in the second half, limiting the Spurs to 25 points after the break.

It looked like it was going to be a high-scoring affair in the first quarter when Philadelphia jumped out to a 27-22 lead after one quarter, getting 13 from Holiday in the frame. San Antonio came back to tie it, 46-46, going into the break and took a quick lead in the third before the Sixers locked down.

Tim Duncan had 16 points and 13 rebounds and Antonio McDyess added 11 and 11 for the Spurs, who had a four-game winning streak snapped and fell to 4-2 on their nine-game “Rodeo Road Trip."

Top Game Performances

San Antonio   Philadelphia
Tim Duncan 16 Scoring Jrue Holiday 27
Manu Ginobili 6 Assists Andre Iguodala 6
DeJuan Blair 14 Rebounds Elton Brand 17
Manu Ginobili 4 Free Throws Made Jrue Holiday 6
DeJuan Blair 2 Steals Jrue Holiday 3
Tim Duncan 2 Blocks Elton Brand 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
San Antonio 71 33.3 3-17 14-18 20 57 3 5 16
Philadelphia 77 35.4 5-13 14-17 18 46 3 10 9

Upcoming Games

  • Philadelphia will play their next game on the road against Minnesota. The 76ers have a W/L % of .400 after a win and .536 after a loss.
  • San Antonio will play their next game on the road against Washington . The Spurs have a W/L % of .818 after a win and .889 after a loss.
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