Minnesota 109, San Antonio 113

Boxscore | Recap
Wednesday, November 24, 2010 8:00 PM
Location - Target Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Officials - #27 Dick Bavetta, #62 Brian Forte, #38 Michael Smith
Attendance - 13117

Final Scoring Summary

Final OT 1 2 3 4 X T
San Antonio 18 23 30 35 7 113
Minnesota 33 22 27 24 3 109

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
San Antonio 13-1 7-1 6-0 W12
Minnesota 4-12 3-4 1-8 L3

Recap

Matt Bonner’s 3-point basket with 49.7 seconds left in overtime gave San Antonio its first lead of the contest as the Spurs stretched their winning streak to 12 games with a 113-109 victory over the host Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday.

San Antonio (13-1) trailed by 21 points early in the third quarter before rallying to beat the Timberwolves for the 13th consecutive time. Bonner’s 3-pointer gave the Spurs a 111-109 lead and Antonio McDyess added two free throws with one second remaining.

Kevin Love had a career-best 32 points and grabbed 22 rebounds to lead Minnesota (4-12).

San Antonio’s Gary Neal was fouled while shooting a 3-pointer and hit all three throws with 16.2 seconds left in regulation to force the extra session.

Manu Ginobili scored 26 points to lead San Antonio. Richard Jefferson added 19 points and Tony Parker added 18.

Darko Milicic had 22 points, eight rebounds and five blocked shots for Minnesota. Wesley Johnson added 15 points.

San Antonio’s Tim Duncan grabbed 13 rebounds.

Minnesota led 55-41 at halftime and increased the lead to 64-43 on Michael Beasley’s basket just three minutes into the third quarter. The Timberwolves led 82-71 entering the final quarter.

Top Game Performances

San Antonio   Minnesota
Manu Ginobili 26 Scoring Kevin Love 32
Manu Ginobili 6 Assists Luke Ridnour 5
Tim Duncan 13 Rebounds Kevin Love 22
Manu Ginobili 6 Free Throws Made Kevin Love 9
Manu Ginobili 2 Steals Michael Beasley 1
Manu Ginobili 1 Blocks Darko Milicic 5

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
San Antonio 113 39.8 10-32 29-36 18 45 3 8 13
Minnesota 109 47.2 7-14 18-24 21 53 10 4 18

Upcoming Games

  • Minnesota will play their next game at home against Golden State. The Timberwolves have a W/L % of .200 after a win and .273 after a loss.
  • San Antonio will play their next game at home against Dallas. The Spurs have a W/L % of .917 after a win and 1.000 after a loss.
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