San Antonio 109, Denver 103

Boxscore | Recap
Wednesday, December 22, 2010 8:30 PM
Location - AT&T Center, San Antonio, Texas
Officials - #34 Marc Davis, #28 Tommy Nunez Jr., #49 Tom Washington
Attendance - 18581

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Denver 27 29 33 14 103
San Antonio 26 33 21 29 109

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Denver 16-11 12-2 4-9 L1
San Antonio 25-3 16-2 9-1 W10

Recap

Rookie Gary Neal and Manu Ginobili scored 22 points apiece and the San Antonio Spurs stretched their winning streak to 10 games with a come-from-behind 109-103 victory over the visiting Denver Nuggets on Wednesday.

Neal made five 3-pointers and Ginobili hit four, including one with 2:47 remaining to put San Antonio (25-3) ahead to stay.

Ty Lawson and J.R. Smith scored 22 points apiece for Denver (16-11). The Nuggets were without leading scorer Carmelo Anthony, who missed the contest due to a death in his family.

San Antonio trailed 89-80 entering the final quarter before holding Denver to 14 fourth-period points while draining five 3-pointers.

Richard Jefferson scored 16 points for San Antonio, which made 14-of-28 shots from the arc. Matt Bonner scored 13 points and hit three 3-pointers, rookie Tiago Splitter had 12 points and nine rebounds and Tony Parker had 11 points and nine assists for the Spurs.

Chauncey Billups scored 20 points for Denver.

Top Game Performances

Denver   San Antonio
Ty Lawson 22 Scoring Manu Ginobili 22
Chauncey Billups 7 Assists Tony Parker 9
Arron Afflalo 10 Rebounds Tim Duncan 9
Chauncey Billups 12 Free Throws Made Manu Ginobili 6
Arron Afflalo 2 Steals Tim Duncan 1
Al Harrington 1 Blocks DeJuan Blair 1

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Denver 103 44.9 8-25 25-29 22 43 3 10 13
San Antonio 109 52.6 14-28 15-24 26 40 4 5 13

Upcoming Games

  • San Antonio will play their next game on the road against Orlando. The Spurs have a W/L % of .875 after a win and 1.000 after a loss.
  • Denver will play their next game on the road against Oklahoma City . The Nuggets have a W/L % of .438 after a win and .818 after a loss.
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