Minnesota 91, San Antonio 94

Boxscore | Recap
Sunday, January 9, 2011 7:00 PM
Location - AT&T Center, San Antonio, Texas
Officials - # Nick Buchert, #29 Steve Javie, #71 Rodney Mott
Attendance - 18581

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Minnesota 21 23 23 24 91
San Antonio 18 32 24 20 94

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Minnesota 9-29 7-10 2-19 L4
San Antonio 31-6 20-2 11-4 W2

Recap

Manu Ginobili scored 21 points to lead the San Antonio Spurs to a 94-91 victory over the visiting Minnesota Timberwolves on Sunday.

Richard Jefferson and Gary Neal added 13 points apiece as San Antonio improved its NBA-best record to 31-6 by defeating Minnesota for the 15th straight time.

Minnesota’s Anthony Tolliver missed a game-tying 3-point attempt with less than one second remaining.

Kevin Love had 18 points and 17 rebounds for Minnesota (9-29), which has lost four straight games.

San Antonio led 94-86 with 3:24 left after two free throws by George Hill, but didn’t score another point.

Minnesota pulled within three at 94-91 on Luke Ridnour’s 3-pointer with 2:02 left. Ridnour had 16 points, six rebounds and seven assists.

Hill, Matt Bonner and Tony Parker scored 11 points apiece for the Spurs.

Darko Milicic had 11 points and 10 rebounds for Minnesota.

Timberwolves forward Michael Beasley had just two points in 11-plus minutes before leaving with a sore ankle that he injured during Friday’s game against the Portland Trail Blazers.

Top Game Performances

Minnesota   San Antonio
Kevin Love 18 Scoring Manu Ginobili 21
Luke Ridnour 7 Assists Tim Duncan 5
Kevin Love 17 Rebounds Matt Bonner 9
Kevin Love 3 Free Throws Made George Hill 7
Corey Brewer 2 Steals Manu Ginobili 4
Darko Milicic 5 Blocks Tim Duncan 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Minnesota 91 39.6 7-20 8-12 16 50 5 9 11
San Antonio 94 42.3 7-21 21-25 21 48 3 9 17

Upcoming Games

  • San Antonio will play their next game on the road against Minnesota. The Spurs have a W/L % of .833 after a win and .857 after a loss.
  • Minnesota will play their next game at home against San Antonio. The Timberwolves have a W/L % of .222 after a win and .241 after a loss.
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