San Antonio 93, New Orleans 81

Boxscore | Recap
Thursday, February 2, 2012 8:30 PM
Location - AT&T Center, San Antonio, Texas
Officials - #48 Scott Foster, #65 Sean Wright, # Steve Anderson
Attendance - 18082

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
New Orleans 22 23 23 13 81
San Antonio 23 21 27 22 93

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
New Orleans 4-19 2-11 2-8 L4
San Antonio 15-9 12-1 3-8 W3

Recap


Tim Duncan scored 19 points to lead the San Antonio Spurs to a 93-81 win over the New Orleans Hornets at the AT&T Center on Thursday.

San Antonio (15-9) improved to 12-1 at home and picked up its ninth win in the last 11 meetings with New Orleans (4-19), which dropped its fourth straight game.

Duncan swatted away a shot from Carl Landry before burying a jumper from the top of the key, part of a 19-8 run for San Antonio in the fourth quarter. Duncan added nine rebounds.

Tony Parker and Tiago Splitter turned up the heat in the fourth quarter, putting the Hornets on their heels. Parker finished with 18 points and seven assists while Splitter scored 16 points off the bench.

Greivis Vasquez, making just his second NBA start, scored 16 points for the Hornets while Landry led the team with 17 points off the bench.

San Antonio, playing its fourth game in five nights, shot just 4 for 19 from beyond the arc.

New Orleans got a surprise 11 points from reserve guard Marco Belinelli.

Top Game Performances

New Orleans   San Antonio
Carl Landry 17 Scoring Tim Duncan 19
Carldell Johnson 5 Assists Tony Parker 7
Gustavo Ayon 8 Rebounds Tim Duncan 9
Marco Belinelli 4 Free Throws Made Tim Duncan 7
Carldell Johnson 2 Steals Tim Duncan 2
Trevor Ariza 2 Blocks Tim Duncan 1

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
New Orleans 81 44.6 3-8 12-16 17 38 5 5 14
San Antonio 93 45.9 4-19 21-27 16 40 3 4 11

Upcoming Games

  • San Antonio will play their next game at home against Oklahoma City. The Spurs have a W/L % of .600 after a win and .667 after a loss.
  • New Orleans will play their next game on the road against Detroit . The Hornets have a W/L % of .400 after a win and .111 after a loss.
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