SPURS 118, KNICKS 105: Tony Parker scored 32 points to pace San Antonio past visiting New York.
Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobili added 17 points apiece as the Spurs handed the Knicks their third straight loss.
Carmelo Anthony scored 27 points and Jeremy Lin had 20 for New York. Amar’e Stoudemire had 18 points and 11 rebounds and J.R. Smith added 18 points.
Parker hit 12 of 19 field-goal attempts and was 8 of 9 from the free-throw line as San Antonio improved to 15-3 at home.
Parker had 23 first-half points and San Antonio shot 58.5 percent in the half while taking a 58-41 lead.
New York trailed by 20 early in the third quarter and cut San Antonio’s lead to 72-61 on a basket by Josh Harrelson with 4:31 left in the stanza. But the Spurs responded with a 17-4 burst to take an 89-65 lead on Ginobili’s 3-pointer with 1:09 remaining.
Gary Neal added 12 points for the Spurs, who held a 60-38 advantage in scoring in the paint.
GAME NOTEBOOK: The 30-point outing was Parker’s fifth of the season. … Center Tyson Chandler (hamstring) and forward Jared Jeffries (knee) missed the game for New York. … San Antonio outrebounded New York 47-37. … Lin reached 20 points for the first time in six games after having a stretch of nine 20-point outings in 10 games.