San Antonio 114, Oklahoma City 105

Boxscore | Recap
Friday, March 16, 2012 9:30 PM
Location - Chesapeake Energy Arena, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Officials - #43 Dan Crawford, #29 Mark Lindsay, #33 Zach Zarba
Attendance - 18203

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
San Antonio 30 35 27 22 114
Oklahoma City 19 29 31 26 105

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
San Antonio 29-13 17-4 12-9 W3
Oklahoma City 33-11 18-4 15-7 L1

Recap


SPURS 114, THUNDER 105:
Tony Parker scored 25 points and DeJuan Blair had 22 points and 11 rebounds as San Antonio handed Oklahoma City its third home loss in four games.

Danny Green added 21 points, Tim Duncan had 16 points, 19 rebounds and five blocked shots and Kawhi Leonard scored 15 points for the Spurs, who won their third consecutive game and moved three games behind Oklahoma City for the best record in the Western Conference.

Russell Westbrook scored 36 points, Kevin Durant tallied 25 and James Harden added 19 for the Thunder.

San Antonio led by as many as 27 but squandered nearly all of the lead and had to fight off an Oklahoma City charge.

The Spurs led 88-68 after a tip-in by James Anderson with 2:03 left in the third quarter before Oklahoma City exploded with a 22-4 run – including 14 straight – to trim San Antonio’s lead to 92-90 on Royal Ivey’s 3-pointer with 10:08 remaining.

Green responded with five straight points to get the Spurs’ lead back to seven. Oklahoma City pulled within 107-105 on Durant’s 3-pointer with 1:20 to play but San Antonio recorded consecutive baskets by Duncan and Green to hold off the Thunder.

Green had five of San Antonio’s nine 3-point baskets.

San Antonio dominated Oklahoma City for most of the first half. The Spurs led by 11 after one quarter and increased the margin to 20 early in the second. Blair’s basket with 3:27 remaining gave San Antonio its largest lead at 63-36.

The Thunder finished the first half with a 12-2 run to trail 65-48 at intermission.

GAME NOTEBOOK:
Guard Manu Ginobili (hip) missed the contest … Westbrook has 11 30-point outings this season … The double-double was Blair’s seventh of the campaign … The Thunder hit 18 of 20 free throws.

Top Game Performances

San Antonio   Oklahoma City
Tony Parker 25 Scoring Russell Westbrook 36
Tony Parker 7 Assists Russell Westbrook 6
Tim Duncan 19 Rebounds Serge Ibaka 12
Tim Duncan 6 Free Throws Made Russell Westbrook 9
Danny Green 5 Steals Russell Westbrook 3
Tim Duncan 5 Blocks Serge Ibaka 6

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
San Antonio 114 51.7 9-19 15-25 16 49 8 12 19
Oklahoma City 105 44.3 9-25 18-20 17 37 10 7 16

Upcoming Games

  • Oklahoma City will play their next game at home against Portland. The Thunder have a W/L % of .706 after a win and .900 after a loss.
  • San Antonio will play their next game on the road against Dallas . The Spurs have a W/L % of .655 after a win and .769 after a loss.
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