San Antonio 117, Sacramento 112

Boxscore | Recap
Wednesday, March 28, 2012 10:00 PM
Location - Power Balance Pavilion, Sacramento, California
Officials - #56 Mark Ayotte, #24 Mike Callahan, #20 Leroy Richardson
Attendance - 13119

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
San Antonio 27 26 28 36 117
Sacramento 22 27 29 34 112

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
San Antonio 35-14 20-4 15-10 W6
Sacramento 17-33 13-11 4-22 L4

Recap


SPURS 117, KINGS 112: Kawhi Leonard went for 19 points on 8-of-11 shooting and added nine rebounds as San Antonio pushed its winning streak to six games.

Tim Duncan added 18 points and eight boards and Manu Ginobili scored 20 for the Spurs, who pulled within 2 1/2 games of the Oklahoma City Thunder for first place in the Western Conference.

Rookie Isaiah Thomas went for 28 points and 10 assists but Sacramento still dropped its fourth straight.

Thomas did his best to keep the Kings close, scoring 10 points in the first five minutes of the fourth quarter to pull his team within 93-92.

Sacramento was still within a basket when San Antonio made its move, using an 11-4 run to push the lead to double digits, 110-100, with 1:39 left. Tony Parker, who finished with 10 points, 10 assists and seven rebounds, buried a 3-pointer and handed out an assist during the burst.

Ginobili converted a traditional three-point play with 36 seconds left and Gary Neal hit four free throws down the stretch to put the game away.

GAME NOTEBOOK: The Spurs have won 13 of their last 15 road games … San Antonio shot 67.5 percent in the second half … Kings C DeMarcus Cousins recorded his fourth straight double-double with 25 points and 11 rebounds.

Top Game Performances

San Antonio   Sacramento
Manu Ginobili 20 Scoring Isaiah Thomas 28
Tony Parker 10 Assists Isaiah Thomas 10
Kawhi Leonard 9 Rebounds DeMarcus Cousins 11
Gary Neal 4 Free Throws Made DeMarcus Cousins 3
Kawhi Leonard 2 Steals Jason Thompson 3
Boris Diaw 1 Blocks Jason Thompson 3

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
San Antonio 117 53.8 10-20 9-12 28 42 2 8 15
Sacramento 112 54.7 8-21 10-13 24 34 6 8 16

Upcoming Games

  • Sacramento will play their next game on the road against Utah. The Kings have a W/L % of .444 after a win and .281 after a loss.
  • San Antonio will play their next game at home against Indiana. The Spurs have a W/L % of .686 after a win and .786 after a loss.
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