Indiana 103, San Antonio 112

Boxscore | Recap
Saturday, March 31, 2012 8:30 PM
Location - AT&T Center, San Antonio, Texas
Officials - #54 Nick Buchert, #8 Marc Davis, #16 David Guthrie
Attendance - 18581

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Indiana 18 30 30 25 103
San Antonio 25 39 26 22 112

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Indiana 30-21 16-7 14-14 L1
San Antonio 36-14 21-4 15-10 W7

Recap


SPURS 112, PACERS 103: Tim Duncan had 23 points and 11 rebounds as host San Antonio won its seventh consecutive contest.

Manu Ginobili and Tony Parker scored 18 points apiece as the Spurs moved within 2 1/2 games of the Oklahoma City Thunder for the top record in the Western Conference.

Paul George and Danny Granger scored 18 points apiece for Indiana, which has lost nine straight games to the Spurs.

San Antonio never trailed and led by double digits for most of the game while improving to 21-4 at home.

The Spurs led 96-80 with 9 1/2 minutes remaining after a 3-pointer by Gary Neal. Indiana responded with a 12-3 run and pulled with 99-92 on George Hill’s basket with 4:56 to play.

San Antonio quickly recovered and two free throws by DeJuan Blair boosted the lead to 106-94 with 3:14 to play.

Roy Hibbert and David West added 15 points apiece for Indiana.

The Spurs led as many as 22 points in the first half en route to a 64-48 halftime lead.

The Spurs had an eight-point lead midway through the second quarter before going on a 15-1 spurt and taking a 55-33 lead on a 3-pointer by Kawhi Leonard with 4:05 left in the half.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Duncan is averaging 22.3 points and 10.0 rebounds over the last three games. … George was 8-of-11 from the field. … The Spurs topped 100 points in 11 out of 15 games in March. … Hill had nine points, seven rebounds and six assists in 30 minutes in his first game against San Antonio since being dealt away in a draft-day trade.

Top Game Performances

Indiana   San Antonio
Paul George 18 Scoring Tim Duncan 23
George Hill 6 Assists Manu Ginobili 5
Roy Hibbert 7 Rebounds Tim Duncan 11
Danny Granger 3 Free Throws Made Tim Duncan 9
Leandro Barbosa 1 Steals Manu Ginobili 2
Roy Hibbert 4 Blocks Tim Duncan 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Indiana 103 53.2 5-14 14-18 21 32 8 7 14
San Antonio 112 50.0 9-19 27-33 22 40 5 8 10

Upcoming Games

  • San Antonio will play their next game on the road against Cleveland. The Spurs have a W/L % of .694 after a win and .786 after a loss.
  • Indiana will play their next game on the road against Houston . The Pacers have a W/L % of .567 after a win and .619 after a loss.
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