San Antonio 107, Memphis 97

Boxscore | Recap
Thursday, April 12, 2012 8:30 PM
Location - AT&T Center, San Antonio, Texas
Officials - #43 Dan Crawford, #7 Kevin Fehr, #61 Courtney Kirkland
Attendance - 18581

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Memphis 21 28 25 23 97
San Antonio 27 18 37 25 107

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Memphis 34-24 21-7 13-17 L1
San Antonio 41-16 24-5 17-11 W1

Recap


SPURS 107, GRIZZLIES 97
: Tim Duncan tied a season high with 28 points and grabbed 12 rebounds as host San Antonio broke a two-game losing streak and wrapped up a four-game season sweep of Memphis.

Manu Ginobili scored 20 points and Tony Parker added 13 points and nine assists as the Spurs pulled within a half-game of the Oklahoma City Thunder for best record in the Western Conference.

Rudy Gay scored 19 points and O.J. Mayo added 16 for Memphis, which had a four-game winning streak halted.

Duncan had 20 second-half points as San Antonio ended its first two-game skid since late January.

The Spurs had a 94-81 edge after a 3-pointer by Danny Green with 7:41 to play, but Memphis rolled off 11 straight points and was within 94-92 after Mayo’s 3-pointer with 2:55 remaining. Green ended San Antonio’s drought with two free throws with 2:27 left and a three-point play by Duncan boosted the lead to 99-93 with 1:51 left.

Ginobili hit all 11 of his free-throw attempts and connected on six straight during a 30-second span to give the Spurs a 10-point lead with 27.9 seconds left.

Marreese Speights added 15 points and Marc Gasol had 14 points and 10 rebounds for Memphis.

The Grizzlies led 49-45 at halftime but Duncan scored 14 third-quarter points as San Antonio took an eight-point lead into the final quarter. The Spurs were 12 of 16 from the field while scoring 37 points in the quarter.

GAME NOTEBOOK
: Duncan also scored 28 points against the New Orleans Hornets on Jan. 23. … Memphis was just 4 of 19 from 3-point range. … Spurs guard Gary Neal (stomach virus) was back after missing Wednesday’s game against the Los Angeles Lakers. … Grizzlies guard Tony Allen (cut mouth) missed his fifth straight game.

Top Game Performances

Memphis   San Antonio
Rudy Gay 19 Scoring Tim Duncan 28
Mike Conley 4 Assists Tony Parker 9
Zach Randolph 11 Rebounds Tim Duncan 12
Rudy Gay 5 Free Throws Made Manu Ginobili 11
Marc Gasol 4 Steals DeJuan Blair 2
Marc Gasol 1 Blocks Tim Duncan 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Memphis 97 42.4 4-19 21-27 15 41 2 10 15
San Antonio 107 48.7 7-20 26-31 19 41 4 9 18

Upcoming Games

  • San Antonio will play their next game at home against Phoenix. The Spurs have a W/L % of .707 after a win and .750 after a loss.
  • Memphis will play their next game at home against Utah. The Grizzlies have a W/L % of .647 after a win and .500 after a loss.
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