Golden State 99, San Antonio 120

Boxscore | Recap
Monday, April 16, 2012 10:30 PM
Location - Oracle Arena, Oakland, California
Officials - #30 John Goble, #55 Bill Kennedy, #68 Marat Kogut
Attendance - 18471

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
San Antonio 39 31 26 24 120
Golden State 24 25 23 27 99

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
San Antonio 43-16 25-5 18-11 W3
Golden State 22-38 12-18 10-20 L5

Recap


SPURS 120, WARRIORS 99: Gary Neal had 17 points, Tiago Splitter scored 15 and Tim Duncan 13 as visiting San Antonio cruised past injury-plagued Golden State.
 
The Spurs (43-16) won for the 14th consecutive time over the Warriors and moved percentage points ahead of Oklahoma City (44-17) atop the Western Conference.
 
The Spurs got plenty of rest for their starters as they travel to face the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday.
 
Manu Ginobili had 12 points, Daniel Green 11 and DeJuan Blair 10.
 
Golden State was without David Lee, Stephen Curry, Andrew Bogut and Richard Jefferson. The Warriors, who have lost six in a row at home to the Spurs, started four rookies – Klay Thompson, Jeremy Tyler, Mickell Gladness and Charles Jenkins.
 
Nate Robinson had s season-best 30 points and seven assists and Thompson had 29 points and eight rebounds for Golden State, which has lost 12 of 14. Dorell Wright scored 17 and Tyler had 11 points and 10 rebounds.
 
San Antonio has won 47 of the past 54 games against the Warriors.
 
The Spurs scored 39 points in the first quarter, matching their season high, and made 14 of 17 free throws to lead 39-24.
 
San Antonio increased its lead to 70-49 at halftime as Duncan had 13 points and Ginobili 12. Thompson scored 14 for the Warriors and Wright 13.
 
GAME NOTEBOOK:
Golden State’s four rookie starters were a first for the Warriors since at least 1970, the year the Elias Sports Bureau started tracking games. … The Warriors signed free-agent center Mikki Moore to a contract. Moore, a 12-year NBA veteran, was called-up from the Idaho Stampede of the NBA Development League. Moore had four rebounds in nine minutes. … San Antonio outrebounded the Warriors 31-19 in the first half.

Top Game Performances

San Antonio   Golden State
Gary Neal 17 Scoring Nate Robinson 30
Gary Neal 5 Assists Nate Robinson 7
Boris Diaw 9 Rebounds Jeremy Tyler 10
Tiago Splitter 9 Free Throws Made Nate Robinson 5
DeJuan Blair 2 Steals Klay Thompson 2
Tiago Splitter 2 Blocks Chris Wright 3

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
San Antonio 120 39.1 12-27 36-43 27 55 4 6 14
Golden State 99 40.9 8-20 15-17 24 47 4 9 16

Upcoming Games

  • Golden State will play their next game at home against L.A. Lakers. The Warriors have a W/L % of .364 after a win and .368 after a loss.
  • San Antonio will play their next game on the road against L.A. Lakers . The Spurs have a W/L % of .721 after a win and .750 after a loss.
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