San Antonio 127, Sacramento 102

Boxscore | Recap
Wednesday, April 18, 2012 10:00 PM
Location - Power Balance Pavilion, Sacramento, California
Officials - #35 Kane Fitzgerald, #12 Violet Palmer, #57 Greg Willard
Attendance - 16954

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
San Antonio 29 29 39 30 127
Sacramento 28 29 29 16 102

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
San Antonio 45-16 25-5 20-11 W5
Sacramento 20-42 15-16 5-26 L1

Recap


SPURS 127, KINGS 102: Gary Neal and Tiago Splitter scored 17 points apiece as visiting San Antonio won its fifth straight game.

Tony Parker added 15 points and eight assists for the Spurs, who maintained their lead over the Oklahoma City Thunder for best record in the Western Conference.

Isaiah Thomas had 21 points and eight assists, Marcus Thornton scored 20 points and DeMarcus Cousins had 18 points and nine rebounds for Sacramento, which has dropped eight of nine games.

San Antonio shot 58.8 percent from the field while finishing off a back-to-back-to-back with its third consecutive 20-point victory. Neal was 8-for-9 from the field and Splitter was 6 for 8.

The Spurs led by 11 entering the final stanza and opened the quarter with a 13-3 run to take a 110-89 lead on Kawhi Leonard’s basket.

Leonard, Manu Ginobili and Stephen Jackson all scored 13 points for San Antonio, which also received 11 points from Danny Green.

San Antonio led 58-57 at halftime but outscored the Kings 15-6 over the first 4 1/2 minutes of the second half to take a 10-point lead. The Spurs scored 39 points in third quarter to take a 97-86 lead into the final period.

GAME NOTEBOOK
: Forward Tim Duncan was rested due to San Antonio playing its third road game in three nights. … Sacramento was just 6 of 21 from 3-point range. … The Spurs are averaging 114.2 points and have a winning margin of 18.2 during their latest winning streak. … Cousins fouled out for the seventh time this season.

Top Game Performances

San Antonio   Sacramento
Gary Neal 17 Scoring Isaiah Thomas 21
Tony Parker 8 Assists Isaiah Thomas 8
Tiago Splitter 7 Rebounds DeMarcus Cousins 9
Tony Parker 7 Free Throws Made Isaiah Thomas 8
DeJuan Blair 3 Steals DeMarcus Cousins 1
Matt Bonner 1 Blocks Jason Thompson 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
San Antonio 127 58.8 8-21 25-31 26 40 3 7 11
Sacramento 102 44.6 6-21 14-20 22 36 5 4 12

Upcoming Games

  • Sacramento will play their next game at home against Oklahoma City. The Kings have a W/L % of .381 after a win and .293 after a loss.
  • San Antonio will play their next game at home against L.A. Lakers. The Spurs have a W/L % of .733 after a win and .750 after a loss.
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