San Antonio 97, Sacramento 86

Boxscore | Recap
Friday, November 9, 2012 10:00 PM
Location - Sleep Train Arena, Sacramento, California
Officials - #56 Mark Ayotte, #11 Derrick Collins, #14 Ed Malloy
Attendance - 13505

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
San Antonio 24 23 22 28 97
Sacramento 27 12 29 18 86

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
San Antonio 5-1 3-0 2-1 W1
Sacramento 2-4 2-1 0-3 L1

Recap


Spurs 97, Kings 86:
Tim Duncan collected 23 points and 12 rebounds as visiting San Antonio posted its ninth straight victory in Sacramento.

Patrick Mills scored 18 points on 8-of-9 shooting off the bench and Kawhi Leonard added 11 points and nine boards for the Spurs, who bounced back from their first loss of the season.

Jason Thompson and Marcus Thornton scored 17 points apiece and DeMarcus Cousins chipped in 14 for the Kings, who shot 35.2 percent in suffering their first home loss.

Sacramento pulled within 81-77 on Cousins’ layup with 5:01 remaining but went the next 5:51 without a field goal as San Antonio took control. Mills hit a 3-pointer and Leonard hit three free throws as the Spurs stretched it out to 93-81 with 1:28 to play.

The Kings trailed 47-39 at the half but got back in the game with a strong third quarter. Tyreke Evans scored eight points in the period and Thornton’s jumper cut it to 69-68 heading into the final period.

GAME NOTEBOOK: San Antonio PG Tony Parker scored five points to mark his third straight game under double figures. Parker has committed eight turnovers in the past two contests. … The Kings shot 18.8 percent (3 of 16) from 3-point range. … The Spurs overcame 20 turnovers.

Top Game Performances

San Antonio   Sacramento
Tim Duncan 23 Scoring Jason Thompson 17
Tony Parker 6 Assists DeMarcus Cousins 3
Tim Duncan 12 Rebounds DeMarcus Cousins 9
Tim Duncan 5 Free Throws Made DeMarcus Cousins 6
Tim Duncan 3 Steals James Johnson 2
Tim Duncan 4 Blocks Francisco Garcia 1

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
San Antonio 97 48.6 5-18 22-26 27 48 8 8 20
Sacramento 86 35.2 3-16 19-26 18 43 3 11 11

Upcoming Games

  • Sacramento will play their next game on the road against L.A. Lakers. The Kings have a W/L % of .333 after a win and .333 after a loss.
  • San Antonio will play their next game on the road against Portland . The Spurs have a W/L % of .800 after a win and 1.000 after a loss.
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