San Antonio 118, Washington 92

Boxscore | Recap
Monday, November 26, 2012 7:00 PM
Location - Verizon Center, Washington, District of Columbia
Officials - #55 Bill Kennedy, #71 Rodney Mott, #44 Eli Roe
Attendance - 13879

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
San Antonio 29 31 32 26 118
Washington 25 23 22 22 92

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
San Antonio 12-3 4-2 8-1 W4
Washington 0-12 0-6 0-6 L12

Recap


Spurs 118, Wizards 92: Tiago Splitter came within three assists of his first career triple-double by totaling 15 points, 12 rebounds and seven helpers as visiting San Antonio had little difficulty with winless Washington.

Seven different Spurs reached double figures as Boris Diaw led with a season-high 16 points. Tony Parker added 15 and Tim Duncan chipped in 14 as San Antonio shot 56.3 percent and improved its league-leading road record to 8-1.

Jordan Crawford and Kevin Seraphin were Washington's most effective players as they scored 19 and 18 on 18-of-35 from the floor. The rest of the team was 19-of-55 and the Wizards (0-12) shot 41.1 percent overall while suffering their biggest margin of defeat.

The game was close until the final three minutes of the opening half when the Spurs scored the last 10 points and seized a 60-48 lead at halftime. Washington briefly threatened in the third quarter with seven straight points that cut the deficit to 72-61 with 6:35 remaining, but San Antonio closed out the quarter with a 20-9 run and left little doubt about the outcome.

Gary Neal contributed 13, Manu Ginobili added 12 and Matt Bonner chipped in 11 as the Spurs posted their 13th straight victory over the Wizards.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Duncan was named Western Conference Player of the Week after averaging 22 points. He won the award for the 21st time in his career but first since Nov. 23-27, 2009. ... Although he was not on the inactive list, Washington F Nene did not play. He has played 48 minutes in his first two games back from left plantar fasciitis. ... The Wizards have trailed after the opening quarter in 11 of 12 games.

Top Game Performances

San Antonio   Washington
Boris Diaw 16 Scoring Jordan Crawford 19
Tiago Splitter 7 Assists A.J. Price 7
Tiago Splitter 12 Rebounds Kevin Seraphin 7
Tiago Splitter 7 Free Throws Made Cartier Martin 4
Tiago Splitter 2 Steals Kevin Seraphin 4
Tim Duncan 2 Blocks Kevin Seraphin 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
San Antonio 118 56.2 13-23 15-20 32 43 5 4 15
Washington 92 41.1 4-14 14-17 14 40 2 10 11

Upcoming Games

  • Washington will play their next game at home against Portland. The Wizards have a W/L % of .000 after a win and .000 after a loss.
  • San Antonio will play their next game on the road against Orlando . The Spurs have a W/L % of .750 after a win and 1.000 after a loss.