San Antonio 132, Charlotte 102

Boxscore | Recap
Saturday, December 8, 2012 7:00 PM
Location - Time Warner Cable Arena, Charlotte, North Carolina
Officials - #17 Joe Crawford, #42 Eric Lewis, #66 Haywoode Workman
Attendance - 17321

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
San Antonio 32 27 38 35 132
Charlotte 23 21 23 35 102

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
San Antonio 17-4 7-2 10-2 W4
Charlotte 7-12 5-7 2-5 L7

Recap

Spurs 132, Bobcats 102: Danny Green scored a season-high 23 points and Tony Parker added 22 points and nine assists as visiting San Antonio knocked down a franchise-record 19 3-pointers and cruised to its fourth consecutive win. 

Green went 7-for-9 from 3-point range in just 24 minutes. Seven players scored in double digits for the Spurs, who have won nine of 10 overall and improved to 10-2 on the road. 

The Bobcats needed just 12 games to match last season's total of seven wins, but they've lost seven straight since and the last two have been ugly. Kemba Walker scored 23 points to lead Charlotte. Gerald Henderson and Ramon Sessions added 13 and 12, respectively, off the bench. 

Charlotte kept it close for most of the first quarter, but the Spurs ended the period on a 9-1 run to lead 32-23 and kept the Bobcats at a safe distance the rest of the way. 

The Spurs shot 55.6 percent overall and 55.9 percent (19-of-34) from 3-point range. 

GAME NOTEBOOK: Bobcats rookie F Michael Kidd-Gilchrist took a hard fall driving the lane in the first quarter and suffered a bruised tailbone, but he was able to return. … San Antonio leads the all-time series 14-2, including a 7-1 mark in Charlotte. … No Spurs starter played more than 26 minutes. 

Top Game Performances

San Antonio   Charlotte
Danny Green 23 Scoring Kemba Walker 23
Tony Parker 9 Assists Michael Kidd-Gilchrist 6
Nando de Colo 8 Rebounds Bismack Biyombo 8
James Anderson 3 Free Throws Made Byron Mullens 4
Tony Parker 2 Steals Gerald Henderson 2
Tim Duncan 3 Blocks Michael Kidd-Gilchrist 3

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
San Antonio 132 55.6 19-34 13-15 38 45 5 7 11
Charlotte 102 46.8 6-15 22-31 18 30 7 6 12

Upcoming Games

  • Charlotte will play their next game at home against Golden State. The Bobcats have a W/L % of .429 after a win and .333 after a loss.
  • San Antonio will play their next game on the road against Houston . The Spurs have a W/L % of .765 after a win and 1.000 after a loss.