New Orleans 94, San Antonio 99

Boxscore | Recap
Friday, December 21, 2012 8:30 PM
Location - AT&T Center, San Antonio, Texas
Officials - #56 Mark Ayotte, #36 David Jones, #9 Derrick Stafford
Attendance - 17943

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
New Orleans 21 21 19 33 94
San Antonio 26 28 18 27 99

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
New Orleans 5-21 3-10 2-11 L10
San Antonio 20-8 9-2 11-6 W1

Recap


Spurs 99, Hornets 94:
Tony Parker scored 25 points and Tim Duncan added 15 and 10 rebounds as host San Antonio extended New Orleans’ losing streak to 10 games.

Manu Ginobili tallied 13 points and Boris Diaw added 12 for the Spurs, who won for just the second time in six games.

Anthony Davis had 18 points and 11 rebounds, Greivis Vasquez scored 14 points and Ryan Anderson added 12 for the Hornets, who dropped to 2-11 on the road.

San Antonio led by as many as 16 points in the first half en route to a 54-42 edge at the break. The advantage was still 14 with under 10 minutes to play before the Hornets rallied with 10 straight points to pull within 84-80 midway through the final stanza.

Parker hit a basket with 5:35 left to start a 12-6 run. His two free throws with 2:17 remaining culminated the surge and pushed the lead back up to 10.

GAME NOTEBOOK: San Antonio has won 18 of its last 20 home games against the Hornets. … New Orleans G Eric Gordon (knee) indicates he hopes to play for the first time this season before December ends. … Spurs F Kawhi Leonard had eight points in 20 minutes after missing the previous 18 games with quadriceps and knee injuries.

Top Game Performances

New Orleans   San Antonio
Anthony Davis 18 Scoring Tony Parker 25
Greivis Vasquez 4 Assists Manu Ginobili 7
Anthony Davis 11 Rebounds Tim Duncan 10
Xavier Henry 4 Free Throws Made Manu Ginobili 6
Ryan Anderson 2 Steals Tim Duncan 2
Ryan Anderson 1 Blocks Tim Duncan 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
New Orleans 94 45.3 2-16 14-16 15 44 3 6 12
San Antonio 99 51.3 4-18 17-23 29 36 5 7 12

Upcoming Games

  • San Antonio will play their next game at home against Dallas. The Spurs have a W/L % of .700 after a win and .750 after a loss.
  • New Orleans will play their next game at home against Indiana. The Hornets have a W/L % of .167 after a win and .200 after a loss.