San Antonio 106, Minnesota 88

Boxscore | Recap
Sunday, January 13, 2013 7:00 PM
Location - AT&T Center, San Antonio, Texas
Officials - #6 Tony Brown, #8 Marc Davis, #73 Tre Maddox
Attendance - 18144

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Minnesota 21 29 21 17 88
San Antonio 24 31 23 28 106

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Minnesota 16-18 10-5 6-13 L3
San Antonio 29-11 16-2 13-9 W1

Recap

Spurs 106, Timberwolves 88: Tony Parker scored 20 points and Gary Neal added 15 as San Antonio stretched its home winning streak against Minnesota to 16 games.

Tim Duncan had 12 points, nine rebounds and a season-high seven blocked shots and Manu Ginobili also scored 12 points for the Spurs, who last lost at home to the Timberwolves on Jan. 14, 2004.

J.J. Barea scored 15 points, Nikola Pekovic added 14 and Luke Ridnour tallied 13 for Minnesota, which has lost three straight and nine of its last 13.

The Timberwolves trailed by seven points with 10 minutes to play before Neal sank back-to-back 3-pointers to start a 17-5 spurt. Stephen Jackson drained a 3-pointer to culminate the run and give the Spurs a 99-80 edge with 5:28 remaining.

Minnesota jumped out to an early 16-7 lead but San Antonio answered with a 13-1 run to take a three-point advantage. The Spurs led by 11 three minutes into the second quarter and were up 55-50 at the break.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Parker has scored 20 or more points in eight of the last 10 games. … Minnesota went 4-of-16 from 3-point range. The Timberwolves entered the contest shooting a league-worst 29.8 percent from behind the arc. … Spurs coach Gregg Popovich was ejected with 7:22 left after drawing two technical fouls.

Top Game Performances

Minnesota   San Antonio
Jose Barea 15 Scoring Tony Parker 20
Jose Barea 6 Assists Tony Parker 6
Andrei Kirilenko 11 Rebounds Tim Duncan 9
Jose Barea 6 Free Throws Made Tim Duncan 4
Andrei Kirilenko 3 Steals Tim Duncan 3
Nikola Pekovic 2 Blocks Tim Duncan 7

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Minnesota 88 37.1 4-16 18-23 23 38 5 12 16
San Antonio 106 56.2 8-21 8-11 31 43 13 9 18

Upcoming Games

  • San Antonio will play their next game at home against Memphis. The Spurs have a W/L % of .690 after a win and .818 after a loss.
  • Minnesota will play their next game on the road against Dallas . The Timberwolves have a W/L % of .412 after a win and .529 after a loss.