San Antonio 103, Memphis 82

Boxscore | Recap
Wednesday, January 16, 2013 8:30 PM
Location - AT&T Center, San Antonio, Texas
Officials - #30 John Goble, #71 Rodney Mott, #58 Josh Tiven
Attendance - 18581

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Memphis 25 29 15 13 82
San Antonio 19 38 25 21 103

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Memphis 24-13 14-5 10-8 L3
San Antonio 30-11 17-2 13-9 W2

Recap


Spurs 103, Grizzlies 82:
Tony Parker collected 17 points and 11 assists as San Antonio locked down defensively in the second half to secure its 13th straight home victory.

Tim Duncan added 19 points and eight rebounds while Boris Diaw chipped in 14 points off the bench for the Spurs, who held Memphis to 26.6 percent from the field after the break.

Rudy Gay returned to the lineup after a one-game absence and scored 17 points as the Grizzlies matched their season high with a third consecutive setback. Memphis has averaged 79.3 points in the three losses.

The Grizzlies shot 53.8 percent in the first half but still trailed 57-54 at the break as the Spurs were even hotter, going off at 64.9 percent in the opening two periods. Memphis hung around through the early part of the third quarter but did not hit a field goal in the final six minutes as San Antonio pushed the lead out to 82-69 heading into the fourth.

The field-goal drought lasted until Tony Allen’s dunk with 7:24 left in the game, and it would be another 4:54 until Josh Selby’s pull-up jumper. By then the Spurs had stretched the lead to over 20 points and pulled their starters, coasting to the finish.

GAME NOTEBOOK:
The Grizzlies totaled three field goals in the final 18 minutes of the contest. … San Antonio G Manu Ginobili (hamstring) sat out the contest. The Spurs improved to 3-2 this season without Ginobili. … San Antonio recorded an assist on 33 of its 44 made field goals and went 9-of-18 from 3-point range.

Top Game Performances

Memphis   San Antonio
Rudy Gay 17 Scoring Tim Duncan 19
Mike Conley 3 Assists Tony Parker 11
Rudy Gay 8 Rebounds Tiago Splitter 9
Wayne Ellington 4 Free Throws Made Tony Parker 5
Mike Conley 2 Steals Kawhi Leonard 2
Marreese Speights 2 Blocks Tim Duncan 5

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Memphis 82 42.0 1-9 23-28 11 32 3 4 15
San Antonio 103 57.9 9-18 6-10 33 33 9 7 13

Upcoming Games

  • San Antonio will play their next game at home against Golden State. The Spurs have a W/L % of .700 after a win and .818 after a loss.
  • Memphis will play their next game at home against Sacramento. The Grizzlies have a W/L % of .708 after a win and .538 after a loss.