Cleveland 95, San Antonio 96

Boxscore | Recap
Wednesday, February 13, 2013 7:00 PM
Location - Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland, Ohio
Officials - #8 Marc Davis, #50 Olandis Poole, #65 Sean Wright
Attendance - 12162

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
San Antonio 21 25 28 22 96
Cleveland 22 32 19 22 95

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
San Antonio 42-12 22-2 20-10 W3
Cleveland 16-37 9-16 7-21 L3

Recap


Spurs 96, Cavaliers 95:
Kawhi Leonard capped a 13-point, 10-rebound performance by hitting a 3-pointer with 2.9 seconds to play, lifting visiting San Antonio to its 14th win in 15 games.

Tony Parker had 24 points and Gary Neal scored 15 points off the bench to give the league-best Spurs their sixth consecutive victory over Cleveland.

Dion Waiters scored 20 points and Tyler Zeller added 16 for the Cavaliers, who absorbed their third straight defeat entering the All-Star break.

In a game featuring 13 ties and 20 lead changes, Cleveland took a 91-86 lead on a basket by Tristan Thompson with 3:45 to play. The Spurs battled back to tie it at 93 on Neal's 3-pointer with 1:25 remaining.

Waiters buried a step-back jumper with 9.5 seconds left, but Leonard, who scored a career-high 26 points in Monday's win over Chicago, drilled a corner 3-pointer to send San Antonio into the All-Star break with a 42-12 record.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Spurs F Tim Duncan had 13 points in 25 1/2 minutes after missing four games with a knee injury while Manu Ginobili scored five points in 10 minutes after being sidelined five games with an ailing hamstring. ... Cavaliers All-Star G Kyrie Irving scored only six points on 2-of-15 shooting. ... F DeJuan Blair had 10 of his 12 points by halftime after failing to top six points in any of his last six games.

Top Game Performances

San Antonio   Cleveland
Tony Parker 24 Scoring Dion Waiters 20
Tony Parker 7 Assists Kyrie Irving 7
Kawhi Leonard 10 Rebounds Marreese Speights 9
Tony Parker 8 Free Throws Made Dion Waiters 4
Danny Green 4 Steals Wayne Ellington 2
Tim Duncan 5 Blocks Tristan Thompson 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
San Antonio 96 45.2 5-19 15-18 25 44 10 7 12
Cleveland 95 41.2 2-11 13-15 24 48 4 7 11

Upcoming Games

  • Cleveland will play their next game at home against New Orleans. The Cavaliers have a W/L % of .312 after a win and .297 after a loss.
  • San Antonio will play their next game on the road against Sacramento . The Spurs have a W/L % of .762 after a win and .833 after a loss.