San Antonio 116, L.A. Clippers 90

Date - Thursday, February 21, 2013 10:30 PM
Location - Staples Center, Los Angeles, California
Officials - #74 Curtis Blair, #6 Tony Brown, #13 Monty McCutchen
Attendance - 19343

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
San Antonio 34 24 34 24 116
L.A. Clippers 21 22 21 26 90

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
San Antonio 44-12 22-2 22-10 W5
L.A. Clippers 39-18 21-6 18-12 L1

Recap


Spurs 116, Clippers 90:
Tony Parker scored 31 points on 12-of-16 shooting as visiting San Antonio crushed Los Angeles to pick up its fifth straight win.

Danny Green added 15 points and seven assists and Tiago Splitter scored 10 for the Spurs, who shot 58.9 percent in improving to 6-1 on their nine-game rodeo road trip.

Blake Griffin collected 17 points and eight rebounds but Chris Paul was held to four points on 1-of-6 shooting for the Clippers, who had their four-game winning streak come to an end in their worst loss of the season.

San Antonio ended the first quarter on a 17-4 run to take a 34-21 lead and never looked back. Parker scored nine straight points to help stretch the advantage to 17 points in the second before the Spurs settled for a 58-43 lead at the break.

Things got out of hand for Los Angeles in the third quarter, when the Clippers sent San Antonio to the free-throw line 20 times. Parker went 7-of-7 from the line and 4-of-4 from the field in the period as the Spurs stretched the lead to as much as 34 points before coasting to the win.

GAME NOTEBOOK: The 34-point hole marked the biggest deficit Los Angeles had faced at any time this season. … The Spurs recorded 30 assists on 43 made field goals and scored 23 points off 20 Clippers turnovers. … San Antonio F Stephen Jackson (personal) returned to the team following a three-game absence and scored five points in 20 minutes off the bench.

Top Game Performances

San Antonio   L.A. Clippers
Tony Parker 31 Scoring Matt Barnes 18
Danny Green 7 Assists Jamal Crawford 6
Tim Duncan 5 Rebounds Blake Griffin 8
Tony Parker 7 Free Throws Made Chauncey Billups 6
Stephen Jackson 3 Steals Jamal Crawford 3
Danny Green 2 Blocks Matt Barnes 1

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
San Antonio 116 58.9 8-17 22-28 30 34 6 7 18
L.A. Clippers 90 42.1 5-16 21-25 21 33 1 5 20

Upcoming Games

  • L.A. Clippers will play their next game at home against Utah. The Clippers have a W/L % of .800 after a win and .412 after a loss.
  • San Antonio will play their next game on the road against Golden State . The Spurs have a W/L % of .773 after a win and .833 after a loss.