San Antonio 101, Chicago 83

Date - Wednesday, March 6, 2013 9:00 PM
Location - AT&T Center, San Antonio, Texas
Officials - #10 Ron Garretson, #61 Courtney Kirkland, #63 Derek Richardson
Attendance - 18581

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Chicago 23 29 16 15 83
San Antonio 22 25 25 29 101

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Chicago 34-27 17-14 17-13 L2
San Antonio 48-14 25-3 23-11 W3

Recap

Spurs 101, Bulls 83: Tim Duncan had 18 points, 10 rebounds and five blocked shots and Manu Ginobili had 18 points and nine assists as San Antonio defeated host Chicago.

Kawhi Leonard scored 14 points, Tiago Splitter had 13 points and 10 rebounds, and Patty Mills added 13 points as the Spurs won for the ninth time in 11 games. San Antonio is 2-0 since losing standout point guard Tony Parker for a month due to an ankle injury.

Marco Belinelli scored 21 points and Luol Deng added 19 for the Bulls, who shot just 36.7 percent from the field.

San Antonio took control with a 14-0 surge over the end of the third quarter and the beginning of the fourth to build an 80-68 advantage with 10:03 to play. The lead reached 90-73 on a 3-pointer by Mills midway through the stanza.

The Bulls rolled off 15 straight points in the second quarter to take a 46-32 lead with 4:05 left in the half before San Antonio closed strong to trail 52-47 at the break.

GAME NOTEBOOK: San Antonio is 25-3 at home, including victories in 21 of the last 22. … Bulls C Joakim Noah collected 13 rebounds but fell two points shy of a fourth straight double-double. … The Spurs were 8-of-14 from 3-point range with Ginobili and Mills sinking three apiece.

Top Game Performances

Chicago   San Antonio
Marco Belinelli 21 Scoring Tim Duncan 18
Marco Belinelli 7 Assists Manu Ginobili 9
Joakim Noah 13 Rebounds Tim Duncan 10
Marco Belinelli 2 Free Throws Made Tim Duncan 4
Jimmy Butler 3 Steals DeJuan Blair 2
Joakim Noah 4 Blocks Tim Duncan 5

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Chicago 83 36.7 9-20 8-8 23 41 5 9 8
San Antonio 101 54.1 8-14 13-18 22 47 7 7 13

Upcoming Games

  • San Antonio will play their next game at home against Portland. The Spurs have a W/L % of .750 after a win and .857 after a loss.
  • Chicago will play their next game at home against Utah. The Bulls have a W/L % of .429 after a win and .731 after a loss.