San Antonio 105, Oklahoma City 93

Date - Monday, March 11, 2013 8:30 PM
Location - AT&T Center, San Antonio, Texas
Officials - #6 Tony Brown, #19 James Capers, #58 Josh Tiven
Attendance - 18581

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Oklahoma City 32 18 24 19 93
San Antonio 22 35 26 22 105

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Oklahoma City 47-17 28-4 19-13 L1
San Antonio 49-15 26-4 23-11 W1

Recap


Spurs 105, Thunder 93
: Tiago Splitter led a balanced attack with 21 points on 9-of-11 shooting as host San Antonio maintained its hold on first place in the Western Conference.

The Spurs recovered well from a 30-point loss at home to Portland on Friday to snap Oklahoma City's five-game winning streak, opening up a two-game lead over the Thunder in the West. Kawhi Leonard had 17 points and Danny Green made all four of his 3-pointers and scored 16.

Kevin Durant scored 26 points and Russell Westbrook had 25 for the Thunder, who committed 19 turnovers.

Oklahoma City dashed to an early 13-point lead before the hosts put together a 43-19 run over a span of 13-plus minutes. Splitter had five straight San Antonio points at one point during the surge and scored with 4:35 left in the first half to snap a 44-44 tie and give his team the lead for good.

Westbrook's 16-footer late in the third pulled the Thunder within 71-70 but Boris Diaw answered with five points in 27 seconds and Tim Duncan had a layup to make it an eight-point game. A 9-0 Spurs run to begin the fourth, capped by Green's third 3-pointer, made it 92-74 and Oklahoma City never threatened again en route to its third-most lopsided loss of the season.

GAME NOTEBOOK: F Serge Ibaka had 13 points and 16 rebounds for the Thunder, who held a 43-35 advantage on the boards. ... The teams play for the fourth and final time April 4 in Oklahoma City ... Between the fourth quarter of their loss to Portland and the first 9:31 of this one, the Spurs were outscored 73-38.

Top Game Performances

Oklahoma City   San Antonio
Kevin Durant 26 Scoring Tiago Splitter 21
Russell Westbrook 6 Assists Gary Neal 6
Serge Ibaka 16 Rebounds Tiago Splitter 10
Kevin Durant 11 Free Throws Made Manu Ginobili 3
Russell Westbrook 2 Steals Danny Green 3
Serge Ibaka 3 Blocks Tiago Splitter 1

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Oklahoma City 93 42.9 6-17 21-24 16 43 7 5 19
San Antonio 105 52.4 8-21 11-14 25 35 1 7 12

Upcoming Games

  • San Antonio will play their next game on the road against Minnesota. The Spurs have a W/L % of .735 after a win and .867 after a loss.
  • Oklahoma City will play their next game at home against Utah. The Thunder have a W/L % of .708 after a win and .812 after a loss.