San Antonio Spurs Team Report – March 21
=== San Antonio Spurs Team Report – March 21 ===
(Sports Network) – The Spurs recorded a 103-87 win over the Boston Celtics at
the SBC Center Saturday night.
Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobili each netted 26 points to lead the Spurs in the
contest. Duncan also had 15 rebounds as the Spurs won for the fourth time in
six games. Tony Parker added 15 points and handed out five assists in the win.
Duncan and Ginobili played just 32 and 24 minutes respectively. Duncan shot
10-of-13 while Ginobili was 7-of-10 while making good on all three of his
attempts from long range.
Boston used a 7-2 rally to get as close as nine, 90-81, with 5:42 remaining
but the Spurs answered with 11 straight points to finish off the Celtics.
San Antonio outrebounded the Celtics by a 48-31 margin and outscored Boston in
the paint, 46-32.
The Spurs reside fourth in the West, a half-game behind the third place Los
Angeles Lakers. San Antonio leads the fifth place Dallas Mavericks by 2 1/2
San Antonio has the next two days off before returning to the court against
the Minnesota Timberwolves at the Target Center. The Spurs are 1 1/2 games
back of the Central Division-leading T’Wolves.