Friday , Dec , 31 , 2004 C.Y. Ellis

San Antonio Spurs Team Report – December 31

=== San Antonio Spurs Team Report – December 31 ===

(Sports Network) – The San Antonio Spurs visit the Los Angeles Clippers
tonight at the Staples Center.

This is the first of four meetings between the Spurs and Clippers. Last
season, the Spurs were victorious in three of the four contests. Overall,
San Antonio has won three straight and eight of the last 10 contests.
The Spurs have won two of three and 10 of their last 12 at the Clippers.

San Antonio plays the middle contest of a three-game road trip tonight. On
Thursday, Tim Duncan scored a game-high 19 points and added nine rebounds to
lead the Spurs over the Portland Trail Blazers, 114-80, at the Rose Garden.

Tony Parker tallied 18 points and four assists for the Spurs, who have won
four straight games.

Duncan has scored in double-digits in all 30 of San Antonio’s games this
season. He has registered 23 double-doubles.

The Spurs, who finish up their road swing on Sunday against the Sacramento
Kings at ARCO Arena, are 10-5 on the road this season.