Monday , Jan , 03 , 2005 C.Y. Ellis

San Antonio Spurs Team Report – January 3

=== San Antonio Spurs Team Report – January 3 ===

(Sports Network) – The San Antonio Spurs lost to the Sacramento Kings, 86-81,
on Sunday at ARCO Arena.

Manu Ginobili paced the Spurs in Sunday’s loss with 18 points, while All-Star
Tim Duncan had 14 points and 11 rebounds but missed 10 of his 16 shots.

The Spurs fell to 11-6 on the road this season. San Antonio finished 2-1 on a
three-game road trip.

Ginobili has scored in double-digits in eight of his last nine games. He is
averaging 14.6 points, 4.8 rebounds and 4.1 assists in 31 contests this

San Antonio is off until Tuesday when they host Kobe Bryant and the Los
Angeles Lakers. This is the second meeting of the season between the clubs. On
November 5, the Spurs beat the Lakers, 105-96, at the Staples Center.

Tuesday’s game against the Lakers kicks off a brief three-game homestand. The
Spurs are also scheduled to host the Indiana Pacers and the Denver Nuggets on
the stand.