San Antonio Spurs Team Report – February 4
=== San Antonio Spurs Team Report – February 4 ===
(Sports Network) – The San Antonio Spurs have the weekend off before they
play the third of their season-high seven-game road trip on Tuesday against
the expansion Bobcats at the Charlotte Coliseum.
The Spurs won the first two games of their current swing, as they picked up
victories over the Seattle SuperSonics and the Los Angeles Lakers. After
playing Charlotte, San Antonio will travel to Washington to face the Wizards
After playing the Wizards, the Spurs are also scheduled to visit the New
Jersey Nets on February 11th at the Meadowlands, Miami Heat on February 13th
at AmericanAirlines Arena and the New Orleans Hornets at New Orleans Coliseum
on February 16th.
Tony Parker scored 22 points and Tim Duncan shook off an early knee injury to
finish with 17, as the Spurs downed the Lakers, 103-91, on Thursday at the
Staples Center. Duncan was injured in the second quarter when his knee became
tangled under the basket, but he came back to start the second half.
Officially, Duncan hyperextended the left knee, but he is not expected to miss
Malik Rose contributed 19 points and 11 rebounds in the victory over the
Lakers, while Manu Ginobili posted 17 points and nine assists for the Spurs,
who have won four straight games and are an impressive 38-10 in the 2004-05
Duncan has scored in double-digits in all 48 of San Antonio’s games this
season. He has 36 double-doubles and has scored 20 or more points 28 times.
The Wake Forest product leads the Spurs in scoring (21.3 ppg) and rebounding
San Antonio has scored 100 or more points 19 times this season and has allowed
its opponent to score 100 or more points just three times.