Spurs eliminate Suns; reach West finals
San Antonio, TX (Sports Network) – Manu Ginobili poured in 33 points and
grabbed 11 rebounds, and the San Antonio Spurs rode a second-half surge to a
114-106 win over the Phoenix Suns in Game 6 to win their Western Conference
Semifinals series, and earn a spot in the Western Conference Finals.
Tony Parker had 30 points, and Tim Duncan finished with 24 points, 13
rebounds, and nine blocks for the Spurs, who will face the Utah Jazz for a
spot in the NBA Finals.
Amare Stoudemire scored 38 points and ripped down 12 rebounds in his return
from a one-game suspension for leaving the bench during an altercation late in
Game 4. Steve Nash scored 18 points and tallied 14 assists, and Shawn Marion
had 11 points and 11 boards. Leandro Barbosa and Raja Bell had 13 points each.
Boris Diaw, the other Suns player suspended for Game 5, had a night to forget,
scoring only one point and grabbing one rebound in 13 minutes.