Spurs 99, Wolves 93

SAN ANTONIO - Tony Parker scored 36 points on 13-of-17 shooting to lead San Antonio over Minnesota, handing the Timberwolves their 13th consecutive loss.

Minnesota (4-23) is closing in on tie franchise worst of 16 consecutive defeats.

The Timberwolves trailed by 16 heading into the fourth quarter and cut it to three points with just under three minutes left before the Spurs put it away.

Minnesota 21 19 27 26 – 93

San Antonio 30 18 35 16 – 99

FG   FT   Reb

MINNESOTA Min   M-A   M-A   O-T   A   PF   Pts

Gomes 34:59   3-8   0-0   1-2   0   3   7

Smith 27:53   4-9   1-1   0-2   3   0   9

Jefferson 35:58   11-17   6-8   3-6   0   2   28

Ollie 22:42   1-4   0-0   0-1   4   5   2

Foye 44:13   9-17   6-7   1-16   1   4   26

McCants 19:48   1-4   1-2   1-3   0   2   4

Telfair 30:56   3-12   10-12   0-1   1   6   16

Love 14:48   0-3   1-2   0-6   1   2   1

Cardinal 8:43   0-1   0-0   0-1   0   0   0

Totals 240:00   32-75   25-32   6-38   10   24   93

Percentages:

FG .427, FT .781.

3-Point Goals:

4-15, .267 (Foye 2-5, McCants 1-3, Gomes 1-4, Cardinal 0-1, Telfair 0-2).

Team Rebounds:

13.

Team Turnovers:

13 (9 Pts).

Blocked Shots:

2 (Jefferson, Love).

Turnovers:

11 (Foye 3, Gomes 2, Jefferson 2, Telfair 2, McCants, Smith).

Steals:

5 (Telfair 2, Jefferson, McCants, Ollie).

Technical Fouls:

None.

FG   FT   Reb

S. ANTONIO Min   M-A   M-A   O-T   A   PF   Pts

Finley 30:17   4-9   4-5   0-6   0   0   13

Duncan 33:53   9-20   1-1   0-12   5   3   19

Bonner 25:07   1-2   0-0   1-3   0   2   2

Parker 36:08   13-17   10-12   3-4   8   2   36

Mason 32:10   5-10   0-0   0-2   1   2   12

Bowen 21:30   1-4   0-0   1-3   0   1   3

Ginobili 19:41   2-7   3-4   0-1   2   2   8

Thomas 14:07   2-4   0-0   0-1   0   2   4

Tolliver 11:27   0-1   0-0   0-1   0   2   0

Hill 11:52   1-4   0-2   0-2   3   3   2

Udoka 3:49   0-0   0-0   0-0   0   1   0

Totals 240:01   38-78   18-24   5-35   19   20   99

Percentages:

FG .487, FT .750.

3-Point Goals:

5-13, .385 (Mason 2-5, Bowen 1-2, Finley 1-2, Ginobili 1-3, Bonner 0-1).

Team Rebounds:

10.

Team Turnovers:

8 (12 Pts).

Blocked Shots:

7 (Duncan 4, Bonner, Hill, Thomas).

Turnovers:

8 (Ginobili 3, Parker 3, Duncan, Hill).

Steals:

6 (Duncan 2, Bowen, Ginobili, Hill, Thomas).

Technical Fouls:

None.

A:

17,996 (18,797).

T:

2:22.

Officials:

Sean Corbin, Bennie Adams, Jack Nies.