NBA Game Summary - San Antonio at Milwaukee|
(Wednesday, December 11th)
Final Score: San Antonio 109, Milwaukee 77
Milwaukee, WI (SportsNetwork.com) - Tim Duncan contributed 21 points and 16
rebounds in the San Antonio Spurs' 109-77 rout of the Milwaukee Bucks on
Duncan played just 24 minutes as he led six Spurs in double figures and
outscored Milwaukee's starting unit himself. Tony Parker and Kawhi Leonard
netted 15 and 13 points, respectively, as San Antonio improved to 9-1 against
the Eastern Conference this season.
"Every game we go into we don't worry so much about who we're playing," said
Duncan. "It was a good focus night for us, a good execution night for us. We
came with the right energy."
Marco Belinelli had 11 points in the victory, while Cory Joseph and Danny
Green scored 10 apiece.
Milwaukee, which has lost four of six, got career-high scoring efforts from a
pair of rookies. Nate Wolters tallied 18 points with seven assists and Giannis
Antetokounmpo scored 15 points.
"He's (Antetokounmpo) going to be a special player," praised Wolters. "He's
fun to play with just because he's so unselfish. We get out on the break and
you can basically throw it up anywhere and he'll go get it."
The Spurs wasted no time asserting themselves, jumping out to a 9-0 lead less
than two minutes into the contest to force a quick timeout. The Bucks never
had a chance in this one, as the defending Western Conference champs went up
by as many as 18 points in the first and comfortably led 32-16 after 12
Milwaukee got back within 11 midway into the second on a pair of Miroslav
Raduljica free throws, but Leonard led a 10-0 San Antonio burst to reclaim
The Spurs dominated the rest of the way.
Milwaukee's starting five combined for just 19 points on 7-for-28 shooting ...
The Spurs outrebounded Milwaukee, 52-37 ... San Antonio's largest lead was 38
... Jeff Ayres did not score or attempt a shot in 25 minutes but grabbed a
season-high 10 rebounds for the Spurs.
12/12 00:58:16 ET