NBA Game Summary - San Antonio at Toronto|
(Sunday, November 25th)
Final Score: San Antonio 111, Toronto 106 (2-OT)
Toronto, ON (Sports Network) - Tony Parker netted 11 of his 32 points over two
overtimes in the San Antonio Spurs' 111-106 win over the Toronto Raptors.
Parker's back-to-back pull-up jumpers from the left elbow over the final two
minutes of the second overtime helped the Spurs hang on.
Tim Duncan tallied 26 points, six assists and five rebounds for the Spurs, who
have won three straight games.
"It was a hard fought game, anybody could've won it," Spurs head coach Gregg
Popovich said. "We played better in the overtime."
Manu Ginobili added 15 points, seven boards and five helpers in the win.
DeMar DeRozan had 29 points for Toronto, which has dropped four consecutive
"We got to get more production than just DeMar," Raptors head coach Dwane
Andrea Bargnani scored four points on just 2-of-19 shooting in the loss.
Ginobili nailed a 3-pointer before Duncan's mini hook put the Spurs in front
in regulation, but Jonas Valanciunas calmly nailed a pair of foul shots to
knot the contest at 88-88 with 24.4 to play in the fourth.
Parker's triple from the right wing at the buzzer came up well short.
Parker stole Jose Calderon's inbound pass with 24.9 ticks remaining in the
initial overtime and raced the other way for the layup and a 94-90 lead.
Kyle Lowry quickly answered with a 3-pointer before Ginobili made two free
throws for a 96-93 Spurs edge with 15.6 left.
DeRozan's dunk cut the gap to one and Gary Neal made 1-of-2 from the charity
stripe at the other end. DeRozan then drove on Duncan and put back his own
rebound with 0.9 remaining to knot the game at 97-97 and send it into another
Danny Green's trey with 4:43 to go in the second overtime put the Spurs up for
Earlier, the Raptors led, 25-24, after a quarter of play before the Spurs
knotted the contest at 49-49 heading into the locker room.
Toronto held its largest margin of nine in the third and headed into the
fourth with a 70-69 edge.
San Antonio improved to 7-1 on the road ... The Spurs have won four straight
contests against Toronto ... The Raptors outrebounded the Spurs, 74-63 and
held a 27-11 advantage in second-chance points.
11/25 17:38:18 ET