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NBA Game Summary - San Antonio at Denver

(Thursday, December 4th)

Final Score: San Antonio 108, Denver 91

Denver, CO (Sports Network) - Tony Parker scored 22 points with eight assists and Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobili added 21 apiece, as San Antonio pounded Denver, 108-91.

Matt Bonner added 14 points with eight rebounds and Duncan pulled down 12 rebounds with seven assists for the Spurs, who snapped a two-game losing skid.

Carmelo Anthony led a balanced attack with 16 points and Joe Smith notched a double-double with 15 points and 10 rebounds. Kenyon Martin, along with Nene and Chauncey Billups, donated 12 points apiece for the Nuggets, who saw their three-game winning streak come to an end.

San Antonio held on to a tenuous 30-26 edge after the first period, but took control in the second stanza.

An 11-0 stretch gave the Spurs a comfortable 14-point edge. Ginobili drained a three to start the spurt and George Hill scored the final five points, including a long trey, for the 47-33 edge with 6:05 to play.

San Antonio also scored the final seven points of the half, with Bonner's trey and back-to-back jumpers by Parker, for a 61-41 lead after 24 minutes.

Duncan's slam built San Antonio's edge to 78-55 late in the third stanza, but Denver rallied with a 12-5 stretch to end the period. Martin's slam off an Anthony pass cut the deficit to 83-67 after 36 minutes.

The Spurs were never seriously threatened during the fourth quarter.

Game Notes

San Antonio won for the first time in its last three trips to Denver...San Antonio is 4-4 on the road this season, while Denver dropped to 7-3 at home...San Antonio shot 50 percent from the floor, while Denver made 44.3 percent of its shots...Denver struggled from the charity stripe, making just 14-of-23 attempts...Attendance 15,866.

12/05 01:34:58 ET

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