NBA Game Summary - San Antonio at Golden State
(Monday, February 2nd)
Final Score: San Antonio 110, Golden State 105 (OT)
Oakland, CA (Sports Network) - Tim Duncan scored 32 points and pulled down 15 rebounds, and Manu Ginobili got the game into overtime with two free throws late in regulation, as the Spurs downed the Warriors, 110-105.
Duncan fouled out with 3:17 left in overtime, but he had already done plenty of damage, making 13-of-20 shots from the floor. Ginobili added 32 as well and Tony Parker tallied 23 points with seven assists for the Spurs, who improved their division lead to four games over New Orleans, who lost a game and perhaps Chris Paul as well due to injury on Monday night. San Antonio has won eight of its last nine games.
Stephen Jackson poured in 33 points and had 11 assists, but didn't even draw iron on his final shot at the end of regulation. Monta Ellis added 17 points with eight rebounds and Corey Maggette donated 15 for the Warriors, who have lost three of four.
The Spurs are in the midst of their yearly rodeo road trip that will last until February 21. They will also visit Denver, Boston, New Jersey, Toronto, New York, Detroit and Washington on this lengthy road trip.
The Warriors raced out of the fourth-quarter gates with eight successive points to increase the margin to double digits. A C.J. Watson layup and two free throws made the score 87-75 with 9:43 on the clock, however the Spurs poured in 12 points in a row moments later to tie the game. Parker's acrobatic lay-in tied the game with 3:38 on the clock. Ellis gave the Warriors a two- point edge on a mid-range jumper from the top of the key, and the Warriors stripped Duncan in-between a double team with just under two minutes left.
Ellis bobbed and wove into the lane and scooped in a leaner with 1:33 to go, but the Spurs answered with Parker's lay-in off a textbook backdoor cut. Jackson stuck a jumper with 1:02 to play for the four-point margin, but Ginobili drew contact on the other end and made both foul shots with 49.3 ticks to go.
Ginobili was bailed out by the referees who whistled a foul on the southpaw's drive to the basket and he made both shots for a 95-95 tie.
Duncan converted in the lane to start overtime, and moments later, Parker found Duncan on a second-chance opportunity for a slam and a 99-95 advantage. After another Warriors miss, Duncan used a good head fake to draw a foul and buried 1-of-2 for a 100-95 game.
Andris Biedrins scored from in close, but missed the subsequent free throw, then the Spurs all but iced the contest with back-to-back buckets in transition. Biedrins scored with 1:49 to clock for a 104-99 game, and after a Michael Finley miss, Watson hit a two-point jumper with his toes on the line for a 104-101 game. Ginobili missed on the other end, but Kurt Thomas streaked through the lane for the putback and a 106-101 lead.
After a Watson miss, Parker was fouled and made both for 108-101 game. The Warriors cut the margin to 108-105 on Maggette's slam with about 15 seconds left, however Ginobili rattled in both at the charity stripe for a five-point lead.
San Antonio took a 27-25 lead in the second stanza, but Golden State surged ahead 52-48 after 24 minutes of action. The edge remained at four points, 79-75, after three periods.
The Spurs improved to 15-7 on the road...San Antonio has won 13 of its last 16 meetings with the Warriors...The Spurs have won 31 straight games in which they scored at least 100 points...San Antonio improved to 17-4 in its last 21 games...Watson and Biedrins each scored 11 in defeat.
02/03 01:34:34 ET