NBA Game Summary - San Antonio at Seattle
(Sunday, November 26th)
Final Score: San Antonio 98, Seattle 78
Seattle, WA (Sports Network) - Tim Duncan scored 18 points, pulled down 16 rebounds and dished out six assists as San Antonio bested Seattle, 98-78, at KeyArena.
Tony Parker added a team-high 20 points for the Spurs, who remained unbeaten on the road and have won five of their past six games overall. Fabricio Oberto chipped in with 16 points while Brent Barry had 12 points off the bench.
Ray Allen paced the Sonics, who lost their second straight contest, with a game-high 21 points. Nick Collison added 15 points and seven boards while Luke Ridnour had 11 points and four assists.
Seattle entered the fourth quarter down by four points and crept closer when Collison hit back-to-back buckets to open the frame.
But, the Spurs answered and put things away with a 16-6 run. Parker capped the burst by connection on four consecutive shots and San Antonio led, 87-73, with just 4:59 left.
The Sonics couldn't recover from there as the Spurs continued to pull away for the easy victory.
San Antonio took a slim 25-21 edge after the first 12 minutes and extended its advantage to 10, 49-39, at the break.
The Spurs then took a 71-63 lead into the final frame.
The Spurs are a perfect 7-0 on the road this season. They now move on to visit Golden State on Monday and Utah on Wednesday...The SuperSonics are just 2-5 at home this season...Tim Duncan became just the third player in San Antonio history to surpass the 15,000 point mark, joining George Gervin and David Robinson...Spurs star forward Manu Ginobili missed the game with a lower back contusion. Ginobili is listed as day-to-day and is not expected to miss a significant amount of time.
11/26 23:39:33 ET