NBA Game Summary - Golden State at San Antonio
(Saturday, April 7th)
Final Score: San Antonio 112, Golden State 99
San Antonio, TX (Sports Network) - Tim Duncan posted 28 points and 15 rebounds, as the San Antonio Spurs resumed their five-game homestand with a 112-99 win over the Golden State Warriors at the AT&T Center.
Manu Ginobili scored 25 points off the bench for the playoff-bound Spurs, who are 3-0 so far on the stand and posted a 92-85 win over the Phoenix Suns on Thursday. Tony parker scored 18 points and Michael Finley added 15 for San Antonio, which is seeded third in the Western Conference.
In injury news for the Spurs, guard Brent Barry (back spasms), forward Robert Horry (abdomen) and forward Melvin Ely (ankle) were sidelined.
Jason Richardson netted 23 points and Al Harrington 22 for the Warriors, who are just 1 1/2 games behind the Los Angeles Clippers for the eighth and final playoff spot in the Western Conference. Golden State has not seen postseason action since 1994. Baron Davis scored 17 points, Stephen Jackson 14, and Monta Ellis added 13 in the loss.
San Antonio attained early control on a 10-2 run sparked by a Finley trey with 7:55 remaining, and led 40-31 heading into the second.
Golden State scored the first seven second-quarter points, and closed the stanza on a 12-3 spurt snapped by a Parker jumper at the buzzer for a 59-56 Spurs halftime advantage.
The Spurs regained control on a 13-2 burst ended by a Ginobili free throw just past the midway point of the third for a 74-65 lead, and made it 88-77 heading into the fourth.
Ahead 96-91 with just less than five minutes on the clock, the Spurs put the game away on an 18-8 run down the stretch ignited by a Duncan bank shot.
Saturday's game between San Antonio and Golden State was the fourth and final meeting of the regular season. The Spurs were 3-1 in the series and have won 10 of 11 and 11 of the last 13 meetings...Golden State has lost 19 straight at San Antonio.
04/07 22:43:11 ET