facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

NBA: San Antonio 104, LA Clippers 102

March 30, 2013 at 12:21 AM   |   Comments

SAN ANTONIO, March 30 (UPI) -- Tim Duncan scored the last of his 34 points on a 3-point play with 2.2 seconds remaining Friday, giving San Antonio a 104-102 win over the Los Angeles Clippers.

Duncan reached a season high in scoring and his improbable jumper from the free throw line with time running out allowed the Spurs to extend their home record to 32-4.

The Spurs let an eight-point, fourth-quarter lead slip away and trailed by one when the Clippers made the mistake of letting the 24-second clock run out without having gotten off a good shot.

San Antonio had 7 seconds remaining in an attempt to come up with the game-winner and Duncan was left to try to put up a jumper from the right side of the free-throw line while being closely guarded by Willie Green.

Duncan's shot bounced off the rim, hit the backboard and then fell through the net to put the Spurs in front. Green was called for a foul and Duncan converted the free throw for the final margin.

It was the sixth win in seven games for San Antonio, which also got 24 points from Tony Parker.

Blake Griffin scored 18 points to lead the Clippers.

© 2013 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Most Popular
1
Andrew Hawkins jokingly kicks out 2-year-old son after learning he's not his favorite player Andrew Hawkins jokingly kicks out 2-year-old son after learning he's not his favorite player
2
Darrelle Revis sent home by Bill Belichick for being late to practice Darrelle Revis sent home by Bill Belichick for being late to practice
3
Gary Stevens accepts Breeders' Cup mount
4
WATCH: Eric Bledsoe shakes Clippers guard all the way off the court WATCH: Eric Bledsoe shakes Clippers guard all the way off the court
5
NCAA Game Summary - Miami-Florida at Virginia Tech
Trending News
Around the Web
x
Feedback