NBA SAN ANTONIO SPURS AT DENVER NUGGETS
San Antonio Spurs guard Bruce Bowen takes free throw practice prior to the game against the Denver Nuggets at Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado on December 31, 2005. Bowen was named last season to the NBA's all-defensive team for the second consecutive year. (UPI Photo/Gary C. Caskey)
A church van crashed in Illinois Monday while on a cross-country trip, killing five men and injuring six others, authorities said.
Former San Antonio Spurs guard Bruce Bowen, a defensive wizard, retired Thursday, ending a 12-year NBA career.
Tim Duncan had 23 points, nine rebounds and seven assists Tuesday, keying the San Antonio Spurs' 92-80 win over the New York Knicks.
Boston's Kevin Garnett, the NBA's defensive player of the year, was selected to the all-defensive first team, the league said Monday.
David West scored 30 points Saturday night and the New Orleans Hornets beat San Antonio 101-82 in Game 1 of their Western Conference semifinal series.
Tim Duncan scored 27 points Sunday to lead the San Antonio Spurs past Portland 72-65.
A 21-point, 13-rebound effort from Tim Duncan Friday lifted the San Antonio Spurs to a 102-89 victory over Sacramento.
David West led the way with 29 points and 10 rebounds Wednesday, sending New Orleans coasting to a 100-75 win over San Antonio.
Allen Iverson scored a team-high 29 points Friday when the Denver Nuggets beat San Antonio 109-96, ending the Spurs' 11-game winning streak.
Tim Duncan put San Antonio in front with 34 seconds remaining Thursday and the Spurs held on to defeat Dallas 97-94.
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