NBA: San Antonio 110, Minnesota 91

April 14, 2007 at 12:14 AM
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MINNEAPOLIS, April 13 (UPI) -- Manu Ginobili had 21 points and Matt Bonner scored 18 Friday night, as the San Antonio Spurs beat Minnesota, 110-91.

Tim Duncan finished with 12 points and 10 rebounds and Brent Barry scored 13 points for the Spurs, who won their sixth straight game and pulled to within 1 1/2 games of the Phoenix Suns for the second-best record in the Western Conference.

Mike James scored 23 points for the Timberwolves, who failed to get a victory in a four-game home stand and have lost eight of their last 10 games.

San Antonio made its move early, out-scoring Minnesota, 12-3, to close out the first quarter, and then going on an 11-4 tear in the second on the way to a 55-39 halftime lead. The Spurs ran the lead to 66-41 in the third, and the Timberwolves never got back in the game the rest of the way.

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