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The San Antonio Spurs (11-3) continue their long road trip with a stop in Washington tonight to face the hapless Wizards (0--11).
The Spurs are coming off a thrilling 111-106 double overtime win over the Raptors led by Tony Parker's 32 points and five assist night. Tim Duncan also chipped in with 26 points in the game. The Wizards remain winless in the 2012-13 season and are coming off a loss to the Bobcats, 108-106 in Washington.
And as these two teams get set to face off for the first time this season, here are five things to watch for in tonight's contest:
• Washington is 0-3 at home when they have fewer rebounds than the visiting team.
• Wizards forward Chris Singleton is averaging 10.0 points, 7.3 rebounds and 2.3 steals in his last three games.
• Washington rookie Bradley Beal posted his first career double-double with 13 points and 10 rebounds vs. the Bobcats.
• San Antonio's .875 (7-1) winning percentage on the road is the best in the NBA.
• San Antonio is 4-0 on the road when they have more assists than the home team.
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It's been fitting for Tim Duncan to be reaching milestones at the end of his career. He's become the San Antonio Spurs all time points leader and broke the NBA's record for all time playoff blocks. So it was fitting for Duncan to reach another milestone: 2,500 career blocks.
This block wasn't just an ordinary block though. It was more of a “I hope no one has...
I often wonder how passionate one can be about the NBA when they claim Tim Duncan of the San Antonio Spurs to be “boring” when in fact he isn’t boring. He gets the job done accurately without the flair for the dramatics; take this block — during the San Antonio Spurs and Toronto Raptors game [...]The post Tim Duncan Records 2,500 Career Blocks appeared first on The NBA Mistress.
After an up and down start to the year, Tony Parker is back on track. TP has been on fire over the last week and although teammate Tim Duncan won Western Conference Player of the Week, Parker likely gave him some competition.
Parker got things rolling last Wednesday with a 26 point, six assist performance against Boston. He followed that up with 33 and 10 against Indiana and...
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Heading to the east coast three games into a six-game road trip has been an opportunity to excel for San Antonio Spurs point guard Tony Parker. Parker first began the road trip with a 26-point outing in Boston, then followed with a 33-point game in Indiana.
On Sunday, it took two overtime periods, but Parker guided the Spurs to a 111-106 victory in Toronto with 32 points, six...
TORONTO -- The San Antonio Spurs can always count on Tony Parker and Tim Duncan when the going gets tough. Parker scored seven of his 32 points in the second overtime, and Duncan made two key free throws in the same extra period as the Spurs defeated the Toronto Raptors 111-106 on Sunday before a crowd of 19,800 at Air Canada Centre. "He's our closer," Duncan said...
Tony Parker scored six of his 32 points in the second overtime, Tim Duncan had 26 and the San Antonio Spurs beat Toronto 111-106 on Sunday, their fourth straight victory over the Raptors.
Manu Ginobili scored 15 points, Danny Green had 13 and Boris Diaw 11 as the Spurs won their third straight and improved their NBA-best road record to 7-1.
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Tony Parker has put in some extra shooting practice lately, and the San Antonio Spurs are reaping the benefits.
The All-Star point guard will try to continue his recent scoring surge on Sunday when the NBA's best road team takes on the struggling Toronto Raptors.
Slowing Parker has become a daunting task for the Raptors (3-10) after he totaled 59 points and a 67.5 shooting...
TORONTO -- The San Antonio Spurs can always count on Tony Parker and Tim Duncan when the going gets tough. Parker scored seven of his 32 points in the second overtime, and Duncan made two key free throws in the same extra period as the Spurs defeated the Toronto Raptors 111-106 on Sunday at Air Canada Centre. Duncan scored 26 points, while Manu Ginobili added 15 off the bench...
As if things weren't already going terribly for the Washington Wizards, they'll now have to contend with a red-hot Tony Parker and the San Antonio Spurs.
He'll look to help lead visiting San Antonio to a 13th consecutive victory over winless Washington on Monday night.
The Spurs (11-3) got a game-high 32 points from Parker in a 111-106 double-overtime victory Sunday...
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One would think after the San Antonio Spurs defeated the Toronto Raptors in double-overtime on Sunday they’d be exhausted in an early Monday game in Washington.
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