Originally posted on Project Spurs  |  Last updated 12/18/12
31 points, 18 rebounds, 6 assists, 5 blocks, 2 steals, 9-of-10 free throws, and just 2 turnovers in 40 minutes of play. The above numbers were produced by San Antonio Spurs forward Tim Duncan on Wednesday in the Spurs’ 112-106 loss to the Denver Nuggets, just a day after the Spurs fell to the Oklahoma City Thunder. The first, second, and fourth quarters were all competitive by the Spurs, but basketball is a 48-minute game for a reason as the Spurs’ most inefficient quarter Wednesday, the third, is what ultimately led to the teams fourth loss in five nights. Manu Ginobili (16 points), Patty Mills (15 points), Tony Parker (13 points), and Tiago Splitter (10 points) did what they could as well, but the 12-minutes of the third where the Spurs were outscored 35-27 was just too much to overcome. Here’s the rundown of the Spurs’ loss to the Nuggets Wednesday in which the team didn’t just give up after going into the fourth quarter down by 15 points. First Quarter: Spurs 28,
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