After opening their six-game homestand with a stunning loss to one of the teams at the bottom of the Western Conference, the San Antonio Spurs likely won't take anything for granted when they face another.
The league-best Spurs hope to bounce back from a rare home defeat and continue their success against the Sacramento Kings on Friday night.
Fresh off a 7-2 road trip and riding an 18-game home winning streak, San Antonio blew an 11-point lead in Wednesday's 105-101 overtime loss to Phoenix. Tony Parker scored 22 and Tim Duncan added 19 with 11 rebounds for the Spurs, who allowed 33 fourth-quarter points and scored one in overtime while going 0 for 10 from the field.
"We are all very upset, especially after the performance we had on the road," guard Manu Ginobili said. "Coming back home and losing the first one is hard, but it happens. We got relaxed after such a long road trip, but this is what happens in the NBA when you do not play your best."
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