Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 1/13/13
SAN ANTONIO - The Minnesota Timberwolves fought admirably, as they have all season despite many injuries, but a road game against the home-tough Spurs was too tall an order, as the Timberwolves fell 106-88 Sunday at the AT&T Center. Tony Parker scored 20 points, and Gary Neal had 10 of his 15 points in the fourth quarter, when he ignited a spurt for the Spurs (29-11). The Wolves (16-18) hung with the Spurs for most of the game, trailing 78-71 heading into the fourth, but that's when the Spurs exploded. Neal hit two three-pointers in the fourth quarter, when the Spurs outscored the Wolves 28-17. The Spurs had 45 field goals off 31 assists. Manu Ginobili left the game right before the half when he strained a hamstring, although it wasn't apparent how it happened. Before getting hurt, Ginobili, along with Parker, torched the Wolves with driving layups. In the first half, Ginobili and Parker combined for 28 points and nine assists. Tim Duncan broke out of a mini-slump,...
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