Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  Last updated 4/4/12
Tim Duncan had 10 points and 16 rebounds and the San Antonio Spurs recovered after blowing a 17-point, first-half lead to beat the Boston Celtics 87-86 on Wednesday night for their ninth consecutive victory. Duncan also stopped Paul Pierce on the final play, forcing him into a fallaway jumper that bounced off the rim at the buzzer. Danny Green scored 14 points, and Gary Neal had 13, including a 3-pointer with 2 minutes left that gave the Spurs the lead after Boston went on a 13-4 run to move in front. Rajon Rondo had 17 points and 11 assists for Boston, which had won five in a row.
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