Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 1/21/13
PHILADELPHIA -- Tim Duncan had 24 points, 17 rebounds and five assists Monday night, and the San Antonio Spurs erased a seven-point deficit in the final 3:47 to beat the Philadelphia 76ers 90-85. Tony Parker added 20 points and Kawhi Leonard had 16 for the Spurs (33-11), who scored 15 of the game's last 18 points en route to their fifth straight victory. Evan Turner had 18 points and 12 rebounds for the Sixers (17-24), who were seeking to win consecutive games for the first time since late November. They were down 53-37 early in the third quarter and 71-59 late in the period before going on a 23-4 run that extended deep into the fourth quarter, giving them an 82-75 lead with 5:40 left. However, San Antonio reeled off the game's next nine points. Leonard had five of those, including the game-tying 3-pointer with 2:25 to play. Duncan had the other four, and it was his jumper from the left block with 1:43 left that put the Spurs ahead to stay at 84-82. Parker than answered a fr...
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