Found January 19, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
ATLANTA -- The San Antonio Spurs rested Tim Duncan and were without the injured Manu Ginobili, but they still managed to beat the Atlanta Hawks 98-93 Saturday night at Philips Arena. Tony Parker was the difference in the fourth quarter. He led the Spurs (32-11) with 23 points and 12 assists; Matt Bonner had 17 points, including three 3-pointers, and also grabbed five rebounds. Tiago Splitter had 14 points and seven rebounds; Kawhi Leonard added 12 points and five rebounds. Kyle Korver hit a 3-pointer 40 seconds into the game and the Hawks led the Spurs for an entire minute after that. Korver, who finished with 19 points and eight rebounds, made four 3-point shots, extending is streak of consecutive games with at least one 3-pointer to 34, the longest streak of his career. Josh Smith led the Hawks (22-18) with 21 points and eight rebounds. Al Horford, who sat out Friday’s game against the Nets with a strained calf and hamstring, had nine points and 15 rebounds. Jeff Teague adde...
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