Stats of the Game: Spurs vs. Wizards

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After playing their worst offensive game of the season, the San Antonio Spurs turned in one of their best offensive efforts leading by as much as 41 points while routing the Washington Wizards 118-94.

What are the the numbers in this Spurs’ recent win? Let’s find out!

88.2 – The Spurs made their free throws, hitting 15-17 (88.2%) shots from the foul line. The Wizards were not as good, making just 15-24 (62.5%) of their free throw attempts. 

58.4 – After shooting just 33% from the floor a night before, the Spurs bounced back big time shooting 45-77 (58.4%) from the field but allowed the Wizards to shoot 38-82 (46.3%) from the floor.

52 – San Antonio was hot from the 3-point area making 13-25 (52%) shots from beyond the arc. The Wizards only converted 3-11 (27.3%) of their three point attempts.

48 – The Wizards pounded it on the inside, outscoring the Spurs 48-30 on inside points.

37 – San Antonio outrebounded the Wizards 37-35, they also outscored the Wizards 37-18 during the first quarter and never looked back. 

27 - The Spurs shared the ball better, dishing out 27 assists compared to the Wizards 15

18Tony Parker scored 18 points, eight assists and three steals for the Spurs. While George Hill responded well in his first start of the season with 18 points, three assists, three rebounds and two steals in 32 minutes for the Spurs. San Antonio also outscored the Wizards 18-11 on fast break points.

16 – Andray Blatche and Cartier Martin scored 16 points a piece for the Wizards while rookie Gary Neal had 16 points off the Spurs’ bench.

Hit the jump for more stats and find out what’s next for the Spurs!

13 – The Spurs were active on defense, finishing the game with 13 steals. The Wizards only had 4. DeJuan Balir had another double-double performance scoring 13 points and grabbing 12 rebounds.

 

7Newest Spur Steve Novak scored seven points and added two rebounds, two assists and one steal in 23 minutes of action. Trevor Brooker and Kevin Seraphin had seven points each off the Wizards’ bench.

6 – Tim Duncan had six points, three rebounds, one block, one steal and one assist in 12 minutes, Manu Ginobili scored six points in eight minutes off the bench and Chris Quinn added six points in 20 minutes of playing time for the Spurs. 

0 – Parker, Novak and Ginobili did not commit a single turnover
for the entire game.

Rookie Watch: Neal made the most of his playing time scoring 16 points, dishing out four assists, grabbing four rebounds and adding a steal in 30 minutes of action. Tiago Splitter missed his second straight game because of a left hamstring injury. 

What’s Next? The Spurs will visit the New Jersey Nets at the Prudential Center on Monday.

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Stats of the Game: Spurs vs. Wizards

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The San Antonio Spurs made sure there were no letdowns against a cellar-dwelling team beating the Washington Wizards 94-80 at the AT&T Center.

The Spurs improve to 26-4 and rebound from a 123-101 loss to the Orlando Magic last Thursday.

George Hill returned to the lineup after missing four games because of a sprained right toe.

Now, let’s check out some numbers that stood out in this latest Spurs win.

51With the Wizards being short-handed, you would expect the Spurs to control the boards. That was not the case, the Wizards outrebounded the Spurs 51-44 with Hilton Armstrong and Rashard Lewis combining for 25 rebounds.

41.7The Spurs hit their outside shots connecting 10-24 (41.7%) from behind the arc, including, 5-7 (71.4%) from Manu Ginobili. The Wizards only made 5-15 (33.3%) from the 3-point line.

37.5 – San Antonio held the Wizards to just 33-88 shooting from the field (37.5%) which is a season-low for a Spurs opponent.

27 – The Spurs played better as a team, they finished the game with 27 assists compared to only 18 for the Wizards.

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– Ginobili and Lewis led their respective teams with 21 points a piece.

20-14Tony Parker ran the show, he scored 20 points, dished out a season-high 14 assists and grabbed six rebounds for San Antonio.

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The Spurs’ running game worked well, they outscored the Wizards 19-7 on fast break points.

11George Hill made a triumphant return to the Spurs lineup, he had 11 points, two assists, one rebound and one steal while shooting a perfect 3-3 from the field in 16 minutes of action. The Spurs notched their 11th consecutive win over the Wizards in San Antonio. The Washington Wizards last beat the Spurs at the Alamodome on Dec. 11, 1999.

9 – Gary Neal and Matt Bonner scored nine points each from the Spurs’ bench
Tim Duncan and Richard Jefferson scored only five points each. However, both helped the Spurs in other areas, Duncan added nine boards, four assists and a game-high three blocks. Jefferson also had nine rebounds, three assists and one steal. More importantly, Duncan logged just 25 minutes for the game.

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DeJuan Blair scored eight points
and grabbed four boards in 22 minutes. Despite his lack of height, Blair continues to be relentless on the boards.

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Bonner, Blair, Neal, Udoka and Quinn did not commit a turnover for the entire game.

Rookie Watch: Neal had nine points, two rebounds, one assists and one steal in 24 minutes of action. Tiago Splitter was scoreless but had one rebound and a block shot in 5 minutes of playing time.

What’s Next? The Spurs will host the defending champion Los Angeles Lakers at the AT&T Center in San Antonio on Tuesday.

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