San Antonio got 28 points from Manu Ginobili en route to a 124-121 victory over Houston on Saturday at AT&T Center.
San Antonio won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 7-point spread. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 208.5.
Richard Jefferson had 22 points for San Antonio and Tony Parker chipped in with 21 points. Tony Parker had 14 assists for the Spurs, while Tim Duncan was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 11 boards.
Houston got 24 points from Kevin Martin in a losing cause and another 20 points from Luis Scola. Ishmael Smith contributed 7 assists for the Rockets, while Chuck Hayes had 13 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed San Antonio were victorious, as the score was 57-52 at the break.
Houston had a 48-47 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Next game, San Antonio takes its act on the road to face Charlotte looking for another win. For Houston, they head home to face Minnesota.