Atlanta Falls 99-97 to Spurs - Recap
Atlanta was victimized by Tim Duncan for 31 points as the Spurs defeated the Hawks 99-97 in NBA action on Saturday.
The Spurs earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 10.5-point spread. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 192.5 were rewarded with a winning wager.
San Antonio got 23 points from Kawhi Leonard and another 11 points from DeJuan Blair. Kawhi Leonard contributed 4 assists, while Tim Duncan cleaned the glass with 14 rebounds.
Atlanta got 23 points from John Jenkins in a losing cause and another 22 points from Mike Scott. Shelvin Mack contributed 8 assists for the Hawks, while Johan Petro had 15 rebounds.
The Spurs hit the break leading 51-40 before taking care of business in the second half.
San Antonio had a 49-38 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
San Antonio looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Nuggets. The Hawks will aim to get back on the winning track at Philadelphia.