Recap - Spurs Defeat New Orleans 96-80
|Recap - Spurs Defeat New Orleans 96-80|
The Spurs grabbed a 96-80 win over the Pelicans on Saturday, behind an 18 -point effort from Marco Belinelli at AT&T Center.
San Antonio won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 13-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 202.5.
Kawhi Leonard had 15 points for San Antonio and Manu Ginobili chipped in with 15 points. Tim Duncan had 6 assists for the Spurs, while Tim Duncan was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 8 boards.
New Orleans got 18 points from Brian Roberts in a losing cause and another 16 points from Austin Rivers. Brian Roberts contributed 5 assists for the Pelicans, while Al-Farouq Aminu had 10 rebounds.
San Antonio led at halftime, 52-35.
The rebound battle favored San Antonio as they grabbed 46 boards, while New Orleans only had 41.
Next game, San Antonio takes its act on the road to face Indiana looking for another win. For New Orleans, they head home to face Sacramento.