Report card: Spurs 111, Raptors 106

By Quixem Ramirez

A: Tony ParkerParker logged the second-highest minutes on the team (Danny Green led the team with 48 minutes and three seconds), acting as the primary catalyst in the two overtime periods. Parker finished with 32 points (11 coming in overtime), six rebounds and five assists.

B: Jonas ValanciunasDespite drawing Tim Duncan for the better part of the night — Duncan attacked him to the tune of 26 points, six assists and five rebounds — Valanciunas was still productive on the offensive end, responding with 22 points on 9-of-13 shooting and seven rebounds. On one sequence in particular, Valanciunas blocked Duncan’s shot attempt, coralled the rebound, ambled down the floor and drew the foul on Manu Ginobili. Valanciunas, a 77.4 percent foul shooter coming into today, made both free throws to tie the game at 88.

C: Danny GreenGreen didn’t stand out but he did make three 3-pointers to extend his streak to 32 consecutive games having made at least one 3-pointer. Though the Raptors beat the Spurs soundly on the defensive glass, Green did contribute a team-high nine rebounds, also marking his career high.

D: Jose CalderonCalderon’s nine assists and an even worse showing from Andrea Bargnani undermine an otherwise poor shooting effort. He missed 11 of 14 attempts, partly explaining his -7 plus/minus.

F: Andrea BargnaniRarely is a player solely responsible for a loss. Even more rare, though, is a player missing 17 of 19 field goal attempts. The Raptors battled back on multiple occasions while receiving absolutely nothing from Bargnani. Aside from a nice stab at the ball while defending the pick-and-roll, forcing Tony Parker to settle for a long 3-pointer at the end of regulation, Bargnani was merely a high volume shooter.