On Wednesday night the San Antonio Spurs beat the Orlando Magic 110-103.
It was the Magic that started the game quickly, as they led 22-12 mid-way through the first quarter. The Spurs responded with a 17-3 run and took command the rest of the first half. The Magic kept the game close throughout the contest, as they even trailed by two with a minute left.
The Spurs closed the contest out when Tony Parker hit a three-pointer to go up five with 21 seconds to play.
A big key in the game was three-point shooting. Both teams shot it extremely well from deep, but the Spurs made four extra threes. The Spurs shot 44% from deep, compared to the Magic who shot 48%.
-110 Points Scored
Star of the Game
Feb 4, 2015; San Antonio, TX, USA; San Antonio Spurs power forwardTim Duncan
(21) shoots the ball as Orlando Magic shooting guardEvan Fournier
(10) defends during the first half at AT&T Center. Mandatory Credit: Soobum Im-USA TODAY Sports
Tim Duncan had one of the strongest games he has had in a while. Duncan finished with 26 points and 10 rebounds. Duncan was extremely efficient from the field also, as he went 11-17. It was the first time that Duncan topped the 25 points mark since December 19, against the Portland Trail Blazers.
-Allowed Magic to shoot 50% from field.
-8-14 Free-Throws (57%)
-Magic Hit 10-21 Threes
Spurs Player That Could’ve Stepped Up
Feb 4, 2015; San Antonio, TX, USA; San Antonio Spurs shooting guardDanny Green
(14) shoots the ball over Orlando Magic shooting guardVictor Oladipo
(5) during the first half at AT&T Center. Mandatory Credit: Soobum Im-USA TODAY Sports
Danny Green struggled offensively on Wednesday night. Green finished with 6 points on 2-9 field goals, all three-point attempts. Green did play solid defense when guarding Victor Oladipo at times, as he went 5-21 from the field. Green did grab five rebounds and dished out 3 assists in 26 minutes.