Trans. Mar 8 8:11 ET (Mar 8 8:11 ET ) SAN ANTONIO -- Guard Tony Parker had 30 points and five assists as the San Antonio Spurs stretched their win streak to six with a 121-112 victory over the Orlando Magic on Saturday night. The Spurs had five other players score in double figure, including guards Manu Ginobili with 24, forward Kawhi Leonard with 17, center Tiago Splitter with 14 and guard Danny Green with 12. Forward Tim Duncan had 11 points and 10 rebounds as San Antonio (46-16) moved into a tie with the Oklahoma City Thunder for the best record in the Western Conference. The Spurs, who had a resounding win over the Miami Heat on Thursday night, were in a battle with the Magic throughout the game.
Tony Parker scored 30 points, Manu Ginobili added 24 and the San Antonio Spurs overcame a lethargic performance to beat the Orlando Magic 121-112 on Saturday night. Kawhi Leonard added 17 points, Tiago Splitter scored 14, Danny Green 12 and Tim Duncan had 11 points and 10 rebounds as the Spurs (46-16) extended their winning streak to six games. Tobias Harris scored 23 points, Nikola Vucevic added 19 points and 13 rebounds, and Arron Afflalo had 17 points for Orlando (19-45).
The San Antonio Spurs just handed the two-time defending NBA champions their most lopsided loss of the season, and two more top-flight opponents await in a difficult back-to-back next week. Don't expect the Spurs to overlook the last-place Orlando Magic in between. No team has been better at handling the league's bottom feeders than the Spurs, who look to push their winning streak to six Saturday night as they continue their pursuit of the Western Conference's top seed. San Antonio (45-16) has withstood periodic absences from Tony Parker, Tim Duncan, Kawhi Leonard and Manu Ginobili to again hover near the top of the West, where they're currently just a half-game behind Oklahoma City.
Tim Duncan tallied 23 points and 11 rebounds to power San Antonio to a 111-87 victory over Miami in a rematch of the two NBA finalists from last season. Tony Parker on Thursday finished with 17 points and four assists for the Spurs who snapped their five game regular season losing streak against the Heat. Miami beat the Spurs 113-101 on January 26 at home in the first meeting between the clubs since the Heat beat San Antonio last season to win their second consecutive league title.
Tim Duncan had 23 points and 11 rebounds, and the San Antonio Spurs never trailed against the Miami Heat, weathering a sluggish third quarter for an intense and emotional 111-87 victory Thursday. Tony Parker scored 17 points, including 14 in a wild first half, Boris Diaw added 16 and Kawhi Leonard had 11 for San Antonio, which has won five straight. Chris Bosh had 24 points, LeBron James added 19, Dwyane Wade had 16 and Michael Beasley 11 for Miami.