The league-leading San Antonio Spurs have scored another victory on Tuesday night. This time, the Spurs held off the Detroit Pistons for a convincing 100-89 win.
Recent NBA All-Star snub Tony Parker scored 19 points and issued 7 assists to lead San Antonio in production. DeJuan Blair added 18 points and 12 rebounds for the Spurs. Tim Duncan also had a double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds. Manu Ginobili played a good all-around game to finish with 13 points, 5 rebounds and 6 assists. Richard Jefferson 11 points as all starters for San Antonio finished with double-digit scores. Matt Bonner returned to the Spurs rotation after suffering a knee injury and contributed 10 points off the bench.
Will Bynum scored 12 points in the fourth quarter to finish with 21 points. His basket with 6:37 left in the fourth put the Pistons within 80-78. From that point on, Ginobili hit two three-point shots while Bonner hit a triple of his own to put the Spurs ahead 89-80.
Greg Monroe had 14 points while Tayshaun Prince had 12 points for the Pistons. Austin Daye and Rodney Stuckey had 10 points each off the bench.