Spurs crush Suns, extend win streak to three

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    Quick Summary:

    The San Antonio Spurs (14-14) picked up their third-straight win, cruising to a 111-86 win over the Phoenix Suns (4-24).

    After leading at halftime 56-46, the Spurs remained in control of the rest of the game led by Bryn Forbes' double-double of 24 points, and 11 rebounds. He also connected on all five three point attempts and the team recorded 13-21 from beyond the arc. LaMarcus Aldridge finished with 18 points and five rebounds.

    San Antonio's defense held the Suns to 37 percent shooting in the second half and capitalized on seven Suns' turnovers in the second half for 15 points.

    Entering the second half Forbes led the team with 14 points and added five more to match his season high in just three quarters. He finished with 21 points after three.

    The Spurs' lead grew to as large as 25 points as the team moved to 10-4 at home. San Antonio head coach Gregg Popovich passed Pat Riley on the NBA All-Time wins list (1,211).

    Top Spurs Player:

    • Forbes - 24 points, 11 rebounds, 5-5 from the 3-point line, 3-3 from the free throw line, three assists, and one steal in 32 minutes.

    Team Stats:

    • Points in the Paint: Suns 36, Spurs 38
    • Second Chance Points: Suns 10, Spurs 4
    • Fastbreak Points: Suns 14, Spurs 20
    • Biggest Lead: Suns 0, Spurs 25

    Highlight of the Night:


    • Vs. Clippers at the AT&T Center, 12/13

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