Spurs breeze past Raptors to win third in a row.
Duncan leads five double-figure scorers in third consecutive win.
Tim Duncan scored 15 points and the San Antonio Spurs rolled to a 100-80 victory over Toronto on Wednesday night, snapping the Raptors’ five-game winning streak.
Manu Ginobili added 14 points, Tony Parker 13, and Tiago Splitter and Stephen Jackson each had 10 for San Antonio (228), which has won three straight. Kawhi Leonard had nine points and 10 rebounds.
Alan Anderson and Amir Johnson each had 12 points for Toronto (9-20).
Duncan had six rebounds and was 6 for 11 from the field in only 20 minutes as the Spurs’ balanced attack wore down the Raptors.
None of Toronto’s starters scored in double figures as San Antonio’s starters outscored their counterparts 54-25.
The Spurs closed the third on a 13-4 run to wrest control of the game after Johnson’s 17-foot jumper pulled the Raptors within 57-54 with 4:24 left in the period.
San Antonio outworked Toronto during the run, including two offensive rebounds on the same play that led to a doubledigit lead.
Parker missed a floater and Leonard followed his own 3-point miss with a one-handed dunk to give San Antonio a 63-53 lead with 2:38 left in the third quarter.
The Spurs had 34 points in the paint compared with 18 for Toronto.
The Raptors kept the game close early despite some poor shooting.
San Antonio shot 58 percent in the first quarter compared with 38 percent for Toronto, but the Raptors trailed only 20-18 by taking nine more field goal attempts.
Terrence Ross’ 19-foot 28 points and Spencer Hawes had 20, seasonhighs for both, and Philadelphia snapped a sixgame road losing streak.
Wright, who was starting his fifth game of the season, was inserted into the lineup for Jason Richardson, who sat out with a low back strain. Wright was 8 of 11 from the field, part of the Sixers shooting 52 percent from the field, including 9 of 16 outside the arc. Wright hit 5 of 8 from long range.
Warriors 94, Jazz 83: Stephen Curry scored 23 points, David Lee added 18 and visiting Golden State beat Utah.
Curry set the tone by scoring the Warriors’ first 11 points. He hit two 3pointers and made three free throws after being fouled on another shot beyond the arc — all in less than a minute.
Hawks 126, Pistons 119 (2 OT): Josh Smith scored 31 points, Al Horford added 22 for host Atlanta. which blew a 22point fourth-quarter lead.
Detroit’s Will Bynum finished with 31 points, one less than his career high, and assisted on the last two baskets of regulation, when the Pistons went ahead 101-100.
Hornets 97, Magic 94: Robin Lopez had a season-high 29 points and Greivis Vasquez scored 27 as New Orleans snapped an 11-game losing streak.
Cavaliers 87, Wizards 84: Tristan Thompson’s three-point play with 24.4 seconds remaining gave visiting Cleveland its first two-game winning streak of the season.
Bucks 108, Nets 93: Brandon Jennings scored 25 points, Monta Ellis added 20 points and a season-high six steals, and host Milwaukee beat short-handed Brooklyn for the 13th straight time.
Bulls-Pacers postponed: The game between the Indiana Pacers and Chicago Bulls was postponed by a snowstorm that hit Indianapolis. No date has been set for rescheduling the game.
Spurs guard Tony Parker drives against Raptors forward Ed Davis during first-half play. Parker had 13 points as San Antonio won its third straight and ended Toronto’s five-game winning streak.