Sunday, January 5
(San Antonio, TX) -- The Spurs led by 35 points at halftime and cruised to a 116-92 win over the Clippers at the AT&T Center. Tim Duncan had 19 points with 11 rebounds and Tiago Splitter led the way with 22 points for San Antonio. Tony Parker added 17 points and nine assists. L.A. played without injured guard Chris Paul in its first game since his shoulder injury that will have him out for several weeks. Jamal Crawford's 24 points led the Clippers. Blake Griffin added 19 points and seven rebounds. The Spurs have won four of their last five to go to 26-and-8. The Clips dropped to 23-and-13.