Washington Wizards: Spurs dominate Wizards in 92-79 win
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Tony Parker had 16 points, leading six Spurs in double figures, and San Antonio strolled to a 92-79 victory over the Washington Wizards on Wednesday night.
Boris Diaw had 15 points, Kawhi Leonard added 13 points, and Manu Ginobili and Marco Belinelli each had 10 for San Antonio. Tiago Splitter had 12 points and nine rebounds.
Martell Webster had 21 points, Bradley Beal added 19 points and John Wall had 14 points and eight assists for Washington, which has lost three straight.
The Spurs held a double digit lead for all but about 15 minutes in remaining undefeated at home.
San Antonio moved the ball quickly, keeping Washington off balance defensively for all but a few minutes in the third quarter.
After trailing by double digits since early in the second quarter, the Wizards got within 60-57 on a jumper by Webster with 4 minutes left in the third.
San Antonio's second unit regained the edge, with Ginobili hitting a layup high off the glass over three defenders and consecutive 3s by Belinelli and Patty Mills to put the Spurs ahead 68-57. Ginobili's 3 gave the Spurs a 79-59 lead with 9 minutes remaining.
San Antonio emptied its bench with about 6 minutes left in the game.
Leonard scored San Antonio's first eight points, first rising over Trevor Ariza for a short jumper off the glass and then draining consecutive 3-pointers.
The Wizards started 2 for 12, having their shots blocked as many times as they went in the first 7 minutes.
Wall rallied Washington, scoring three consecutive baskets and running Mills down from behind to block an attempted fast-break layup.
NOTES: San Antonio wore camouflage uniforms in honor of its Military Celebration Night. The shirts were auctioned and autographed by each player after the game with all the proceeds going to the team's Silver and Black Give Back program. . Spurs F Matt Bonner missed the game with tightness in his left calf. . Wizards forwards Otto Porter (right hip flexor) and Chris Singleton (fractured left foot) both sat out the game. . Ariza left the game late in the first half after straining his right hamstring while attempting to run down Leonard on a fast break. Ariza gingerly walked toward Washington's bench after grabbing Leonard's arm from behind to prevent a layup. . The Wizards have not beaten the Spurs since a 99-89 victory Dec. 11, 1999, in San Antonio.