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Spurs spank Raptors behind Blair's big night

Updated: 10 February 2011 12:34 IST

San Antonio's DeJuan Blair scored 16 of his 28 points in the fourth quarter and grabbed 11 rebounds to power the NBA-leading San Antonio Spurs past Toronto 111-100 on Wednesday.

Spurs spank Raptors behind Blair's big night

San Antonio's DeJuan Blair scored 16 of his 28 points in the fourth quarter and grabbed 11 rebounds to power the NBA-leading San Antonio Spurs past Toronto 111-100 on Wednesday.

George Hill added 18 points for the Spurs, who also had 16 points each from French playmaker Tony Parker and big man Tim Duncan and 12 points from Argentina's Manu Ginobili in improving to 44-8 this season.

The Spurs won for the 15th time in 17 games, taking their fourth triumph in a row, while the Raptors fell to 14-39 with their 15th loss in 16 games.

Italy's Andrea Bargnani led Toronto with 29 points while DeMar DeRozan added 25.

San Antonio led 60-56 at half-time but the Raptors grabbed an 84-81 lead entering the fourth quarter, only to be outscored by San Antonio 30-16 over the final 12 minutes.



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