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The Charlotte Bobcats welcome the San Antonio Spurs to Time Warner Cable Arena on Saturday night in the Queen City.
The Bobcats enter the game with a 7-11 record, coming off of a 108-93 rad loss to the Milwaukee Bucks on Friday night.
San Antonio is on a current three-game winning streak, including victories against Memphis (99-95), Milwaukee (110-99) and Houston (114-92).
Starting line ups
F Michael Kidd-Gilchrist
F Bismack Biyombo
C DeSagana Diop
G Jeffrey Taylor
G Kemba Walker
F Danny Green
F Tim Duncan
C Boris Diaw
G Gary Neal
G Tony Parker
Tyrus Thomas (left calf strain; out)
DeJuan Blair (sprain left ankle; out), Stephen Jackson (non-displaced fracture in right little finger; out), Kawhi Leonard (quadriceps tendinitis in left knee; out)
The Bobcats fall 132-102 to the Spurs. Charlotte falls to 7-12 on the season, while San Antonio improves to 17-4. Kemba Walker led the Bobcats with 23 points.
Danny Green scored a team-high 23 points to lead San Antonio, while Tony Parker chipped in 22 points. The Spurs connected on 19 3-pointers in Saturday's game.
Charlotte trails 122-90 with 2:52 left in the game.
Spurs lead 107-81 with 7:59 to go in the game. Spurs with reserves in. Bobcats' bench also getting some playing time, including Reggie Williams and Hakim Warrick.
At the end of the third quarter, the Bobcats trail the Spurs 97-67.
Charlotte trails 81-56 in the third quarter. Bobcats struggling by shooting 43 percent from the field, while the Spurs continue a hot shooting streak. Danny Green leading San Antonio with 23 points. Tony Parker just behind with 22 points.
At the first timeout of the second half, San Antonio leads 70-52. Spurs continue their hot shooting near 60 percent.
Michael Kidd-Gilchrist suffered a tailbone contusion in the first half. He is probable to return.
At halftime, San Antonio leads 59-44. The Spurs are shooting 57.9 percent from the field (22-for-38), making 12 3-pointers. Danny Green has 15 points for San Antonio, while Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili each have 11 points.
Kemba Walker has 12 points to lead Charlotte, while Gerald Henderson has 10 points off of the bench for the 'Cats.
At a TV timeout with 5:24 left until the break, the Spurs lead 42-33.
San Antonio takes a timeout with 9:02 left until halftime leading 37-27. The Spurs have connected on 8-of-12 3-pointers (66.7 percent) already in the contest.
Michael Kidd-Gilchrist down on the court holding his back after a lay-up attempt with 3:05 until halftime. He is quickly helped off of the court by trainers.
At the end of the first quarter, the Spurs lead 32-23. Tony Parker, Manu Ginobili and Danny Green each with nine points to lead San Antonio. Kemba Walker is the lone Bobcats' player in double digits with 12 points.
Spurs pull ahead 23-20 to lead, forcing a Charlotte timeout. San Antonio spreading around the scoring with nine points from Tony Parker, six points from Danny Green and five points from Tim Duncan.
Spurs call a timeout after Kemba Walker hits two-consecutive 3-point baskets. Bobcats lead 12-10 at the 7:01 mark of the first quarter. Walker already with 10 points.