San Antonio Spurs guard Manu Ginobili (20) drives to the basket while guarded by Sacramento Kings forward Quincy Acy (5) during the first half at the AT&T Center. Photo by Soobum Im, USA TODAY Sports/Reuters.
Spurs 112, Kings 104
Manu Ginobili had a season-high 28 points to lead the San Antonio Spurs to a win over the Sacramento Kings.
Ginobili, who had 10 crucial fourth-quarter points, was 9-for-16 from the field and hit four 3-pointers for San Antonio (24-7).
Center DeMarcus Cousins led the Kings with 29 points and 14 rebounds, and, along with newly acquired guard Rudy Gay and point guard Isaiah Thomas, combined for 80 of the Kings' 104 points.
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Magic 109, Hawks 102
Arron Afflalo had 20 points and all five Orlando Magic starters reached double figures in scoring as the Magic outlasted the Atlanta Hawks.
Nik Vucevic contributed 16 points and 14 rebounds as Orlando (10-20) won consecutive games for the first time in more than a month.
Atlanta (17-14), playing without All-Star center Al Horford, who is out for the season with a pectoral muscle pull, got 22 points and eight assists from guard Jeff Teague and 18 points from backcourt mate Lou Williams.