The Spurs won their 13th in a row, pulling away in the fourth quarter after a relatively close game.
The Lakers fell behind by as many as 13 points in the first quarter before narrowing the gap to five in the second. By halftime, the Spurs had again pushed ahead by 13.
After the Lakers got back to within five in the third quarter, San Antonio had a double-digit lead heading into the fourth. A big night from
Ginobili led all scorers with 20 points off the bench, makng nine of 10 shots.
The Lakers were led by D'Angelo Russell with 18 points off the bench. He made eight of 10 shots. Lou Williams and Jordan Clarkson added 16 points apiece, while
The Spurs shot 50.6% from the field, 52.4% from three-point range (11 of 21) and 84.6% from the free-throw line (11 of 13). The Lakers shot 45.2%, 37.5% (6 of 16) and 72.2% (13 of 18), respectively.
San Antonio dominated fastbreak points, 28-9.
Forwards Larry Nance Jr. (knee) of the Lakers and
The Lakers (9-36) play again onSaturday night against the