NBA Wrap: Spurs top Wizards, win 6th in a row

NBA Wrap: Spurs top Wizards, win 6th in a row
November 14, 2013, 1:00 am

The Spurs increased their win streak to six games after topping the Wizards on Wednesday. (AP)

SAN ANTONIO -- 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's moved the ball quickly, keeping Washington off balance defensively for all but a few minutes in the third quarter (see full recap).

Kings crush Nets to snap skid
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Marcus Thornton scored a season-high 24 points after losing his starting spot to rookie Ben McLemore, and the Sacramento Kings snapped a five-game losing streak by beating the Brooklyn Nets 107-86 on Wednesday night.

Greivis Vasquez had 17 points and 12 assists, and Isaiah Thomas added 19 points, six assists and six rebounds to help the Kings blow out Brooklyn. Sacramento led by 18 points in the second quarter and 23 late in the third before holding off a brief Brooklyn rally in the fourth.

Brook Lopez had 16 points and nine rebounds, and Deron Williams finished with 13 points and seven assists as the Nets lost their third straight game (see full recap).

Clippers scuffle with Thunder in win
LOS ANGELES -- Blake Griffin had 22 points and 12 rebounds after being involved in a first-half scuffle that resulted in two ejections, sparking the Los Angeles Clippers to a 111-103 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Wednesday night.

Serge Ibaka of the Thunder and Matt Barnes of the Clippers were ejected, and Griffin received a technical foul for his part in the altercation with 6 seconds left in the second quarter.

Kevin Durant had 33 points, making 15 of 17 free throws, and 10 assists to lead the Thunder, who had won four straight. Russell Westbrook added 19 points and 10 assists.

Jamal Crawford scored 20 points off the bench for the Clippers, who had six players in double figures while winning their third in a row (see full recap).

Anthony shines in Knicks' win over Hawks
ATLANTA -- Carmelo Anthony continued his success against Atlanta by scoring 25 points and the New York Knicks regrouped after blowing a 17-point lead to beat the Hawks 95-91 on Wednesday night.

The Knicks, relying on 3-pointers, led 47-30 in the second period and 55-45 at halftime. New York made only 5 of 25 shots from the field while being outscored 23-10 in the third period, leaving the Hawks with a 68-65 lead.

Anthony and the Knicks regained control after the Hawks led 78-72 early in the fourth quarter. Anthony made a free throw, driving layup and a 3-pointer to launch an 11-0 run that gave New York the lead. Andrea Bargnani's 3-pointer capped the run.

Bargnani had 20 points and 11 rebounds, and rookie Tim Hardaway Jr. had 14 points for New York.

Jeff Teague led Atlanta with 25 points and eight assists. Al Horford had 23 points (see full recap).