Bonner leads Spurs' 3-point onslaught

OKLAHOMA CITY — Matt Bonner took advantage of being left open from long distance to put together an impressive line of lucky sevens: seven 3-point shots, seven makes and seven straight Spurs wins.

The former Gator had 21 points and just missed matching the best 3-point shooting outing in Spurs history as San Antonio beat the Thunder 117-104 on Sunday night.

Bonner swished three 3's during a 21-8 run to open the fourth, and the NBA's best 3-point shooting team went 6-of-8 to pull away in the quarter.

"With each consecutive shot, the hoop is just getting bigger and bigger," said Bonner, who fell one shy of Steve Smith's club mark for 3-point accuracy. "It was just one of those nights where I was just feeling it."

GAME HIGHLIGHTS: Jason Richardson scored 34 and the Suns hit 22 3-pointers, second most in history, to hold off the host Lakers 121-116. The Magic made 23 3s against the Kings in January 2009. … Former Gator Al Horford had 28 points and 10 rebounds as the host Hawks beat the Timberwolves 111-105 to end a four-game skid. Minnesota's Kevin Love had 22 points and 17 rebounds in his first game since posting 31 and 31 Friday against the Knicks.

Spurs 117, Thunder 104

SAN ANTONIO (117): Jefferson 5-11 7-7 18, Duncan 2-7 2-4 6, Blair 4-11 1-1 9, Parker 9-15 6-6 24, Ginobili 4-14 11-11 21, Hill 1-10 4-5 6, McDyess 1-4 3-4 5, Splitter 1-1 0-0 2, Neal 2-4 0-0 5, Bonner 7-10 0-0 21, Quinn 0-1 0-0 0, Gee 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 36-88 34-38 117.

OKLAHOMA CITY (104): Durant 10-23 2-2 23, Green 4-8 3-4 12, Krstic 3-4 0-0 6, Westbrook 5-17 9-10 19, Sefolosha 1-1 1-2 3, Harden 5-10 2-2 14, Ibaka 3-6 7-10 13, Collison 1-2 0-0 2, Maynor 6-12 0-0 12, Peterson 0-0 0-0 0, White 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 38-84 24-30 104.

San Antonio 30 31 21 35— 117

Oklahoma City 35 31 14 24— 104

3-Point GoalsSan Antonio 11-20 (Bonner 7-7, Ginobili 2-5, Neal 1-1, Jefferson 1-3, Hill 0-4), Oklahoma City 4-13 (Harden 2-5, Green 1-2, Durant 1-5, Maynor 0-1). Fouled OutNone. ReboundsSan Antonio 59 (Blair 11), Oklahoma City 49 (Durant 7). AssistsSan Antonio 16 (Hill 5), Oklahoma City 20 (Westbrook 8). Total FoulsSan Antonio 21, Oklahoma City 23. TechnicalsSan Antonio defensive three second, Westbrook. A18,203 (18,203).

Hawks 111, Wolves 105

MINNESOTA (105): Beasley 10-16 4-7 25, Love 7-15 8-8 22, Milicic 1-7 0-2 2, Telfair 6-9 4-5 18, W.Johnson 4-8 0-0 10, Hayward 0-1 0-0 0, Koufos 2-4 0-0 4, Brewer 2-8 6-8 11, Gaines 0-3 0-0 0, Tolliver 5-7 1-1 13. Totals 37-78 23-31 105.

ATLANTA (111): Williams 3-8 3-4 9, Smith 10-20 2-2 23, Horford 9-14 10-10 28, Bibby 1-4 2-4 4, J.Johnson 5-12 5-6 17, Ja.Crawford 3-8 5-5 11, Evans 3-5 1-2 9, Teague 1-2 2-2 4, Pachulia 0-3 4-4 4, Powell 1-4 0-0 2. Totals 36-80 34-39 111.

Minnesota 27 25 20 33— 105

Atlanta 30 30 23 28— 111

3-Point GoalsMinnesota 8-21 (Tolliver 2-3, Telfair 2-4, W.Johnson 2-6, Beasley 1-3, Brewer 1-3, Love 0-2), Atlanta 5-11 (J.Johnson 2-3, Evans 2-3, Smith 1-2, Williams 0-1, Ja.Crawford 0-1, Bibby 0-1). Fouled OutW.Johnson. ReboundsMinnesota 52 (Love 17), Atlanta 46 (Smith, Horford 10). AssistsMinnesota 21 (Telfair 8), Atlanta 22 (J.Johnson 5). Total FoulsMinnesota 27, Atlanta 25. TechnicalsBeasley, Minnesota defensive three second. A12,027 (18,729).

Pistons 100, Kings 94

DETROIT (100): Prince 7-10 0-2 14, Maxiell 2-5 1-2 5, Wallace 2-2 0-0 4, Stuckey 6-13 5-6 17, Hamilton 6-14 1-1 13, McGrady 4-5 0-0 8, Gordon 4-6 6-6 16, Villanueva 4-9 2-2 11, Bynum 3-7 0-0 6, Monroe 3-5 0-0 6. Totals 41-76 15-19 100.

SACRAMENTO (94): Casspi 2-8 2-2 7, Landry 7-13 5-7 19, Dalembert 4-6 0-2 8, Udrih 2-6 1-1 5, Evans 9-21 2-4 20, Head 5-8 2-2 13, Cousins 3-8 0-1 6, Garcia 2-9 0-0 4, Wright 1-3 0-0 2, Thompson 4-4 2-2 10. Totals 39-86 14-21 94.

Detroit 22 28 25 25— 100

Sacramento 19 26 27 22— 94

3-Point GoalsDetroit 3-9 (Gordon 2-3, Villanueva 1-3, Bynum 0-1, Prince 0-1, Hamilton 0-1), Sacramento 2-18 (Head 1-3, Casspi 1-5, Wright 0-2, Udrih 0-2, Evans 0-3, Garcia 0-3). Fouled OutNone. ReboundsDetroit 44 (Wallace 10), Sacramento 49 (Cousins, Landry 8). AssistsDetroit 18 (Stuckey 7), Sacramento 14 (Udrih 9). Total FoulsDetroit 17, Sacramento 16. TechnicalsCousins, Sacramento defensive three second 2. A12,377 (17,317).

Rockets 104, Knicks 96

HOUSTON (104): Battier 3-7 1-1 8, Scola 9-18 6-8 24, Miller 4-9 0-0 8, Lowry 1-6 5-8 7, Martin 8-18 9-11 28, Hayes 2-5 4-6 8, Lee 5-9 0-0 12, Smith 1-2 1-2 3, Hill 3-6 0-0 6. Totals 36-80 26-36 104.

NEW YORK (96): Gallinari 4-7 6-9 14, Stoudemire 10-19 5-8 25, Mozgov 2-3 0-0 4, Felton 6-16 2-2 15, Fields 5-6 1-1 12, Douglas 1-11 0-0 3, Chandler 7-15 3-3 17, Randolph 2-5 0-0 4, Mason 1-5 0-1 2. Totals 38-87 17-24 96.

Houston 26 32 26 20— 104

New York 27 25 23 21— 96

3-Point GoalsHouston 6-18 (Martin 3-7, Lee 2-4, Battier 1-4, Lowry 0-3), New York 3-16 (Fields 1-1, Felton 1-5, Douglas 1-6, Mason 0-1, Gallinari 0-1, Chandler 0-2). Fouled OutScola. ReboundsHouston 58 (Hayes 9), New York 52 (Stoudemire 8). AssistsHouston 28 (Lowry 6), New York 15 (Felton 5). Total FoulsHouston 23, New York 24. TechnicalsLowry, Houston defensive three second. A19,763 (19,763).

Suns 121, Lakers 116

PHOENIX (121): Hill 4-10 0-0 8, Turkoglu 6-9 0-0 17, Lopez 0-1 0-0 0, Nash 6-11 7-7 21, Richardson 13-20 2-4 35, Frye 7-12 2-3 20, Warrick 2-6 2-5 6, Childress 1-3 0-0 2, Dragic 3-7 0-0 9, Dudley 1-5 0-0 3, Siler 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 43-84 13-19 121.

L.A. LAKERS (116): Artest 5-12 0-0 13, Odom 10-18 2-3 22, Gasol 12-17 4-6 28, Fisher 2-6 0-0 6, Bryant 11-20 2-2 25, Barnes 2-8 3-4 7, Vujacic 1-3 0-0 3, Brown 4-8 2-2 12, Ebanks 0-2 0-0 0, Caracter 0-1 0-0 0, Walton 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 47-96 13-17 116.

Phoenix 23 33 36 29— 121

L.A. Lakers 25 28 31 32— 116

3-Point GoalsPhoenix 22-40 (Richardson 7-10, Turkoglu 5-7, Frye 4-9, Dragic 3-5, Nash 2-3, Dudley 1-5, Hill 0-1), L.A. Lakers 9-23 (Artest 3-7, Brown 2-3, Fisher 2-4, Vujacic 1-2, Bryant 1-4, Odom 0-1, Barnes 0-2). Fouled OutNone. ReboundsPhoenix 38 (Richardson 8), L.A. Lakers 62 (Gasol 17). AssistsPhoenix 31 (Nash 13), L.A. Lakers 30 (Bryant 14). Total FoulsPhoenix 23, L.A. Lakers 23. TechnicalsOdom. A18,997 (18,997).

Bonner leads Spurs' 3-point onslaught 11/14/10 [Last modified: Monday, November 15, 2010 12:19am]

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