Spurs beat Bucks for seventh straight victory

Spurs beat Bucks for seventh straight victory
January 2, 2013, 10:28 pm
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MILWAUKEE, WI - JANUARY 2: Tim Duncan #21 of the San Antonio Spurs shoots against Larry Sanders #8 of the Milwaukee Bucks during the game on January 2, 2013 at the BMO Harris Bradley Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

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MILWAUKEE (AP) Tim Duncan had 28 points, 13 rebounds and six assists, and the San Antonio Spurs used torrid first-half shooting to beat the Milwaukee Bucks 117-110 Wednesday night for their seventh consecutive victory.

Tony Parker added 23 points and 11 assists for the Spurs, who shot 52 percent from the field for the game and withstood a second-half rally by the Bucks.

Brandon Jennings paced Milwaukee with 31 points. Bucks rookie John Henson scored a career-high 20 points and added nine rebounds. Mike Dunleavy had 19 points.

Duncan scored 12 points in the first quarter as the Spurs built a 33-22 lead while shooting 58.3 percent and outscoring the Bucks 11-0 on fast-break points. Milwaukee made just 36 percent of its shots from the field in the opening period.