Splitter, Green Lead Spurs Over Jazz, 89-69

SAN ANTONIO (Sporting Alert, Box Score) — Tiago Splitter scored 14 points and Danny Green finished with 13 and the San Antonio Spurs beat the Utah Jazz 89-69 at AT&T Center on Sunday night. Green, who hit 3-of-4 from three-point range also collected six rebounds, while Splitter grabbed four boards and three assists for San Antonio (26-16), which won three games in a row to stay close to the LA Clippers, Dallas, Houston and Memphis in the Western Conference standings.

FINAL SCORES: Lakers Win Again, NBA Scores on Nov. 19

HOUSTON, TX (Sporting Alert) — A late turnover by LeBron James helped San Antonio beat Cleveland, while Wesley Johnson, Nick Young and Kobe Bryant hit late free throws and the Lakers win at the Rockets Wednesday night. “We’ve got to continue to play, continue to watch film, continue to go over situations, continue to be in situations and you learn from it,” James noted after his team was dropped at home by the defending champs.

Spurs Start Title Defense With Win; NBA Opening Night Recap

SAN ANTONIO (Sporting Alert) — The San Antonio Spurs began the defense of their NBA title with an exciting 101-100 victory over the Dallas Mavericks at the AT&T Center on Tuesday night. There were also wins on the night for a very impressive looking Houston Rockets team that hammered the LA Lakers on the road, well as a dominant New Orleans Pelicans, which beat the Orlando Magic easily at home.