SPURS WIN SERIES 4-3

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It wasn't meant to be in 2008 for Chris Paul and the young Hornets. Their improbable yet fascinating season came to end Monday as the Spurs won a rare road game, taking Game 7 91-82. Story
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ESPN.com Research Notes

The Hornets and Spurs split the season series 2-2, with each team winning one game on the road.

The Hornets handed the Spurs two of their three worst losses of the season (Jan. 26 at SAS, March 12 at NO).

Tyson Chandler and David West will need to clean up on the boards this series, as the Spurs went only 14-for-20 during the season when they were outrebounded.

Tim Duncan has averaged 12.1 rebounds against the Hornets, the highest among active players.

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Player Matchups

SPURS PELICANS
T. ParkerT. Parker
Points: 18.8
Rebounds: 3.2
Assists: 6.0
PGC. PaulC. Paul
Points: 21.1
Rebounds: 4.0
Assists: 11.6
M. GinobiliM. Ginobili
Points: 19.5
Rebounds: 4.8
Assists: 4.5
SGM. PetersonM. Peterson
Points: 8.0
Rebounds: 2.7
Assists: 0.9
B. BowenB. Bowen
Points: 6.0
Rebounds: 2.9
Assists: 1.1
SFP. StojakovicP. Stojakovic
Points: 16.4
Rebounds: 4.3
Assists: 1.2
T. DuncanT. Duncan
Points: 19.3
Rebounds: 11.3
Assists: 2.8
PFD. WestD. West
Points: 20.6
Rebounds: 8.9
Assists: 2.3
F. ObertoF. Oberto
Points: 4.8
Rebounds: 5.2
Assists: 1.2
CT. ChandlerT. Chandler
Points: 11.8
Rebounds: 11.7
Assists: 1.0

Season Series

Series tied 2-2
Nov 9, 2007 SA 97, @NO 85Recap | Box Score
Jan 26, 2008 NO 102, @SA 78Recap | Box Score
Feb 23, 2008 @SA 98, NO 89Recap | Box Score
Mar 12, 2008 @NO 100, SA 75Recap | Box Score

Injury Report

SAN ANTONIO SPURS
sas No recent injuries
NEW ORLEANS PELICANS
nor No recent injuries

Playoff History

SAS NOR
Championships: 4 Championships: 0
Last Championship: 2007 Last Championship: N/A
Last Season:
Won in NBA Finals
Last Season:
Did not qualify

Team Stats (Regular Season)

  SPURS PELICANS
PPG 95.4 100.9
RPG 41.3 41.8
APG 21.0 21.8
FG% 45.735 46.557
FT% 76.099 76.860
3P% .369 .389

Featured Comment

    West is outplaying Duncan in this series and the Hornets have little chance without him.

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Hornets 80, Spurs 99