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Suns end Spurs' 18-game home streak, 105-101 in OT

Published on NewsOK Modified: February 28, 2013 at 12:10 am •  Published: February 28, 2013
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Ginobili made one of two free throws with 3.7 seconds left to make it 100-97. O'Neal rebounded Ginobili's second free throw attempt, firing a pass down court to Johnson, whose 3 at the buzzer tied the game at 100 and sent it to overtime.

"Overall we made a lot of mental errors," Spurs coach Gregg Popovich said. "Especially on that last play on the free throw line when Johnson went all the way down the court and he wasn't picked up. That cost us the game."

Johnson's 3 seemed to stun the Spurs even more so than the fans.

"I think we were kind of surprised that Manu missed that last free throw, but they made a great play," Parker said. "Wesley made a big 3."

San Antonio went 0 for 10 in overtime, its only points in the extra period coming when Parker made 1 of 2 free throws.

"I think they missed some shots they normally make, so defensively we did some things great that worked great for us," Phoenix coach Lindsey Hunter said.

The teams combined to go 0 for 14 to open overtime. Marcin Gortat's tip follow was the first basket of overtime, giving Phoenix a 102-101 lead with 1:07 left.

NOTES: After three weeks on the road, the Spurs were finally able to honor Parker as the NBA Player of the Month for January, doing so prior to the game. ... San Antonio observed a moment of silence in honor of Dr. Jerry Buss, the Los Angeles Lakers owner who died Feb. 18. ... The Spurs have won 64 games overall on its rodeo road trips, which began in 2003. ... A video highlighting the Spurs' recent road trip played prior to the game to Phillip Phillips' "Home." ... Dragic and reigning MVP LeBron James of Miami are the only players leading their team in points, assists, steals and free throw attempts. ... Scola, Gortat and Markieff Morris have played all 58 games for Phoenix, with Gortat starting each.