May 15, 2012; San Antonio, Texas, USA; San Antonio Spurs guard Manu Ginobili (20) drives against Los Angeles Clippers forward Reggie Evans (30) during the second half in game one of the Western Conference semifinals of the 2012 NBA Playoffs at the AT&T Center. The Spurs won 108-92. Mandatory Credit: Soobum Im-US PRESSWIRE
The Spurs and Clippers play Game 2 of their Western Conference semifinal at 9:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Tim Duncan led the way for the Spurs in Game 1 with 26 points and 10 rebounds. It was Duncan's third double-double in five postseason games this year. In 27 minutes off the bench, Manu Ginobili scored 22 points in Game 1. Tony Parker, who leads the Spurs in scoring in the postseason with 18.2 points per game, scored seven points while dishing out 11 assists.
Eric Bledsoe's 23 points led the Clippers in Game 1, but Los Angeles got just 21 points from Blake Griffin and Chris Paul combined. Paul made 3-of-13 field goal attempts and finished with six points. Blake Griffin, who played in Game 1 despite a knee injury, scored 15 points and pulled down nine rebounds.
Game 2 is scheduled to tip off at 9:30 p.m. ET and will be broadcast on ESPN.
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