The San Antonio Spurs trounced the Los Angeles Lakers 119-85 on Friday night to capture their ninth straight win.
The loss was the largest against the Spurs (49-16) in franchise history for the Lakers (22-44), who have now lost two games in a row and seven of their last 10 dating back to Feb. 25.
In what can adequately be described as a thrashing, the Spurs outscored the Lakers by 27 points in the first half and seven in the second half as they coasted to one of their easiest wins of the season.
Danny Green led San Antonio with 15 points on 5-of-8 shooting from three while Tim Duncan added nine points, eight rebounds and three blocks in 15 minutes.
As a team, the Spurs shot 49 percent from the field and a staggering 48 percent (13-of-27) from three. In addition, all 13 active players on San Antonio's roster recorded points in the win.
Matt Bonner was the star of the show off the bench, recording 13 points, 10 rebounds and four assists in 25 minutes.
Cory Joseph added 11 points and seven dimes while Marco Belinelli dropped 12 points on 4-of-11 shooting.
Pau Gasol was one of three Lakers to finish in double figures, and compiled a game-high 18 points while pulling down 11 rebounds and blocking four shots. Jodie Meeks added 15 points on 5-of-17 shooting.
The Lakers will seek revenge when they're back in action on Wednesday against the Spurs while San Antonio heads to Utah for a matchup with the Jazz on Sunday.
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