The San Antonio Spurs defeated the Detroit Pistons 81-74 at home and won the NBA final.
The Spurs were past nine in the second half, but Manu Ginobili and Tim Duncan made a comeback.
Ginobili scored 16 of his 23 points in the second half. He went shooting 8-13 and 5-5 for free throws. He had the best field goal percentage of all starters for both teams in the game.
Duncan had 25 points and 11 rebounds, but struggled with efficiency. He went 10-27 shoots and 5-6 free throws. He scored 14 of his points in the second half and was a defensive force.
Both teams played well defensively. Pistons’ top scorer was Richard Hamilton, who had 15 points. Nobody except Ginobili and Duncan scored more than eight points for the Spurs.
Duncan has been named Finals MVP.