Leonard’s late triple helps Spurs sink Cavs

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Updated: February 13, 2013

San Antonio finally got its “Big Three” back
on the floor, but it was Kawhi Leonard who stole the show on Wednesday.

Leonard buried a go-ahead 3-pointer with 2.9 seconds left off a nice feed from
Tony Parker to lift the San Antonio Spurs to a 96-95 victory over the
Cleveland Cavaliers at Quicken Loans Arena.

Leonard finished with 13 points and 10 rebounds, while Parker poured in a
game-high 24 points to go with seven assists and six rebounds for the Spurs,
who head into the All-Star break on a three-game winning streak.

Parker returned after missing Monday’s win with right knee soreness, while Tim
Duncan (left knee soreness) played for the first time in four games and Manu
Ginobili (left hamstring) returned from a five-game absence.

Duncan donated 13 points and six rebounds and Ginobili added five points and
six assists off the bench to help San Antonio earn its 14th win in its last 15
games.

Dion Waiters led Cleveland with 20 points and six rebounds, while Tyler Zeller
chipped in 16 points and nine boards for the Cavs, who have lost three
straight on the heels of a three-game winning streak.