SAN ANTONIO -- Manu Ginobili had 30 points and a career-high 12 assists to lead the San Antonio Spurs to a 98-89 win over the New Orleans Hornets for their fifth straight win. Tim Duncan added 25 points and 11 rebounds for the defending NBA champions.
Chris Paul had 27 points and David West 16 for the Hornets,
who've lost two in a row and are tied atop the Western Conference
standings with a 37-and-17 record.