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Nash led Phoenix with 12 points, all in the first quarter, and Gortat had 10 in the half.
The Spurs led 30-26 after the first quarter behind 13-of-23 shooting. Blair scored 10 points on 5-of-7 shooting and Duncan had nine points. San Antonio led by as many as 12 points, but after Gary Neal's jumper with 3:46 left put the Spurs up 22-10, Phoenix went on an 11-2 run to close the gap. Nash hit 6 of 8 shots in the quarter.
NOTES: Duncan's jumper with 1:29 left in the second quarter moved him past Gary Payton into 26th on the NBA's all-time scoring list with 21,829. Clyde Drexler is 25th with 22,195. . Neal sustained a right quad contusion in the second quarter and didn't return. . Spurs F Malcolm Thomas missed the game with gastroenteritis. . Suns F Hakim Warrick received a technical foul with 2:50 remaining in the second quarter for arguing with referees.
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