NBA-best Spurs survive scare from Kings – and bat

Tony Parker scored 27 points, Manu Ginobili had 24 and the San

Antonio Spurs won their 11th in a row over Sacramento, beating the

Kings 108-103 on Friday night.

Tim Duncan added 15 for the Spurs whose streak dates to 2007,

but the West’s worst team didn’t make it easy for the NBA-best


The Kings led 91-88 in the fourth before the Spurs pulled away

with a 17-2 run.

Jermaine Taylor and Omri Casspi led Sacramento with 16 points


For the second straight year with the Kings in town, a bat

swooped down from the rafters and circled the court during the


The commotion ended when the bat ran smack into a fan. It

apparently survived.