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Spurs cruise past Hawks to keep NBA's best record
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SAN ANTONIO — Richard Jefferson and Manu Ginobili scored 18 points apiece, and the San Antonio Spurs won their fourth straight to keep the NBA's best record, beating the Atlanta Hawks 108-92 on Friday night.

Tony Parker added 17 points for the Spurs, who again denied the Hawks their first victory in San Antonio since 1997. DeJuan Blair had 16 points and 12 rebounds.

Jamal Crawford led the Hawks with 23 points. Atlanta arrived as one of the hottest teams in the East, but lost for just the second time in nine games.

The Hawks dropped to 2-6 against teams currently with winning records, this time giving up a brief fourth-quarter lead against the NBA's best. The Spurs are 19-3 and kept the fastest start in franchise history going.

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