SACRAMENTO, CA - Tim Duncan seems to have found the fountain of youth.
The 36-year old big man poured in a game-high 23 points on 9-of-12 shooting and pulled down 12 rebounds, leading the San Antonio Spurs to a 97-86 win over the Sacramento Kings on Friday.
Duncan has posted double-doubles in four of his team's first six games this season. Patty Mills netted 18 points off the bench for the Spurs, who bounced back from a loss to the Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday.
Kawhi Leonard contributed 11 points and nine rebounds in the victory.
Jason Thompson scored 17 points to go with six rebounds, while Marcus Thornton donated 17 points for the Kings, who fell to 2-4 on the young season. DeMarcus Cousins added 14 points and nine boards and Tyreke Evans finished with 12 and six rebounds in the setback.
The Sports Network