Duncan and the Spurs move on to Round 2.
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San Antonio stepped on the gas early in the fourth quarter and hammered out a 99-89 series-clinching
Game 5 win Wednesday over the Nuggets. Robert Horry scored seven of his 17 points during the pivotal 18-7 run.
Tony Parker led with 21 points, Tim Duncan had 18 points with 11 rebounds and Manu Ginobili also scored 18. Denver was led by Carmelo Anthony’s 25. The Spurs will open the second round at home against Seattle.
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