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San Antonio led by nine at the half, but had to stave off a late Nuggets' rally to take an 86-78 win in Game 3 and a 2-1 series lead on Saturday. The story of the game was the Spurs' bench, which scored 53 of their 86 points. Manu Ginobili connected on 10-of-21 shots for a game-high 32 points. Denver will try to even the series at 2-2 in Game 4 on Monday at 10:30 p.m. ET on ESPN.