In the National Basketball Association championships, the San Antonio Spurs took a 28-point lead in the first half against Cleveland Sunday, on the way to beating the Cavaliers, 103-92.
The win gives the Spurs a two-games-to-none lead in the best-of-seven title series.
San Antonio led 58-33 at half-time, and increased the lead to 27 points after three quarters. However, the visiting Cavaliers went on a 27-6 run to pull within eight points of San Antonio on a three-point play by LeBron James with just under five minutes to play.
The Spurs finally answered with a four-point play in the closing minutes for a 101-89 lead. Manu Ginobili hit a three-point shot as he was fouled.
Tony Parker led the Spurs with 30 points. Ginobili added 25, while Tim Duncan had 23 points, nine rebounds and eight assists.
James had 25 points for Cleveland.
The Cavaliers host game three Tuesday.
Some information for this report provided by AP and AFP.