San Antonio, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - Marco Belinelli scored 18 points on 4- of-5 shooting from beyond the arc and the San Antonio Spurs won their 17th consecutive game with a 96-80 decision over the New Orleans Pelicans on Saturday.
The franchise also won 17 games in a row from Feb. 29-March 31, 1996.
Manu Ginobili and Kawhi Leonard each scored 15 points with five rebounds for San Antonio, while Austin Daye added 13 points in the win.
Brian Roberts paced New Orleans with 18 points off the bench. Austin Rivers recorded 16 points in a reserve role and Tyreke Evans added 11 points for the Pelicans, who had their five-game winning streak snapped.