Witherspoon scores 17, Spurs beat Rockets 116-107

The Associated Press
Witherspoon scores 17, Spurs beat Rockets 116-107
Rockets Jeremy Lin (7) scrambles for the ball against Spurs Tim Duncan (21) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Kayne)

HOUSTON (AP) -- Wesley Witherspoon scored 17 points to lead the San Antonio Spurs to a 116-107 win over the Houston Rockets in a preseason game Sunday.

Danny Green added 15 points on 6 of 9 shooting, including 3 of 5 on 3-pointers. DeJuan Blair had 16 points, Cory Joseph added 12 and Manu Ginobili 11.

Tim Duncan and Tony Parker played the first quarter and sat the rest of the game.

Donatas Montiejunas led Houston with 16 points off the bench. Omer Asik added 13 points and 11 rebounds.

Jeremy Lin struggled with four points on 1 of 10 shooting. Houston did not dress Kevin Martin and Patrick Patterson.

San Antonio used a 13-1 run to open up an 86-71 lead with 11:26 remaining. Witherspoon had seven points during the run.