DeMar DeRozan was held to a season-low five points, but the 6-foot-7 guard attempted just six shots as he set up his teammates. DeRozan had eight of his nine assists in the first half, setting up six 3-point shots by drawing the defense into the lane on his drives.
San Antonio finished 13 for 21 on 3-pointers, falling one shy of matching their season-high for 3s.
Four of DeRozan’s assists in the first half were to Forbes.
An undrafted free agent out of Michigan State, Forbes matched a career high with five 3-pointers.
Suns: Booker missed his fifth straight game with a strained left hamstring. Booker suffered the injuring trying to save possession on a ball going out of bounds against the Lakers on Dec. 2. . Phoenix has had eight different players lead the team in game scoring this season. . Warren’s season high is 29 points, which he set Nov. 8 against Boston.
Spurs: DeRozan’s eight assists in the first half were the second-most he has had in any half in his career. DeRozan had 10 assists and 30 points in the second half against Portland on Feb. 1, 2014. . Forbes has scored in double figures in 21 games this season, the most by an undrafted player. Robert Covington, Wesley Matthews and Justin Holiday and Rodney McGruder all have 17 games in double figures.
Suns: Host Dallas on Thursday night.
Spurs: Host Los Angeles Clippers on Thursday night.
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