TOWSON, Md. - Former Towson guard Gary Neal is earning a reputation around the NBA as a clutch shooter after delivering again late in the game for the San Antonio Spurs in San Antonio's 103-100 overtime win against the Los Angeles Clippers Saturday.
Neal hit two late three-pointers, including a shot to put the Spurs ahead in overtime, and scored 17 points in the team's victory. In the win, Neal surpassed 1,000 career points in the NBA.
Neal has played in 25 games this season, including five starts, and is shooting 38.6 percent from beyond the arc.
Neal has scored at least 17 points in three of his last five games, including 18-point performances against the New Jersey Nets and Philadelphia 76ers.
He is averaging 9.3 points in 22.0 minutes per game this season.
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