The AP reports: Roger Mason’s 3-pointer with 8.4 seconds remaining lifted the San Antonio Spurs to an 86-83 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Monday night for their third straight victory. Mason, who led the Spurs with 21 points, got away from Ricky Davis near the top of the key and had no trouble nailing his third 3-pointer of the game after the Clippers had rallied from an 11-point deficit in the final 6 1/2 minutes.

InsideHoops.com Notes: For the Spurs, Tim Duncan had 20 points, 15 rebounds, 6 assists and 6 blocks. Mason shot 9-of-16 for his 21 points, and no assists. Mike Finley scored 19. George Hill shot 0-of-5 but dished 8 assists. For the Clippers, Cuttino Mobley had 18 points on 18 shots. Chris Kaman shot 8-of-13 for 17 points, 13 rebounds and 3 blocks. Baron Davis shot just 5-of-17 for 11 points and 8 assists. Tim Thomas unleashed a 1-of-7 brickfest off the bench.