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Highlights: The San Antonio Spurs knew they needed to get Kawhi Leonard help from their bench if they wanted any chance to beat the Memphis Grizzlies and take the series lead. That help came in the form of Manu Ginobili and Patty Mills. The duo combined for 30 points as the Spurs earned a 116-103 win over the Grizzlies in Game 5 of their best-of-seven series at the AT&T Center on Tuesday night.
Spurs use fourth quarter to down Grizzlies, take series lead
Highlights: The San Antonio Spurs and Memphis Grizzlies will meet in the NBA Playoffs for the second consecutive year and if Wednesday is any indication, it will be a battle. Kawhi Leonard scored 31 points as he led the Spurs to a 95-89 win over the Grizzlies in their final meeting of the regular season at the AT&T Center. LaMarcus Aldridge added 15, while Tony Parker and Patty Mills each added 15 for San Antonio, who started a rare home-and-home back to back
Spurs hold off Grizzlies in possible playoff preview
Monday night’s game between the Spurs and Cavs was billed as a clash of titans, but San Antonio beat down their struggling Eastern Conference rivals 103-74. The game produced a slew of highlight plays for the winning squad, and here are the top ten as voted by you the fans on Twitter. 10.
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Top Ten Plays from Spurs vs. Cavs
LaMarcus Aldridge has found a bit of a groove since returning to the court from his heart arrhythmia. He’s averaging 21 points on 48% shooting in his last four games, and most of the success can be attributed to his work in the paint.
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Aldridge Dominant in Post, Struggling to Shoot
Highlights: The San Antonio Spurs had gotten some real bad news about their All-Star power forward LaMarcus Aldridge nine hours before tip off, he is out with a heart arrhythmia. Combined with Tony Parker, Dejounte Murray, and Kawhi Leonard sidelined. The Golden State Warriors rested their starters and Saturday’s game turned into the battle of the benches
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Spurs crush Warriors in the battle of the benches
Don’t let the title fool you. This isn’t a declaration, more so an evaluation and comparison of Kawhi Leonard’s candidacy for the NBA’s Most Valuable Player award. For most of the season, Leonard has been an afterthought in the MVP talks, with Russell Westbrook, James Harden and LeBron James dominating the conversation
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The Case for Kawhi Leonard as MVP
Three games into March, the San Antonio Spurs have been involved in some wild finishes, as it took a game winning shot from Kawhi Leonard last week for the Spurs to defeat the Indiana Pacers, then overtime was needed in back-to-back nights against the New Orleans Pelicans and Minnesota Timberwolves over the weekend for San Antonio to win their first three March games. For the most part, the Spurs’ issues have mainly come on the offensive end, where shots simply aren’t going in.
The Spurs’ Free Throws as a Whole & In Crunch Time
Sunday in their win against the Los Angeles Lakers, the San Antonio Spurs completed their second highest assist game of the season, as they dished 37 assists on their 49 made baskets in that matchup, to blow out the Lakers by 21 points. While 37 assists are a lot in a ball game, for the Spurs, getting over 30 assists in a game isn’t something that happens too frequently this season. With an offense built around a Top-10 scorer in Kawhi Leonard and a low post/mid-range scorer in LaMarcus Aldridge, on the average night, the Spurs collect 24.0 assists per game, best for 6 th in the NBA.
The NBA trade deadline officially passed Thursday at 2 PM CST. For some teams, activity took place, as teams either traded players or picks in different deals. For the San Antonio Spurs, they weren’t involved in any trade action publicly, as they look to continue the second half of their season with a roster that has given them the second best record in the NBA