The San Antonio Spurs beat the Golden State Warriors 111-94 to set a franchise record for best start after 21 games.
The Warriors also lost Stephen Curry during the second quarter to a sprained right ankle. He was dribbling behind the 3-point line when he called a timeout and fell to the ground in pain.
Curry was helped off the court by teammates and did not return. The team said X-rays were negative.
Now, let’s take a look at some of the numbers that stood out in this Spurs’ recent win.
52.2 – The Warriors shot well from beyond the arc connecting on 12-23 (52.2%) three pointers. The Spurs weren’t bad either making 12-26 (46.2%) of their shots from the 3-point line.
48 – The Spurs owned the shaded area outscoring the Warriors 48-38 on inside points.
33 – San Antonio was so effective in transition, scoring 33 fast break points compared to just 13 from the Warriors.
31 – Warriors’ forward Reggie Williams had a big night, he finished with a career-high 31 points on 11-16 field goal shooting, including 8-10 from behind the arc. The Spurs displayed some crisp passing and had 31 assists for the game.
25 – The Spurs’ 25 straight home wins against the Warriors is the longest active streak against a single opponent in the NBA.
19 – Tony Parker led the Spurs with 19 points, nine assists, two rebounds and a steal. Monta Ellis had 19 points and six assists for the Warriors.
17 – George Hill scored 17 points off the Spurs’ bench and went 3-4 from the three point area. Tim Duncan had eight points, five rebounds, two assists and one steal in 17 minutes of action.
16 – David Lee added 16 points, 13 boards and six assists for the Warriors.
15-13 – DeJuan Blair scored 15 points and grabbed 13 rebounds for his third double-double this season.
12 – Manu Ginobili had 12 points, eight assists, three rebounds and three steals for the Spurs. While Tiago Spiltter added 12 points off the bench.
3 – Chris Quinn had three points and one assists in three minutes of playing time.
0 – Ime Udoka was scoreless in 16 minutes, but contributed four assists.
Rookie Watch: Tiago Splitter had 12 points, six rebounds, one assists and a steal in 24 minutes of action. Gary Neal had seven points, three rebounds and one assists in 16 minutes of action.
What’s Next? The Spurs will host the Atlanta Hawks at the AT&T Center in San Antonio on Friday.
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