The San Antonio Spurs won their 10th in a row, improving their record to an NBA best 11-1 with a 116-92 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers (5-7).
Known for their slow starts, the Spurs (11-1) emphasized on winning early this season and are now enjoying their best start in franchise history.
It’s now time to look at some numbers that stood out in this 11th win by the Spurs.
81.8 – The Spurs took care of their free throws making 18-22 (81.8%), while the Cavaliers only made 11-18 (61.1%) of their foul shots.
53.1 – The Spurs connected 43-81 (53.1%) of their shots from the floor and held the Cavaliers to just 47.5% field goal shooting.
50 – The Cavaliers made their outside shots as they went 5-10 (50%) from behind the arc. The Spurs weren’t that bad either, making 12-25 (48%) of their three-point shot attempts.
23 – The Cavaliers played well in transition outscoring the Spurs 23-12 on fast break points.
21 – Mo Williams had a game-high with 21 points and had six assists, three rebounds and three steals.
19 – Tony Parker led the Spurs with 19 points, nine assists, five boards and a steal.
17 – Tim Duncan had 8 points, five assists and three rebounds in just 17 minutes of playing time.
12 – Matt Bonner had 12 points on 4-7 shooting from beyond the arc after going scoreless the previous night.
9 – DeJuan Blair had eight points and 9 boards in 25 minutes of action. Daniel Green scored six points and grabbed one rebound in 9 minutes of action.
0 – Richard Jefferson added 14 points and four rebounds for the Spurs and did not commit a single turnover in 25 minutes of playing time.
Rookie Watch: Tiago Splitter had his most productive performance as a Spur, he had 18 points, five rebounds, two assists, two blocks and two steals in 26 minutes of action. Gary Neal had 10 points, two assists, one rebound and a steal in 23 minutes.
What’s Next? The Spurs will face the Orlando Magic at the AT&T Center in San Antonio on Monday.
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