DeMar DeRozan makes a right decision leading the Spurs to a win over Pelicans 122-113. The Spurs forward have 13 points in the fourth quarter after New Orleans cut the lead into three 105-102, he totaled 27 points. DeRozan is known for his great game in the final quarter of this bubble game. It gives the Spurs advantage to a play in after Memphis Grizzlies’ loss to the Toronto Raptors.
With the loss of Derrick White in the third quarter due to knee contusion finish with 16 points, the young Spurs rely on veterans DeRozan and Rudy Gay.
The Spurs lead as much as 20 points in the third but a sloppy play before the end of it cut the lead into four. They work hard as a team made consecutive stops against Zion Williamson who scored 21 points.
Spurs bigs of Jakob Poeltl and Drew Eubanks combined for 12 points and 25 rebounds. Dejounte Murray had 18 points and Lonnie Walker who struggle in his shooting makes 3 of his 15 shots had 7 points, 6 rebounds, and 6 assists.
Rudy Gay who helps the Spurs in defense got 19 points as he got no hesitation in his shot. The Spurs now is 4-2 in the bubble with two games left and has a huge shot to a play in.