Playing two straight games with the same opponent in three nights is easy to figure out. After the Milwaukee Bucks dominated the San Antonio Spurs in the second half of their first match. The Spurs return the favor as they play full 48 minutes in AT&T Center. Bounce back from a loss with a 126-104 win over the league’s best.
DeMar DeRozan leads all scorers for Spurs as he had 25 points and 7 assists. He did a lot of midrange and points in the paints with an efficient game 11 of 15 a 73% made. DeRozan keeps aggressive all game with no hesitation on his shots. While scoring, DeRozan keeps finding his teammates open as he accounted for 7 assists. While his duo LaMarcus Aldridge had 17 points with two from the arc. Starting point guard Dejounte Murray who came back from a one-game absence due to personal reasons had 13 points, 9 boards, and four assists with only one turnover.
Patty Mills led the bench with his 21 points six coming from the three. While Rudy Gay added 17 points and five boards while defending Giannis Antetoukomnpo.
The Spurs starts the first quarter with an excellent defense limited the Bucks to 22 points. Then they increased the lead up to 18 points before finishing the first half with 65-52 advantage. The Bucks had a short rally in the third until the Spurs found their touch from the arc again.
In the final quarter, they limit the Milwaukee to 23 points. Which they control the game away to Milwaukee. The Spurs had 19 threes 54% conversion rate while limiting Antetoukoumnpo’s effectiveness. The reigning MVP only went four times from the line compared to 20+ last time. The Spurs had a huge advantage with the bench points 59-37.
The Spurs right away back to eight seed in Western Conference. They will play next Boston Celtics on Wednesday. Spurs are looking to unbeatable when everybody is knock out their shot.