Spurs Big man scored 29 points, 15 boards, 2 assists, 2 blocks and 2 steals on which the Spurs come from behind win. He reached another milestone this season as he recorded his 1000 blocks of his career. The only NBA player with 18,000 points, 7, 500 rebounds and 1,000 blocks since drafted in 2006. He had his career high with 56 points in a win against the Oklahoma City Thunder last January.
The Spurs are undefeated this season when Aldridge and Derozan score 25 points or more.
Spurs overcame a 15 point deficit, 8 straight home victory and 5th straight win.
Team are remain tied with the L.A. Clippers for the last to seed and own a tie breaker by virtue of a one game edge in conference record as per Jeff McDonald.
According to Popovich ” It’s like any other year, we’re trying to be the best team come playoff time.”
Patty Mills added “It was probably the best game for us all season, it was huge”.
If the playoffs start today they will face the second seeded Denver Nuggets who they had beaten a week ago.