Spurs(32-9) vs Timberwolves(14-28)
Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Total
Spurs 30 37 25 30 122
Minnesota 30 41 19 24 114
Kawhi Leonard gave his team a win by scoring 34 points in a game. Now he is a second player after Tim Duncan to score 30+ points in 4 consecutive games. Tim Duncan achieved this feat in 2003-04 season.
Coach Pop said on Kawhi Leonard ,"He is a first team NBA player , He is an all star , That is what He does He plays both ends of a flor like No body's Business."
Minnesota win three games in a raw before this game.
The Spurs returned home to the comfy, low-altitude confines of the AT&T Centre hoping to redeem their loss in Mexico City. After an extremely slow (but high-scoring) first half that featured 52 total free throws, the Spurs ran away in the second half behind strong shooting from Kawhi Leonard, LaMarcus Aldridge and the bench.
After a First quarter of a game both team scored 30 points.
The Wolves opened the second quarter on a 7-1 run before the Spurs’ offence got going again. They regained the lead at 40-39.
The Wolves led 71-67 at the half largely on the back of 30 FT’s (21 in the quarter), dwarfing the Spurs also-high 22 attempts. Leonard and Karl-Anthony Towns led all scorers with 17 points apiece.
In a second quarter Minnesota got an edge of Spurs by scoring 41 points to Spurs 37 points where Minnesota took a lead of 4 points in a game after First Half.
|Kawhi Leonard scored 30+ points in 4 consecutive games.|
Spurs come back in 3rd quarter and tied a game at 73-73 points. But Wolves return a favour and made 14 -6 run on Spurs. Spurs hit back again with 7-0 run. At the end of 3rd quarter thanks to Kawhi Leonard Sprurs got a lead of 2 points. They outscored Wolves 25 - 19.
Spurs made a run of 15 points combined from end of 3rd quarters' 7-0 and 4th quarters' 8-0. After this Spurs never look back in a game and they won a game by 122 - 114.
Ricky Rubio and Karl-Anthony Towns had a huge game. Rubio scored 21 points and provided 14 assists which is a huge number for bench player. While Towns scored 27 points and got on board 16 times.
For San Antonio Spurs
Kawhi Leonard put 34 points , 7 rebounds , 5 assists , 1 steal. Aldridge added 29 point , 4 rebounds , 3 assists , 2 blocks. Tony Parker scored 14 points , 5 assists. Patty Mills scored 11 points , 1 rebounds , 4 assists , 1 steal.
For Minnesota Timberwolves
6 players scored in a double figure for Wolves.
Karl-Anthony Towns made 27 points , 16 rebounds , 1 block. Ricky Rubio added 21 points , 2 rebounds , 14 assists , 2 steals. Shabazz Muhammad scored 15 points , 4 rebounds. Gorgui Dieng added 17 points , 6 rebounds , 3 assists , 1 steal and made a very important 4 blocks. Andrew Wiggins scored 10 points , 3 rebounds , 3 assists , 1 steal.