San Antonio benefited from two late Oklahoma City turnovers and now leads in their Western Conference semifinal. Kawhi Leonard scored 31 for the Spurs, while Russell Westbrook had 31 for the Thunder.
Channing Frye scored 27 points, his career high in the playoffs, and the Cavaliers kept up their 3-point barrage, widening the gap in the closing minutes for a 121-108 victory.
Overachieving Portland isn’t rattled: It was in a similar situation when it was down by 2-0 to the Los Angeles Clippers in the first round and stormed back for a 4-2 series win.
This time, the San Antonio Spurs made the hustle play they needed to beat the Thunder.
Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin looks set to miss the Rio Olympics after his team announced that he will not attend the USA basketball team’s training camps this summer.
Kawhi Leonard scored 31 points to lead the San Antonio Spurs to a 100-96 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Friday at the Chesapeake Energy Arena.
The Atlanta Hawks keep finding new ways to lose to the Cleveland Cavaliers and they seem to have no clue how to arrest their free-fall.
LeBron James and Kyrie Irving had their usual stellar performances.