LThe Spurs surprised the Warriors, who beat them 107-112, breaking an 11-game winning streak at home to the Californians. They had managed to equal the longest since winning 54 straight home games from January 3, 2015 to March 29, 2016.
“We are excited because they are who they are and have obtained,” said Gregg Popovich, coach of the Spurs, who went on to win by 22 points at the beginning of the second quarter and by 18 in the third. But the Warriors returned to the game to lead 104-103 with a 21-4 run. “They really showed their championship mettle by coming back and playing as hard as they did. You can see why it’s a special project and why they’re championship-caliber guys. It’s not just about the talent, it’s all other things and things. they have in abundance, “assured the veteran technician.
Derrick White scored 25 points, Dejounte Murray had 22 points and 12 rebounds and Lonnie Walker IV finished with 21 in the fourth straight win for the Spurs, who have won seven of their last eight games.
Stephen Curry went up to 27 points, but didn’t have a good night shooting. I finished 7/28 on shooting from the field and 5/17 on 3s. Jordan Poole added 15 for a Warriors who had just regained the lead after breaking the Suns’ 18-game winning streak. “It took us a lot to get going, but the fact that our guys took a chance in the second half with that competitiveness was indicative of the kind of team we have and the kind of guys we have,” praised Steve Kerr.