Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Spurs seal 10-game win streak vs a game Hornets squad, 103-98.

The Spurs turned to Tony Parker late and he made a trio of tough shots at the rim with his savvy prowess to overcome a tough Hornets effort and make a 10-game win streak.

Early, the Spurs had poor energy and bad shooting and Charlotte ran out to a lead. In the 2nd quarter, Ray Allen and Danny Green (fresh off a 33 points game) erupted. Allen hit 4 straight three-pointers, with Green en route to a perfect game from the floor, finishing with 25 points on 10-10 shooting with 3 blocks.

The problem was the interior defense for San Antonio, which helped keep Charlotte in the game. Nicolas Batum had a chance, but his final shot was an airball as time expired.

Tony Parker had 22 points, Ray Allen had 17 points off a handful of threes, and Duncan combined with Kawhi for 25 points. Charlotte's Al Jefferson had 18 points & 14 rebounds, Batum had 22 like Parker, and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist had 16 points. Charlotte's usual scorer, Kemba Walker, had a bad shooting night; otherwise Hornets might've played spoiler tonight.

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