Los Angeles vs. San Antonio, Final Score 110-106

Los Angeles vs. San Antonio, Final Score 110-106. The last time the Spurs met the Lakers, it was a 143-142 classic where nobody could stop anyone, but if that game was a track meet, this one was more like a wrestling match. DeMar DeRozan and LaMarcus Aldridge did their usual yeoman work in carrying the scoring load for the Spurs, but Pau Gasol made some key plays late in the third quarter and at the end of the game to seal it for the Silver and Black. The Spurs made the key stops when it mattered, but a late run from the Lakers made it a tense finish for the good guys until DeRozan and Gasol put the game away in the final seconds.

Game Flow

JaVale McGee started off the game with a turnover for the Lakers, but after a missed shot from Bryn Forbes, Kyle Kuzma picked up where he left off on Monday, hitting a three point shot from the elbow. Aldridge scored for the Spurs, but Kyle Kuzma kept up the heat, along with LeBron James, as the Lakers rushed out to a quick 8-2 lead. But LMA used his body to get into the chest of McGee and was able to score easily inside against him. The good guys evened the score at 12 each with 7 minutes left in the first, leading to a quick Luke Walton timeout. Both teams rolled out their bench, with a few starters, and the play was a little more ragged, but LeBron stayed on the court and was able to penetrate to the basket. Aldridge and Rozan kept the Spurs in it, with an assist from Rudy Gay to tie the game at 21. Then the Lakers hit threes from Lance Stephenson and Rajon Rondo, and eventually went on a 10-0 run. The Spurs were able to fight back a bit, but a buzzer beater from Lance Stephenson had the Lakers leading 36-29 after the first 12 minutes.

DeMar scored the first points on the second quarter with a pretty up-and-under. The Spurs offense was good enough, but they gave opportunities to the Lakers with turnovers, and they easily cashed in, gaining a 48-35 lead on a McGee alley-oop fastbreak dunk less than halfway through the quarter. The Spurs were able to keep the game from getting totally out of reach with LaMarcus and DeRozan getting buckets, and a timely three from Patty Mills brought the deficit to 11 with 5 minutes left in the second. The Spurs fought back, cutting the lead to 5 with a Rudy Gay jumper in the paint. Marco Belinelli made a terrific defensive stop on the return, but the Spurs blew the fast break, turning over the ball for an easy cherry pick dunk for LeBron James. After some helter skelter play, it was 60-54, Lakers at the half. The Spurs had cut the Lakers’ lead to single digits, but their sloppiness on both ends of the court kept them from evening it up.

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