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The San Antonio Spurs (50-16) will host the Cleveland Cavaliers (22-43) without guard Kyrie Irving (out for season with left AC sprain) tonight at the AT&T Center in what will be their final meeting of the regular season.
The Spurs won the first game 96-95 in Cleveland with Kawhi Leonard hitting the game winning three pointer. Leonard finished with 13 points, 10 rebounds and 4 blocks. Cleveland was paced by Dion Waiters 20 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists.
The Spurs are coming off a narrow 92-91 home win over the Mavericks. Tim Duncan led the Spurs with a 28 points, and 19 rebounds.
The Cavs are coming off a 86-96 loss against the Mavericks. Shaun Livingston finished with 13 points and 5 rebounds to lead the Cavs in the loss.
And as the Spurs and Cavs get set to face off, here are five things to watch for during the game:
• In the fourth quarter, the Spurs are averaging a league-best 26.1 points.
• The Cavs are 2-10 on the road against West teams this season.
• Cavs rookie Dion Waiters has recorded at least 20 points 14 times this season.
• Cavs' Tristan Thompson has 19 double-doubles in his last 39 games.
• The Spurs are 9-1 versus East team at home this season.
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The San Antonio Spurs (51-16) squeaked by the Cleveland Cavaliers (22-44) in San Antonio 119-113. Tim Duncan led the team with a double-double 30 points and 12 rebounds. The Spurs dominated the Cavs in the paint 62-46.
For a first half recap, click here but here is how the second half went down at the AT&T Center including some notes and quotes.
Third Quarter Recap:
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The San Antonio Spurs hosted the Cleveland Cavaliers tonight in the AT&T Center and after the first half, the Spurs are leading the Cavs 66-61.
Here is how the first half went down in San Antonio.
First Quarter Recap:
The Spurs raced to an early double-digit lead and shot 5 for 7 early on but soon the Cavs started to hit some shots to close the gap to 13-8 before...
This happened a lot.
Offensively, the Cavs were great. They scored 61 points in the first half, had 90 at the end of three periods and shot over 50% for the game. Unfortunately, those same stats could’ve also be used to describe the Spurs’ Saturday night.
The Spurs’ offense is incredible. They shot 61% in the first half, 57% for the game and they confused the young Cavaliers...
Tonight's matchup will be between Tim Duncan and Tristan Thompson when the Cleveland Cavaliers visit the San Antonio Spurs on Saturday night.
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