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San Antonio Spurs
Fans hoping for a Kyrie Irving-Tony Parker matchup will instead get Shaun Livingston vs. Cory Joseph. Oh well. Either way, Charles Barkley sort of predicted on TNT that the Cavs will win this game. He didn't really give a reason. It would be a major upset, as the Spurs may be the one team (with Parker, of course) that could beat Miami in a seven-game series.
Venue: AT&T Center, San Antonio.
TVRadio: 8 p.m. EST, FOX Sports OhioWTAM
All-Time Series: Spurs lead, 53-29.
CLEVELAND CAVALIERS (22-43)
C Tyler Zeller
PF Tristan Thompson
SF Alonzo Gee
SG Dion Waiters
PG Shaun Livingston
SAN ANTONIO SPURS (50-16)
C Tiago Splitter
PF Tim Duncan
SF Kawhi Leonard
SG Danny Green
PG Cory Joseph
Think you need a lottery pick to be a smash hit? Well, take a look at what the Spurs have done. Splitter was drafted No. 28 overall. Same with Tony Parker. Leonard went 15th. Manu Ginobili went 57th. Green was selected 46th -- by the Cavs.
The Spurs are the only active NBA franchise with a regular-season winning percentage of .500 or better vs. each of the other 29 teams. Only the Lakers are tied (74-74).
Talk about efficient: Along with Oklahoma City, the Spurs are one of just two teams in the top five in points, field goal, three-point field goal and free throw percentage.
Ginobili is just one of two active players to be drafted 45th or lower to appear in more than 700 career games (since 1985). Atlantas Kyle Korver is the other.
The Spurs have clinched a playoff spot for the 16th consecutive season. Not surprisingly, thats the longest in the NBA.
Duncan is shooting a career high 80 percent from the line. He turns 37 at the end of April.
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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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Here is how the first half went down in San Antonio.
First Quarter Recap:
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