The young San Antonio squad contended well with the Western Conference powerhouse The Denver Nuggets overcame a hot-shooting San Antonio start in the first half and earned its eighth straight home victory against the Spurs.
The Spurs had a fantastic performance as a team, but no one embodied their new identity like the second-year wing. The Spurs made up for their lack of a star on opening night as a team, logging 31 assists in 49 buckets and having seven players in double figures.
What’s in a game? A victory any other night would still smell as sweet. There’s a well-known scene at the beginning of King Lear where the aforementioned monarch demands that his three daughters praise him and declare the quality of their love for him in exchange for their inheritance.
The Spurs looked like the fun, fast team everyone was hoping for in their season opener. The San Antonio Spurs started off the 2021-22 season with a 123-97 blowout win over an extremely shorthanded Orlando Magic team.
Breaking down the stats and storylines surrounding the Silver and Black. The San Antonio Spurs embark upon another 82-game journey when they welcome the Orlando Magic into the AT&T Center for their season opener on Wednesday night.
The Spurs have had discussions with the Sixers about Ben Simmons, though ESPN’s Zach Lowe notes that the talks haven’t gone very far. Philadelphia reportedly asked for four first-rounders, three pick swaps, and a young player in Simmons trade talks with the team.