Golden State Warriors vs. San Antonio Spurs
|Golden State Warriors||136|
|San Antonio Spurs||100|
The Golden State Warriors again took advantage of the San Antonio Spurs that had been missing the services of point guard Tony Parker and Kawhi Leonard, who are both injured. Stephen Curry led the Warriors in scoring with 29 points, grabbed 7 rebounds and provided 7 assists for the game.
The Spurs are now down 2-0 at their Western Conference Finals matchup.
The Warriors defeated the Spurs with the final score of 136-100 on Tuesday and only needs to win 2 games to make it to the 2017 NBA Finals this season. The San Antonio badly missed the services of Leonard and Parker who are among their top scorers throughout this season.
Aside from Curry, the Golden State got better scoring from Patrick McCaw with 18 points, Kevin Durant scored 16 points, Draymond Green with 13 points, Klay Thompson with 11 points, Shawn Livingston and Ian Clark scored 10 points apiece. Clearly, the team had a balance scoring as opposed to their opponent.
For the Spurs, Jonathan Simmons led the scoring with 22 points and Davis Bertans had 13 points. All their key players did not produce their usual scoring and this made it easier for the Warriors to increase their lead to almost 30 points.
The San Antonio will have a home court advantage on Sunday playing at the AT&T Center. They need to win game 3 if they want to prevent a 0-3 deficit and lose their chance to reach the finals this year.
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