The San Antonio Spurs bounced back after an upset loss against the Los Angeles Lakers. On Sunday night they beat the Denver Nuggets on the road 99-91. Tony Parker missed the contest with a left hamstring strain.
The key in the Spurs win was their second quarter where they shut the Nuggets down, as they outscored them 25-12. The Spurs defense was excellent as they allowed the Nuggets to only shoot 41% from the field. The Spurs also forced the Nuggets to commit 21 turnovers in the game, while only committing 13 of their own.
Arron Afflalo led the Nuggets with 31 points on 12-20 from the field.
Kawhi Leonard had an incredible all around performance for the Spurs. Leonard finished with 18 points, 8 rebounds. 4 assists, 5 steals and 6 blocks. There aren’t many times where you see a play get 5 steals and 5 blocks in the same game.
The Spurs are now 17-7 on the season and 9-5 on the road.
Now that the game has concluded, we have highlights from the Spurs-Nuggets game! Check out the highlights below from Damien Prince’s YouTube channel and let us know what you think about them in the comments section below!