San Antonio Spurs: Takeaways From Win Against Phoenix Suns

By George Middleton
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On Saturday night the San Antonio Spurs beat the Phoenix Suns 101-74.

The Spurs were coming off a 107-96 victory against the Sacramento Kings on Friday night, which was supposed to mean one thing. A difficult game against the Phoenix Suns, who hadn’t played since a Thursday win against the Oklahoma City Thunder.

The Spurs went up 51-24 at the half and never looked back.

The Spurs outplayed the Suns in basically every area, particularly from the field and on the glass. The Spurs shot 45% compared to the Suns 30%. The Spurs out rebounded the Suns 56-42.

Kawhi Leonard led the Spurs with 22 points and 10 rebounds.

Marcus Morris led the Suns with 19 points and added 7 rebounds.

Positives

-56 Rebounds

-15-17 Free-Throws (88%)

-74 Points Allowed

-Suns shot 30% Field Goals

-Forced 18 Turnovers

Spurs Player That Performed Well

Feb 28, 2015; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Phoenix Suns forward

P.J. Tucker

(17) guards San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard (2) during the second half at US Airways Center. The Spurs won 101-74. Mandatory Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports

Kawhi Leonard- Kawhi Leonard was terrific once again. After a 17 points and 7 rebounds performance last night he finished with 22 points and 10 rebounds against Phoenix. He also finished with 3 steals and 2 blocks.

Negatives

-4-19 Three-Point Field Goals (21%)

-14 Turnovers

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