San Antonio Spurs: Takeaways From Win Against Milwaukee Bucks

By George Middleton

On Wednesday night the San Antonio Spurs beat the Milwaukee Bucks 114-103. It wasn’t as difficult as one expected. The Spurs began the game down 28-27, but outscored the Bucks 36-26 in the second quarter.

The Spurs went up by as many as 16 points in the fourth quarter and they never the let the Bucks get in striking distance. The Spurs did a terrific job of not turning the ball over as they only had 8 turnovers compared to the Bucks 12.

The key in the game was free-throws. The Spurs made 30-38 free-throws and the Bucks made 18-24.

Danny Green led the Spurs with 20 points and 8 rebounds, Tim Duncan added 19 points and 7 assists.

Giannis Antetokounmpo led the Bucks with 19 points and 9 rebounds.

Spurs Positives

-114 Points

-50% Field Goals

-30-38 Free-Throws (79%)

-8 Turnovers

-27 Assists

-8-20 Three-Pointers (40%)

-50 Points in the Paint

Spurs Best Performer

Mar 18, 2015; Milwaukee, WI, USA; San Antonio Spurs guard Danny Green (14) drives for the basket against Milwaukee Bucks guard

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(22) in the fourth quarter at BMO Harris Bradley Center. Green scored 20 points to help the Spurs beat the Bucks 114-103. Mandatory Credit: Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports

Danny Green was terrific on Wednesday. He scored 20 points on 7-16 from the field. What made Green’s performance terrific was that he grabbed 8 rebounds and he dished out 4 assists. When Green impacts the game like he did tonight the Spurs are incredibly difficult to beat.

Spurs Negatives

-Allowed 103 Points

-Allowed Bucks to shoot 49%

-7-14 Threes Allowed To Bucks

-Out-rebounded 43-34