San Antonio Spurs Playoffs: Player Grades from Game Four Loss to Los Angeles Clippers

By Jay Desai

The San Antonio Spurs will be guaranteed another home game in this series after falling to the Los Angeles Clippers 114-105 at home in game four of this series.

San Antonio stayed close to Los Angeles until early in the fourth quarter when the Clippers opened up a 13-point advantage. The Spurs made a good comeback effort later in the period, cutting the deficit to five, but were unable to sustain momentum, eventually collapsing and allowing Los Angeles to run away with the game.

Kawhi Leonard and Tim Duncan continued to impress in the playoffs in game four. Leonard had a team-high 26 points while Duncan recorded a 22 point, 14 rebound double-double.

For the Clippers, it was all about Chris Paul who had a great bounce-back game. The Los Angeles point ended up with seven points and six turnovers in game three but had a masterful performance in game four, guiding his team with 34 points and seven assists.

Now that the game is over, we have San Antonio Spurs playoffs post-game grades from game four of the Spurs-Clippers series.

Check out our grades below!

TONY PARKER. C+. <strong><a href=. PG. San Antonio Spurs

F. <strong><a href=. SG. San Antonio Spurs. DANNY GREEN

San Antonio Spurs. KAWHI LEONARD. A+. Kawhi Leonard put on another excellent showing against the Clippers. The 2014 Finals MVP followed up his career high 32 point night with a 26 point showing. Leonard did not just contribute in the points department, however, the former first-round pick also added seven rebounds and five assists. the 23-year-old shut down Los Angeles starting forward <strong><a href=. SF

B+. Tim Duncan was once again fighting father time, and winning, in game four of this series. Duncan came away with a 22 point, 14 rebound double-double. His work did not stop there, however. The five-time champion played with active hands against the Clippers, blocking three shots while picking up two steals. As solid as this final line is, the only reason Duncan does not get a higher grade is because he could not contain <strong><a href=. PF. San Antonio Spurs. TIM DUNCAN

<strong><a href=. C. San Antonio Spurs. TIAGO SPLITTER. D

. . SAN ANTONIO SPURS BENCH. B. The San Antonio Spurs bench was solid in game four combing for 39 points on 12-of-26 shooting. They did an excellent job at getting to the line as well, accounting for 13 of the Spurs 35 free throw attempts, also making all but one of those tries. Leading the way for San Antonio’s reserves was the trio of <strong><a href=

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