The San Antonio Spurs (41-8) beat the New Orleans Pelicans (18-30), 110-97 on Wednesday night. LaMarcus Aldridge led with 36 points. The Spurs are 27-0 at home this season.
The Good: Offense was on-point for the Spurs on Wednesday. Shooting 51.9 percent from the floor and hitting 9-of-15 from 3-point line, San Antonio was a dominant force. To go along with their shooting performance, the team assisted on 30 of the teams 42 made baskets. Aldridge and Kawhi Leonard combined for 62 of the teams 110 points.
The Bad: The Spurs second unit was nonexistent on the scoring end. They were outscored by the Pelicans 41 to 16. Patrick Mills had eight points to lead the bench.
X-Factor: Aldridge. He wa spitted against Anthony Davis all night and Aldridge held his own. Though he gave up 28 points, he countered with a season-high 36. In the fourth quarter, Aldridge buckled-down on Davis as he held him to just four points.