The San Antonio Spurs went into Philly and blew the doors off of the 76er’s 119-68, setting a franchise record for the biggest win – 51 points – and upped their record to 18-4 second in the league only to the 22-0 Golden State is sporting.
”That’s embarrassing,” Sixer’s third-year coach Brett Brown said.
”What’s tough is, I know (Brown’s) a hell of a coach,” Spurs Head Coach Gregg Popovich said. ”But it’s not a fair battle. Talent for talent, it’s ridiculous.”
The Spurs return home Friday to take on Kobe Bryant and his LA Lakers but must first head north for a game against the Toronto Raptors tomorrow evening.
Plenty of tickets are available for the Kobe Farewell Tour/LA Lakers game this Friday. Get yours today and help say goodbye to a superstar.
It was a gritty win for the Los Angeles Lakers as they overcame the Houston Rockets in a 99-95 overtime game at Staples Center. The win eliminated the Utah Jazz from the playoffs but placed the Lakers squarely in the path of the San Antonio Spurs quest for another NBA Championship.
Be sure to get your tickets and cheer on your San Antonio Spurs!
Game 1 — Sunday, at San Antonio, 2:30
Game 2 — Wednesday, at San Antonio, 8:30 pm
Game 3 — Friday, April 26, at Los Angeles, 9:30 pm
Game 4 — Sunday, April 28, at Los Angeles, 6:00 pm
Game 5 (if necessary) — Tuesday, April 30, at San Antonio, TBA
Game 6 (if necessary) — Thursday, May 2, at Los Angeles, TBA
Game 7 (if necessary) — Saturday, May 4, at San Antonio, TBA
The San Antonio Spurs walked into the Staples center knowing that the LA Lakers would be much tougher than their 3-4 record showed. The Lakers always play the Spurs as if it’s a Game-7 of the NBA Finals. Tuesday night was no different.
With 19.9 seconds remaining in regulation and the Spurs trailing 82-81, Head Coach Gregg Popovich drew up a play for second-year player Danny Green. After Duncan received the ball from Parker he in turn passed off to Kawhi Leonard. Meanwhile, Green got a rub off of Duncan screen and sprinted off to the right wing and took the pass from Duncan. Green tossed up a three-point shot with Kobe in his face for the game winner.
The Spurs next face the undefeated NY Knicks this Thursday November 15, 2012 at the AT&T Center. Be sure to get your tickets and help cheer on your San Antonio Spurs!