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Warriors show themselves against Spurs, without Leonard, and remain undefeated

Warriors show themselves against Spurs, without Leonard, and remain undefeated
Point guard Stephen Curry scored 29 points and led the Golden State Warriors’ attack, which defeated the San Antonio Spurs 136-100 in the second game of the Western Conference finals, which now dominate the best of 2-0. seven.
The Warriors, who prevailed throughout the game and have a perfect 10-0 record so far in the playoffs, did not allow the Spurs to ever be ahead on the scoreboard and had already decided victory at the end of the first half with a partial of 72-44.
The third game will be played next Saturday at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, where the series is transferred and the fourth will also be played, on Tuesday, May 22.
The Spurs could only overcome a 0-2 deficit in a playoff series against the New Orleans Hornets, who lacked the potential of the Warriors, the team with the best record in the season. NBA during the regular season.
Curry was once again the winning leader of the Warriors by scoring 15 of the 29 points and 4 of the 6 and triples that he achieved in the game, during the first 12 minutes of the game.
The Warriors’ star point guard made it possible for the team to finish the first period with a 33-16 run, while the Spurs who had 6 of 26 shots from the field got two more than all Curry had scored.
Curry’s inspiration from outside the perimeter was once again decisive and allowed him to reach 68 so far in the final phase, the best mark in the history of the NBA, in addition to having an average of 33.0 points, 57 percent accuracy in the field goals and 49 with the triples.
While six other Warriors players also had double-digit numbers, and the 13 who took to the track at Oakland’s Oracle Arena scored at least two points.
Rookie guard Patrick McCaw, who had more minutes with veteran Andre Iguodala absent due to injury, shone as the sixth man, scoring 18 points after scoring 6 of 8 shots from the field, including 3 of 4 triples, and 3-3 from the line. of personal.
In addition to distributing five assists, he captured three rebounds and recovered three balls.
Star forward Kevin Durant reached 16 points as the third highest scorer and power forward Draymond Green returned to have consistency in all facets of the game by contributing 13 points, nine rebounds -all defensive-, distributed six assists, recovered two balls , lost one and put two plugs.
Center Zaza Pachulia, the center of criticism from Spurs coach Gregg Popovich, pointing to him as the culprit behind the injury to Texan team Kawhi Leonard’s star forward, received a standing ovation from Warriors fans.
However, in the first quarter he was injured after suffering a contusion to his right heel and could not return to the game after playing six minutes and getting four points and two assists.
The Warriors as a team had 39 assists on the 50 field goals they made, including 18 triples, 10 more than the Spurs.
Without Leonard, injured with a sprained left ankle, the Spurs had several options to be the leader of the attack, including the Spanish center Pau Gasol, who was overtaken by Green, and the coach of the San Antonio team, went with the wing- center LaMarcus Aldridge, which did not work either, because he was lost throughout the game.
The only one who showed consistency and efficiency in the Spurs offensive game was forward Jonathon Simmons, who took over from Leonard and contributed 22 points, three rebounds and three assists.
While Latvian reserve forward Davis Bertans was the Spurs’ sixth man to score 13 points and along with Simmons the only two from the San Antonio team who had double-digit numbers.
Aldridge finished with eight points and Gasol reached seven goals in the 16 minutes he played after scoring 2 of 5 shots from the field and 3-3 from the personnel line.
The Sant Boi player captured eight rebounds, which he distributed between both baskets, gave an assist, recovered a ball and lost another three.
While the veteran Argentine guard Manu Ginobili left only five minutes in which he contributed two points, after failing the three field goals he made, including a triple attempt, and hit 2-2 from the personnel line, in addition to giving a attendance and commit two personal fouls.
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