Kevin Durant and the Oklahoma City Thunder denied San Antonio a 20th straight NBA victory on Thursday, beating the Spurs 106-94 in a battle of Western Conference powers.
The first meeting between San Antonio and Miami since the Heat’s triumph in last season’s bruising NBA finals went all Miami’s way Sunday.
San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard and Atlanta Hawks forward Pedro Antic could each be sidelined for up to a month after injuries announced by their respective NBA clubs Thursday.
Russell Westbrook scored 31 points to lead the Oklahoma City Thunder in a victory over the San Antonio Spurs 113-100 in a Saturday showdown of NBA division leaders.
Paul George scored 28 points to lead the Indiana Pacers to a 111-100 win over San Antonio on Saturday, ending an 11-game losing streak against the Spurs.
Manu Ginobili had 16 points to lead seven players in double figures as the San Antonio Spurs beat the New Orleans Pelicans 112-93 on Monday for their 11th straight victory.
The Miami Heat defeated the San Antonio Spurs 103-100 Tuesday night in overtime to tie the series 3-3 and force the NBA Finals to a decisive Game 7.
The San Antonio Spurs moved within one victory of a fifth NBA title Sunday by beating the Miami Heat 114-104 behind a game-high 26 points from Tony Parker and 24 from Danny Green.
Win or lose, Sunday marked the final home game of this season for the Spurs. The series shifts back to Miami for Game 6 on Tuesday, and the winner will be decided on South Beach.
Tony Parker’s hamstring, not Dwyane Wade’s knee, is the current chief injury concern.