• March 20, 2017 at 11:26 am

    San Antonio rolled to a 118-102 victory on Sunday night, snapping a two-game skid.Pau Gasol scored 22 points, LaMarcus Aldridge added 18 . The Spurs opened Sunday’s contest against the Kings Pittsburgh Pirates Authentic Jersey – currently 13th in the West – by missing 11 of 12 shots. Gasol was 2 for 2 on 3-pointers, raising the career highs he has set this season to 39 for 75. His previous career highs of 24 for 69 on 3s came last season with Chicago. Though Leonard finished Drew Storen Authentic Jersey with a season-low 12 points on 3-of-12 shooting, his transition jam sparked the rest of his teammates. Tony Parker, in his second outing following a four-game absence due to back stiffness, shifted into gear in the second quarter. He scored 12 points on a variety of layups and drives, serving as the driving force for the resurgent Spurs. In 20 minutes, Parker finished with 16 points on 8 of 10 shooting and added seven assists. It marked the first time he had matched or exceeded those point and assist totals in the same game since Jan. 5 in a win over Denver. Sacramento was limited to 36 percent shooting in the second period as the Spurs built a 58-49 halftime lead. Davis Bertans received his fourth start of the season, contributing two points in 15 minutes. Dewayne Dedmon started the second half in his place and finished with six points and four rebounds. LaMarcus Aldridge totaled 18 points and 8 rebounds, while Pau Gasol poured in a team-high 22 and nine off the bench. Rookie Dejounte Murray missed his fifth straight game because of a left groin injury and may not return again during the regular season. G Arron Afflalo missed his second straight game for personal reasons. Sacramento has trailed by 20 points or more in 17 games this season. The Kings blew a 28-point lead in the first half against San Antonio in their previous meeting, which the Spurs won 104-94. Kawhi Leonard had 12 points in 27 minutes, sitting out the fourth quarter after the Spurs led by as many as 28. G Manu Ginobili sat the game out for rest. The 39-year-old has missed nine games this season. … Leonard has scored in double figures in 96 straight games, the third-longest streak in franchise history. George “The Iceman” Gervin has the record with 206 straight games in double figures and David Robinson is second at 157. Parker’s 12 points in the second quarter were his season high in any period, surpassing his previous high of 11. “We moved the ball well,” San Antonio coach Gregg Popovich said. “I thought we were really aggressive on both ends of the court. Came back after a couple of losses pretty well.” The Spurs finished with 31 http://www.officialbluejaysproshop.com/Drew_Storen_Jerseyassists on 43 field goals and committed only eight turnovers. “Just trying to survive in this league that is evolving continuously and more 3s,” Gasol said. “I play (center) more, so I get more opportunity to be freed up out there. It’s harder for centers to come out and defend that 3-point line. Just http://www.officialbluejacketsproshop.com/Brandon_Saad_Jersey trying to benefit from what’s out there.” “They are professionals,” Kings guard Buddy Hield said. “They find a way to grind it out and get the win. It is a culture. We have to learn from this.” The win placed the Spurs two games behind Golden State for the West’s top seed. They travel to Minnesota for a Tuesday meeting with the Timberwolves before beginning a four-game home stand Brandon Saad Youth Jersey that includes games against the Cavaliers and Warriors.