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Spurs win 12th straight, easily get past Kings

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The San Antonio Spurs easily get post the Sacramento Kings, 99-79. San Antonio (52-16) is now on a 12-game winning streak, dating back to a 120-110 win against Detroit Pistons on February 26th.

Marco Belinelli came off the bench and put up 17 points on 7-12 shooting. San Antonio also got solid performances from Kawhi Leonard with 15 points and 7 rebounds, Tiago Splitter with 11 points and 11 rebounds, and Tim Duncan with 10 points and 9 rebounds. On 7-17 shooting, Isaiah Thomas put up 18 points for Sacramento in the loss.

In addition to 28.6% from 3-point range, the Kings tallied an eFG% of just 42.5%. They are 1-9 on the season when registering marks below 30% and 45%, respectively, in those statistics. The Spurs, conversely, are undefeated (12-0) when holding the opposition to such dismal shooting numbers.

Sacramento (24-45) has now dropped three straight contests to San Antonio.

Coming up, the Spurs battle the Golden State Warriors, who are 44-26 on the season. The Kings meet the Milwaukee Bucks, currently sitting at 13-56 this year. The Spurs came away with a win in two straight games against Golden State. The Kings are 1-0 versus Milwaukee this season.


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