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Spurs win 18th straight, easily get by Pacers

The San Antonio Spurs played an efficient game offensively, shooting 37-80 (46.2%) from the field and turning it over just eight times, to blow out the Indiana Pacers, 103-77. San Antonio (58-16) has now won 18 consecutive games, dating back to a 120-110 victory over the Detroit Pistons on February 26th.

Tony Parker put up 22 points on 10-18 shooting. Kawhi Leonard also contributed for San Antonio, finishing with 13 points and 11 rebounds. Despite the loss, Paul George scored 16 points for Indiana on 5-13 shooting (1-4 on 3-point attempts), in addition to going 5-8 from the free throw line. Roy Hibbert added 15 points and 7 rebounds.

The Pacers had an eFG% of just 42.0% paired with a poor TO% of 17.3. They are 2-3 this season when turning the ball over on more than 17% of their possessions while also failing to eclipse 45% in eFG%. From a defensive perspective, the Spurs are undefeated (4-0) when forcing such performances from their opponents.

Indiana (52-23) has now dropped their last three consecutive games.

Coming up, the Spurs square off against the Golden State Warriors, who are 45-28 on the season. The Pacers go up against the Detroit Pistons, currently sitting at 27-47 this year. The Spurs won their last three meetings with Golden State. The Pacers have won two of their last three games against Detroit.


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