Field Goal %
- GS 45.2
- 39.3 SA
Three Point %
- GS 47.8
- 23.8 SA
- GS 10
- 10 SA
- GS 59
- 56 SA
- San Antonio, TX
- Line: SA -8.0
0:00 - 4th Quarter
End of Game
Tim Duncan led the Spurs with 23 points in Game 2. However, Duncan had only three touches on the offensive end in the 4th quarter after averaging 11 touches the first three quarters.
Danny Green defended Stephen Curry on 8 field goal attempts, forcing him to drive on 5 of those attempts. Curry finished 0-of-8 from the field against Green in Game 2 and is now 1-of-13 against him in the series (57.1% FG vs all others).As a team, the Spurs were able to limit Curry's jump shots in Game 2 and force him to drive to the basket more often. Only four of Curry's 11 second half attempts were jump shots after he went 4-of-7 on jumpers in the 1st half. Curry was 2-of-8 on drives to the basket in Game 2.
Klay Thompson attempted the most catch-and-shoots in the regular season, shooting 43.8% on those attempts (league average: 38.7%). On Wednesday, Thompson went 6-of-6 on catch-and-shoots, all from 3-point range. Thompson was 7-of-27 on 3-point catch-and-shoots this postseason entering the day.
Since Klay Thompson has hit 7 three-pointers at halftime...NBA Record for Most 3-Point FG in Playoff Game Opponent2011 Jason Terry, DAL 9 Lakers2009 Ray Allen, BOS 9 Bulls2001 Ray Allen, MIL 9 76ers 2001 Vince Carter, TOR 9 76ers1997 Rex Chapman, PHX 9 SuperSonics11 tied with 8
No player has scored as many points in one half of a playoff game against Gregg Popovich's sports as Klay Thompson did with 29.The previous mark? That was tied by Steph Curry in Game 1.Most Points in a Playoff Half vs SpursGregg Popovich Era Half2013 Klay Thompson 29 1st2013 Stephen Curry 28 2nd2012 Kevin Durant 28 2nd2001 Kobe Bryant 28 2nd4 players with 26
Steven Adams dekes Willie Caulie-Stein with the screen and Russell Westbrook finds him for the alley-oop slam.
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Russell Westbrook's shot fake draws the Sacramento defense in, leading to a wide-open Taj Gibson flush.