- Spurs and Nuggets win three consecutive victories
The Spurs almost reversed with a 21-point lead and eventually won the Nuggets 104-103 at home, winning a three-game winning streak and consolidating the position of the top eight in the West. The Nuggets suffered a three-game losing streak, although still ranked second in the West, but behind the Warriors 2 wins. After the campaign, the Nuggets have lost 13 games in San Antonio.
The Spurs double-star, DeRozan 24 points, 6 rebounds and 7 assists, Aldridge 22 points and 9 rebounds, White 11 points and 9 assists, Gay bench scored 14 points, 9 rebounds and 4 assists. In the Nuggets, Jokic 22 points, 10 rebounds and 6 assists, Murray 25 points and 8 assists, Barton 12 points, Beasley 15 points.
The Spurs can beat the strong enemy at home, and Aldridge and DeRozan are the key to their turn. In the first half, Ade continued to attack Jokic in the paint, and scored 17 points. In the second half, DeRozan stepped forward and scored 13 points, including a breakthrough in the final game. Although the Nuggets violently counterattacked in the final moments, the Spurs finally maintained their advantage and won an important victory.
In the last quarter, Aldridge cast, Forbes long shot, the Spurs extended the advantage to 18 points in the first 7 minutes. After the final counterattack, Jokic, Millsap and Murray hit three consecutive points, they played 14-4 attack wave, narrowing the difference to single digits. At the moment of victory, DeRozan broke through, but Murray and Barton scored three points in three points, narrowing the difference to one point. Before the game, Harris missed a jumper and the Nuggets lost a loss to the Spurs.