San Antonio started its four game homestand with an encouraging win despite being short-handed by an entire lineup of key players. The Spurs overcame an early deficit and chipped away at the Pelicans with different players asserting themselves throughout the game to secure the victory. San Antonio’s bench helped the team’s cause with a 34-20 advantage.
The Spurs’ DeMar DeRozan (32 points, 11 assists, 2 steals), Dejounte Murray (17 points, 7 rebounds, 7 assists, 3 steals) led a balanced scoresheet for the victors. New Orleans’ tandem of Brandon Ingram (29 points and 5 assists) and Zion Williamson (23 points and 14 rebounds) paced the visitors who held a 53-38 rebound advantage.
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