Cavaliers vs. Spurs: Score, Highlights and Reaction from 2016 Regular Season

January 14th, 2016 by Daniel Kramer Leave a reply »

The San Antonio Spurs extended their winning streak to 10 games and remain unbeaten at home following Thursday’s highly anticipated contest against the Cleveland Cavaliers, whose eight-game streak was snapped in the 99-95 defeat.   

San Antonio trailed by as many as 15 and didn’t take its first lead until midway through the third quarter, but the Spurs tallied runs of 11-0 and 13-0 in the second half then rode their relentless defense to victory. 

Every aspect of Thursday’s come-from-behind win was trademark Spurs—perfectly noted by Dan McCarney of 

Cleveland started the game on a 12-2 run and led by as many as 15 in the second quarter before San Antonio crept its way back, only trailing five times after taking its first lead with seven minutes, 50 seconds left in the third. 

The Cavs appeared to regain momentum on a Matthew Dellavedova three-pointer to take a 73-72 lead to end the third, but San Antonio once again responded with its second double-digit run in the second half. 

During that stretch, the Cavs shot 0-of-6 wi ...

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