Lakers vs. Spurs: Score, Highlights, Reaction from 2017 Regular Season

January 12th, 2017 by Alec Nathan Leave a reply »

When an unstoppable force meets an easily movable object, destruction often ensues. 

That's what happened Thursday night when the San Antonio Spurs' fourth-ranked offense throttled the Los Angeles Lakers' 29th-ranked defense in a 134-94 win at AT&T Center. 

Tom Orsborn of the San Antonio Express-News provided a concise breakdown of just how dominant the home team was: 

Kawhi Leonard fueled the Spurs' effort with 31 points (10-of-13 shooting, 3-of-5 from three), and he was an efficient machine on a night when San Antonio piled up 106 points through three quarters and coasted down the stretch. 

According to ESPN Stats & Info, Leonard has already rattled off 10 separate 30-point performances this year after he posted four combined over his first five seasons. 

However, Pounding The Rock's Quixem Ramirez noted Leonard would have had a chance to break new statistical ground if the game had been closer in the fourth quarter: 

Leonard wasn't without help in the blowout, and the performance put forth ...

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