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

December 8th, 2016 by Alec Nathan Leave a reply »

The San Antonio Spurs entered Thursday night a perfect 13-0 on the road, but a subpar shooting display sent them tumbling to their first loss away from the friendly confines of AT&T Center as the Chicago Bulls emerged with a 95-91 victory at United Center. 

Although points didn't flow at steady rates for either side, the Bulls saw all five starters finish in double figures on a night when they shot 43.8 percent from the field overall. Dwyane Wade led the charge with 20 points on 5-of-13 shooting, while Jimmy Butler chipped in 13 points following a silent first half. 

Kawhi Leonard paced the Spurs with 24 points, eight rebounds and five assists, and his ferocious putback dunk with under two minutes remaining in the fourth quarter offered a brief glimmer of hope for a team that shot 40.2 percent from the field and 32.1 percent from three in the loss: 

But aside from Leonard, Patty Mills (16 points, 4-of-6 shooting from three) and Pau Gasol (13 points, 10 rebounds), the Spurs couldn't point to many reliable playmakers. 

And base ...

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