Thunder lose fourth quarter lead again in loss at San Antonio
For the 12th time this season, a mark that leads the NBA, the Oklahoma City Thunder lost a game they led going into the fourth quarter, falling at San Antonio 93-85 on Saturday night, March 12, at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas.
It was the Spurs’ 41st straight win at home, the third longest streak in NBA history, and improved San Antonio to 32-0 at home this year.
Kawhi Leonard led all scorers with 26 points, including a three-pointer he hit after one by Danny Green gave the Spurs the lead for good to break a tie at 76-76.
LaMarcus Aldridge added 24 points and had 9 rebounds, as San Antonio outscored OKC by 10 in the fourth quarter.
Kevin Durant paced the Thunder with 28 points, but missed all five of his three-point attempts, while Russell Westbrook had 19 points, 6 rebounds, and 7 assists, but was just 5 for 16 from the field.
Enes Kanter had a double-double with 11 points and 17 rebounds.
The Thunder shot just 38 percent from the field, and were just 2 for 18 from three-point range, while committing 19 turnovers.
OKC has lost eight of its last 12 games and fell to 44-22 on the season.
The Thunder next return home to host Portland on Monday night, March 14, at 7:00 pm.