Leonard’s 31 points lead Spurs to win over Pacers

first_imgChina counts sharp rise in coronavirus cases, 2 in Beijing Taal Volcano continues to emit steam, ash from weak explosions Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard (2) shoots and scores over Indiana Pacers forward Paul George (13) in the final seconds of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, March 1, 2017, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Kawhi Leonard had 31 points and 10 rebounds, and the San Antonio Spurs returned from an eight-game road trip to beat the Indiana Pacers 100-99 on Wednesday night.Leonard hit a turnaround, fade-away jumper from 16 feet against Paul George with 2.4 seconds left to win it. Indiana’s Monta Ellis missed a pair of free throws with nine seconds remaining and George missed a 3-pointer at the buzzer.ADVERTISEMENT Prince Harry: ‘No other option’ but to cut royal ties MOST READ Beggar dead in Quezon hit-and-run incident Jokic’s 2nd straight triple-double leads Nuggets past Bucks Motorcycle taxis ‘illegal’ starting next week — LTFRB board member LATEST STORIEScenter_img Palace: Crisis over ABS-CBN franchise unlikely George finished with 22 points, C.J. Miles added 19 and Myles Turner had 16.San Antonio extended its winning streak to five games, including four straight to close its annual rodeo road trip in February.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendSPORTSBreak new groundSPORTSMcGregor blasts Cerrone in 40 seconds in UFC returnPau Gasol and David Lee had 18 points each off the bench for the Spurs.The battle between All-Star forwards was a stalemate until the final five minutes. Leonard scored San Antonio’s final nine points during that stretch, including the game-winning shot, while George was limited to a pair of free throws. View comments Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Marcos monument beside Aquino’s stirs Tarlac town Panelo: Duterte only wants to emulate strong political will of Marcos 2 ‘bookies’ bet collectors held in Quezon Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks PLAY LIST 01:40Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks01:32Taal Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respitelast_img

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