SAN ANTONIO – The team of San Antonio Spurs, after winning a match against Rudy Gay with Phoenix, got a cold dose of reality in the locker room.
Gay got a 21 centimeter jumper in the whirlwind and Spurs got Devin Booker 38 points, with 126-124 triumphs on Tuesday night, and the Suns race was extended to nine games.
"We were really wonderful to win the game," said San Antonio coach Gregg Popovich. "Unexpected, outcoached us, out-physicaled us, I thought we had to run out-of-the-way or we did not respect the game. We did not play together. It was a pathetic performance and Phoenix got stolen."
Suns lost 23 of the previous four games on average, and Deandre Ayton had no clue, but Spurs needed a shot in the ring.
"It's a win," said Gay. "I'm not happy, but we have won. It must be a good team. You need to win."
LaMarcus Aldridge scored 29 points and 14 rebounds against San Antonio and won 2-0 after four games, without losing DeMar DeRozan without injury. Gay 16 points, five bounces and five friends.
Suns lost his 11th place in San Antonio, though Booker scored points for the season.
"Leaving nine straight and losing three or four winning games, you realize that you need to block everything in the game," said Booker. "It's not the last shot".
Phoenix binds it in 19.6 seconds. Booker steals the passage of Marco Belinelli and supplied Josh Jackson to cancel all 124 games.
Throughout the season, Gay was isolated and Kelly Oubre Jr. He jumped over the jump to the left, to avoid the bad situations of San Antonio.
"Salute for Rudy for that," said Ouba.
Spurs scored 109.7 points per game, with 13th NBA, but Sunsa. Phoenix got six players in double, including Jamal Crawford's 22 points.
"We did not just physically play very well when we were playing," said San Antonio timer Derrick White, 15 points. "We have moments in the process, but we have not come together".
Suns gave 29 points to a 29 and 3 shot and scored 60 points in the third quarter to win a 12-point deficit.
San Antonio won 14-2 in the third half, winning 94-82. Phoenix rose to 96-95 in the fourth place, 106-105 in the season and 119-118 in the minute.
"The storm is just the sun," said Crawford. "They dropped some mockers among us, and we did not fold. We showed growth and we went ahead. We gave it a chance, you can ask for it all."
Spurs ended with seven figures with seven players, including each beginner. Davis Bertans got 18 points and Belinelli scored 17 goals.
Suns: The last San Antonio winner was on February 27 2013, when Jermaine O & # 39; Neal won 22 points in the 105-101 win. … Ayton lost his sixth straight match with his left ankle.
Spurs: DeRozan sat down for his third consecutive game on the knee left knee. He has lost four seasons this season, in the last two weeks. … Belinelli was 7, 7, 3 points, 1,100 career 3, season 12. … Aldridge has conducted 17,968 career wins, World B. Free, Calvin Murphy and Lou Hudson, among the top 75 NBA champions.
PUT HIM IN, SELF
Bertans was not invited to participate in a 3-point shoot contest at All Star's weekend, despite being a league leader in 3 percentage points.
That's what his teammates blend in.
"I think it's one of the best 3 point league shooters," said Gay. "I do not know why the 3 point competition is not."
Phoenix is missing three days playing Atlanta. Suns got the first year since January 12.
"At this time, everyone broke a bit," said Crawford. "It's good to flee from day to day and then return again."
Suns: Atlanta Hawks accommodation on Saturday night.
Spurs: Thursday night at Brooklyn Nets accommodation.