San Antonio 100, Milwaukee 71 - It was a wire to wire victory for the Spurs, taking a 3-0 lead off the bat and never looking back. They led 31-19 after one quarter and the lead would balloon as high as 31 before settling at 29 for the final buzzer. 14 points from Kyle Anderson led the way for San Antonio, while the Bucks were led by a 20 point, seven rebound outing from Giannis Antetokounmpo. Vander Blue saw 16 minutes of run for the Spurs, and scored 12 points and grabbed three rebounds along the way.
Houston 93, Toronto 77 - Houston went on a 26-5 run to shift this game into their control after trailing 31-17 after one and 56-30 at intermission. The Rockets allowed just 21 points after halftime, including a five - FIVE - point third quarter and rolled to an easy victory, even though the game looked like it was going to be easy going the opposite direction. Dwight Buycks was back in the lineup for the Raptors, scoring a game high 24 points on 10-16 shooting. Buycks also had three rebounds, four assists, one steal, and eight of the Raptors' 25 turnovers.
D-League Select 87, Denver 75 - Five different D-Leaguers had at least 10 points and a solid progression all game long led to the Select Squad advancing in the tournament bracket. Tony Mitchell led the way with a game high 26 points, while Erick Green's 17 was tops for the Nuggets. Trent Lockett was his usual steady self for the D-League team, scoring 11 points on 3-7 shooting, while adding two rebounds, two assists, and a steal.
Today's Schedule (all times Central)
5pm: San Antonio vs Utah, NBA TV
7:30pm: Washington vs Miami (tape delayed to 5am)
9pm: Chicago vs Philadelphia (tape delayed to 8am)
9:30pm: D-League Select vs New York, NBA TV