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    Spurs fight back from 21 down to beat Thunder even as Westbrook posts 39th triple-double of season

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    Apr 1, 2017
    Kawhi Leonard goes 10 for 22 in 28 minutes of action for San Antonio. AP

    THE San Antonio Spurs overcame a sluggish start to beat the Thunder, 100-95, on Friday in Oklahoma City (Saturday, Manila time).

    Kawhi Leonard showed the way for the Spurs, who trailed 26-45 in the second quarter.

    The Thunder maintained the huge lead until the third, holding a 69-48 advantage before the Spurs fought back and wound up on top after a tight endgame.

    Leonard scored 28 on 10 of 22 shooting, while Pau Gasol came off the bench to score 17.

    The Spurs bounced back from a loss to the Golden State Warriors and notched their sixth win in the lat seven games.

    LaMarcus Aldridge had a double-double of 14 points and 10 rebounds, while Patty Mills scored 10 as the Spurs improved their win-loss record to 58-17.

    The Thunder saw their win streak end at two even as Russell Westbrook posted his 39th triple-double.

    Westbrook had 32 points, 15 rebounds and 12 assists for Oklahoma City, which absorbed its 32nd loss in 75 games.

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    Victor Oladipo scored 16 and Steven Adams added 13 for the Thunder.

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    Kawhi Leonard goes 10 for 22 in 28 minutes of action for San Antonio. AP
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