Golden State completed a 4-game sweep and remain unbeaten in the playoffs, 12-0 as they move on to their third straight NBA Finals.
It is now evident to even the most fervently hopeful San Antonians that the Spurs are not advancing to the 2017 NBA Finals, not without Kawhi Leonard.
With Kawhi Leonard at the team hotel, rather than Oracle Arena, the Spurs suffered one of the worst playoff losses in franchise history.
The Spurs suffered a devastating 113-111 loss in Game 1 of their NBA Western Conference Finals playoff series against the Golden State Warriors.
Popovich never mentioned President Trump by name, but it was whom he referring to when he labeled the conduct of “one individual” as embarrassing.
It was the largest winning margin in a road playoff victory in Spurs history and just one point shy of the largest playoff win in club history, home or away.
Manu Ginobili’s block of Rockets star James Harden’s 3-point attempt with less than one second left in overtime preserved a 110-107 victory.
The Rockets understood the daunting prospect of returning to San Antonio if they fell behind 3-1, with Game 5 to be played on Tuesday night at AT&T Center.
A 103-92 Spurs victory, gives San Antonio a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven series and regains home court advantage.
A Thursday morning MRI revealed what Parker and the team feared: A complete rupture of his left quadriceps tendon that requires surgery.