In their previous matchup in early March, the Kings opened a 28-point first quarter lead over the Spurs. The rematch seemed to follow the same trend as the Kings built a 12-point lead with 6 minutes remaining in the first quarter. In this game, the Buddy Hield San Antonio Spurs Highlights were a considerable improvement as Buddy finished with 11 points on just 9 shot attempts. Tonight was a different story as Hield Buddy Hield and Garrett Temple combined to score the team’s first 12 points of the game to build an early 14-2 lead. Hield would finish with 18 points, 5 rebounds, 5 assists and a steal in 32 minutes of action on 8 of 14 shooting from the field. Buddy would also sink 2 of 3 from three-point range where he is now shooting 46% from the perimeter in his 13 games played with the Kings.
The excitement around the early lead was short lived as the Spurs rallied to within 6 points by the end of the first (27-21) before retaking the lead with 7:18 left in the second quarter on three free throw shots by Kawhi Leonard who was fouled on a 3-shot attempt by Anthony Tolliver. The Kings would never come close as the Spurs took complete control, building a 28-point lead into the second half of the game.
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Tonight’s Kings Play of The Game was an emphatic dunk by fellow leading scorer Willie Cauley-Stein midway in the second quarter.
After a slow scoring start for the Spurs with just 21 points, San Antonio would go on to dominate with a 37-point second quarter followed by 41 points in the third, to build a 99-74 lead going into the fourth quarter. The 34-year old veteran, Tony Parker would register a 12-point second quarter to help push the offensive push by San Antonio who completed a full sweep of the series with a 118-102 win.
The young trio of Hield, Cauley-Stein and Skal Labissiere combined for half of the team’s offensive scoring with 50 points total. Skal finished with 14 points, 7 rebounds and an assist on a blistering 7 of 9 shooting from the field (77.8%) in 23 minutes. Cauley-Stein finished with 18 points, 4 rebounds, 5 assists and a block in 32 minutes but he must find ways of improving his rebounding ability as a 7’0 center. Backup 7’1 rookie center, Georgios Papagiannis collected 10 rebounds in 24 minutes on the floor. Meanwhile, Pau Gasol erupted for 22 points as the game’s leading scorer off the bench to go along with 9 rebounds and 2 assists in just 20 minutes on the court. Gasol hit 7 of 11 (63.6%) from the field and 2 of 2 (100%) from three-point range.
Key Statistics: The Kings bench were outscored the Spurs 65-44 in a lopsided affair. The Spurs outrebounded the Kings 45-40 and collected 15 offensive rebounds compared to just 9 for the Kings. Offensively, the Kings shot the ball extremely well hitting 41 of 83 (49.4%) from the field and 7 of 10 (70%) from three-point range. The Spurs shot just as well from the field as the Kings hitting 43 of 87 (49.4%) from the field but connected on only 11 of 28 (39.3%) from three-point range. Up next, the Kings return home to host the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday night at 10:30pm. Be sure to check out all the video clips below and share these Buddy Hield San Antonio Spurs Highlights to fellow Buddy Hield Fans in your social network!
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BUDDY HIELD HITS FADEAWAY FLOATER (Q1)
BUDDY HIELD HITS TURNAROUND JUMPER (Q2)
BUDDY HIELD DRAINS THREE-POINTER (Q3)
BUDDY HIELD HITS FADEAWAY JUMPER (Q4)
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