The San Antonio Spurs have won eight of their last 10 and were able to bounce back from an embarrassing loss to the Knicks with a comfortable 114-103 win over the Bucks on Wednesday. Danny Green led the scoring with 20 points, Tim Duncan added 19 points and Boris Diaw had 18 as the Spurs led by as many as 19 points in the third quarter before easing off in the fourth. With the win, San Antonio improved to 42-25 on the season which leaves them just one game behind the fourth and fifth placed Clippers and Mavericks.
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The Boston Celtics have won seven of their last nine overall but hit a bit of a speed bump on Wednesday when they had their five-game win streak snapped with a 122-118 loss to the Thunder. Marcus Smart had the hot hand and led the team in scoring with seven threes en route to 25 points while Brandon Bass and Kelly Olynyk added 20 points each, but it still wasn’t enough to get the much needed win. There was just no stopping Russell Westbrook who shot just eight of 26 from the field, but still managed to pour in 36 points thanks to 19 of 22 shooting from the free throw line. With the loss, Boston dropped to 30-37 on the season which leaves them in the eighth spot in the Eastern Conference, tied ninth placed Indiana.
San Antonio Spurs
The San Antonio Spurs are 25-8 at home and 42-25 overall. The Spurs are coming off a 114-103 win on the road against the Milwaukee Bucks. Green led the Spurs with 20 points and 8 rebounds.
The Boston Celtics are 12-21 on the road and 30-37 overall. The Celtics are coming off a 122-118 loss against the Oklahoma City Thunder. Marcus Smart led the Celtics with 25 points and 9 rebounds.
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San Antonio Spurs
Manu Ginobili- Manu Ginobili is out with a sprained right ankle.
Aron Baynes- Aron Baynes is day-to-day with injured ribs.
Jared Sullinger- Jared Sullinger is out for the season with a foot injury.
Isaiah Thomas- Isaiah Thomas is out with a back injury.
Key Celtics Players
Avery Bradley- Avery Bradley has shown progress this season as a more consistent scorer. Bradley is averaging 14 points and 3 rebounds this season. He remains one of the better perimeter defenders in the league.
Evan Turner- With Thomas out Turner must step up and make plays for himself and others. He is an all-around player that struggles with efficiency (41% fg). Turner is averaging 8.9 points, 5 assists and 4.9 rebounds.