With media reports swirling that Durant is ready to leave Golden State in free agency this summer and speculation mounting where the Warriors' star might land, a source close to the situation confirmed to Field Level Media that the National Basketball Association and Warriors were in discussions about ending his relative silence. "Is that a problem?" Curry and company were so good the starters weren't even needed for the final 12 minutes.
Wizards' Bradley Beal was top scorer for his team as he scored 30 points. Patty Mills has averaged 3.7 assists and scored 11.4 points over the last 10 games for San Antonio.
Spurs Injuries: Derrick White: out (sore right heel), Dejounte Murray: out for season (knee), DeMar DeRozan: out (rest), LaMarcus Aldridge: out (rest). But that's not a trend that coach Steve Kerr cares to join in on. Warriors center DeMarcus Cousins scored 15 points in his eighth game since returning from a almost year-long absence recovering from surgery for a ruptured left Achilles tendon.
"The nine-time NBA All-Star hadn't spoken publicly in nine days, but when he finally broke his silence with a press conference after the Golden State Warriors 141-102 rout of the San Antonio Spurs Wednesday night, he ripped the media for engaging in speculation over his impending free agency".
Smith and John Carlos earned fame and scorn when they raised their gloved fists on the medal podium at the 1968 Mexico City Games and bowed their heads through the national anthem in protest of racial tension in the U.S.
Spurs: The Spurs were outscored 50-8 in fast-break points.
San Antonio Spurs (32-23, sixth in the Western Conference) vs. The Spurs' last win at Oracle Arena was a 129-100 victory October 25, 2016. Davis Bertans again started in place of White.
Facing a team that held them to 92 points in November, the Warriors led just 49-45 late in the second period before finishing the half 7-for-7, extending the advantage to 66-52 at half-time.
On Saturday, it was Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James missed a game against Golden State for the same reason. 28, 2017. Kevon Looney had a special cake in the locker room for his 23rd birthday. Golden State had lost the last two matchups with the Spurs, but won their third in a row at home in the series.