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GIF Breakdown: San Antonio Spurs at Oklahoma City Thunder Game 3

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Kawhi Leonard was great for the Spurs in their close win over the Thunder in OKC on Friday night, here's a look at some of his buckets plus a little something from Tony Parker.

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LaMarcus Aldridge cooled off just a little from great white mode after those first two monster games, 24 and 8 in this one, but the Spurs got an excellent all around performance from Kawhi Leonard. Leonard finished a game-high +5 and put up a 31-11-3-1-1 line. Russell Westbrook played a pretty sloppy game on the defensive end (and missed more shots than Kevin Durant attempted on the other end!!) which led to a number of open threes for the Silver and Black. Interesting decision to leave a 44% deep-ball shooter wide open in transition.


Let's keep picking on Russ. He almost gets a steal on a gamble but after the Spurs recover he is totally lost and Kawhi gets another wide open jumper. Side note: Steven Adams is terrifying.


Oh so pretty, the Spurs use some incredible passing to get Whi an easy dunk. Watch it again.


Aggressive Kawhi is the best Kawhi. Strong moves and the game comes easily.


Sloppy ball-handling from Westbrook gets him in trouble again, this time in crunch time, as he dribbles the ball off of his foot and Kawhi scores off of the turnover.


Russ! Where you at? I don't understand what is going on here. Seriously, why isn't Westbrook, you know, trying? Pretty give-and-go between the two Frenchmen gives Parker one of his three made threes. Surprisingly, Tony took the most threes for San Antonio (6) in the game.


The Wee Frenchman was solid in this one, finishing with a 19-8-5 line on 7-of-14 from the field. This was certainly his most exciting adventure to a bucket in the game and what an opportune time for a little classic Parker.

Tim Duncan Watch:

Big Fun sure isn't making it easy to feature him. He followed up Game Two's 1-for-8 shooting performance with a 1-for-4 night and only played 14 minutes in Game Three. Here's the thing -- watch how pumped up he is on the bench. Here's this 40-year old, five-time champion, one of the 10 best players to ever hit the court and he's not playing much in this series so he turns into the team's biggest cheerleader. Pure of heart, Tim is the greatest leader and teammate in the history of the league.