The Fiesta and Black were finally back. The Spurs dressed only ten players, and all ten contributed admirably. Despite missing their-yours-and-my-All-Star, DeMar DeRozan, as well as Derrick White, Keldon Johnson, Rudy Gay, and Devin Vassell, the good guys battled the rust and Thunder all night and did everything but come away with the win.
As is becoming expected, Dejounte Murray stepped up and led the team with 27 points, 9 rebounds, and handed out 6 assists:
Don’t mind Dejounte Murray, he’s just dropping by for a lay-in after Jakob Poeltl’s set up:
Jakob drops it in to @DejounteMurray pic.twitter.com/jbw1IjNPuo— San Antonio Spurs (@spurs) February 25, 2021
The human body is 60% water, but Dejounte Murray is 80% arms and legs. Here, his arms gets a steal, and his legs get a layup:
just DJ things ♂️ @DejounteMurray pic.twitter.com/S7dGteJKU2— San Antonio Spurs (@spurs) February 25, 2021
Spurs fans were stoked to see Keita Bates-Diop get this poke:
defense ➡️ offense @KBD_33 slams it home— San Antonio Spurs (@spurs) February 25, 2021
season-high 9 PTS | 4 REB | 4 STL | 2 STL pic.twitter.com/GmVGZEzppr
“It’s a me, Blockab Poeltl—the purveyor of blocks, the minister of deflections, my rejections are for your protection.”
Jakob's having none of it ♂️ pic.twitter.com/T5VhYuxMho— San Antonio Spurs (@spurs) February 25, 2021
Welcome back, LaMarcus Aldridge! Throw it down, big fella:
.@aldridge_12 throws it down! pic.twitter.com/v5pNe1dhiJ— San Antonio Spurs (@spurs) February 25, 2021
And without further ado, the full game highlights:
Next up, the Spurs Thanos-snapped their way through almost half of the RRT and return home to take on the New Orleans Pelicans on Saturday, February 27, 2021.