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DeMar DeRozan took charge in the 4th as the Spurs rallied back to beat Timberwolves

Better late than never, the Spurs waited until the last minute to mount their comeback.

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The Spurs completed their 7-game home-stand with a win over the Timberwolves that also snapped a 2-game skid. Several Spurs filled in admirably for LaMarcus Aldridge and Rudy Gay’s absences due to injury. Among them, Trey Lyles and Devin Vassell soaked up good minutes to contribute 9 and 7 points, respectively. Additionally, Jakob Poeltl scored a season-high 19 and blocked a season-high 4 to help the good guys in their come-from-behind victory.

DeMar DeRozan filled the box score by leading all scorers with 30 points while grabbing 8 rebounds and dishing out 6 assists, with 16 of those points coming in the fourth quarter:

Dejounte Murray notched a double-double with 15 points, 11 boards, and tying his career high of 3 three-pointers:

The rookie Spur shoots with his right, but this left-handed lay-in showed off some of Devin Vassell’s improvisation skills:

Jakob Poeltl had a block/steal/save to start this push up the court for a Lonnie Walker finish:

Many people do not handle rejection well. Drew Eubanks, on the other hand, did reject this attempt pretty well:

Patty was playing H O R S E during the Spurs’ run late in the game. This high ball, soft banksy was good for their first tied score since early in the first quarter:

“Respect my authoritah!” DeRozan shook the rim and helped shake the Spurs out of their recent funk:

And here are the full game highlights. Fast forward to the 7:50 mark if you want to see the Spurs’ late game push:

Next up, the Spurs take some much needed time off before taking on the Houston Rockets on Saturday, February 6, 2021.