In case you missed last night’s game, the Spurs dropped their first at-home contest to the Brooklyn Nets since 2002. But they didn’t go down without a fight. Down by ten with 2 minutes left, they went in a 10-0 run to send the game into overtime, and it was made possible by Dejounte Murray’s buzzer-beater:
Forgetting for a moment that James Harden could have been called for a foul on Murray and the game could have hinged on free throws, Murray regained his composure and knocked down a wacky shot.
In addition to Dejounte’s theatrics, he hit a Spurs milestone. The Seattle native dished out his 700th dime.
Dejounte Murray just recorded his 700th career assist.— Jordan Howenstine (@AirlessJordan) March 2, 2021
Only 5 Spurs have ever had more assists in their first 215 games (Parker, Moore, Robertson, Dawkins, W. Anderson).
Only five Spurs have more assists in their first 215 games than Murray: Tony Parker, Johnny Moore, Alvin Robertson, Johnny Dawkins, and Willie Anderson.
Not bad company to be in.
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