Published: Thu, May 18, 2017
Global News | By Stacy Ballard

Warriors Rout Kawhi-Less Spurs in 136-100 Win

Warriors Rout Kawhi-Less Spurs in 136-100 Win

Golden State Warriors' Draymond Green, JaVale McGee and Stephen Curry, from left, celebrate from the bench in the closing minutes of the team's 136-100 win over the San Antonio Spurs during Game 2 of the NBA basketball W.

Jonathon Simmons had a team-high 22 points for the Spurs, who fell behind 0-2 in a play-off series for the first time since being swept by Phoenix in the West semi-finals in 2010. Only one other Spurs player made double figures - Davis Bertans with 13 - while LaMarcus Aldridge was restricted to just eight points.

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The San Antonio Spurs and Golden State Warriors Game 2 kicks off at 9:00 p.m. For both games, the star of the Golden State Warriors rocked a white, gray and blue player's edition of his Under Armour Curry 3Zer0 sneakers. "I just kept faith in them".

"I don't think they believed". But we've got to be ready Game 3. Here's everything you need to know including Spurs vs. Warriors Game 2 live stream with the ESPN, WatchESPN app and more. Cleveland won a six-game series with Toronto but fell behind Golden State 3-1 in the NBA Finals before LeBron James and Kyrie Irving rallied the Cavaliers to the title. We know they're a little undermanned but they still play extremely hard, so we knew we couldn't come out here and relax and think they were just going to give us the game. I think we've maybe felt it too much, Kawhi being gone, in the sense that I don't think - as I watched - I don't think they believed. "(Curry) gets everybody else open once he gets it going like that", said Kevin Durant, who added 16 points to the Warriors' cause. Thomas scored 25 points in the third quarter alone. Klay Thompson still didn't have a breakout game - scoring only 11 after mustering only six points in Game 1 - but he did plant a pair of 3s.

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Popovich wasn't about to guess whether Leonard would return in time for Saturday's game, saying it could be Friday or even game day before that would be determined. Patty Mills, playing in place of the injured Tony Parker, had another quiet night. Key reserve and 2015 NBA Finals MVP Andre Iguodala's status was unclear after he missed Game 2 with soreness in his left knee.

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Warriors: Kerr attended his second game this series but again watched behind the scenes as he recovers from a May 5 procedure at Duke University to fix a spinal fluid leak.

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